In a previous tutorial I presented a specific new multitasking feature in iOS 7, the Background Fetch, showing how easy it is to make an app to schedule downloads in the background. In this tutorial, I am going to work with another great multitasking feature, named Background Transfer Service. Prior to iOS 7, only a […]
The GTAlertView class for iOS, provides a way for using the UIAlertView with a completion handler block, instead of delegate methods. With it, initialiazing and showing the alert view, as well as handling the tapped buttons are implemented all together in one place.
The GTActionSheet is an iOS class implementing the UIActionSheet and provides a way to use it with a completion handler block, instead of using the usual way with the delegate methods.
In the recent tutorials, it has been underlined that iOS 7 has brought along great new features. Many new frameworks, libraries and APIs have been exposed to developers, letting them create modern and engaging applications and attract more users. One of them is the UIKit Dynamics library, integrated right into the UIKit framework, allowing the […]
In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a simple, multi-player game using the Multipeer Connectivity framework that was introduced in iOS 7. In the first installment of this series, we laid the foundation of the game. In this article, we’ll implement the game logic. Read the full tutorial on MobileTuts+
As with every major release, iOS 7 includes many new APIs that developers can take advantage of in their applications. In this tutorial, we’ll take a look at a brand new framework introduced in iOS 7, the Multipeer Connectivity framework. This framework adds support for discovering, connecting to, and communicating with nearby services, such as […]
Among the millions of applications existing on the App Store, there is a great number of them that deals with data fetched from the web. Even more, today that carriers provide constant Internet access through 3G and 4G networks at low cost, these apps seem to grow even more. News, weather and social applications are […]
On App Store, the most popular app category among all is the Games category, something that even Apple accepts as a fact. And how this couldn’t be true, regarding that all or almost all iOS users have downloaded and played one or more games, at least one time? Personally, I’m quite confident that those users […]
Editor’s note: In part 1 of the multipeer connectivity series, we gave an introduction of the Multipeer Connectivity Framework and built chat feature of the demo app. The Multipeer Connectivity Framework is one of the many new frameworks introduced in iOS 7. As you can see in part 1, the framework allows developers to easily […]
The Multipeer Connectivity Framework is one of the many new frameworks iOS 7 introduces, and it broadens the range of the applications that can be built for the new operating system. Its aim is to enable developers to create applications that will allow devices being in close distance to get connected, simply using Wi-Fi networks […]