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COVID-19 Pandemic inspires “Indie Support Weeks” Initiative

Tweet When Apple’s first iPhone launched in 2007, it did so without any third-party apps. On July 10th, 2008 the App Store launched at the company’s annual World-wide Developer Conference (WWDC) with approximately 500 apps. Later that year, during the fall release of the iPhone 3G, Apple announced that it was opening up its platform to third-party developers. Today, there are over 2.2 million apps on the platform, according to Statista. It is safe to […]

🌟 Introducing “Mentorship”

Are you working on the next killer app idea and need someone to bounce ideas off of? What about studying for technical interviews or working on a particularly nasty bug? Just want to talk to someone about the next step in your career? Let’s chat! Starting today, you can visit the mentorship page to reserve a 30 minute session with me to discuss any of the topics above and more. Simply fill out the questionnaire […]

Apple Watch Developer Series #1 – Coffee Counter

A hands-on tutorial for building a coffee counter app using iOS 12 and watchOS 5. [0:29] WatchConnectivity: https://developer.apple.com/documentation/watchconnectivity [01:45] Download Xcode: https://developer.apple.com/download [07:03] “Coffee free icon” made by Freepik: https://www.flaticon.com/free-icon/coffee_129501#term=coffeecup&page=1&position=9 [07:18] Make App Icon: https://makeappicon.com/ [14:10] The Safety of Ingested Caffeine: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5445139/

🌟 Introducing “Videos 📺”

I am excited to announce that starting January 25th, 2020 I have added a new page to the website with video tutorial content that I have created in the past. The ideas for these tutorials came from real-world problems I have faced when working with iOS development. I’d love to hear what you think, so please leave comments! Videos -Neil

UITableView with Expandable Cells

UITableViews are fundamental to any iOS developer’s understanding of UIKit and iOS Development. This project extends the default functionality of a UITableView by allowing users to dynamically expand or collapse sections of cells with a tap. Software Targets Swift 4.0+ Xcode 9.4+ iOS 11.4+ Objectives Upon completion of this tutorial, your UITableView will be able to: Respond to the user’s taps and dynamically expand or collapse cells in a UITableView. Dynamically adjust the content inside […]

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