Apple Pencil Basics

The Apple pencil adds more functionality to tablets than finger touch, even though you use the same code. Let’s do a quick explore of the Apple Pencil, and see how easy it is to add support in your app. Download the starter app. It’s a Swift playground I’ll be using on my iPad so I …

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 at left  to view.  You'll find an amended transcript below. You’ve …

The Swift Swift Tutorial: Using Segues and Delegates in Navigation Controllers (Part 1 — The Template)

[Updating to Swift 2.0  SJL 9/17/15] Click here for the Swift 3.0 version of this post It should be one of the easiest things we do, and yet for many it is the most confusing. Getting data from one view controller to another as you switch views never seems easy. Segues might be slightly difficult, …

From Apple To Raspberry Pi: An Example of Implementing a Python MVC (Part 2)

In the last part we implemented the view and controller for the Popper's Penguins application. Now we add the model.  Along the way, we will make a delegate method for the model and change our target actions to add our data to a list. Add the Model Class We want to keep a list of our penguin …

From Apple To Raspberry Pi: An Example of Implementing a Python MVC (Part 1)

I gave a template for MVC in the last post, This time I'm going to use it in the Popper's Penguins application. We'll re-organize what we already did with views and controllers to match the template.  We'll add the model in the next installment of this series. Changing the View Let's start by modifying the …