ReactiveCocoa and form validation using throttle

I’m a big fan of using ReactiveCocoa in the apps I build. I’m using it through out the whole application, from Networking to UI related stuff. One thing ReactiveCocoa especially helps solving easily is form validation. ReactiveCocoa contains many methods and some are more familiar than others. One handy method is using the throttle with … 

 

ALLocalizables: Localization using interface builder

ALLocalizables makes it possible to localize uilabels and uibuttons directly through the Interface Builder using a new available property ‘Localize string’. I already posted about this framework in my recent post UIStoryboards, IBDesignables and localization, but now it’s fully supported for UILabels, UIButtons and available through CocoaPods. Check it out, it’s easy to use and … 

 

WWDC First timer tips after visiting

You may already read about my WWDC First timers tips collection top 10, which is a collection of tips filtered out of multiple blogs. As I’ve visited WWDC last week, it’s time to revisit this list with my WWDC experiences and give you a WWDC first timer guide. Therefore, my personal WWDC Top 10 first-timer … 

 

Protocol extensions and typed arrays

Swift 2.0 introduces protocol extensions, aswel as typed array extensions. This makes it possible to extend an array containing a specific type or even add methods to class inheriting a specific protocol. Typed array protocol extensions With typed array extensions you can create methods for Arrays containing a specific type only. For example, if you … 

 

OptionSet usage in Swift like NS_OPTIONS

Swift 3.0 introduced the OptionSet protocol after renaming from OptionSetType.┬áIt is a Swift alternative to the well-known and often used NS_OPTIONS in Objective-C. Swift imports NS_OPTIONS types as conforming to the OptionSet protocol. It presents a set-like interface for options: struct CoffeeManipulators : OptionSet { let rawValue: Int static let milk = CoffeeManipulators(rawValue: 1 << … 

 

Apple forcing users to update iOS more quickly

Yesterday Apple announced a lot in their Keynote and gave us some more detailes in “The State Of The Union” session. One of the things come by quickly was updating to a new version of iOS. This is normally an optional update, but from now on it seems to be no option anymore. Good news … 

 

iOS 9, OSX El Capitan and Swift 2.0

Today Apple announced a bunch of new features and made us developers really happy. We’ve got a lot to explore, to try out and see whats possible with the latest API’s. My first WWDC and first Keynote experience were great. Entering the queue at 6am was early enough to get a nice spot in the … 

 

WWDC First timers tips collection top 10

Again, I’m very happy to be one of the few developers to visit WWDC this year. I’m a first timer and expecting a lot from this trip. I’ll probably meet a lot developers, hear to much cool stuff at the sessions and have to much fun on parties resulting in a little time for sleep. …