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Adding Frameworks To Your Xcode Project (CocoaPods)

Hello and welcome to my guide on installing 3rd party frameworks/libraries to your xcode project for use in your iOS apps. This guide will help you utilise CocoaPods to manage external libraries on which your project depends! This guide is written for people who are not hugely familiar with iOS and haven't used many 3rd … Continue reading Adding Frameworks To Your Xcode Project (CocoaPods)

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Xamarin – Placing Static Content Over A Scrolling View

Hello all, I have recently started learning Xamarin, my approach to Xamarin is building lots of demo apps that do things that I have been using in iOS. Something I do a lot in iOS is nest scrolling views (UIScrollView, UITableView) inside a main view so that I can display static content over the scrolling … Continue reading Xamarin – Placing Static Content Over A Scrolling View

How to make a UIImage from a UIView (Gradients)

Gradients are an awesome part of app design. They can take a flat colour scheme and make it stand out. I was recently doing some work with a progress bar and wanted to add a custom gradient to it. Unfortunately a UIProgressBar can only be set using a flat colour, or an image. You could … Continue reading How to make a UIImage from a UIView (Gradients)

The Design and Implementation behind an Adaptive, Interactive Lab Script

In my previous blog entry I had decided that I wanted to produce an interactive lab script that would be able to adapt to a user on the fly. I briefly discussed the merits of such a design, in my situation it helps every student taking my session to have an optimal introduction to swift regardless of … Continue reading The Design and Implementation behind an Adaptive, Interactive Lab Script