Incorrectly managing memory in our applications can result in hard to find bugs and possible crashes. In this video, we will explore the Memory Graph debugging tool in Xcode and how you can use it to find and fix strong reference cycles in closures.
Trouble getting layouts to fit the keyboard? In this screencast, we'll show you how to handle your layouts changing due to the keyboard. After this series, you will have several different tools for avoiding the keyboard.
Xcode UI tests are asynchronous in that they simulate end user interaction with your application. In this screencast, learn how to write tests that exercise your app at the user interface level, handling asynchronous behaviors that take varying amounts of time.
Mobile devices are all about convenience. Users want to get the information they need from your app quickly and easily. Apple has added the Today view with widgets for just this reason. Widgets provide app users with a way of quickly accessing important features and content of your apps without having to open each app one by one. In this screencast, we'll go over how to create a widget for your app.
Targets and configurations and schemes; Oh my! Confused by these Xcode concepts? Curious how using multiple build configurations coupled with schemes can avoid the multiple-target mess? If you’re wondering what this all means and how it can make your developer life better, this video is for you.
In this screencast, we’ll learn how to use Swift’s assertion function to code defensively. By the end of this video, you’ll be able to use the assertion functions to help you write stronger, more robust code.
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Tight coupling between view controllers in your application can lead to difficult maintenance as you add and remove features. This video will explore how using Protocols can make our Dependency Injection more loosely coupled. This improves the flexibility of the code and makes our application easier to change.
UIStackViews are a relatively new addition to UIKit, appearing with iOS 9. They are quite useful because they eliminate the need for many Auto Layout constraints in common screen designs, making them easier to modify and maintain.
As View Controllers become more complex, the need to manage the state of the view becomes more important. In this video we will discuss how to use a state machine to manage our views state.
Sometimes your app design calls for a control design that isn't provided in UIKit. In this video, we draw one from scratch!
When you have a complex view controller view, sometimes it is helpful to break up the view into manageable chunks. In this video we will show how you can use container views to simplify the construction of certain layouts. After this video you will know when and how to use these container views in your applications.
While Android SDK provides the APIs for using SQLite databases, they force developers to write a lot of boilerplate code. Room solves this problem by creating the glue code that saves objects to SQLite and reads them into memory. In addition, it performs some compile-time checks to ensure correctness of SQL queries.
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In this skill pack we'll add test coverage to a full-stack messaging app called ChattrBox. We'll show you a few tools you can use for testing and demonstrate how to configure them to build a test suite that is scalable and provides meaningful feedback about an application.
Ready to dive into the exciting world of tvOS apps? In this skill pack, we'll cover a few examples while introducing you to some fundamentals of programming tvOS applications. By the end of this screencast you'll have the skills needed to start building your own tvOS apps.
In this skill pack, you will learn how to set up and use Sketch for creating color themes, palettes, symbols, and more.
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In this screencast, we'll show you how to create a web service for tracking todos and we'll continue to build on this application throughout the rest of the series.