Building the App Store using Compositional Layout

In the first 2 parts of this series we learned the basics for implementing a Compositional Layout and how to add Supplementary Items and Decorations.

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Supplementary Items and Decorations

The previous part of this series covered the ground base for implementing a Compositional Layout.

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Compositional Layout Basics

Even though this year at WWDC Apple introduced the new SwiftUI framework, which will redefine the way we create our app UI’s from iOS 13, there were as well presented some advances in UIKit, precisely, in the way we can build an UICollectionView through the newly added Compositional Layout. With...

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Join the dark side and implement Dark Mode in iOS

WWDC this year brought to light a lot of amazing features Apple has been working on lately. One of these features, and maybe one of the most expected, was Dark Mode support.

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Create Your Own Swift Package

In Part 1, Add a Swift Package to Your iOS Application, of this Swift Package Manager series we saw how you can add an already existing package to your application.

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Add a Swift Package to Your iOS Application

With the release of Swift 3.0, Apple introduced the Swift Package Manager, a tool for managing the distribution of Swift code. It is integrated with the Swift build system to automate the process of downloading, compiling, and linking dependencies.

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A dive into the Observer Pattern in iOS applications

Often when developing iOS applications with more complex requirements we may encounter the need to react to, and perform UI updates on, not so easily accessible UI components. Another example could be that we must update an object outside our currently focused scene, perhaps created by a scene a few...

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Book a test drive with Siri Shortcuts (a Siri Shortcuts intro)

Earlier this summer at WWDC 2018, Apple announced Siri Shortcuts, a new Siri feature that will allow you to extend your app’s capabilities by building custom voice actions.

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Google Cast

Today, on the App Store, you are able to find a rapidly increasing number of apps that will allow their users to watch video content. There might come a time when you will have to develop such an app, and functionality like Google Cast and AirPlay is not only nice...

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