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The Frontier

By Big Nerd Ranch

Short, practical screencasts that teach advanced development skills for iOS, Android and more


This Week's Screencasts

Week of Mar 19, 2018

The Frontier is updated weekly, with new screencasts explaining trending topics in the development world.


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"...perfect little “nuggets of knowledge” that can help a developer on the path to doing some more advance programming/development for their apps..."

Landon, Web Developer at TCI

“...focused, bite sized tutorials which run the gamut from design to coding to memory management to debugging. Having the sample code available to download and work along with helps hammer home the concepts being taught. I don't always have time to spend a week in class, but I always have time for a 3 or 5 or 10 minute screencast to help me solve a problem, learn a new technique, or remind me of something I learned in class but didn't fully absorb at the time.”

Michelle Randolf at Coderanchers

“Short, concise information on a topic which will help to get the job done.”

Thomas Schaertel at TS-Automation