The much anticipated WatchKit arrived from Apple this week in the form of Xcode 6.2 Beta. Once downloaded and installed you can start building those watch apps! Plenty of supporting files by way of documents and video from Apple, here are all the links.
Sketch 3 by BohemianCoding.com for the Mac is an excellent tool for quick prototyping designs when it comes to creating iOS screens. In this video version of my Getting Started Designing iOS Screens with Sketch 3 written tutorial I will teach you in under 10 minutes how to create and export your designs using the built in iOS template controls.
There is a lot more to Sketch 3 than first meets the eye but you really only need to know a few things to get started designing views for iOS, Android and the Web, that is what I am going to teach in this article.
Bohemiam Coding, creators of Sketch 3 did a fantastic job making a tool for prototyping layouts be it web pages or in our case iPhone and iPad views. Using the tool you can easily play with laying out views and creating usable exported assets for your development tool of choice (Xcode for most of us when it comes to the iOS platform).
In this quick tutorial we will start with a new Sketch 3 artboard using the built in iOS template. We will then add some controls, simulate a popup scenario and finally export the image as if we needed to share it with someone.
In the previous article we created our first Swift iOS based application, now we will take a look at using auto layout and basic constraints to fix the UI issues that you encountered.
By now everyone that is interested has probably seen or at least heard the results of Apple’s October 16th 2014 announcements. Not many surprises for the most part, but the one thing that really sticks out for me is what …