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Geofencing with Core Location: Getting Started

<i>Update note</i>: Andy Pereira updated this tutorial for Xcode 9.3 and Swift 4.1.Let’s get geofencing!Geofencing notifies your app when its device enters …

Why I build my apps using Texture (and why you should too)

I’ve been using Texture in my apps for a long time (and it’s also used by giants like Facebook, Pinterest and Buffer). It’s an iOS framework built on …

Today extension in iOS Swift 4

There are various extensions that provide quick access to information without necessity to open app fully, in order to make iOS app convenient for …

iOS Programming

Build a Foursquare clone iOS app — Part 2: Location data and managing dependencies

Content<p>Part 1: Introduction and setup<br>• Part 2: Location data and managing dependencies<br>• Part 3: Continuous Integration<br>• Part 4: Streaming location<br>• Part 5: …

Build a Foursquare clone iOS app — Part 1: Introduction and setup

Content<p>Part 1: Introduction and setup<br>• Part 2: Location data and managing dependencies<br>• Part 3: Continuous Integration<br>• Part 4: Streaming location<br>• Part 5: …

Dynamically Change the App Icon

Since iOS 10.3, Apple launches a cool function so that developers are able to programmatically change the app icon. Although it is not that flexible …

Google Maps iOS SDK Tutorial: Getting Started

<i>Update note</i>: This tutorial has been updated to Xcode 9.2, iOS 11.2, Swift 4 and Google Maps SDK 2.5.0 by Ron Kliffer. The original tutorial was …

Vibrant text for today extensions - The.Swift.Dev.

Learn how to make the vibrant text effect inside the today extension widgets for iOS.<p>Long story short, I was struggling to find a solution for making …

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Internationalizing Your iOS App: Getting Started

<i>Update note</i>: This tutorial has been updated for iOS 11 and Xcode 9 by Richard Critz. The original tutorial was written by Sean Berry with updates by …

Building a Chatbot App for iOS with Dialogflow (API.AI) and Text-to-Speech

With the latest release of Apple’s Core ML, developers are one step closer to building Artificial Intelligence apps with ease. While image …

Text-To-Speech

Creating Today Widgets

Today widgets are small view controllers that your users can add to their ‘Today’ view. They are good for displaying the most relevant information to …

Firebase Tutorial: Real-time Chat

It seems like every major app out there has a chat feature — and yours should be no different!However, creating a chat tool can seem like a daunting …

Tutorial: How To Easily Integrate Touch ID Authentication Into An App

Last week I mentioned a nice set of iOS 8 code samples, and a set of mini-tutorials covering many iOS 8 features.<p>Here’s a nice step-by-step guide …

Interactive Notifications with Notification Actions

iOS 8 comes with a long list of interesting improvements and in this article I want to show you one of those: Notification Actions.<br>With this new …

iOS Programming

PullToBounce

Animated "Pull To Refresh" Library for UIScrollView.<p>You can add animated "pull to refresh" action to your UIScrollView, UITableView and …

iOS Programming

Material Design Controls For iOS

In 2014, Google published the Google Material Design with a goal to provide guidelines for good design and beautiful UI across all device form …

Material Design

Chatto

Chatto is a Swift lightweight framework to build chat applications. It's been designed to be extensible and performant. Along with Chatto there is …

Performant

Introduction

This elegant <b>Swift</b> dropdown menu appears underneath the navigation bar to display a list of related items when a user clicks on the navigation …

iOS Programming

Core Plot Tutorial: Getting Started

Use Core Plot to Draw Pie Charts, Bar Graphs, Scatter Plots and More!<i>Note</i>: This Core Plot tutorial has been updated for iOS 9 and Swift 2.2 by Attila …

How To Create an Uber Splash Screen

Oh, the wonderful splash screen—a chance for developers to go wild with fun animations as the app frantically pings API endpoints for critical data …

Creating Gradient Colors Using CAGradientLayer

Every developer always uses color combinations along with images to produce a good-looking result when creating an app, trying always to achieve the …

Privacy and URL Schemes in iOS 9

As of iOS 9, third party applications are no longer able to query arbitrary URL schemes. Several third party applications, most notably Twitter, …

Persistent Data with Property List Tutorial

Go to the TableViewController.swift file and add the following property<p>Add the delegate and datasource required methods of the Table View …

iOS Programming

Building a Custom Content View with UITableView and MapKit

This is a guest post by Sean Choo, the developer of Cureto. In this tutorial, he will show us how he implements the app’s article view using custom …

iOS From Scratch With Swift: Data Persistence and Sandboxing on iOS

Persisting data across application launches is a requirement that most iOS applications have, from storing user preferences in the defaults system to …

How To Create Vector Graphics on iOS

IntroductionGraphical resources in the digital world are of two basic types, raster and vector. Raster images are essentially a rectangular array of …

Core Image Introduction: Applying Image Filters to Photos

Core Image is a very powerful framework that’s included in iOS and OS X. As the name suggests, it allows developers to filter images in their apps. …

Building a Fitness App Using HealthKit to Track Walking Distance

According to the news, health and fitness are more important today than at any point in history. It’s funny, though, as I seem to remember the news …