Wed, Oct 22
Getting Started with Touch ID in Swift

Introduction to Touch ID: “We are going to build a simple application that shows a UILabel that updates based on whether or not the user successfully authentications via Touch ID.”

On a related note, Using Touch ID with Keychain: “…store Touch ID protected items to the keychain and how to query for the items with custom message prompts.”

The latter is written in Objective-C.

iCloud Productivity App in Swift and Objective-C

Lister: A Productivity App (Obj-C and Swift): “Lister is a list management app written in Swift that’s built on top of iCloud and the powerful NSDocument and UIDocument architectures.”

There is a lot of ground covered in this Apple project:

” In a single project you’ll find both iOS and OS X targets, embedded frameworks, UI extensions, live rendering of custom views in Interface Builder, iOS and OS X Storyboards, Auto Layout, and more.”

Create Forms in Swift

Create forms in Swift: “SwiftForms is a powerful and extremely flexible library written in Swift that allows to create forms by just defining them in a couple of lines. It also provides the ability to customize cells appearance, use custom cells and define your own selector controllers.”

Tue, Oct 21
Swift Failable Initializers

Failable Initializers: “Swift version 1.1 is new in Xcode 6.1, and it introduces a new feature: failable initializers…Using the failable initializer allows greater use of Swift’s uniform construction syntax, which simplifies the language by eliminating the confusion and duplication between initializers and factory methods.”

Mon, Oct 20
Xcode 6.1 and Swift 1.1 Released

iOS Dev Center: “Swift version 1.1 is new in Xcode 6.1

Appsee – Mobile App Analytics

Appsee mobile app analytics

Appsee is an advanced visual mobile analytics platform that enables app developers and publishers to measure, understand and improve the user experience in their mobile app.

Traditional mobile analytics don’t reveal the full story, emphasizing numbers instead of reasons. Appsee enables app developers and publishers to put themselves in their users’ shoes and visually understand exactly how users interact with their app.

App owners leverage Appsee’s user recordings, touch heatmaps and real-time in-app analytics to optimize their apps and increase engagement, conversions and in-app monetization.

Appsee SDK integration takes less than 1 minute. Try Appsee for free here.

Many thanks to Appsee for sponsoring