Bart Jacobs
Bart Jacobs runs Code Foundry, a mobile and web development company based in Belgium. Bart is also the managing editor of Mobiletuts+.
Tutorials
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    Easy Core Data Fetching with Magical RecordAwesome logo
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    Magical Record, created by Saul Mora, is an open-source library that makes working with Core Data easier and more elegant. The library was inspired by the active record pattern that is also found in Ruby on Rails. This tutorial will teach you how to use Magical Record in your own apps!Read More…
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    AFNetworking 1.0Logo
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    A few weeks ago, AFNetworking reached version 1.0, an important milestone for every software project. In this quick tip, I will quickly introduce you to AFNetworking and show what version 1.0 has to offer.Read More…
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    Working with iCloud: Core Data IntegrationCode
    Keeping application data synchronized across devices is a complex and daunting task. Fortunately, that is exactly why Apple built iCloud. In this Tuts+ Premium series, you will learn how iCloud works and how your applications can seamlessly share data across multiple devices.Read More…
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    iOS 5 and the Twitter Framework: Advanced TechniquesTwitter framework
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    In the first part of this two-part tutorial about the Twitter framework, I talked about TWTweetComposeViewController. I showed you how to use this class to compose and send tweets with very little effort from your part. In this tutorial, I talk about the more advanced TWRequest class. With this class, you can talk directly to Twitter's API and this gives you much more control and flexibility!Read More…
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    iOS 5 and the Twitter Framework: First StepsTwitter framework
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    With the release of iOS 5, a small yet powerful framework is available for developers to quickly to integrate Twitter within an application. This tutorial will teach you how to make life much easier by using the Twitter framework!Read More…
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    Working with iCloud: Document StorageCode
    Keeping application data synchronized across devices is a complex and daunting task. Fortunately, that is exactly why Apple built iCloud. In this Tuts+ Premium series, you will learn how iCloud works and how your applications can seamlessly share data across multiple devices.Read More…
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    Working with iCloud: Key-Value StorageCode
    Keeping application data synchronized across devices is a complex and daunting task. Fortunately, that is exactly why Apple built iCloud. In this Tuts+ Premium series, you will learn how iCloud works and how your applications can seamlessly share data across multiple devices.Read More…
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    Working with iCloud: IntroductionCode
    Keeping application data synchronized across devices is a complex and daunting task. Fortunately, that is exactly why Apple built iCloud. In this Tuts+ Premium series, you will learn how iCloud works and how your applications can seamlessly share data across multiple devices.Read More…
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    Forward Geocoding with CLGeocoderForward clgeocoder
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    With the introduction of iOS 5, hundreds of new API's have become available to iOS developers. One of the less publicized features was the addition of a geocoding API as part of the Core Location framework. The class handling the geocoding requests is CLGeocoder. In the next twenty minutes, I will show you how to build an application that converts a physical address into a pair of coordinates by using CLGeocoder.Read More…
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    Networking Made Easy With AFNetworkingAfnetworking
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    Networking is hard. There are various moving parts involved and many factors need to be considered to make it work. Fortunately, a number of open-source libraries have emerged over time to make networking easier. AFNetworking, created and maintained by the people of Gowalla, is one such library. This tutorial will introduce you to the AFNetworking framework while also showing how to query the iTunes Store API!Read More…
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    iOS SDK: UIActivityIndicatorView and MBProgressHUDIos uiactivity
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    UIKit provides developers with UIActivityIndicatorView, which is nothing more than a spinner. However, this simple UIView subclass tells the user that something is in progress -a vital UX consideration. In this tutorial, I will tell you all about UIActivityIndicatorView and, as an added bonus, I will introduce you to MBProgressHUD, an activity indicator class on steroids!Read More…