Swift is Apple’s brand new language for writing iOS and OS X apps. Opinions vary but it is likely to be with us for a long time. You may not need to write your next app in it yet but when you are ready to learn more these are some good resources.Continue reading
Back in early 2010 I wrote a very simple app called AppForCats At the time I did it with pure UIKit which meant I had to:
Now all of this can be done much quicker and simpler using Sprite Kit, a 2D graphics and rendering system built into iOS 7. Sprite Kit is specifically designed to support animations, sounds, physics and particle systems to help you quickly and easily develop fun games. In this intro we’ll talk about the basic concepts and then build a very simple game together based on AppForCats to show the various steps involved.