Joyce Echessa
I am a web developer who dabbles in mobile development from time to time. You can find me on Twitter @joyceechessa or visit my website to see what I’m up to.
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    Getting Started with Auto Layout in Xcode 5Auto layout preview image
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    When creating your application's user interface, you need to be aware of how it will look in portrait and landscape and on different screen sizes. And now that users can change the text size on their devices, you also need to take into consideration how this may affect the layout of the application's user interface. Creating flexible user interfaces has become necessary. Auto Layout helps with this task by defining the relationships between user interface elements.Read More…
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    Full Text Search in RailsFull text search preview image
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    Using simple SQL queries to retrieve data is, at times, not the most efficient and scalable way of performing search operations in an application. Using a full-featured search engine can save you from writing a lot of code and also from your application suffering in performance. In this tutorial we will look at performing full-text search using Sunspot, which is a Ruby library that enables interaction with the Solr search engine.Read More…