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Should You Learn iOS Or Android Development?

If you want to learn mobile development, you should specialise in one platform. But which platform should you choose?

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How To Deal With Setbacks?

Sometimes we are facing a major setback. In our projects, career or personal life. We can’t undo things, but we can decide how to move on.

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5 Reasons Being An iOS Developer Is Awesome

There are lot of reasons to like being an iOS developer. But sometimes we have a loss of motivation though. If that happens, you should remind yourself why being an iOS developer is awesome.

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04/16 – The Best iOS Development Links

The best iOS development links from April 2016.

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How To Overcome A Temporary Loss Of Motivation?

It doesn’t matter how much you love your work and how passionated you are about it, at some point you will face a temporary loss of motivation. Most of the times, this is due to the so-called “Wall

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Swift: filter

Swift provides you some handy functions like filter and map for manipulating arrays. In this post we will take a look at filter and how you can combine it with map. So, let’s imagine you have an

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Swift: Use Cases For Guard

The keyword guard has been introduced in Swift 2.0. It was a little bit inconspicuous at the first sight, but it has a lot of power. In this article we will take a look at three uses cases for guard. ...

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try!

Error handling is a very important topic and I’ve written already a blog post about that topic. You can also check out my talk about that topic on the Swift Summit in San Francisco. In this post

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Swift: The Nil Coalescing Operator

The so-called Nil Coalescing Operator is an interesting operator that you can use for working with optionals. An Example So imagine the following situation: You have an optional value   anOptionalInt and

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Building A Simple iOS Calculator App – Part 1

A calculator app is a great example for a simple iOS application. In this tutorial  series we will cover all steps to build one. Introduction This will be a four part tutorial that will cover everything

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How To Leave Your Comfort Zone As A Developer?

For sure you’ve already heard that leaving your comfort zone is a great way for improving yourself. In this article we discuss the best ways for a developer to do so.

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Data Persistence On iOS – An Overview

Very often an app creates data that should be saved. In this article we’ll discuss the different possibilities for data persistence on iOS. NSUserDefaults NSUserDefaults are a great way to save

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