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Code Learning Guides

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

    Alongside all of the new features and frameworks in iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan, with this year's releases Apple also created an entirely new framework catered to game developers, GameplayKit. With existing graphics APIs (SpriteKit, SceneKit, and Metal) making it easy to create great looking games on iOS and OS X, Apple has now released GameplayKit to make it easy to create games that play well. This new framework contains many classes and functionalities that can be used to easily add complex logic to your games.

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    During last year's WWDC, Apple introduced CloudKit, a brand new framework that directly interacts with Apple's iCloud servers. The framework is comparable to a number of PaaS (Platform as a Service) solutions, such as Parse. Like Parse, Apple provides a flexible API and a dashboard that offers developers a peek into the data stored on Apple's iCloud servers. In this series, you will learn about the CloudKit framework and infrastructure by building a shopping list application.

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  • Drupal

    In this two part series we explore the Drupal 8 Mail API to learn how we can send emails programmaticallym and how we can create our own email plugin.

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  • Magento

    In this two part series, we're going to look at the Magento APIs, specifically we'll create custom APIs and expose the same. In this first part, we'll create a custom module to demonstrate how to plug in your custom APIs to the core API system. Although, Magento provides APIs for most of the core resources in the system, we'll see how to create and expose custom APIs in Magento.

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    With Framer, an open source prototyping framework, you can quickly create interactive mock-ups for your iOS and Android apps using Javascript, HTML, and CSS. In this two-part series, you will find everything you need to get started with Framer 3.

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  • Preview part1

    Email privacy is broken. Working around this broken email system is worthwhile and it's past time. Here's how to get started with PGP encryption.

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