Swift vs Obj-C Performance Comparison

Is Swift faster than Objective-C? This question has been asked so many times and the answer is still unclear. So I took the recent Xcode 7.3 beta and ran some tests comparing Swift 2.2 and Objective-C. The results were surprising even for me.

Rosie – Let’s Dive Into Clean Architecture

Review of Rosie – Android framework to create application that follows principles of Clean Architecture.

Reactive Programming Rx Swift

RxSwift by Examples #1 – The Basics

Start your adventure with Functional Reactive Programming and learn how to use RxSwift in your app development!

Android Flip Animation - Explained

How to add Card Flip Animation to your Android App

Read how to make your Android App more delightful using Card Flip Animation.

What’s new in Swift 2.2?

Swift 2.2 is going to be released with Xcode 7.3 and is supposed to be sometime in March to May of 2016. This issue is planned to be an intermediate point between Swift 2 and Swift 3 contains more changes. Actually Swift 2.2 only warns you about changes, when Swift 3 would not allow you many things you have got used to. But do not worry – I guess it is another big step to make Swift swifter.

IBDesignable and IBInspectable in Interface Builder

A picture is worth a thousand words. Simple and meaningful. Why have to setup whole view (meaning not only UIView, but all its subclasses included buttons, images or cells) with raw code and imagine how it possibly could look, when you can easily use IBInspectable and IBDesignable available in Interface Builder since Xcode 6? Exactly! Let’s try it out and take a look how simple it is.

Example of Realm with MVP and Dagger

How to use Realm in MVP pattern with Dagger

Realm in Android – simple example

Simple example of Realm database

How to integrate Gerrit with HipChat

You can find complete source code on Droids on Roids’ GitHub repository Background One of the useful features for Gerrit users is to receive notifications about events related to their changes. Gerrit contains built-in support for email notifications. You can just configure SMTP settings and voilà, bunch categories of emails will be sent. So far so […]

Google Cloud Messaging and Parse comparison

Two different ways of approaching the implementation of Apple Push Notification Service in iOS app. Google Cloud Messaging versus Parse Push Notifications. Which one is the best for you?

SwiftCarousel

Circular UIScrollView – SwiftCarousel

Circular UIScrollView. Learn how to use SwiftCarousel helper with examples.

Log in with Twitter with Swift (iOS)

Currently, most mobile applications have login by social networks. In this post we will focus on solution using Twitter platform. We will try to create simple login using Parse backend service which provides support the Twitter API.

Maze Game with SpriteKit

Do you remember days when maze games like Labyrinth 2 from Illusion Labs where one of the most popular titles on the App Store? In fact it was kinda long time ago, when iPhone 3Gs and 4 had its glory time. I still think it was really nice idea, so why not to create own Maze game, especially since iOS SDK has such great framework like SpriteKit?

DroidsOnRoids Rising Star

Droids On Roids ranked in Top 5 Rising Stars in Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Central Europe Awards!

Droids On Roids was listed in top 5 fastest growing, young tech companies in Central Europe!

Meaningful Motion with Shared Element Transition and Circular Reveal Animation

The project can be found on DroidsOnRoids Github in Material Showcase repository.   First glance The circular reveal animation is one of the most popular animations in a Material Design paradigm. Following official android documentation: Reveal animations provide users visual continuity when you show or hide a group of UI elements. So with this kind of animation […]

Apple TV Menu

Apple TV Parallax Effect in Swift

Have you seen new Apple TV? Looks great, and brand new design brings some iOS/OSX feeling! As always, Apple included subtle, but very cool effect to interact with interface. Here’s you can look how to recreate it in Swift.

iOS & Android Mobile Development Company Software House Poland

Content Blockers in iOS 9

Since iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan, Apple has started supporting content blockers. This brings us ad blocking and many other interesting possibilities.

iOS & Android Mobile Development Company Software House Poland

UIStackView in Swift Part 1

In June 2015, something finally changed in terms of layout in iOS. On WWDC Apple introduced a new layout tool for developers – UIStackView. Well known to OSX developers, this great layout view finally came into iOS world. Let’s be honest – AutoLayout is not trivial – for experienced developers is logical and enable them […]