Create a Contacts Manager using Core Data

In this tutorial, we’re going to delve into Core Data and build an app to manage our contacts. We’re going to learn about creating a data model, add records to the model, fetch data, and display data using a list. Download the source code for this post . Let’s create a new Single View Application called Contacts and select the Core … Read moreCreate a Contacts Manager using Core Data

iOS Project Management App Tutorial – Part 1

Hello World! This is the first half of the two-part post that will combine what we’ve been learning from several different posts into a fully-functional app: Taskr. Taskr is a classic project management app where the user is trying to keep track of all of the tasks related to a particular project. While we’re building Taskr, we’ll also learn plenty of new techniques like … Read moreiOS Project Management App Tutorial – Part 1

How to Pull Internet Data in iOS Apps

Hello world! In this post, we’re going to learn how to use the new NSURLSession class to quickly and efficiently connect to the internet and pull data. We’ll be using the OpenWeatherMap API to build a very simple forecasting app. In addition, we’ll also be learning about grand central dispatch (GCD) and how multithreading works in iOS. Download the … Read moreHow to Pull Internet Data in iOS Apps

How to Create Dynamic Lists of Items with UITableView

Hello world! In this post, we’re going to learn how to use UITableView to create dynamic lists of items. We’ll create a very simple app that will display a list of healthy foods. More importantly, we’ll learn how to configure UITableView to show a list of any size; we’ll also learn how UITableView works under-the-hood so … Read moreHow to Create Dynamic Lists of Items with UITableView

How to Build an iOS Unit Converter App with Swift – Part 2

Hello World! This is the 2nd and final part of our Unit Converter post. In this post, we’re going to finish our Unit Converter app and see it working in our emulator! We’ll delve into UIPickerView and learn about delegates and data sources! Let’s get started! Since we’re finished with the UI and model, we need to wire everything in our UIViewController subclass. … Read moreHow to Build an iOS Unit Converter App with Swift – Part 2

How to Create Basic UI Controls in iOS

Hello World! In this post, we’re going to go more in-depth into some of the most basic UI controls that iOS supports. We’ll be covering a large number of different UI controls like text fields, buttons, switches, steppers, and sliders. These are the fundamental building blocks of any iOS app so we’ll start our journey here. We’ll also learn what delegates are in … Read moreHow to Create Basic UI Controls in iOS

Hello World – First Steps with iOS

Hello world! In this post, we’re going to get started with iOS development using Swift! We’ll start by building a simple Hello World app that will allow the user to enter their name and push a button; then the text in the middle will change to say “Hello” and the entered name. Download the source code . Learn iOS by building real apps Check out … Read moreHello World – First Steps with iOS

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