Over the last few weeks we have been manually positioning everything in our game via code. Which is not a bad thing. In fact, it's important to know how to add objects to our scene via code. However, there comes...
Parse offers a toolset for server-side storage and processing that lets you build apps that need a back end, without having to build that back end yourself. (It covers much of the same ground as CloudKit, but has features that CloudKit does not at this time – but that’s a topic for another blog post.)
I've been using Swift a lot lately. I wanted to start making iOS apps a while ago but Objective-C is frankly, not worth the trouble. Swift on the other hand is actually fun to use and I love experiencing how the language evolves.
Learn how to program iOS apps with Swift. This is the second part of a Swift programming tutorial series. In this video, you learn how to create an app accepting text coming in from a textfield and displaying this text in a label via clicking on a button.
„Swifty - Learn to code Swift!“ is an interactive app that teaches you to code in Swift with 200+ interactive lectures. Learn by coding and get instant feedback! Swifty is already out there on the iOS AppStore, and has been for some weeks now. With this major update (1.4) Swifty has evolved into a better app than ever before! Swifty offers you now more than 200 interactive lectures.
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The UIKit framework provides predefined gesture recognizers that detect
common gestures. Gesture recognizers are objects that you attach to a view,
which allows the view to respond to actions. In this tutorial we will
display an image, which can be scaled up and down with the pinch gesture.
This tutorial is written in Swift so you will need Xcode 6. It can be
downloaded at Apple's developer portal.
Apple provides the UIImagePickerController which is an user interface to
take photos using the built-in camera of an iOS device. In this tutorial we
will take a photo and display it in an Image View. This tutorial is built
in iOS 8.1 and Xcode 6.1