Showing all posts with the topic ios

  • Recognising self-improvement

    When I started working on Via a couple of years back I was pretty new to the iOS development experience. It was a hobby project and not intended for others, rather I just wanted to put something together for my own somewhat niched travelling...

  • DynamicStackView: A love/hate compromise

    I have a love/hate relationship with UITableView. I also have a love/hate relationship with UIStackView. It’s like they’re perfect for the exact purpose they were built for, but once you start looking at custom solutions they’ll be quick...

  • React Native vs Native in Mobile App Development

    As an apprentice aspiring to become an iOS developer, I recently encountered the question on whether to develop an application using the native language and tools or to develop it using React Native. As I started researching the different...

  • Higher-order functions in Swift

    Higher-order functions is a concept that I found really interesting and took me some time to understand and utilise in a good way in production code. Hopefully I can help you with this process with this post.

    Higher-order function is a...

  • Starting accessibility with iOS

    Why accessibility matters

    The smartphone is an amazing device, it lets us find and consume almost any information we could want and communicate with anyone around the world in text, speech or video. By being this versatile the smartphone...

  • Using websockets in native iOS and Android apps

    This post was originally published on the Elabs blog, before Elabs and Varvet joined forces.

    This is an example of using websockets to communicate in real time from browser, iOS, and Android clients.

    Why would we want to do that? Since...

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