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.
iOS development is changing very quickly. Not a long time ago, nobody knew about Swift and size classes. Today, they are essential tools and techniques every iOS developer should know. So learning regularly is very important for every iOS developer. However, it is not easy to stay up-to-date. In this post we discuss the best methods to do so.
At the moment Apple has two major programming languages. So should you use Objective-C or Swift?
Swift is all about safety. With the introduction of the automatic API availability checking in Swift 2.0, there is another great new feature that makes your apps more stable.
Closures are often used as function arguments. But sometimes there are situations where local closures can be very handy.
Swift is still a very young technology, but there are already a lot of myths about Swift.
Since iOS 9, UIPopoverController is deprecated. Time to introduce the UIPopoverPresentationController, which is available since iOS 8.
Some people love it, some people hate it – but in the end everybody uses it: the singleton pattern. It is used if just one instance of a class is desired. For example, that could be a database connection.
Although ARC does most of the memory handling work for you, your app can still suffer from so-called retain cycles. So it is very important to discover them.
Swift 2.0 has a new way of error handling. It uses a do-try-catch syntax, which is the replacement for NSError. In this post we will discuss how to use this new syntax.
#10: Swift 3 And Beyond
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.
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