The popover is a useful bit of interactivity you can add to your iPad applications. This tutorial shows you how to go into Xcode and use a few other application development tools to code a popover or view controller into your iPad application.
This programmer's guide provides an introduction to Xcode, Interface Builder and the iPhone simulator. Specifically, you'll learn how to write, build and test a simple "Hello World" application. For more information, including a complete overview of the process, take a look. ...more
This is a tutorial on coding an iPhone App in XCode. Similar to one of my first blog posts on building a basic application for Mac OS X using xcode 3.0, I am going to explain for beginning iPhone/iPod Touch developers how to build the most basic Cocoa Touch application using ...more
Simple SDK demonstrates how to add icons to your iPhone applications using XCode. Find your desired app and right click on it to designate that you want to open it with Gimp. Use the rectangle tool to crop the image to a square size. Add text to the image as desired. Then, sca ...more
This is a lengthy, detailed series on iPhone development, for which you'll need an Intel-based Mac computer, running Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) or higher. Then, before you actually get started developing for the iPhone, you'll need to register as a developer with Apple. Then, you ...more
On your Apple iPhone or Apple iPod Touch, your applications have icons, and those app icons have an automatic glossy feel to them, which presents a white streak on the top. If you don't particularly like that gloss effect, there is a way to remove it. This video tutorial will ...more
Watch out Macs. Flashback is back. Variations of the trojan have reportedly infected 600,000 Mac computers around the globe, with about 57 percent in the U.S. and another 20 percent in Canada. Dr. Web, who discovered the spreading Flashback, said that these trojans install t ...more
Today, in this video, you're going to learn how to make a simple program that can allow you to play stuff backwards, like a song, with Xcode and AppleScript on your Mac OS X computer. This application will be well worth showing off to your friends. Code: on clicked theObject ...more
New to programming for OS X or simply after a brushup? If so, you're in luck: this tutorial outlines the basics necessary for using Objective-C and the Cocoa Frameworks alongside Xcode and Interface Builder to create powerful Mac OS X applications. Take a look!
This is an Objective C (ObjC) video tutorial that shows how to populate a UITableView instance for iPhone applications. You'll use Cocoa with Xcde and the Interface Builder on your Mac OS.
This Xcode video tutorial will help beginners learn how to use Interface Builder to use Objective-C code to interact with UI elements implemented in their Mac OS X applications.
In this clip, you'll learn how to make recourse to the documents folder from within an iOS application. Whether you're new to the Objective-C operating language and Xcode IDE or are a seasoned developer merely looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're certain to be ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to change the colors of the default iOS tab bar. Whether you're new to the Objective-C operating language and Xcode IDE or are a seasoned developer merely looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're certain to be well served by this tuto ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to add an in-application purchase feature within your app. Whether you're new to the Objective-C operating language and Xcode IDE or are a seasoned developer merely looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're certain to be well served by ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to switch views within an iPhone app through the use of View Controllers in Xcode. Whether you're new to the Objective-C operating language and Xcode IDE or are a seasoned developer merely looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're cert ...more
This REALbasic tutorial teaches you how to create a minimal application with REALbasic that is much simpler than Xcode and will allow your app to be cross-platform too. REAL basic is derived from the BASIC programming language so it's really easy to develop applications in as ...more
Many developers, myself included, use Unity for 3D application development as well as making games. There are many that mistakenly believe Unity to be a game engine. And that, of course, is how it started. But we now live in a world where our applications have a new level of d ...more
Hello again, fellow hackers! we are getting a little bit more advanced (i mean, in my next post we will code a basic virus!) so we need a more advanced program to code our programs (using a program to code a program? cough programception cough). such a program is called an Int ...more
At Apple's yearly event, the World Wide Developers Conference, the tech giant finally announced their decision to enter the augmented reality space. Through adding basic AR functionality to the beta release of Xcode 9, the development environment for Mac computers, as well as ...more
Have you ever wanted to control a swarm of robots? Well, now you can! Robotics researchers at New York University (NYU) have created an app which controls 'bots from your smartphone, using augmented reality. This AR app would certainly come in handy when you want to make a cof ...more
Macs are generally highly power efficient due to, in part, the optimized sleeping schedule with OS X. Yet in certain scenarios, you might not want your Mac to go to sleep: downloading a huge file, reading a book, reviewing a spreadsheet, analyzing some content on the screen... ...more
Heartbleed, move over. There's a new bug in town, and this time it's also affecting Mac and Linux computers. It's called Shellshock (its original official title is CVE-2014-6271), and it's currently got a 10 out of 10 severity rating over at the National Cyber Awareness System ...more
How To : Sideload & Install Open Source iOS Apps on Your iPhone Using MacBuildServer—Without Jailbreaking
Apple is widely known for keeping a tight grip on iOS, disallowing open-source and third-party downloads. While there are many reasons for this, the three most frequently referenced are quality control, malware prevention, and of course—money. The number one reason why Apple ...more
While installing the new Android P Developer Preview is fairly easy if you're using a Windows machine, it's a little trickier if you want to use macOS instead. To help you get the latest Android OS on your Google Pixel phone, we'll break down the whole process so using your Ma ...more
As a developer, before you can make augmented-reality robots that move around in the real world, controlled by a user's finger, you first need to learn how to harness the basics of designing AR software for a touchscreen interface. In recent years, the vernacular for referrin ...more
OS X is built upon a UNIX foundation, which grants you access to the benefits that UNIX offers, including the standard toolkit (make, gcc, clang, git, perl, svn, size, strings, id, and a lot more) via the command line developer tools, which are an essential if you're a develop ...more
The new iOS 10 won't be released to the public until September 13 via an OTA update, but the Gold Master edition is available right now. Essentially, it's the same version that Apple will release on the 13th, but only for developers so they can get their apps up to snuff befor ...more
Kodi, formerly known as XBMC, is one of the most versatile media players available. With it, you can play virtually any internet and media file in a large variety of formats, and it can be used on practically every single operating system out there, including iOS 10. Kodi, an ...more
The reveal of Apple's new ARKit extensions for iPhones and iPads, while not much of a shock, did bring with it one big surprise. By finding a solution to surface detection without the use of additional external sensors, Apple just took a big step over many — though not all — s ...more