How To Make iPhone Apps – MVC, One Pattern To Rule Them All

Welcome to part 3 of my series on How To Make iPhone Apps with no programming experience – where we’ll turn even the non-programmer into an iOS developer! Here’s the article index for the entire series in case you missed it. Today, we introduce the model view controller architecture pattern that all iOS apps are …

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Common Mistakes With Adding Custom Fonts to Your iOS App

by Chris Ching Last updated October 15, 2018 Oct 15, 2018: Updated by Adrien Villez for the latest version of Swift and Xcode! Custom fonts can make all the difference in the world when you’re trying to convey a specific user experience. Luckily, it’s pretty easy to add your own fonts in your iOS app …

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Tutorial: How To Use iOS NSURLConnection By Example

Most of the apps you’ll build will have to fetch some sort of data through the network whether it’s as simple as high scores, a configuration file or more complex data such as a large movie catalogue. While there are a few ways you could fetch data in your iPhone application and more than a …

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Preventing NSURLConnection Cache Issues

If you have worked with the NSURLConnection class in iOS, then you may have come across this behaviour before; we were using the NSURLConnection class to download a remote XML file to check if there was an update for our app. When we changed the XML file on the remote server to indicate there was …

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