iOS

Philly ETE 2014 – Ben Scheirman – Tips & Tricks of Effective iOS Developers

Learn tips & tricks that I have picked up in my continued journey as an iOS developer. I’ll cover quick tips that can save you time (like mastering the keyboard), software design practices such as identifying code smells, as well as refactoring & debugging techniques. No matter what your skill level, you’ll likely pick up something new you can use to be more effective as an iOS developer.

Philly ETE 2014 – Filip Maj – Testing Mobile with Appium

Are you testing your mobile apps? Why not? Appium (appium.io) allows for UI testing in browsers, hybrid and native apps. Appium is open source, built on top of WebDriver for test compatibility and supports iOS, Android, and FirefoxOS. Fil shows how you can use Appium to test your apps across a variety of platforms, simulators, and even real devices.

DevNews 88 – Get your ‘Ki’ up so you can be super ‘Swift’, IMO

The Developer News this week focuses on several newer languages – Javascript’s ki LISP DSL (literally running LISP as a domain-specific language inside of JavaScript directly just by booting a library) and of course, Apple’s Swift, are our tidbits from the programming zone. We see how mathletes may have been hit by a virus on Euler.com, and two bigwigs team up to take on Oracle in the Big Data department. That and more, on the DevNews this week.

Apple's Developer Conference

Apple’s World Wide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) is taking place this week in San Francisco, and a couple of Chariot people are in attendance. Due to some restrictions, we can’t tell about everything they are learning at the sessions, but here’s an overview.

DevNews #76 – HAML-esque JS templates, a monitor for $400, what’s the world coming to?

We have a great set of resources for you today, ranging from HAML-like templates in Javascript, to a great Go tutorial website, to some heavy-duty Scala Akka Finite State Machine discusisons, iOS Workflows, a $15 Arduino with GPS, and much more. Hosts – Ken Rimple, Joel Confino, Eric Snyder and Sujan Kapadia.

Using Node.js and Charles Proxy to Mock a Server API

In this post, I’ll walk through the steps to create a simple iPhone app that interacts with a public API, using Node and Charles to simulate an error response.  This post assumes some experience writing iOS code, but all the source code will be available on GitHub…

Developer News #72 – The Winter Break Edition with Historical Videos, new Google Sheets

This week we give you some light viewing for the week – a Letterman interview circa 1983 or so with the famous Rear Admiral Grace Hopper, and a really interesting demonstration by recently passed Douglas Englebart (search him above to find other DevNews articles on him) dubbed the Mother of all Demos (1968). Super cool stuff. Also, we discuss a nice little SQL tutorial website for PostgreSQL, the “Smartest Person in the Room complex”, our new Data I/O screencasts, and a few blog entries from Chariot’s developers.

Apple's New App Store Submission Requirements

Apple recently announced that new apps and app updates must be built with Xcode 5 and optimized for iOS 7 starting February 1st, 2014. What does this mean? Well, even if your app was built and released on iOS 6 and currently looks fine running on iOS 7, your next app update will change all that. … Read More

Chariot DevNews Episode #48 – Big Data all over the place

It’s the big return of the regular DevNews this week. My co-host Joel Confino and I discuss lots of big data stuff, including: They hype it, then they try to kill it – Why Big Data is not truth – just using Big Data techniques doesn’t make it easy to select good data to begin … Read More