Why XCFrameworks Matter
Jan 12, 2021, 1:22 PM
Now that Apple Silicon and Catalyst are out, library developers are going to want to start using XCFrameworks over Universal Frameworks in the immediate future. To explain why, let’s look at how building an iOS library has changed over the...
Six Tricky Layouts in Swift
Oct 5, 2020, 11:44 AM
…and how Stackable can help Some common iOS interface design patterns are way easier to talk about than they are to develop. Adaptable, maintainable code should be as easy to write and tinker with as it is to express in a...
Getting Started with HealthKit
Jul 12, 2019, 11:07 AM
Out of sheer curiosity, I often find myself checking my daily step count on Apple’s Health app. In an attempt to get a basic intro to Swift, I sought out to replicate this functionality by...
XCTest Line by Line
Mar 19, 2019, 9:06 AM
Note: this article is up to date as of Swift 5.0 and Xcode 10.2 XCTest is Apple’s framework for testing code and user interfaces. It provides a variety of methods for testing equality, comparison, and error-throwing. However, the...
Enhancing ARKit Image Detection with CoreML
Mar 4, 2019, 2:00 AM
ARKit is quite good at tracking images, but it struggles to disambiguate similar compositions. Core ML can help fill in the gaps. ARKit Image Tracking ARKit is a powerful tool that allows developers to create Augmented Reality apps. It...
Investing in Interns
Sep 4, 2018, 3:00 AM
Find out why RightPoint iOS Developer intern Luke Andrews isn't looking forward to his summer as an iOS developer intern ending. What all did Luke learn while working as an iOS intern?
Tools We Love – iOS and Android
Feb 14, 2018, 1:40 AM
Learn more about Android Developer tools. From Android tools to iOS developer tools, discover our favorite Android and iOS tools that help us spend more time writing code, and less time in the spaces in between.
Automating Input Events on Android
Sep 15, 2017, 5:05 PM
Learn more about Android shell commands. From Android KeyEvent to ADB shell, see how to automate your processes and simplify your workload.
Linear Interpolation and Fading Hairlines
Mar 21, 2017, 3:00 AM
Using linear interpolation code for computer graphics can help make your iOS apps look better. Learn more about linear interpolation and how two point linear interpolation best works for your needs. See examples in a Linear Interpolation...
IB Free in Practice 1: Managing a Modal
Mar 14, 2017, 6:54 AM
This series of blog posts will provide examples of how we develop Swift applications without IB and demonstrate some general strategies for app architecture. For this first post, I’m going to cover presenting and dismissing a modal...
Localized Pluralization with Stringsdict
Mar 7, 2017, 3:25 AM
Learn more about swift localized strings. From xcode localization to nslocalizedstring, discover our tips on localization and pluralization that will make it easier next time you create user-facing strings that contain numbers.
XCTest and Optional Unwrapping
Feb 21, 2017, 11:47 AM
XCTest is designed to help write tests in Swift and is used for Swift packages and applications. The preferred unit test Swift organizes test cases and asserts expectations in your application code. One of the biggest challenges to Unit...