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iOS-project-management-tips

iOS project management tips


Sunday, December 2, 2018 by

If you are creating an app for iOS here's a tip - get organized! Sure, sure - you write super clean code and are diligent with your in-line documentation. But as programmers, we tend to not be the best at conveying important parts of projects to others that could save loads of time (and money), when other team members are involved. That's where team management s...


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iOS 12 notification changes should make you rethink your messages


Friday, September 21, 2018 by

It feels as if our mobile screens are swimming in notification overload these days, and it’s no wonder why when leading mobile marketing companies plaster billboards in Silicon Valley with promises to engage mobile users. In a hyper-connected world where consumer attention is scarce, notifications are an incredibly powerful way to reach users wherever they are....


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Changes to the way notifications work in iOS 12 you need to know


Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by

iOS 12’s public release has brought about key changes to the way we do notifications. With these changes, Urban Airship urges app publishers to adopt customer-centric messaging best practices to accommodate new user behavior, improve notification visibility and maximize the value that their app can deliver. Granular user controls over notifications, new Grouped No...


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Software engineering interview preparation


Monday, May 21, 2018 by

Preparing for a software engineer interview can be a daunting task. Not only do you have to prepare answers on standard questions about strengths, weaknesses, and why you want a particular job, but you also have to demonstrate proficiency in specific skills - you have to prove your coding chops.This isn’t easy when you don’t know what types of problems you will be asked...


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Bitcoin job skills are hot says latest report


Monday, February 12, 2018 by

Upwork has released its newest quarterly index of the hottest skills in the U.S. freelance job market. The Upwork Skills Index ranks the site’s 20 fastest-growing skills in a quarterly series that sheds light on new and emerging skills as an indication of hot freelance job market trends. According to a recent study, 57.3 million Americans (36 percent of the U.S. workfor...


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Top 20 iOS interview questions


Friday, November 17, 2017 by

Since iOS11’s public rollout, developers and prospective developers entering the job market will need to demonstrate a keen understanding of both new and foundational tools that Apple has included in their latest OS.To help junior devs prepare for their next big interview, Mark Price, a mobile app developer and iOS instructor for Udemy, developed the below Q&A outli...


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The NBC TODAY show app makeover from Objective-C to Swift


Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by

The TODAY show has created a sleek new mobile app to share a mix of the best moments from the good old days, to those fresh off-the-press stories.   They have covered everything from the fall of the Berlin Wall, to the inauguration of every president since Harry Truman. And now, the show TODAY show team wants to share all of those historical memories with its vie...


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Microsoft Brings New Tools to Windows Bridge for iOS


Monday, November 23, 2015 by

Released in August of this year, the Windows Bridge for iOS is an open-source project that provides an Objective-C development environment for Visual Studio and support for iOS APIs to allow iOS developers to make Windows apps by reusing existing Objective-C code and their iOS development skills .Microsoft has continued to add functionality to the platform since its rel...


New-IBM-MobileFirst-Platform-Supports-Native,-Web,-and-Hybrid-Apps

New IBM MobileFirst Platform Supports Native, Web, and Hybrid Apps


Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by

IBM has announced modular mobile solutions as part of the new IBM MobileFirst Platform to help organizations manage apps and support successful mobile adoption across the enterprise.IBM MobileFirst Platform is a mobile enterprise application platform that helps developers create native, Web, or hybrid apps. Because it’s based on open standards, the MobileFirst Platform ...


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TrueVault SDK Allows Mobile Developers to Create HIPAA Compliant Apps


Wednesday, September 10, 2014 by

TrueVault has announced the new TrueVault SDK for iOS beta which lets iOS developers create HIPAA compliant and secure iOS apps natively.The SDK allows developers to forgo writing custom code. By installing the SDK developers can build a mhealth, wearable or fitness app that can store and manage sensitive data and automatically fulfilling the security requirements of HI...


