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Tutorial: Using iOS 11’s Vision Framework For Object Detection On A Live Video Feed

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Core ML is the new machine learning framework added by Apple to the iOS SDK.

Including within Core ML is the vision framework providing high-performance computer vision features for tasks such as image and face detection with higher performance in the past.

This tutorial from Jeffrey Bergier shows how to get started with the Vision framework and perform object detection on a live video feed;

You can find the tutorial on Github here.

A nice straightforward guide to getting started with Vision.


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ARShooter – An Example Shooter Created Using iOS 11’s ARKit

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One of the most interesting features of the iOS 11 SDK is ARKit for augmented reality.

ARShooter from Faris Sbahi is an source code example, and tutorial showing how to make a simple augmented reality shooter using ARKit.

This animation from the readme shows ARKit in action:

ARShooter

You can find the ARShooter on Github here.

You can find the tutorial on the TexNotes site.

A nice example for those starting out with iOS 11’s ARKit.


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FadingEdgesCollectionView – Custom UICollectionView For Scrolling Content With Fading Edges

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FadingEdgesCollectionView is a custom UICollectionView component from alexandre-g with edges that automatically fade to hint about more available content.

The fading effect is customizable, and arrows can be added with the effect shown either vertically or horizontally. FadingEdgesCollectionView can be implemented in storyboards or programmatically.

This animation from the readme shows FadingEdgesCollectionView in action:

FadingEdgesCollectionView

You can find FadingEdgesCollectionView on Github here.

A nice collection view component for scrolling content.


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Swift 4 New Features Video And Playground

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With the new Xcode 9 Beta Apple has added support for Swift 4 adding a number of great new features.

Apple has posted a What’s New In Swift 4 video from WWDC on their site, and Ole Begemann has created a Swift playground that you can use to play with the new Swift 4 features mentioned at WWDC.

You can find the What’s New In Swift 4 WWDC 2017 talk on the Apple site.

You can find the Playground on Github here.

A nice way to get a quick start on Swift 4.


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TinyCrayon – A Swift UI Component For Image Masking And Cutout With Edge Detection

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TinyCrayon is an open source Swift based component providing a library and interface allowing users to quickly mask and cutout the selection from an image.

This is a feature that has been seen in many apps, and TinyCrayon provides a nice customizable interface, with three different selection methods for the user that utilize edge detection, a special hair detection algorithm, and brush selection.

This animation from the readme shows the edge detection feature of TinyCrayon in action:

TinyCrayon

You can find TinyCrayon on Github here.

A nice component for image editing apps.


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