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…
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 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
Introduction Cocoapods (http://cocoapods.org/) is a dependency management framework for XCode. It allows you to declaratively define project dependencies and have them included in the build of your project. It’s like Apache Maven or Ruby Gems for XCode. There are many tutorials on getting started with Cocoapods, so in this blog post I will present a … Read More
We start out this week looking at the career of superprogrammer Fabrice Bellard, and move on to topics as different as RSA seed files and potential compromise, Apple’s 10.6.7 update, graphing and data visualization, metaprogramming in Ruby, heck the list goes on and on… Brought to you by Chariot Solutions Education Services. This Spring we … Read More