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iOS Development Tips Weekly

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Create faster, more reliable, and better-looking apps for iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch. Get weekly iOS development tips to improve the way you code with Xcode and Swift.

What if it only took a few minutes a week to become a better iOS developer? This series is designed to provide small, smart hacks that can improve the way you code with Xcode and Swift. Tune in every Tuesday for another short video, on topics such as version control with Git, MapKit, iPad Playgrounds, and iPhone X development. Create faster, more reliable, and better-looking apps for iPad, iPhone, or Apple Watch. Steven Lipton will help you take your iOS (and watchOS) projects to the next level, one week at a time.Note: Because this is an ongoing series, viewers will not receive a certificate of completion.


New This Week:
  • Make a widget, part 1: Presenting
  • Welcome
  • How to use the exercise files
iOS Development Tips Weekly
  • Use Xcode Git repositories
  • Read and write text files
  • Prototyping MapKit in iPad Playgrounds
  • Use the Xcode 9 simulators
  • Layout and iPhone X
  • Use markers instead of pins for map annotations
  • Read JSON files
  • Copy and paste with the pasteboard
  • Create navigation controllers
  • Make a camera on iPad
  • Motion effects
  • Tricks with Asset Manager
  • Array tricks
  • Apple watch and the context menu
  • Image and color literals
  • Why use uint8?
  • Using hex color
  • Deep dive into dictionaries
  • Tapping a map
  • Update old apps
  • Using Apple Pencil
  • Animated emoji on the Apple Watch
  • The navigation bar and back title
  • Using property lists
  • Using popovers
  • Attributed string jazz
  • 3D text with SceneKit
  • Find a language quickly from text
  • UIColor class extensions
  • Using Date and TimeInterval
  • Time zones and date components
  • Timer accuracy
  • Animate maps
  • Xcode 10 storyboard changes
  • Use code snippets
  • Changes to playgrounds in Xcode 10
  • Permission changes to notifications
  • Customizing the tab bar
  • The Settings bundle
  • Use the speech synthesizer
  • Make round buttons
  • Recursion and changing UIViews
  • Lay out iPad landscape and multitasking apps
  • Embed table views
  • Make a toggle button
  • Drop shadows
  • Blur and vibrancy effects
  • Inequalities in Auto Layout for storyboards
  • Make an animated settings drawer
  • Views in playgrounds
  • Launch the Settings app
  • Draw paths in UIViews
  • CALayer masks
  • Protocols and time pickers
  • Convert strings to time intervals
  • Sliders as knobs
  • Fix stackview disasters
  • Using haptics
  • Test flight
  • Replacing segmented controls
  • Ranges
  • Unicode characters
  • String and NSString characters
  • Thrown errors
  • Actions in table views
  • Ducking sound in AVAudioSession
  • Make and use closures
  • Using ARC
  • Create a project without a storyboard
  • Learn how to rename identifiers
  • Add a split-view controller programmatically
  • Add dynamic type for accessibility
  • Quickly identify a UIColor to RGB or HSB system
  • Launch an alert from a closure and what to do about it
  • Connect outlets and actions without the Assistant Editor
  • Get BASIC with swift strings
  • Convert CSV files
  • Strings to doubles
  • Enums
  • Selection in text views
  • Generate QR codes
  • The ? and ?? operators in Swift
  • String interpolation
  • Xcode changes
  • Use Dark Mode on storyboards
  • Use SF Symbols
  • Structs
  • Quick SwiftUI
  • Working with sets
  • Segue Actions
  • Checkboxes in SwiftUI
  • To-do lists in SwiftUI
  • Quick Help in SwiftUI
  • Models in SwiftUI
  • SwiftUI in Xcode Playgrounds
  • Keyboard shortcuts for Xcode 11
  • Basic PencilKit
  • Setter and Getters
  • UITextViews and coordinators
  • Dark Mode in code
  • Candle effects
  • Reality Composer
  • RealityKit
  • NumberFormatter
  • Tuples
  • Protocols
  • Property wrappers
  • iPad to macOS
  • Type properties
  • Singletons and TabViewControllers
  • UITabViewControllers in Swift Playgrounds
  • SwiftUI animation
  • @Binding in public
  • SwiftUI ScrollView
  • MapKit points of interest
  • UIKit extensions and pseudo SwiftUI
  • SF Symbols configuration
  • Custom SF Symbols
  • Use SwiftUI GeometryReader
  • Proportional SwiftUI views
  • Button selection panels in SwiftUI
  • Custom modifiers in SwiftUI
  • Dependency injection
  • Xcode themes
  • Basic generics
  • Selections in watchOS
  • ForEach closures in SwiftUI
  • SwiftUI borders and shapes
  • SwiftUI gradients
  • Special parameters
  • Overriding operators
  • Arrays with map, filter, and reduce
  • Basic measurements
  • Key paths
  • Recursive structs
  • Outline views in SwiftUI
  • TextEditor and Scribble
  • Color pickers
  • Local notifications in SwiftUI
  • Enums with values
  • Changes to enums in Swift
  • SwiftUI transitions for modal views
  • Date pickers
  • SwiftUI labels
  • SwiftUI maps
  • Collection views for SwiftUI
  • Scribble bugs
  • The joys of UUID
  • SwiftUI swipe gesture
  • Holiday special: Let it snow
  • Embed images in SwiftUI text

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Steven Lipton

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