So, pretty much got your head around Swift now and ready to move on to all the other new goodies in iOS 8? Here’s a series that’s been chugging along since WWDC well worth your time to read:
- iOS8 Day-by-Day :: Index
- Introducing iOS8 Day-by-Day
- iOS8 Day-by-Day :: Day 1 :: Blagger’s Guide to Swift
- iOS8 Day-by-Day :: Day 2 :: Sharing Extension
- iOS8 Day-by-Day :: Day 3 :: UIVisualEffects
- iOS8 Day-by-Day :: Day 4 :: Custom Fonts in Interface Builder
- iOS8 Day-by-Day :: Day 5 :: Auto-sizing table view cells
- iOS8 Day-by-Day :: Day 6 :: Profiling Unit Tests
- iOS8 Day-by-Day :: Day 7 :: Adaptive Layout and UITraitCollection
- iOS8 Day-by-Day :: Day 8 :: Today Extension
- iOS8 Day-by-Day :: Day 9 :: Designated Initialisers
- iOS8 Day-by-Day :: Day 10 :: Xcode 6 Playgrounds
- iOS8 Day-by-Day :: Day 11 :: Asynchronous Testing
- iOS8 Day-by-Day :: Day 12 :: HealthKit
- iOS8 Day-by-Day :: Day 13 :: CoreImage Detectors
Over in the Wenderlich tutorial empire, we see no reason to expect that this will be less awesome than the last three of which we bought all, so we’ll confidently recommend that you go ahead and preorder
iOS 8 by Tutorials: Learning the new iOS 8 APIs with Swift or hey, go whole hog with Swift by Tutorials Bundle
In the meantime, there’s lots of Swift tutorials, and this introduction to Metal
If you deal with passwords anywhere in your app, if you’ve missed it so far (h/t: ManiacDev) head overnow to
Welcome! With just a few lines of code, your app can add 1Password support, enabling your users to:
- Access their 1Password Logins to automatically fill your login page.
- Use the Strong Password Generator to create unique passwords during registration, and save the new Login within 1Password.
- Quickly fill 1Password Logins directly into web views.
And even if you don’t have password management, take the time to read their very nice explanation of extension security at
AYVibrantButton is a stylish button with iOS 8 vibrancy effect. It is a subclass of UIButton that has a simple yet elegant appearance and built-in support for UIVisualEffectView and UIVibrancyEffect classes introduced in iOS 8. Yet, it can be used on iOS 7 without the vibrancy effect…
Here’s an iOS 8 savvy HUD class whose necessity is explained for those who might question it as
There already are so many other open source progress HUD components!
While other progress HUD components are nice they all have their problems. MBProgressHUD is outdated and buggy, MMProgressHUD is totally over engineered and requires a long time to implement, SVProgressHUD and HTProgressHUD are not implemented in the right way and they all don’t offer the extensibility of JGProgressHUD. JGProgressHUD was inspired by all of these components to create the ideal progress indicator.
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