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The best iOS development links from December 2015.
In Xcode you can add folders as groups or as folder references. So what are the differences between these two?
2015 was a very interesting year for iOS developers. So let’s discuss the most important things that happened in iOS development in 2015.
In Swift you can easily create public properties with private setters. It makes your code much safer and shorter.
The end of the year is a good time to look back, so I put together a list of the ten most popular posts of 2015. The ranking is based on the number of page views.
In iOS development you are using ARC almost all of the time. However, sometimes you have to disable ARC for Objective-C files.
As a developer you are dealing very often with problems that are difficult solve. Fortunately there are some tricks to solve a difficult problem.
On December 3, 2015, the Swift language was released as open source. It also involves a roadmap for Swift 3, which will be released in fall 2016.
If you are using a lot of nested indentations, your code becomes rapidly unclear – the pyramid of doom. You can avoid this by using the keyword guard.
The best iOS development links from November 2015.
With the keywords weak and unowned you can avoid so-called reference cycles. In this post we will discuss the differences between them.