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Full-screen development with Xcode and the Simulator

While developing apps it's important to create focus to get in your flow and speed up development. Full-screen mode can ...
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SVG Assets in Xcode for Single Scale Images

Xcode 12 introduced support for using Scalable Vector Graphic (SVG) image assets in iOS, macOS, and iPadOS. It's one of ...
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SF Symbols: The benefits and how to use them guide

SF Symbols were introduced during WWDC 2019 and are a big present for us developers. Apple basically gave us free ...
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SF Symbols: The benefits and how to use them guide

SF Symbols were introduced during WWDC 2019 and are a big present for us developers. Apple basically gave us free ...
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@discardableResult in Swift explained: Ignoring return values

While writing methods in Swift you're often running into scenarios in which you sometimes want to ignore the return value ...
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Core Data Performance: 6 tips you should know

Writing Core Data code with performance in mind helps to prepare your app for the future. Your database might be ...
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Optimize yourself and improve

WWDC 2020: 7 Tips to prepare yourself

In less than a week we will know what WWDC 2020 has brought to us. Apple has been working hard ...
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4 Tips to make it easier to fix crashes and bugs

Each app comes with performance issues, crashes, and bugs to fix. Although we try our very best we will always ...
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Unused images and resources clean up in Xcode

Unused images can exist as a result of iterations in a project. Once a feature is no longer needed and ...
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Get better at debugging

Using Custom debug descriptions to improve debugging

Custom debug descriptions can help you debug your own custom objects, structs, errors, and other types. Whenever you print out ...
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No space left on device: Testing low storage scenarios

No space left on device is an error message that starts to show up more lately. Over the years, storage ...
/ Debugging

5 Xcode breakpoints tips you might not yet know

Xcode breakpoints allow us to debug and find out solutions for nasty bugs. Without breakpoints, it would be a fun ...
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Improve your workflow

Full-screen development with Xcode and the Simulator

While developing apps it's important to create focus to get in your flow and speed up development. Full-screen mode can ...
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Introducing GitBuddy: Changelog and Release manager for GitHub

It's been a few months since we released the initial version of GitBuddy but it's the right time now to ...
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RocketSim: Enhancing the iOS Simulator for productivity

RocketSim is released and available from the Mac App Store as of today. It all started with building a productivity ...
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Be an expert on Xcode

SVG Assets in Xcode for Single Scale Images

Xcode 12 introduced support for using Scalable Vector Graphic (SVG) image assets in iOS, macOS, and iPadOS. It's one of ...
/ Xcode

SwiftUI Previews: Validating views in different states

SwiftUI Previews allow us to develop a lot faster as we can now preview our views live in Xcode. Whenever ...
/ SwiftUIXcode

Thread Sanitizer explained: Data Races in Swift

The Thread Sanitizer, also known as TSan, is an LLVM based tool to audit threading issues in your Swift and ...
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