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Open Source Library Providing A Core Data Query Language For Swift

I’ve mentioned a number of libraries for working with Core Data, the most popular of which being Magical Record. Here’s an open source Swift based library providing a very nice syntax for querying Core Data databases called QueryKit from Kyle Fuller. Query kit includes helpers including functions for: – Querying – Filtering – Ordering –…

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Tutorial: Creating A Candy Crush Style Game In Swift With Sprite Kit

Apple has done an excellent job with the documenting the Swift programming language and I’ve been asked a couple of times about tutorials and so far by the best are on Apple’s own Swift Programming language page. Here’s a tutorial from Matthijs Hollemans that takes a different approach to teaching the basics of the Swift programming…

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Open Source Library For Easy and Clean Asynchronous Flow Control In Swift

About a year and a half ago I mentioned a library for asynchronous flow control in Objetive-C called Sequencer. Sequencer definitely helps to make your asynchronous code more readable and clean. Here’s an open source library built for a similar purpose for Swift adding a number of nice features called TaskQueue from Marin Todorov. TaskQueue…

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An Rspec Inspired Behavior Driven Testing Framework For Swift

About a month ago I mentioned a nice utility library for Swift inspired by Underscore.js and Asterism. Here’s an extensive testing framework for Swift (and Objective-C) with a syntax inspired by Rspec, Specta and Gingko called Quick from Brian Gesiak. This example from the readme shows the syntax of Quick in action: import Quick import…

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Open Source iOS Component For Creating Great Looking Custom Alert Views Made With Swift

I’ve mentioned a number of custom iOS alert view components, most recently AMSmoothAlert which features a clean style and nice popping animations. Here’s an open source component created with Swift allowing you to create similarly styled alert views called SCLAlertView-Swift from Viktor Radchenko. SCLAlertView-Swift features several different styles of alert for errors, notice, warning and…