Most applications nowadays communicate with servers to exchange data, and they do so by consuming RESTful APIs, also called RESTful web services. Using REST, applications can send requests to servers, and servers send responses as answers back to client apps. The whole communication is based on standard rules that REST architectural style defines. Obviously, developers are meant to be able
A lightweight Swift library to get network status and connection information, and to monitor for network changes.
One of the basic, yet vital things a developer should know when creating macOS apps is how to present alerts, system panels or custom windows to their apps. Regardless of how small or big an app is, it will always be necessary to display an informational message to the user or ask for confirmation. Letting users to search for and
One of the several services and APIs that developers can use from Google is the Cloud Translation API, which offers the ability to perform machine learning (ML) based translations of any string into any supported language. The list of supported languages is long and it’s getting longer over time. Google provides pre-trained models for translation, but custom models can be
Welcome to another macOS programming tutorial! In the previous post we made our introductory steps on macOS programming world as we discussed about fundamental concepts. In this tutorial, we are going to explore and unveil new interesting things that would be necessary to anyone who wants to make their way to macOS development. So, if you have gone through the
Dear readers, let me welcome you and start by saying that this tutorial is the beginning of a new journey and new explorations, as it’s the first of a series of tutorials on a new topic: macOS programming! Developing for macOS and creating desktop applications is a wonderful process if you want to go down that road. If you are
Today, I’m going to discuss about an important and definitely interesting topic which focuses on a quite often overlooked concept. And, this question is commonly asked by beginners: How do you implement communication internally in apps and exchange messages properly among classes or other entities in Swift projects? Undoubtedly, it is a must-have knowledge for every developer, new or not.
Manage color collections & generate code for any Swift based project – A tool that all developers who write code in Swift will love. And designers!
Finally, my first macOS app is finally published! It’s called Colors Coder, and you can find it here. It’s a developer tool, which can also be used by designers! Even though I’ve made a few macOS apps in the past, this one is the first one that sees its way to the App Store. But now that the beginning has been
Learn how to create a sticky and stretchy top cell in your UITableView and make your UI look really cool!