The Adobe Illustrator Story

The Adobe Illustrator Story from Terry Hemphill on Vimeo.

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Instance Methods are Curried Functions in Swift

You like Curry? How about Curried Function? Swift gots your curried function!

Instance Methods are Curried Functions in Swift

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Prototyping iOS Animations In Swift

We’re all going to have to do a better job figuring out how to make some amazing animation. Nice to try to do more prototype in Xcode as oppose to something with a slight bit of overkill like After Effects.

I mean After Effects is AMAZING but was never intended for UI Animation prototyping.

PROTOTYPING iOS ANIMATIONS IN SWIFT

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Updating for Modern iOS Design – A Case Study

An interest case study of an app that is follow a lot of ideal iOS7 UI/UX with interesting and obvious UI animation transitions.

Updating for Modern iOS Design – A Case Study

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But Should I…Swift?

I also get a lot of people coming out of the wood works saying how much they hate Objective-C and want to try Swift. A fair amount being from a dynamic language like Javascript or Ruby.

Swift is awesome but its still beta and has a lot of rough edges. Swift also doesn’t shield you from Objective-C in a lot of cases. You still have to understand UIKit which is heavy in Obj-C terminologies.

Maybe in 2 years that’ll change, but going Swift now should be consider more of a academic exercise for new projects rather than relying on it to handle existing projects.

But Should I…Swift?

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Looking Up

In the face of some doom-and-gloom blog posts lately, our very own Joe Cieplinski provides his own point of view as an indie developer. One of more hope and audacity vs “its over. gold rush as end. let’s give up.”

Looking Up

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App Rot

There seems to be some doom-and-gloom lately in the indie Cocoa development scene. What do you think? Is there still room for us to make money as independent developers making our own products? Is the dream dead?

App Rot

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A Candid Look at Unread’s First Year

A hard and honest look at how an app developer does and how hard it is to do decent business in the App Store.

A Candid Look at Unread’s First Year

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Prefixes Considered Passé

Some of this is due to Swift. What do you think?

Prefixes Considered Passé

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CocoaLove Conference - Tickets Available on Thursday

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CocoaLove Conference is a brand new conference that highlights the iOS/Mac community’s passions, challenges, and triumphs. This will be three days of insightful conversations with iOS/Mac peers and some delicious Philly cheesesteaks memories. We aspire to have our attendees leave with a strong sense of community and a rejuvenated inspiration to do great things.

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Speaker List

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