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Code Learning Guides

Collections of posts that take you through a particular topic or project.
  • Preview image@2x

    No matter what persistence framework an application uses, the developer decides what is stored in the application's persistent store. This also means that the developer is in charge of validating the data before it is inserted into the persistent store. If your application uses Core Data for persisting data, then you are in luck. The framework has a number of APIs for validating objects before they are persisted to disk. In this series, I show you what options Core Data offers developers for validating objects.

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  • Ansible

    In this series you'll learn how to automate your development and deployment environment with Ansible. Ansible is a modern Python-based configuration management, orchestration and deployment framework.

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  • Preview

    PageSpeed impacts your ranking in Google's search results. It's oriented by performance and usability. Watch me try to raise my WordPress site to 100.

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  • Webpack tuts

    Webpack takes all of your HTML, CSS, JavaScript and images, and cleverly works out all the various dependencies between them. When it's done, it gives you a nice tidy bundle of static assets ready for you throw online. In this introduction we'll learn the basics of Webpack and how to set-up your first project.

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  • Spritekit@2x

    In this series about SpriteKit, you will learn the basics to build fantastic games with Apple's excellent framework for creating 2D games. You will learn about views, scenes, and nodes, and you will work with SpriteKit's powerful physics engine.

    Throughout this series, you learn all about SpriteKit and gain skills, which you can then apply to any sort of 2D game being built with this excellent framework. In this series, we create a fully functional game in which the player controls a car that must avoid obstacles that cross its path.

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  • Twig&wordpress

    Twig templating engine along with the plugin called Timber can help us write super-clean and modular code in WordPress. In this series, we'll discuss its implementation and integration with WordPress.

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