Swift Developments is a weekly curated newsletter containing a hand picked selection of the latest links, videos, tools and tutorials for people interested in designing and developing their own iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS apps using Swift.
Business What to Expect From Marzipan With excitement starting to grow for the potential announcements at this years WWDC, @chockenberry looks ahead at what we might expect from Marzipan - not on the technical side, but more on how it will affect product development, design and marketing. It's a good read. iconfactory.com Swift How To Use Opaque Return Types in Swift … [Read more...]
Design Designing for Different States in the UI I enjoyed this article from @elwexicano. It's a good reminder that when designing apps, you shouldn't focus solely on designing for those happy-day states where your app is fully populated but also for the alternative states such as when the app has no data, data is loading, or something has gone wrong. Worth thinking … [Read more...]
And here we are. Issue 181. Rolling toward the big 200 and not long to go now before the excitement of WWDC! Although I've kept it rather quiet, I've had some time off over the last week which has been a great relief. Not only has it given me a chance to rest and recuperate (something that was definitely needed) but it's also given me some time to work on various side-projects … [Read more...]
Business How NOT to Promote Your App - Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting Although kinda targeted at promoting Android apps, this article from the team at @velicour has some great tips on how to prepare, launch and market your newly minted app creation - tips that are equally applicable to promoting iOS apps as they are Android ones. velicour.com Design 7 Tips To … [Read more...]
Business Unsure If You Should Be Using Push Notifications In Your App? I’ve Cracked It. Struggling to decide whether to include push notifications in your app? @tapadoo has a good litmus test to keep in mind. 😂 medium.com How to Get Bugs Fixed by Apple In a follow-up to an article from @nibroc that I linked to back in Issue 175, @macgreg has a new article with some useful … [Read more...]