Win-a-Piece-of-$500,000-By-Creating-Apps-Using-Apple’s-Swift-Language

Win a Piece of $500,000 By Creating Apps Using Apple’s Swift Language


Wednesday, August 20, 2014 by

Appirio has announced that it is teaming with BMC Software, Booz Allen Hamilton, Brivo Labs, HARMAN and the NTT Innovation Institute, to host a contest to create iOS and OS X apps based on Apple’s new Swift programming language. As part of the GetSwifter Challenge Series, these organizations have partnered with the “topcoder” community to help build mobile and...


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Apple Opens New Swift Blog, Announces Xcode 6 Beta 3 for iOS Development


Friday, July 18, 2014 by

As Apple moves forward with the refinement of the new Swift programming language for Cocoa and Cocoa Touch, which works side-by-side with Objective-C, it has launched a new Swift specific blog. In Apples words, “This new blog will bring you a behind-the-scenes look into the design of the Swift language by the engineers who created it, in addition to the l...


IBM-to-Offer-iOS-Enterprise-Solutions-Plus-They-Will-Sell-Enterprise-Enabled-iPhones-and-iPads

IBM to Offer iOS Enterprise Solutions Plus They Will Sell Enterprise Enabled iPhones and iPads


Wednesday, July 16, 2014 by

My, my how the world has changed. Remember the 80’s when IBM led the PC charge and Apple’s Mac was the little engine that could. General sentiment was that PC’s were for serious work and Macs for the more artistically slanted.Not anymore as the iPhone and iPad reign supreme and PC sales continue to plunge like a flaming meteor. And now IBM and Apple are teaming up in a ...


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New Report Shows iOS Still Leads Android for App Monetization Android Leads with User Total Engagement


Thursday, May 22, 2014 by

Swrve has released a new “App Monetization and Engagement” report which details relative rates of retention, engagement and monetization for app users on Android and iOS, using a like-for-like comparison for the month of April.The report reveals that on average iOS users spend 45% more on in-app purchases than those on Android. Users of iOS apps are also 32% m...


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Facebook Open Sources Tweaks Rapid Prototyping Tool for iOS App Development


Wednesday, March 26, 2014 by

Facebook has open sourced on Github its Tweaks rapid prototyping tool which provides an easy way to fine-tune an iOS app.According to Facebook: The best way to improve an app is to use it every day. Even when ideas can be tested out in advance — for example, with Origami — it can still take some time with the app to see how it works in practice.Occasional...


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Amazon Shakes Up Developer Site: Offers New Dedicated Pages for Gaming and HTML5 App Developers


Monday, January 13, 2014 by

Amazon just can’t leave things alone announcing a number of updates to its Developer Portal. So what have they done?Streamlined App SubmissionThey’ve made it easier to check an existing Android .apk for compatibility with the Amazon Appstore. Just drag your .apk to the updated testing widget on the Home page and get results in seconds. If your app is ready to go (a...


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Appurify Launches Public Beta of Mobile Test Automation Platform


Wednesday, September 25, 2013 by

Company announces product collaborations with Sencha and Adobe PhoneGap, releases free SDK for mobile developers to streamline test creation and debuggingSAN FRANCISCO—September 25, 2013—Appurify, the pioneer in mobile test automation on real devices, today announced the public beta of its platform for testing, run-time debugging and performance optimization of mobile a...


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Pragmatic Studio announces a 4 day hands on training course


Monday, June 24, 2013 by

The Pragmatic Studio announces a 4-day, hands-on training course, where participants will learn how to design and build high-quality iOS apps from start to finish. Participants join The Pragmatic Studio either July 22-25 in Reston, Virginia or August 26-29 in Denver, Colorado and learn not only how to use the tools and APIs in the SDK, but also best practices and techni...


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Visualize iOS interfaces in 3D with the Spark Inspector


Monday, May 13, 2013 by

For years, web developers have had all the fun. Tools like Firebug and the Chrome Inspector make it easy to understand web interfaces and make changes on the fly. Today, Foundry376 is excited to announce the Spark Inspector, a tool that brings much-needed realtime introspection to the world of iOS development! The Spark Inspector is available for download immediately, a...