Category Archives for "Swift Programming Language"
As an iOS / Swift mentor for Thinkful.com, every week I give my students a list of resources as a follow up to our mentoring session. This week’s resources cover details of dealing with data loaded from the Internet, storing data locally (core data and alternatives to core data), and cloud services. Finally we wrap up with some photoshop tips to automatically create 1X, 2X, and 3X assets for your iOS projects.Continue reading
As an iOS / Swift mentor for Thinkful.com, every week I give my students a list of resources as a follow up to our mentoring session. Typically this consists of a short email listing the resources, which can include podcasts, videos, blog posts, etc. I have a ton of resources I like to share over the duration of the course, but I try not to give too many at once so as not to overwhelm. This week, however, most of my students hit a transition point in their learning, as they started working on building their own apps, and we covered a lot of ground in our discussions.Continue reading
One of my developers who has a C background said about Objective-C, ‘it has a lot of baggage from C’.
Apple asked the question, ‘what if we could have Objective-C, without the baggage of C’. Today they gave an answer- a new language called Swift.