iOS

Philly ETE 2020 – Rob Napier – Secrets and Lies

Check out our YouTube playlist to watch all the talks from Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise 2020. Abstract “Security though obscurity is no security.” Well… sort of. The truth is much more complicated. Obfuscation is difficult, fragile, and a never ending battle. But sometimes it’s the only tool for the job, whether to protect a … Read More

TechChat Tuesdays #1.00001: Wherein we talk WWDC, and other things

Ken Rimple is joined on this broadcast by experts and leaders of Chariot Solutions – Steve Smith, Mobile Practice Lead, and Don Coleman, Chief Innovation Officer. We’ll talk about some of the innovations announced at WWDC this year. And other things could come up as well.

Production iOS Push Notifications with AWS Simple Notification Service

In this post we’ll be setting up Amazon Web Services (AWS) to handle the delivery of push notifications to the Apple Push Notification Service (APNS) and eventually to your users. In order to use AWS to push notifications to your users devices you’ll configure three different AWS Services; Cognito, Identity and Access Management (IAM), and … Read More

TechCast #109 – Rob Napier on Swift

In this episode, Chariot’s Ken Rimple speaks to upcoming Philly ETE speaker Rob Napier, author of the RNCryptor encryption format and co-author of iOS Programming, Pushing the Limits. They discuss the evolution of the Swift language. His talk, Generic Swift: It Isn’t Supposed to Hurt, covers how to properly develop code using Generics in Swift. … Read More

Mobile App Development: Consider the Cost, Not Just the Price!

Introduction When we are talking to customers, either new or existing, we often get asked about the best way to develop mobile apps for both Android and iOS. For many years the options were native versus hybrid. More recently these options have become more complex. The typical reason we get asked this question is that … Read More

UITableView Swipe Actions in iOS 11

Overview One of the new but little discussed APIs in iOS 11 allows the addition of swipe actions on UITableView rows via the new UISwipeActionsConfiguration class and associated UITableViewDelegate methods. Adding swipe left or swipe right actions is now pretty simple, so lets just dive right in. To try out these new APIs, a very … Read More

NSAttributedString Enhancements in iOS 11

Attributed strings can be a pain to configure the way you want them. The attributes dictionary has always been a dictionary comprised of String-Any pairs. There have been some nice enhancments in iOS 11, though.