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14 06, 2017

An iOS Developer’s Review of the Most Exciting WWDC Tech

By |2020-10-20T16:45:48+00:00June 14th, 2017|Categories: Apple/iOS, Coding & Development, Tech News|Tags: , , |

This year, Metova sent me to WWDC to get an early first-hand look at all the new upcoming technologies Apple is releasing. This was my first time attending WWDC, and it did not disappoint. Essentially, every rumoured announcement you could find on the internet actually was delivered along with multiple other exciting big ticket items. [...]

23 01, 2017

How To Update an iOS Project to Use rbenv for Ruby Version Management

By |2020-10-20T16:45:51+00:00January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Apple/iOS, Coding & Development, Ruby on Rails|Tags: , , |

As an iOS mobile developer, you may think you don’t need to manage Ruby versions in your project. Many iOS projects use CocoaPods which is a Ruby gem. Some projects may even use other Ruby gems such as fastlane for automating your deployment pipeline, or slather for reporting code coverage results. Here at Metova, we [...]

16 06, 2015

How to Set up KIF to Take Screenshots on Failures

By |2020-10-20T16:47:41+00:00June 16th, 2015|Categories: Apple/iOS, Coding & Development|Tags: , |

Apple just announced their new UI testing features at WWDC, and it looks awesome. However, until you start building with the iOS 9 SDK, KIF is the top UI automation option. KIF is a great automated UI testing framework, but sometimes, when KIF tests fail on your continuous integration server (or locally when you weren’t [...]

11 05, 2015

Everything Core Data

By |2020-10-20T16:47:42+00:00May 11th, 2015|Categories: Apple/iOS, Coding & Development|Tags: , |

 What is Core Data?Core Data is an object-graph management system that also provides data persistence. It is not simply a persistence framework. Its features can be used without even persisting data. However, usually, it interfaces with a SQLite database (and this will be my assumption for most of this article). […]

27 08, 2014

Understanding App Identifiers

By |2020-10-20T16:47:47+00:00August 27th, 2014|Categories: Apple/iOS, Coding & Development|Tags: , |

What is an App Identifier?An App Identifier is a unique, reverse URL scheme, string that applications use to identify themselves (similar to package name in Android). If we were working on a Metova application called Operations, the App Identifier would be com.metova.Operations.The capitalization is important here. Why is it important? When you create a new [...]