Yep, it’s that time of year again, where we all panic about getting new iOS features into our apps before ship date. Know the feeling? Thought so, yep. We’ve got a better excuse than usual this year though; this last month we’ve been settling into the electric city of Bangkok to work at agoda.com. Which we’d thoroughly recommend based on our experience so far; check out all the great jobs if you’re looking for an awesome gig! Any-ways, if you’re looking to get up to speed on iOS 10, here’s some great resources to put the pedal down:
This series has been a great resource for several OS versions now, and this year sure doesn’t look like a letdown so far:
One of the new features was the ability for 3rd-party developers to create their own message extensions that can be used from within the Messages application… To demonstrate this exciting new extension type, we’ll take a look at a project that allows two players to play a simplified version of the popular game, Battleships,
Xcode has shipped with a new debugging tool called the Thread Sanitizer which can help identify [threading] issues before you even notice them. We’ll create a simple application which enables us to deposit and withdraw money in $100 denominations…
We’ll take a look at building our own extension that replaces ASCII characters with their Emoji equivalents…
To explore this new class, we’ll go through a few examples where we animate an image across the screen…
Of course, the Mother of All Tutorial Sites aka raywenderlich.com has their (6th!) annual opus proceeding nicely:
Also note the iOS 10 + watchOS 2 bundle, and check out the latest tutorials/screencasts.
And one particular to finish off with; our entire career, we’ve had requests for voice dictation apps that we’ve always begged off with “Dude, that’s hard. And expensive.” Well, LOOK HOW EASY IT IS NOW:
Truly, we live in the age of marvels.