Here's a typical scenario: you have an app that solves a problem,
but nobody wants to use it because it looks ugly. This screencast will help you take your app from plain to sexy with a few very easy to learn tricks and tips!
Our agendas for this rendition of the tutorial series are:
Why this particular blog post;
What is a notification center and its pros and cons;
Before writing the first line of code, what you should configure in the iOS Dev Center to use “Notification Center”
What we need to use inside our app to enable the Notification Center
Finally, how to develop a Notification Server which serves the notification to the app users with the help of the Apple Notification Center
The NSTimer class can be used to create ‘timer’ objects in your iOS applications. Simply put – a timer. I’m sure you’ve all seen iOS applications that have a similar function to this. Ever wondered how they work? Wondering How NSTimer Works? Well, it works by waiting for a specific interval of time to elapse before it fires. Upon firing it will send a specified message to your swift app target object. For example you can tell your NSTimer object to send a message to a window with instructions to perform an update after a period of time has elapsed, or with this example update a label every second.
It is possible to compose and send an email from inside an app using
the MFMailComposeViewController class. In this tutorial an email is
composed with a body and a subject.This tuturial is built in iOS 8.1 and
In iOS 8 developers can add TouchID to their applications.The TouchID is
based on Local Authentication framework. In this tutorial we will add the
Touch ID authentication and the user is presented with an Alert View if the
authentication does/doesn’t succeed. This tutorial is built with iOS 8.1
and Xcode 6.1
Positioning objects in WatchKit is limited in comparison to iPhone apps.
There is no Auto Layout, the objects are stacked vertically by default. To
position objects next to each other a group object must be created. This
tutorial will display the four main directions of a compass. This tutorial
is created with Xcode 6.2, which includes the WatchKit SDK.
With the MessageUI FrameWork we can add text messaging functionality in our
app. In this tutorial we will send a text message using the
MFMessageComposeViewController object. This tutorial is built with iOS 8.1
and Xcode 6.1
This weekend I wanted to cover how to implement push notifications into our apps. I have been working on implementing this into Project Rainman for both the iPhone and Apple watch. Let us create a new application in XCode. Single...
In iOS8 the user has the ability to copy and paste text from different
sources.. To make use of this feature inside an app, we can use the
UIPasteBin object. In this tutorial we copy some text from a Text
Field and paste it to a Text Field. This Tutorial is built with iOS 8.1 and
in iOS8 a new class is introduced, UITableViewRowAction. This class can be
used to create custom actions to the rows of a Table View. In this Tutorial
we will add a rate and share action to the Table View row. This tutorial is
built in iOS 8.1 and Xcode 6.1.