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  • Android
    Debugging Android Apps with Facebook's StethoPicstetho
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    Stetho is an open source debugging platform developed by Facebook that allows you to debug your Android apps using Google Chrome's developer tools. It offers very useful features, such as real-time network inspection, SQLite database inspection, and more. In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to use Stetho in your Android projects.Read More…
  • Swift
    Swift 2.0: Availability CheckingPreview image@2x
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    In this short tutorial, I’d like to focus on Swift’s brand new syntax for availability checking. If you’ve done any amount of iOS or OS X development, then I’m sure you know how tedious it can be to check if a particular API is available on the device your application is running on. In Swift 2, this has become much less of a pain for developers.Read More…
  • Swift
    Swift 2.0: Exit Early With guardPreview image@2x
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    Does it surprise you that I'm dedicating a tutorial to a simple addition as the guard statement? I hope you'll better understand my excitement at the end of this tutorial. During this tutorial, I hope to convince you that guard is anything but a redundant addition to the Swift programming language.Read More…
  • Material Design
    Coloring Android Apps with PaletteAndroid
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    One of the defining features of material design is the use of color to compliment and emphasize content on the screen. Using the Palette class, developers can extract prominent colors from a bitmap for use in their apps to customize user interface elements.Read More…
  • Xcode
    Create a Native Apple Watch App for watchOS 2Watchos 2@2x
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    In this tutorial, you will learn how to take advantage of new APIs and functionality in watchOS 2 to make a native Apple Watch application. This includes picker interface elements, native animations, and alert controllers.Read More…
  • iOS SDK
    iOS 9: Staying Organized with Storyboard ReferencesIos 9@2x
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    Even though storyboards have been around since iOS 5, many developers are reluctant to use them in their projects. A typical remark is that storyboards are great for small projects, but fall short for larger projects. Apple has taken this feedback to heart and resolved many common problems by introducing storyboard references. In this tutorial, I will show you what storyboard references are and how they can help you break down your project's user interfaces into manageable pieces.Read More…
  • SpriteKit
    Combining the Power of SpriteKit and SceneKitPreview image@2x
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    SpriteKit and SceneKit are iOS frameworks designed to make it easy for developers to create 2D and 3D assets in casual games. In this tutorial, I will show you how to combine content created in both frameworks into a single view to utilize the APIs that Apple has made available.Read More…
  • iOS SDK
    iOS 9: Getting Started with UIStackViewIos 9@2x
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    Like every iteration of iOS, iOS 9 brings forth a lot of new features. UIKit changes with every release of iOS, but one particular addition in iOS 9 will change how developers fundamentally think about creating user interfaces on iOS, UIStackView. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use UIStackView to create user interfaces.Read More…
  • Android
    Detect and Resolve Performance Problems on AndroidOptimise android performance preview
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    In this tutorial, you'll get a crash course in the performance problems every Android developer needs to be aware of. You'll also learn about the tools you can use to check whether these problems are occurring in your own Android projects.Read More…
  • Android SDK
    How to Use Kotlin in Your Android ProjectsPickot
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    If you are looking for an alternative programming language for Android development, you should give Kotlin a try. Kotlin is a modern language with lots of syntactic sugar that allows it to be both expressive and concise. In this tutorial, you're going to learn how to use Kotlin and Kotlin Android Extensions in your projects.Read More…
  • WatchKit
    WatchKit Navigation, Transitions, and ContextsPreview image@2x
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    In this tutorial, you will learn about the three main interface types in WatchKit, page-based, hierarchal, and modal. You will also learn what sort of content each of these interface types is best suited for and how you can create dynamic content in your Apple Watch applications.Read More…
  • Mobile Development
    Automating User Interface Testing on AndroidPictes
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    Android's Testing Support library includes the UI Automator framework, which can be used to perform automated black-box testing on Android apps. Introduced in API Level 18, the framework allows developers to simulate user actions on the widgets that constitute an app's user interface. In this tutorial, you will learn how to test the user interface of any app installed on an Android device using the UI Automator testing framework.Read More…
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