Tag Archives: iOS11

NSAttributedString Enhancements in iOS 11

03 Aug 17
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An NSAttributedString can be a pain to configure in the way that you want. The attributes dictionary has always been a dictionary comprised of StringAny pairs. There have been some nice enhancments in iOS 11, though.

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Implementing Drag and Drop in iOS 11 Part 2

28 Jul 17
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Getting Started

This tutorial picks up where Implementing Drag And Drop As A Destination App In iOS 11 leaves off. If you have already gone through that tutorial, you can continue on with the same source code. Otherwise, check out the code from GitHub.

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Implementing Drag and Drop in iOS 11 Part 1

28 Jul 17
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At WWDC Apple announced that iOS 11 will now support Drag and Drop. This works not only within an app, but also from one app to another. Dragging between apps is only supported on iPads. Drag and Drop between apps works if the iPad is in split view mode, with both the source and destination apps open side by side, or even if the destination app is completely closed.

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Large Titles For Navigation Bars In iOS 11

26 Jul 17
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If you have played with iOS 11 either on a simulator or on a real device, you have probably noticed that most of the first party apps, such as Mail and Settings, use large titles in the navigation bar. We are going to look at how to implement the same navigation bar behavior in our apps. Unsurprisingly, Apple has made this very easy for us.

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Enabling Siri Integration With SiriKit

26 Jul 17
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SiriKit was created for developers in iOS 10. However, there were, and still are, a limited number of intent domains with which you can integrate an app. An intent domain is simply a category of app that can take advantage of Siri. With the release of iOS 11, a few new domains are being made available.

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