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Tagged in 'iOS'

Sharethrough iOS SDK

Sharethrough makes it easy to embed ads in a native iOS app, by using their iOS SDK. This SDK enables developers to make money off their app by incorporating ads that have the same look and feel as the rest …

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iOS CI with Jenkins

Co-Authored by Alex Kramer.

It often happens that you join a project once it has been going for a few weeks and miss out on all the fun things at the beginning. Thus, we find ourselves having never set up …

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UIAlertController in iOS 8

Sayonara UIAlertView and UIActionSheet, and say hello to UIAlertController. In iOS 8 Apple introduced UIAlertController to be used in place of UIAlertView and UIActionSheet.

How do I do it?

 

init(title: String!, message: String!, preferredStyle: UIAlertControllerStyle) var…

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Summary of WWDC 2014 Keynote Announcements (Part 2)

In Part 2 of the WWDC 2014 Summary series we cover key features and updates to iOS 8. You can read about the OS X announcements in Part 1 and Swift announcements in Part 3.

iOS 8

iOS 8 has …

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Shake is Hiring for Talented Technologists!

One of our clients, Shake, is looking to hire! Shake is a mobile-first agreement platform that allows people to create, sign and send plain English yet legally-binding agreements. At Shake we believe in building amazing products, but we also believe…

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Extracting UIViews from UIViewControllers in Swift

On several recent iOS projects at Pivotal Labs, we’ve extracted the view property of a UIViewController and made it a subclass of UIView. The main advantage of this pattern is that it removes from the view controller all of the …

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Retail Apps Report – 2014 U.S. Edition

History of the U.S. Retail Apps Report

A year has passed since our U.S. Retail Apps Report – 2013 Edition. By including rankings, reviews, and commentary about major brands like Walgreens, Amazon, and Best Buy, it attracted the attention …

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Wrapping Objective-C Delegates with Blocks, Part 1

Since adding blocks to Objective-C, Apple has designed more and more of their APIs to use them as the preferred callback mechanism over delegation—and for good reason. Blocks are (relatively) easy to use, lightweight, they play well with GCD, and …

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Getting Started on Your First iOS App – Part I

The app we’ll be building in this blog is a simple score keeping app. The requirements are simple: I want to be able to track my weekly Sheepshead game scores by opening up my ScoreKeeper app and writing out each …

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Rails to iOS: What the *&@#^ are these symbols in my code?

For many developers with a background in Ruby or Python (or other similarly human-readable languages), the switch to Objective-C can be overwhelming because of the differences in syntax. Objective-C code tends to include non-alphanumeric characters, which are confusing to read …

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