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Bluepill – Open Source Tool For iOS Testing In Multiple Simulators With Added Reliability Features

Bluepill is an open source tool from LinkedIn for running iOS tests in parallel on multiple simulators with great reporting features, and extra reliability features. Bluepill runs tests in headless mode for less resource consumption, automatically retries when a simulator hangs or crashes, packs tests into groups automatically based on running time, generates reports after…

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Quick Chat – A Swift Based Real-Time iOS Chat App Using Firebase

Quick Chat for iOS is a Swift source code example showing how to create a real-time chat app using Google’s Firebase form Haik Aslanyan. Firebase is great for these types of apps because of its real-time database, and generous free tiers. Quick Chat features logins, real-time text messages, photos, and locations. This animation from the…

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Files – An Open Source Swift Library For Working With Files And Folders

Files is an open source Swift library from John Sundell for working with files ion iOS, macOS and tvOS. Files provides a straightforward object-oriented API for moving, deleting, reading, and writing files and folders. This snippet from the readme shows an example of file and folder deletion and creation: let folder = try Folder(path: "/users/john/folder")…

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SwiftRichString – A Swift Library That Simplifies Styling Attributed Strings

SwiftRichString is an open source library submitted by Daniele Margutti that simplifies working with attributed strings. With SwiftRichString you can style attributed strings using a clear type-safe syntax, combine attributed and non-attributed strings, and more. This snippet from the readme shows how one could create styles, and apply them to an attributed string with SwiftRichString:…

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GLTableCollectionView – A Swift Component Scrolling/Sliding Content Like In The App Store

GLTableCollectionView is an open source Swift based user interface component from Giulio for creating sliding views similar to those seen in Netflix, Airbnb and the App Store. GLTableCollectionView utilizes both UITableView and UICollectionView features cell recycling, headers for each table view and collection view row, storyboard compatibility and more. The table view, and each cell…