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NSFileManager

NSFileManager is Foundation’s high-level API for working with file systems. It abstracts Unix and Finder internals, providing a convenient way to …

Starter's Guide to iOS Design

21 May 2013 32 minutes<p>As someone who does work on both the development and design side of iOS apps I find that many designers struggle with the …

What’s New in Objective-C and Foundation in iOS 7

<i>Note from Ray</i>: This is an abbreviated version of a chapter from iOS 7 by Tutorials that we are releasing as part of the iOS 7 Feast. We hope you …

Launch Arguments <br/>Environment Variables

Walk into any American fast food establishment, and you’ll be greeted with a colorful, back-lit display of specials, set menus, and other a la carte …

1ucasvb's lab

Foreword: What’s In a Name?

The schedule calls this talk “Building a Better Mousetrap: Declarative Programming and You.” Mark Dalrymple calls it the same, but with “Moose” …

Programming

Introduction to Coding Guidelines for Cocoa

Handy

Kinda-Tutorial: Where to Find Free Sounds For Your App/Games

Being an indie developer, it is tough to gather a good sound pack for an app or game. You can hire a sound artist, and some of them do offer real …

How To: Implement In App Purchase The Easy Way, Ever.

There are plenty of IAP (In App Purchase) tutorials in the internet. BUT, all of them are damn complicated. None of the tutorials (that I found …

You're Doing It Wrong #1: NSLog("Debug"); (iOS Development)

Logging. Ah, yes... the age-old problem.In the world of iOS development, the trusty NSLog macro is used by many to print out debug information.It's …

13 Things You Must Know When Starting Out in iOS/Mac Development

Matt Gemmell<p>Speaker, Founder – Instinctive Code<p>There’s always room for better software. Every kind of app has been done a hundred times on iOS …

Quick iOS Prototyping In Flinto

There are many iOS prototyping tools out there: Briefs 2, POP, Prototypr just to name a few. The one that really struck me as the most efficient is …

Tutorial: Provision Your App to Run on a Device - iOS

One of the hardest things to figure out when starting iOS Development is how to work through the app provisioning process so you can test your …

Sprucing up your iOS Apps with simple animations: Part 1

Adding even the simplest of animations can give your app that extra dose of wow.<p>Nothing says "class" like an app that has great visual appeal. Good …

iOS Apps

Better Code: Add email functionality to your Apple iOS apps

Build in a feature that provides a way for users of your iOS app to send an email.<p>It's often useful to provide a way for users of your apps to send …

iOS Apps

iOS 7 Custom transitions - Think & Build

The release of iOS 7 is a breath of fresh air for both development and aesthetics (which I personally love). We can finally create stunning …

Securing your private messages with cryptography apps and services for iOS and OS X

Sending secure messages, know also as cryptography, has been a part of our collective history for thousands of years. At its most basic, a key is …

8 Ingredients Every App and Software Business Plan Needs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you're putting together a business plan for a mobile app or web-based software service, there are certain key elements you should work into your business plan.<p>Beyond the basics of a sales forecast, profits and losses, cash flow and a …

Adobe's colossal password leak becomes a playable crossword puzzle

Adobe's been embarrassed over the past few weeks after it was revealed that some 150 million customer records were leaked online — and that Adobe had been using some questionable methods to protect that information in the first place. In a clever spin, some of that information has been turned into …

Apple Likes To Say Its Products Have The Best Displays; It Can Stop

While Apple likes to make a point that specs don’t make a product, it has been at the forefront of bringing better and better screens to customers in recent years, raising the bar for the entire industry in the process. The most important step came in 2010, when Apple introduced the iPhone 4 and …

How Much Is A Pinterest Pin Worth? Much More Than A Tweet

We know just how much Pinterest has been valued at–$3.8 billion–but how much is a pin on the social media cork board worth to brands?<p>Social media marketing and analytics firm Piqora thinks it has the answer, after undertaking a nine-month study of more than 1,000 brands on the site. Stats please, …

Google releases 'sneak peek' of Glass app-development kit

Back at SXSW, Google announced the Glass Mirror API — the first step in allowing developers to build apps, or "Glassware" for its wearable computing device. Now, developers will have a whole new set of tools at their disposal: the long-awaited Glass Development Kit (GDK). At a Glass hackathon today …

The True Costs of Developing an App

<i>Jeremy Rappaport is a writer at Fueled, the leading iPhone application developers and masters of mobile design in New York City. This post was originally published on the Fueled blog.</i><p>Everyone knows about the big names: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram. Countless others …

Apple Confirms Acquisition of 3-D Sensor Startup PrimeSense

Apple has completed its acquisition of PrimeSense, the Israel-based company focused on 3-D sensor technology, for a price sources said was around …