Category: iOS Development Weekly Tips

Tip: Deep Dive into Any? Dictionaries

In many factory methods, you’ll find parameters with type Any? like this: userInfo parameters in iOS and context in watchOS use these. You can place anything there, but most often, you’ll use a dictionary of type [String:Any]. This is a great way of moving… Continue Reading “Tip: Deep Dive into Any? Dictionaries”

Bug Workaround: Swift Playgrounds for iPad

While doing some work on more material for the site in Swift playgrounds, I ran into a serious bug in the Swift Playgrounds for iPad. I made a short video to tell you’re about it, and I’ve included an extended transcript afterwards. Hello Folks… Continue Reading “Bug Workaround: Swift Playgrounds for iPad”

Tip: Hex Colors

There’s lot of ways to represent colors. Crayons have names like Sea Green and Peach. I used these two colors since I’m color blind and they once got me in serious trouble when I was young. I and many with color blindness can’t tell them… Continue Reading “Tip: Hex Colors”

Tip: Image Literals

iOS Development tips weekly is a series you can find at the Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning libraries. The first week of a week’s tip will be available for free. After that, you will need a subscription to get access to it. Click the image… Continue Reading “Tip: Image Literals”

Weekly Tip: Make an iPad Camera

iOS Development tips weekly is a series you can find at the Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning libraries. The first week of a week’s tip will be available to the public. After that, you will need a subscription to get access to it. Click the… Continue Reading “Weekly Tip: Make an iPad Camera”

Quick JSON Decoding

iOS Development tips weekly is a series you can find at the Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning libraries. The first week of a week’s tip will be available to the public. After that, you will need a subscription to get access to it. Click the… Continue Reading “Quick JSON Decoding”

Use Markers Instead of Pins for Map Annotations

iOS Development tips weekly is a series you can find at the Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning libraries. The first week of a week’s tip will be available to the public. After that, you will need a subscription to get access to it. Click the… Continue Reading “Use Markers Instead of Pins for Map Annotations”

The Safe Area: Layout and iPhone X

iOS Development Tips Weekly is a series you can find at the Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning libraries.  You can find the start project here on GitHub iOS Developer’s Weekly: Layout and iPhone X With the introduction of the iPhone X, you get that full… Continue Reading “The Safe Area: Layout and iPhone X”