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Developing iOS8 Apps Using Swift – Part 1- Hello World

iOS Development Swift Tutorial Apple recently announced a pretty major change to the way iOS apps have been developed in the past, an entirely different programming language called Swift which replaces Objective-C. In my efforts to learn the new language, I’ve decided I will be posting regularly as I step through the learning process, sharing everything I find. This is the first post of many on the topic, and I hope you decide to follow along! Are you wanting to build a Swift application ...

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Quick iOS Tip: Customise your fonts!

When designing and developing apps for iOS, you may find that most of the time you are doing something such as 1[UIFont systemFontOfSize:13.0f] But you don’t have to! iOS comes with a huge list of fonts that can be easily included in your application with ease to make your apps look even nicer than before. One way to check the list of fonts, is to open up Interface Builder and check out the list of fonts from the inspector for ...

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Creating an NSObject that makes REST API calls (with threading)

In this tutorial I am going to teach you how to create your own NSObject that can make calls to your own web REST API and use it to retrieve the response received from the server. I am going to do this with the help of ASIFormDataRequest (ASIHTTPRequest). This will mean your iOS app will be able to make calls to your web server and download information to your app. The following tutorial is useful for if you want to ...

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