Apple Watch is almost here and everybody is waiting to play with this nice new toy. In the last two keynotes, Apple showed us Apple Watch and the amazing UI gives iOS developers new innovative design options that will make
The Apple Watch Event was, as expected, full of stunning new products. Both the newMacBook and Apple Watch show how Apple continues to make simple products extraordinary. There’s so much I could say about Apple Watch opportunities for iOS developers. Our
Swift 1.2 was announced a couple of weeks ago. Now, you can download it together with Xcode 6.3 beta 2 from the developer portal. As I read about the new features for Swift 1.2 in the Swift blog for Apple
I have been talking quite a lot in the past about how to customize text in your app to improve the UI of your applications. Before iOS 6, Core Text was the only available option for developers. Although a great
As long as you haven’t been sleeping in a tent high in the Himalayas, you’ve noticed Apple’s new Mobile Payment service, Apple Pay. Apple Pay lets us make real world payments without touching anything except our iPhone 6’s TouchID sensor.
App Extensions, introduced with iOS 8, significantly increase our iOS App’s customizable functionality and extended content. App Extensions allow developers to project quick access to their app. A Widget or a Today Extension, a particular type of App Extension, provides
WatchKit is now available. Which means, it’s time to develop innovative Watch Apps. But, before we begin, we must comprehend what a Watch App is and how it’s different from other iOS apps. Apple’s intentions are clear: Watch Apps will
In my previous post, I displayed a new Core Data feature that allows developers to perform batch updates directly on the Persistent Store. This time, I’m going to show how to perform asynchronous fetches, a feature that developers have desired
Core Data, one of the most important Cocoa frameworks, received new interesting functionalities in iOS 8 and OS X 10.10. Today, I am going to show you how to perform batch updates of the data contained in the Persistent Store.
In this post, I will demonstrate one particular way of creating singletons in Swift. But, before starting, let me just say: Swift is a very powerful programming language that allows developers to construct the same functionality in multiple ways. Therefore,