AppCoda Weekly - Issue #27

Welcome to AppCoda Weekly #27. This week we collect a lot of great links and tutorials. Spare some ti
AppCoda Weekly - Issue #27
By AppCoda • Issue #27
Welcome to AppCoda Weekly #27. This week we collect a lot of great links and tutorials. Spare some time this weekend to go through some of them.
By the way, some asked us if we will update our Swift books for iOS 11 and Swift 4. Absolutely! We are working on it. And, because all our books include one year free update, you can get an updated book for free.
Regards,
Simon

Tutorials
Creating a Simple Game With Core ML in Swift 4 - AppCoda
Earlier, we showed you the basics of Core ML. There are a lot of ways to apply this new framework. This week, Mitchell will show you how to develop a simple scavenger hunt game using Core ML.
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Catching Leaky View Controllers Without Instruments
A nice post to learn about how to find out memory leaks of UIViewController earlier in the development process
JSON With Encoder And Encodable
A step by step tutorial about encoding/decoding JSON data in Swift 4.
Creating Lists With SiriKit On iOS11
This year, Apple announced more domains for SiriKit, which means new opportunities for developers. Let’s see how to build a grocery list app.
How We Cut Our iOS App’s Launch Time In Half
This post shows how you can reduce your app’s launch times to half by replacing dynamic frameworks with merged static libraries with minimal changes required.
iOS Simulator Power Ups
simctl — a lovely little tool to aid with the iOS simulator.
Using SpriteKit To Create Animations In Swift
In this post, John shows us how we can use SpriteKit for creating a loading animation.
One Weird Trick To Lose Size
Popular social networking apps are over 400 megs. With weekly releases, over one year you’ll download twenty gigs of data. How can Halide keep its app size small?
Can Core ML In iOS Really Do Hot Dog Detection Without Server-side Processing?
Core ML make machine learning accessible for most iOS developers. Here’s how to use it in your own apps.
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Get Ready for iOS 11 and Swift 4
All our books come with 1-year free update. That means you will receive a free book update this fall if you purchase the book now.
Learn Firebase by Building an Instagram-like App
We just released a new chapter of our Intermediate iOS 10 Programming with Swift ebook. You will learn how to build an Instagram-like app with Firebase.
UI/UX
How To Design A Mobile App Without Paying A Dime
How do you bridge the gap from developing an app to designing it? If you’re on a budget, here’s how to design a mobile app - without paying a dime!
Modal Windows: Tips For Designing The Bold UI Pattern
A comprehensive guide to creating and designing modals / dialogs / overlays, including modal examples and additional resources.
Holy War: Why I Utterly Loathe The New App Switcher in iOS 11
In iOS 11, Apple redesigned and decided to combine recently used apps list with the control center, so that you could put as much information on-screen at once as possible which has produced an interface with teeny tiny images, and lots of user confusion overload. Do you agree? 
Libraries
GridView
Reusable GridView with excellent performance and customization that can be time table, spreadsheet, paging and more.
Neural-Network-Playground
A neural network Swift playground, with no third party dependencies.
PMSuperButton is a powerful UIButton coming from the countryside.
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