iOS

Using Vision Framework for Text Detection in iOS 11


Among many of the powerful frameworks Apple released at this year’s WWDC, the Vision framework was one of them. With the Vision framework, you can easily implement computer vision techniques into your apps with no higher knowledge at all! With Vision, you can have your app perform a number of powerful tasks such...

iOS

Displaying Facebook Ads in Your iOS Apps


Not so long time ago I was asked to integrate Facebook ads in a project. Without having done so before, I prepared myself for a potentially long process, even a little bit painful, and then I got started searching the docs. Against my initial thoughts though, I went through the docs pretty fast, and after a few...

iOS

Building a Message Sticker App Extension in Xcode 8


One of the biggest announcements in WWDC 2016 is the introduction of the Message framework in iOS 10. Developers can now create app extensions for Apple’s built-in Messages app. By building an app extension, you let users to interact with your app right in the Messages app. For example, you can build a message...

iOS

Working with CoreNFC in iOS 11


At WWDC 2017, Apple announced a long wanted system framework for developers, CoreNFC. If you are not familiar with NFC, simply put, NFC (short for Near Field Communication) allows two devices to communicate with each other when placed within 4cm of each...

Swift

What’s New in Swift 4 by Example


Apple announced Swift 4 as part of Xcode 9 at WWDC a few weeks ago. Although still in beta during the summer until its final release in September, this is the first version of the language that doesn’t break your code. It brings some really nice improvements...