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Tips for Creating Your Own Interactive iOS Animations

Animations in iOS offer functional context to users and provide developers with a simple way to bring designs to life. While Apple provides ...

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Using TestFlight to Distribute Multiple Versions of an iOS App

Development doesn't stop once a v1.0 app is live. Your newly launched app will need to have regular app updates to thrive. Whether it’s a ne...

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How to Start Android Development with an iOS Background

If all you've ever done in the past is iOS development, looking to build an app on Android might make you feel like you're entering the Wild...

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How to Create Better User Permission Requests in iOS Apps

A quick way to ruin a user's experience is to mishandle the way your app requests permissions. These permissions, like access to location, t...

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Xcode Tips for the Savvy iOS Developer

For those of us developers working on platforms like iOS, Xcode permeates our day-to-day duties. If we're not coding or debugging in Xcode, ...

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How to Use iOS Expectations to Test Async Functions Without a Callback Method

Apple's testing framework has made great strides in recent years. It has become mature to the point where test-driven development (TDD) is n...

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Flinto for Mac vs Principle: A Review of Two New App Prototyping Tools

When it comes to creating advanced interactive app prototypes, there’s been no shortage of options for the design community. In the past, we...

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The Best Free Sketch iOS App Icon Template

While there are a number of iOS app icon templates for Photoshop on the web, including our own, I've yet to find a version for Sketch that c...

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Why It Makes Sense to Update Your App by Launch Day

App creators will get their chance to unveil updated versions of their apps for iOS 9 and watchOS today and Android 6.0 later this fall. Tho...

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iOS Views are Dead. Long Live iOS Views.

In the beginning of iOS development things were easy when it came to size. There was only one iOS device screen size you had to account for,...

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How to Use Deep Linking in Your Mobile App

What is deep linking? Deep linking enables app creators to drive user engagement and simplify the app onboarding process. It’s useful in tra...

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