Day: October 1, 2016

iOS Development

Facebook login using the iOS API with Swift

A common requirement for consumer mobile apps is to allow users to authenticate with their FaceBook credentials. Let’s explore why, and then go ahead and make the integration with iOS and Swift Why use Facebook authentication? Why would we want to use Facebook auth instead of providing our own authentication database? Really it boils down to […]

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Swift 3.0 substrings made easy

Swift is a fantastic, modern language, and has fast become my favorite. So much of what’s built into it is intuitive, simple and makes coding much more expressive than older, more syntactically heavy programming languages. But…sometimes its sophistication makes what was simple in older languages more complicated. Case in point is taking substrings. Substrings are […]

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