July 2016 - wiky apps

Software Development, Games Development, Mobile Development, iOS Development, Android Development, Window Phone Development. Dot Net, Window Services,WCF Services, Web Services, MVC, MySQL, SQL Server and Oracle Tutorials, Articles and their Resources

Monday, July 18, 2016

Storage device writes information atom-by-atom

The quest for storage devices that pack more information into a smaller space has reached a new limit, with memory that writes information a...
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Stretching a image in iOS using colorWithPatternImage

We can do some image resizing to achieve this. Use this helper method to resize image and then use it in colorWithPatternImage method call. ...
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Sunday, July 17, 2016

List of Fonts Available on the iPhone

How to use fonts in iOS UIFont *mainTitleFont = [UIFont boldSystemFontOfSize:14.0]; UIFont *subTitleFont = [UIFont SystemFontOfSize:14.0]; U...
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Print all iOS fonts in Swift

Handy function that I always forget func printFonts() {     let fontFamilyNames = UIFont.familyNames()     for familyName in fontFamilyNames...
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Saturday, July 16, 2016

How to remove extra empty cells in TableViewController, iOS - Swift

in your viewDidLoad() function add this line of code: tableView.tableFooterView = UIView() I guess you came to this post by searching simila...
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Thursday, July 14, 2016

First Steps: Exploring .NET Core and ASP.NET Core

.NET Core and ASP.NET Core 1.0 are finally here, and in this post I'll show how to get started with these new tools using the command l...
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How to Create an Xcode Source Editor Extension

Xcode is the main IDE (Integrated Development Environment) used by thousands and thousands of developers every day. It is an awesome tool, b...
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Magical Error Handling in Swift

Error handling in Swift has come a long way since the patterns in Swift 1 that were inspired by Objective-C. Major improvements in Swift 2 m...
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INJECTING CONFIGURATIONS IN RAZOR VIEWS IN ASP.NET CORE

This article shows how application configurations can be injected and used directly in razor views in an ASP.NET Core MVC application. This...
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Credit card scanning for mobile apps

This repository contains everything needed to build the card.io library for iOS. What it does not yet contain is much in the way of documen...
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SQL 2016 - New Features

SQL Server 2016 was (finally) released on June 1st, 2016. with an initial build number of 13.0.1601.5. Microsoft build SQL 2016 keeping lot ...
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Building an Instagram Based Portfolio With Bootstrap

In this tutorial I am going to run through the process of creating the simple Instagram based portfolio as designed in a previous tutorial b...
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Privacy and URL Schemes in iOS 9

As of iOS 9, third party applications are no longer able to query arbitrary URL schemes. Several third party applications, most notably Twit...
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How to Secure an iOS App

Security is a key aspect of software development. Almost every mobile application deals with user information or communicates with a remote ...
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SpriteKit From Scratch: Advanced Techniques and Optimizations

In this tutorial, the fifth and final installment of the SpriteKit From Scratch series, we look at some advanced techniques you can use to o...
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Rapid, Interactive Prototyping With Xcode Playgrounds

Since their introduction in Xcode 6 alongside Swift, to their current iteration in Xcode 7.3.1, playgrounds have come a long way. With new f...
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What's New in Xcode 8

During WWDC, Apple traditionally gives developers a sneak peek of the next major release of its IDE, Xcode. With every major release, the co...
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Securing ASP.NET Web API

Once you have your Web API developed, before exposing it to your clients, based upon your needs you may need to secure some or all parts of ...
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An Introduction to Android Firmware

Android phones and tablets are generally a lot more open than their counterparts running operating systems such as iOS, Tizen, or Windows 10...
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