Understanding Property Wrappers in SwiftUI

Last week we started a new series of posts about SwiftUI framework. Today I want to continue this topic by covering Property Wrappers provided by SwiftUI. SwiftUI gives us @State, @Binding, @ObservedObject, @EnvironmentObject, and @Environment Property Wrappers. So let’s try to understand the differences between them and when and why which one we have to use.

Making real-world app with SwiftUI

That is WWDC week: everybody is so excited about so many new things like SwiftUI, Dark Mode, updateable Core ML models, etc. I will try to cover all the new stuff during the upcoming weeks. Let’s start with SwiftUI. SwiftUI is an entirely new approach to building apps for the Apple ecosystem.

The power of Delegate design pattern

Last week before WWDC and everybody so excited about new features which we will have just in a few days. However, let’s keep posts related to WWDC for next week. This week we are going to talk about my favorite design pattern Delegate. Delegate is the most straightforward and powerful pattern.

Storing Codable structs on the disk

Most of our apps are REST clients for some backends. During the development of this kind of apps, we want to keep it working offline. In this case, we have to cache data somewhere locally on the device to make it readable without an internet connection.

Haptic feedback in iOS apps

Feedback helps people know what an app is doing, discover what they can do next, and understand the results of actions. This week I am going to talk about the Haptic Feedback Engine which provided by Apple in most of the devices.

Starting Unit Testing with Model layer

Today we are going to touch the completely new topic on my blog, and it is Unit Testing. Most of us heard about the pros of Unit Testing. I want to show how easily you can start with Unit Testing by covering your model layer. So let’s start with the definition.

Inclusive enums with OptionSet

Enums are one of the most powerful features of Swift language. It forms Value-Oriented Programming in conjunction with Structs. Enum is the best way to describe the exclusive state in Swift, but what about the case when you need an inclusive state. Today we will talk about OptionSet protocol and how we can achieve inclusive states with it.

Adapting app for iPad with UISplitViewController

Apple promotes iPad as the primary computer for regular users. This trend is visible during the last couple of years. More and more users start to use iPad as the main device. I think it is essential to support iPad screens and efficiently use that space. This week we will talk about adapting apps for iPad with the help of UISplitViewController.