Caleb tan

73 Added | 4 Magazines | 39 Likes | 8 Followers | @hktan83 | Keep up with Caleb tan on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Caleb tan”

Apple Pay now accepted at 5,000+ more online stores in Denmark, Finland and Sweden

Apple Pay is now accepted at an additional 5,000+ online stores in Denmark, Finland and Sweden …<p>Apple’s mobile wallet service first came to the three Nordic countries in October of last year, initially to physical stores. Online payments followed as ecommerce payment providers adopted Apple Pay, …

FinTech

Adding a toggle Extension on Bool

For Bool variables, it is common to want to toggle the state of the variable. In larger (nested) structs, the duplication involved can become …

Deep dive into Swift frameworks - The.Swift.Dev.

Learn everything about Swift modules, libraries, packages, closed source frameworks, command line tools and more.<p><b>TL;DR:</b> please read the article 🤓, …

JavaScript

Transforming collections in Swift

Workaround for didReceiveRemoteNotification not getting called in foreground on iOS 11

When your iOS application receives a push notification while in foreground, the didReceiveRemoteNotification method in the application’s AppDelegate …

Fintech startup Glint de-cloaks to offer a multi-currency account and card that supports spending gold

London-based Glint has been pretty stealthy about what it planned to offer, despite several funding rounds and a vague description that it wanted to a create new “global currency” based on gold. Well, today the fintech startup is finally de-cloaking with a staggered launch of its multi-currency …

Cryptocurrency

Want to order a burrito as fast as your iPhone X? Now you can

As more apps update for the display shape and size of the iPhone X, we’ll continue to see neat uses of the space. Chipotle has done just that with its latest update. Actually it’s not even an update; it’s a complete overhaul.<p>To start, the new Chipotle app has a great new look. The pictures of menu …

iOS

Easily distinguish between iPhone models

Want a block of code to only run on iPhone X? No problem<p>One thing that nearly all developers have to deal with when writing iOS applications is …

Forget datasource & delegate: a new approach to UITableView

TableViews are everywhere; for years before the introduction of Collection Views they were one of the fundamental block of every application’s.<p>Even …

Dictionary and Set Improvements in Swift 4.0

In the latest release of Swift, dictionaries and sets gain a number of new methods and initializers that make common tasks easier than ever. …

Managing different environments in your Swift project with ease

Imagine that you have completed development and testing of your app and now you’re ready to submit it for production release. But here is the …

App Localization Tips With Swift

Introduction<p>If we want to reach as many users as possible in the AppStore, we should localize our Apps with different languages. It sometimes might …

SQLite With Swift Tutorial: Getting Started

<i>Update note:</i> This tutorial has been updated to Xcode 9, iOS 11, and Swift 4 by Nikolas Burk. The original tutorial was written by Chris …

Databases

Swift 4.0 Released!

Swift 4 is now officially released! Swift 4 builds on the strengths of Swift 3, delivering greater robustness and stability, providing source code …

Archives

Menus and Popovers in Menu Bar Apps for macOS

<i>Update note:</i> This Menus and Popovers in Menu Bar Apps for macOS tutorial has been updated to Xcode 9 and Swift 4 by Warren Burton. The original …

Peter Drucker

My Swift Tool Belt (Part 4): Extending UITableViewController

The last post in my Swift Tool Belt series is an extension for UITableViewController. A UITableViewController is a view controller with a table view …

Web Development

Klarna launches a peer-to-peer payment app called Wavy

Fintech startup Klarna grew thanks to its e-commerce payment service, but now the startup is diversifying a bit. The Swedish company is launching Wavy, a free peer-to-peer payment app and service.<p>After Cookies imploded, Klarna approached the team behind the German app so that they could join …

Swift Enums and UITableView Sections

We can all agree that enums have been quite handy in Swift. We can also agree that dealing with sectioned data in a UITableView is a pain. By …

My Swift Tool Belt, Part 2: Extending Date

The next item in my Swift Tool Belt is an extension on the Date class. The interface to the Date class in iOS is very powerful, but in my opinion, it …

Handy

The Educated Franchisee

• <b>Author:</b> Rick Bisio<p>There is nothing more expensive than ignorance -- let The Educated Franchisee serve as your guide for selecting a franchise that meets your needs! <br>The Educated Franchisee will teach you: <br>-- How to find a franchise that is right for you. <br>-- How owning a franchise can create wealth. …

Small Business

Capturing Values In Swift Closures

Introduction<p>In this article, we’ll see mainly two things: how a closure captures a variable and a specific scenario where the closure captures the …

iOS: Multiple Selections in Table View

Part 3. Continue adopting MVVM in iOS Development<p>This is the third Tutorial in my Table View with MVVM series. In the first two parts, we created the …

Food ordering startup Delivery Hero is buying Kuwaiti rival Carriage

Berlin-based Delivery Hero has made its second acquisition in six months, this time buying a Kuwaiti rival called Carriage. Delivery Hero didn't say how much it paid.<p>Delivery Hero said the acquisition will expand its presence in the Middle East, where it already operates under the name Talabat. …

UberEATS

A Beginner’s Guide to Protocols and Protocol Extensions in Swift

Welcome to the tutorial on protocols and protocol oriented programming in Swift! In this tutorial, we’re going to talk about what protocols are and …

Design

BlackBerry's share of the smartphone market is virtually zero

BlackBerry may be hoping for a recovery in its smartphone business, but it's hitting rock bottom right now. Gartner analysts estimate that BlackBerry's once-dominant platform hit 0.0 percent market share in the fourth quarter of 2016. Yes, zilch. The company did ship 207,000 phones, but that gives …

Google launches Cloud Spanner, its new globally distributed database service

Google today announced the beta launch of Cloud Spanner, a new globally distributed database service for mission-critical applications. Cloud Spanner joins Google’s other cloud-based database services, like Bigtable, Cloud SQL and the Cloud Datastore, but with the crucial difference of offering …

Amazon’s cashier-free Go stores may only need six human employees

From three to a max of 10 employees<p>Amazon’s bold checkout-free convenience store concept has only one location today, but if the company’s expansion plans pan out, we could start seeing a radical rethinking of physical retail nationwide. According to the <i>New York Post</i>, Amazon plans to mandate that …

KFC China has another weird tech idea to get you to eat fast food

Kentucky Fried Chicken is once again showing how tech-savvy it is.<p>The fast food chain's Chinese division, reports <i>TechCrunch,</i> is partnering up with …

New York’s Union Square Cafe will use Apple Watches to enhance customer service

New York’s Union Square Cafe will use Apple Watches to enhance its customer service efforts when the restaurant re-opens next month, reports <i>Eater</i>.<p>When Meyer’s 30-year-old Union Square Cafe reopens in Manhattan next month, every floor manager and sommelier will be wearing an Apple Watch. And when a …

Smartwatches

VW's new electric car will cost less, and go farther than, Tesla's Model 3

Volkswagen unveiled a new long-range electric car Tuesday in Paris, and, in terms of cost and range, it's miles ahead of anything coming to market soon.<p>The car, called the I.D., is expected to cost less than $30,000, which is less than both the Tesla Model 3 and the Chevrolet Bolt. It will have …

Volkswagen