Objective-C / Swift Tutorials, Resources and Competitions for the iPhone Developer

Introduction to Swift Programming for beginners

Swift 2.0 Tutorial When starting any language it’s important to get a firm understanding of the basics. This beginners introduction to programming with Swift will do just that. Mentioning best practices and coding conventions you’ll be developing iOS 8 apps in Swift in no time.

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Objective-C Guide For Developers: Part 2

This is the brilliant addition to the first part tutorial of the series. This guide is intended for developers who already know object oriented programming and goes over all the concepts you need to understand in order to use the language and learn programming for iOS and OS X.

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Twitter API and Accounts Framework in iOS 5

Hello everyone, this article is a continuation to our previous post on How to use Twitter API in iOS 5 : Introduction. As mentioned earlier, we’ll now learn the way of tweeting text & image. Please check the previous post in case you have missed it. It would help you find differences in the methodology. In this part, we are going to tweet with text & image using the Twitter API but we shall not be using TWTweetSheetViewController (which we were using it ...

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Money For Nothing: 4 Free Ways to Promote Your Mobile App

When you’re promoting your iPhone or iPad app, it may seem like all of your marketing choices are expensive. But you don’t have to spend big bucks to get big attention. Discover 4 easy and effective app marketing tactics that you can do for free.

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Rich Text Editing : The choices

In this, my latest article on rich text editing, I will detail the many choices available to developers when planning to create a rich text editor. From UIWebView to UITextView and Core Text, all the latest techniques are here to give you a first look into the (up until recently) mysterious world of rich text editing. This post is part the iOS 5 Rich Text Editing Series If you would like to check them here, please click any of the ...

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The Importance of Standard UI Elements

For my first post as a new contributing member to the iOS-Blog, I’d like to take the time to talk about the importance of standard UI elements when developing an iOS application. More often than not, I think many new iOS developers think big. What do I mean by this? I mean that when thinking about their first application and its design, they tend to think too large in scope before they have honed any of their skills. I’m not ...

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Getting information about your users – using Localytics in your app

You’ve been working on your new app for months.  You have created your beta build and send the app out to your army of beta testers.  Now that you have people playing your app how do you know how they are interacting with it?  You could spend money and do focus group testing – gather a bunch of people at one place and actually look over their shoulder while they play.  Seems kind of intrusive to me, but you need ...

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Implementing ads in your iOS Application

In iOS 4.0 Apple introduced the iAd framework, making it possible for iOS developers to include ads in their apps, and thereby earning revenue as the app users view or interact with the ads. But iAd isn’t available in all countries. At this time the iAd network is only available in: The U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Japan. If your primary customer base isn’t in one of the mentioned countries, don’t worry. There’s a lot of alternative ad-frameworks ...

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Rich Text Editing : Sample Project

As promised I have gone through all the tutorials including the bonus code and some of the requests in the comments to put together a Xcode Project of the Rich Text Editing series. This tutorial is part of a series: Rich Text Editing : A Simple Start (Part 1) Rich Text Editing : Validation (Part 2) Rich Text Editing : Highlighting and UIMenuController (Part 3) Rich Text Editing : Fonts (Part 4) Rich Text Editing : Undo and Redo (Part ...

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