A Swift Introduction to Algorithms – Part 2

    In part 1 we took a general look at algorithms, what they are and how you can compare and measure them. In this article we are going to start exploring the wonderful world of algorithms based on what problems they solve. What kind of algorithms are there? Algorithms come in different flavours and are the result of extensive…

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Firebase 101

  Why firebase? Making a stand alone application is fun, we developers have access to a rich API provided from Apple to make beautiful design and intricate, elegant logic. However, for a modern app a way to persist data outside the actual device is needed. Devices get lost or broken, apps can be uninstalled and so on. No developer wants…

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A Swift Introduction to Algorithms – Part 1

  Welcome to your journey throughout the vast world of algorithms! Whether you are still wondering what an algorithm is or hoping to deepen your knowledge about them, in this article will help you dive swiftly into the subject, carve out some valuable thinking patterns through various exercises and hammer a few hard problems using the power of algorithms. What…

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The Exercise Platform is available online!

The exercise platform behind our Swift Programming from Scratch macOS training app is now available online.       +     Subscribe now and get full access to our online exercise platform +  the PDF and ePub versions of the book! Swift Programming from Scratch  Each chapter has two sections: the first one has a bit of theory and the second has…

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We started testing our Swift Sandbox!

After a few months of work we can proudly present our Swift Sandbox that let’s you run swift code directly in the browser:     Training App Our Swift Programming from Scratch  training app is accessible online because of this! The first two chapters (Chapter 1: First Steps, Chapter 2: Conditionals) have the training app enabled for all exercises (available for free). Embedding the Swift Sandbox…

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π day: rainbow hex grid

Today is π day so I decided to share a bit of my love for math. We are going to briefly revisit the sine and cosine function do some magic and then make an awesome rainbow hex grid. Sine and Cosine are so round Everybody knows about π because of circles. The circumference of a circle of radius R is…

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Adding lots of functions

I recently started working on a medical research project for hemophilia. I dreamed about working on projects that have a big impact but never thought that the opportunity will come so fast! Thank you Apple for releasing ReseachKit! A bit about Hemophilia Hemophilia is a group of hereditary genetic disorders that impairs the body’s ability to control blood clotting. There…

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Black Friday discounts and more

      iOS Spellbook The purpose of this book is to help you get to 80% of the way to Expert iOS Developer while doing only 20% of the work. This book will not teach you all you need to know about iOS because no book can do that. Learning to be a great iOS developer takes years of practice…

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Getting Started With iOS Programming

DISCLAIMER This tutorial is intended for people who are just starting out with iOS programming. It doesn’t assume any familiarity with Xcode and only assumes basic knowledge of Swift programming and OOP. In this tutorial you’re going to make a tip calculator iOS application. First Steps To follow along with this tutorial you’ll need to have Xcode installed. Xcode is…

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Swift 2.0: Challenge Accepted!

The update is published – the price is $25 until 4 Oct then back to $40  Swift 2.0 will be out of beta soon. We are currently working on the update for the Swift Programming from Scratch book and app. We still have issues with a couple exercises in the platform – we like challenges so we are dropping the price by $2…

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