Learn about Apple’s brand new programming language, Swift, through hands-on examples! This series is primarily intended for those who have some prior programming experience and are looking to get up-to-speed quickly with Swift.
iOS 8 comes with a long list of interesting improvements and in this article I want to show you one of those: Notification Actions. With this new feature users can directly interact with push or local notifications without opening the application. A simple example? A todo app presents a reminder of a task to the user through a local notification. We can now easily add a button to the notification message to mark the task as done directly within the notification banner/alert.
Featured iPhone Development Resources,iOS Development Libraries,Open Source iOS Libraries And Tools,Swift Earlier this year I mentioned a guide on using the new custom keyboard extension feature in iOS 8, and also an open source library...
Learn how to make your apps use Adaptive Layout in iOS 8! Note from Ray: This is an abbreviated version of a chapter from iOS 8 by Tutorials released as part of the iOS 8 Feast to give you a sneak peek of what’s inside the book
MAThemeKit provides iOS developers the ability to create a coherent color theme throughout their entire application using a single line of code, removing the need to mess with the dozens of UIAppearance proxies for each UI component.
Did you know that UIAlertView and UIActionSheet (as well as their respective delegate protocols) are deprecated in iOS 8? It's true. ⌘-click on UIAlertView or UIActionSheet in your code, and check out the top-level comment: UIAlertView is deprecated.
Learn how to create a today extension in iOS 8! Note from Ray: This is an abbreviated version of a chapter from iOS 8 by Tutorials released as part of the iOS 8 Feast to give you a sneak peek of what’s inside the book.
Learn how to blur views and add vibrant text in iOS 8! Note from Ray: This is an abbreviated version of a chapter from iOS 8 by Tutorials released as part of the iOS 8 Feast to give you a sneak peek of what’s inside the book.
ParallaxBlur aims the be an easy-to-use implementation of a UITableController with a parallax header. It is screen resolution independant, orientation indendant, and will automatically adjust if there is a navigation bar in place.The user interaction is fairly straightforward. The header image blurs as you scroll up, leaving a 60 pixel area always visible, and expands out the header image if you pull down, while at the same time making the overlay views transparent.
This month, Brian Moakley, Marin Todorov, and myself will demonstrate these three popular frameworks used to make 2D iOS games - and then have a crazy debate about which is the "one true best" way to make iOS games!