Blog posts with swift tag

From apps to Lego blocks and "Little Red Riding Hood". How I teach my daughters to code

I am a father of three incredible girls - one is five and two are three years old. They are much smarter than I am, and they are learning so fast, you can’t even imagine. But the greatest thing is their imagination. Amazing, indescribable imagination. Sometimes I try to learn something from my kids and this is what I did. About coding of course.

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How to make a reusable Activity Indicator with Swift

Spinners let people know that your app isn't frozen while loading content. Check out how to make one that can be used on many views and storyboards.

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How To Do A Simple Calendar And Date Picker in Swift - Tutorial

In this post I’d like to show you how to make a very simple calendar picker - using class UICollectionView. Why? Sometimes default UIDatePicker isn’t sufficient enough. For example, when you need horizontal date picker or when there is no place for the standard date picker. OK, let’s see how to do it.

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Unusual ways to learn Swift programming

How to make time if you are too busy? Find out some ideas how you can help yourself with learning Swift if you don’t have enough time. Or, if you want to improve your skills in a train, plane, break between lessons, etc.

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How to group values by the Core Data attribute

Core Data is a powerful database for iOS and MacOS. It allows you to store information on device and - of course - read them. For small and bigger projects Core Data is a great solution. Especially that Core Data contains "magical" features as fetching, sorting or summing values.

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