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Xcode 7 for iOS App Developers: What’s New?

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Hussain Fakhruddin is the founder/CEO of Teknowledge mobile apps company. He heads a large team of app developers, and has overseen the creation of nearly 600 applications. Apart from app development, his interests include reading, traveling and online blogging.
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  Within a month of its release, the latest iteration of Apple’s integrated development environment – Xcode 7 – has received the thumbs-up from mobile software and app developers worldwide. Last week, Xcode 7.1 was made available (after 6 beta releases), with extended support for tvOS. In what follows, we will highlight some of the… Read More »

Working With Metal On iOS 8: Know The Basics

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Hussain Fakhruddin is the founder/CEO of Teknowledge mobile apps company. He heads a large team of app developers, and has overseen the creation of nearly 600 applications. Apart from app development, his interests include reading, traveling and online blogging.
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Metal is a high-end accelerated graphics rendering API, used by many iOS developers worldwide. On the iOS 8 platform, some of the key features and advantages of Metal have been highlighted here.     Till last year, iOS game developers had to be overly reliant on OpenGL ES – which served as a virtual linking… Read More »

Cocos2D vs SpriteKit – Which Engine Is Better For iOS Game Developers?

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Hussain Fakhruddin is the founder/CEO of Teknowledge mobile apps company. He heads a large team of app developers, and has overseen the creation of nearly 600 applications. Apart from app development, his interests include reading, traveling and online blogging.
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SpriteKit is Apple’s native game development engine for the iOS platform. We here compare its features with those of Cocos2D – a third-party framework which is also extensively used for creating mobile games.     Among the third-party game development frameworks available prior to the launch of iOS 7, Cocos2D was easily the most popular.… Read More »

Learn To Use SpriteKit For Game Development In The Best Possible Way

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Hussain Fakhruddin is the founder/CEO of Teknowledge mobile apps company. He heads a large team of app developers, and has overseen the creation of nearly 600 applications. Apart from app development, his interests include reading, traveling and online blogging.
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The number of iOS app developers using SpriteKit for making custom mobile games is increasing at a rapid clip. For coders who wish to start using SpriteKit, we have here shared a few important guidelines.   SpriteKit would easily feature among the most popular animation and graphics rendering tools among iOS app and game developers… Read More »