All posts by Thomas


An Introduction To Extensions

iOS has always been a very secure operating system. In order to achieve that, apps are running in its own container. In the beginning of the iPhone it wasn’t possible for an app  to communicate with other apps at all. Luckily, this has changed over the years. In iOS 8 Apple has introduced so-called extensions […]

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Xcode: Frameworks

By using frameworks you can share code between multiple projects – a huge productivity boost! In this post you will learn how you can create a framework and how you can use it in your projects.

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About The Importance Of Building Momentum

We all have big goals we want to achieve. Most of the time we lack motivation though. One of the biggest success factors is to build so-called momentum.

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Using Older Xcode Versions With Newer iOS Versions

Generally speaking, it’s a good idea to use always the newest Xcode version. However, in reality there are situations where you still have to use an older Xcode version. In this situation it’s not possible to debug on a device that has a new iOS version installed. Fortunately, there’s a solution for that problem.

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Xcode: Markup For Playgrounds

In this post you will learn how to use markup for Playgrounds.

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Top Ten Most Popular Posts Of 2016

The beginning of the year is a good time to look back, so I put together a list of the ten most popular posts of 2016. The ranking is based on the number of page views.

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10 New Year’s Resolution Ideas For iOS Developer

The new year has started already, but it’s never not too late to set ambitious goals. Here’s a list of 10 new year’s resolution ideas for iOS developers.

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12/16 – The Best iOS Development Links

The best iOS development links from December 2016.

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11/16 – The Best iOS Development Links

The best iOS development links from November 2016.

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Xcode 8: Mixing Auto Layout and Autoresizing Masks

In Xcode 8 you use both auto layout and autoresizing masks in one layout file, which can make your work much easier.

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The 5 Best YouTube Channels For iOS Developers

Take a look at my five favorite iOS development YouTube channels.

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Why The Removal Of The iPhone Headphone Jack Is Both Brave And Visionary

Apple has removed the headphone jack in the iPhone 7. In my opinion this move is both brave and visionary.

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