Understanding SwiftUI’s ViewModifiers and ViewBuilders

It has been more than a year since the release of SwiftUI, and we certainly had some interesting experiences with it so far. It can create a lot of  excitement, surprise, and sometimes a ton of annoyance too. If you have started making apps with SwiftUI, you might have encountered situations where if you used UIKit, the work would be done easily, but with SwiftUI it can sometimes take all day – even more. But since SwiftUI is still a baby, these things shouldn’t stop one from learning and unwrapping its mysteries because, with time, it will grow, get better and make our app development way easier.…

Introducing Diffable Data Source

Ever since the evolution of iOS SDK, it has been the responsibility of the data source, to provide the table-views and collection-views with the data they need to create, configure and display its cells and supplementary views. For this, we are required to implement the necessary protocol (UITableViewDataSource or UICollectionViewDataSource) methods and sync our updated data-model with the data source properly to avoid any synchronization bugs. This approach has been used for a decade now but still, it has quirks and fallout which could sometimes give you a headache. With iOS 13.0, Apple provided a couple of really cool API’s for both table-views and collection-views. One of…

What’s New in Core Location

Apple showcased a lot of major changes in WWDC19, with SwiftUI creating a lot of buzz among the developers. But there were also some other changes that are important and will be affecting the user experience right now. One of them is the updates in the Core Location framework. iOS 13 improves user privacy related to location sharing. If your app needs the location of the user to recommend or display content, you may need to investigate if your app is still running properly. Starting from iOS 13, users will be getting a new option to share their location just once. They’ve also empowered While in Use permission…

Customizing Layout for UICollectionView

Almost every application contain a list screen where a vertical/horizontal list of scrollable items is used. Except a few, almost all cases can be fulfilled either by a TableView, or a CollectionView using Flow-Layout. In this post, we will be working on one of such few cases, creating a Custom CollectionView Layout for implementing a Mark-Sheet layout, showing user’s achieved marks in their respective subjects like:

Vinsol Ranked Among The Top iOS & Android App Development Companies In 2019

$200 Billion. That’s the number that mobile app economy is poised to register globally in 2021. From $50 Billion in 2012, various forms of monetization models in the smartphone industry have contributed to an immense surge in the ecosystem of consumers, enigmatic product innovations, and the profession of app development itself.