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Deploy screenshots, app metadata and app updates to the App Store using just one command.

Updating your iOS app should not be painful and time consuming. Automate the whole process to start with Continuous Deployment.

Deliver can upload ipa files, app screenshots and more to the iTunes Connect backend, which means, you can deploy new iPhone app updates just by using one command.

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It is a universally recognized best practice to visibly expose your iOS application’s version number somewhere on the screen. Often times you will see it on the application’s splash screen or can get to it by selecting the About menu item (assuming the application has a menu). No matter where it’s location (I have my preference as to where it should be, which I will describe momentarily), it’s a good idea to have it easily viewed by both your beta testers and your users.

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Get a head start preparing for the Apple Watch by prototyping the look of your app!

With the initial release of the WatchKit SDK expected later this month, it’s not too early to start thinking about apps you might want to work on.

How can you add a small-screen component to your own apps? And what kinds of new apps can you think of that really take advantage of the watch and all its features?

We know we won’t get WatchKit until later this month, and won’t see any actual hardware until 2015, but what if you want to start preparing in advance?

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You’ve written an open source application for demonstration or illustrative purposes, and your application requires REST API keys for services such as Facebook, Twitter, Wunderground, or Parse or… You get the idea. How do you submit your application to Github for others to use without exposing your own API keys?

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For as long has the iPhone has existed, location services have been front and center. Maps.app was one of the killer features that launched with the original iPhone. The Core Location API has existed in public form since the first public iPhone OS SDK. With each release of iOS, Apple has steadily added new features to the framework, like background location services, geocoding, and iBeacons.

iOS 8 continues that inexorable march of progress. Like many other aspects of the latest update, Core Location has been shaken up, with changes designed both to enable developers to build new kinds of things they couldn’t before and to help maintain user privacy. Specifically, iOS 8 brings three major sets of changes to the Core Location framework: more granular permissions, indoor positioning, and visit monitoring.

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Here’s another nice open source project called Deliver from Krause providing a ruby based tool that simplifies updating your iOS apps by automatically uploading ipa files, screenshots and more to iTunes connect.

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Here’s an open source interface component called ZLSwipeableView from Zhixuan Lai that allows you to create interfaces with swipeable cards with some nice features.

ZLSwipeableView provides a nice animation when the user swipes and also when the user cancels a swipe. You can also control the swiping behaviour programatically for some nice effects.

ZLSwipeableView

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