Bart Jacobs
Bart Jacobs runs Code Foundry, a mobile and web development company based in Belgium and writes about iOS development on his blog. Bart is also the mobile editor of Tuts+.
Tutorials
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    Learning C: A PrimerPreview image@2x
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    You may have heard that you need to be familiar with Objective-C if you plan to develop iOS applications. While Objective-C is indeed an important component of iOS development, people tend to forget that Objective-C is a strict superset of C. In other words, it is also important to be familiar with the fundamentals of C as an iOS developer. Don't worry though. If you already know the basics of programming, C will not be too difficult to pick up.Read More…
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    Creating Your First iOS ApplicationPreview image@2x
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    Even though we've already learned quite a bit in this series on iOS development, I'm sure you are eager to start building iOS applications that do something cool or useful. In this tutorial, your wish is granted. Using Xcode, you'll create an iOS project from scratch, modify the project's source code, and run your application on either the iOS Simulator or a physical device.Read More…
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    How to Test Your App on an iOS DevicePreview image@2x
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    Provisioning an application for testing on either a physical device or for App Store distribution can be a nightmare for beginners. However, every iOS developer has to tackle this hurdle at some point. In this article, I hope to give you a good understanding of how to properly provision an application for testing on a physical device.Read More…
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    Setting Up the Development EnvironmentPreview image@2x
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    Before we can start creating iOS applications, we need to set up the development environment. This tutorial will show you how to register as an iOS developer and install the development tools you'll need to get started.Read More…
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    Understanding the iOS EcosystemPreview image@2x
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    Before you begin building iOS applications, it's crucial that you first understand the ecosystem. This article will examine the fundamentals of the iOS operating system, the various iOS devices available, and Apple's App Store.Read More…
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    Learn iOS SDK Development from Scratch!Preview
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    Interested in learning native iOS SDK development? Now is the perfect time to get started! Mobiletuts+ is pleased to announce an in-depth, fully up-to-date session on how to become an iOS SDK developer!Read More…
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    Testing with TestFlightPreview.1
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    Testing an application is indispensable if you plan to deliver a robust and reliable product to your customers. This article will take a closer look at beta testing iOS applications with TestFlight, a free web service that makes it easy to distribute Ad Hoc builds and monitor beta testing usage. Read More…
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    Updating iOS Applications with GroundControlPreview
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    Submitting an update to the App Store is unavoidable if you want to add major enhancements to an application. However, it is cumbersome and time-consuming to go through the App Store review process for simple modifications. In this article, I will show you how to update an application remotely using the GroundControl project.Read More…
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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…