Today we are launching a new podcast for businesses in the Apple space: The Empower Apps Show. The podcast will talk about what is new in technology, business, and the world of Apple.
This wasn’t the “flashiest” year for WWDC but some important changes were mentioned that affect businesses. It appears that Apple is addressing concerns from the past year and doing some behind the scenes house cleaning. These behind the scenes improvements might not grab the headlines but they make a big difference for users and businesses. An Read more about Businesses and WWDC 2018 – Top 4 Changes to Know[…]
Leo Dion from BrightDigit was recently a guest on the podcast iPhreaks discussing MicroConf, customer discovery, info products, meetups, and building an exercise app for the Apple Watch. In today’s episode, the iPhreaks panel talk to Leo Dion about MicroConf and writing apps for Apple Watch. Leo has been a developer for almost two decades Read more about iPhreaks Guest – Microconf and Writing Health Apps[…]
It is incredibly difficult for a business in this day and age to succeed without having a good website. Customers expect to be able to find you online, see your hours and find ways to contact you. When your customers lack information; they are confused, frustrated and are inclined to look elsewhere. Why have a Read more about Do I Need a Website?[…]
There has been a recent rumor about Apple allowing developers to create multi-platform apps for macOS and iOS. The hope is that iOS developers will be able to bring their apps over to macOS. Of course this can already be done. The question is whether you should migrate your iOS app over, how you can do it, what the future may be for multi-platform iOS macOS apps.
Optionals are a fairly unique concept in Swift. While Objective-C used pointers which could be nil and C# had a Nullable generics type for value types, Swift has an inherent syntax for optionals as well as wrapping and unwrapping them.
AppleScript is a great technology on macOS for both developers and power users. It allows users to create automated processes which work other apps. As a developer though, sometimes you want a build an app in Xcode with the power of AppleScriptwithout the need to have separate script files. To work with AppleScript in any Read more about ScriptingBridge with Swift – Communicating with Apps using AppleScript and Swift[…]
Have you ever had a difficult time getting all the correct sizes rendered for your graphics when you are developing an app in Xcode? 1x, 2x, 3x, 1x 60 x 60, 2x 60 x 60, etc… Well, that’s why we developed Speculid for the Mac. Now you can take your scalable vector graphics and large Read more about Building Icons in Xcode – Introducing Speculid[…]