I was able to attend WWDC this year and had a chance to talk to Apple engineers about a few issues I’ve been dealing with.
2018-06-06 in ios
With the release of Cocoapods 1.5, you can now compile all your pods as static libraries, even if some or all of them use Swift. This means that instead of building them as dynamic frameworks which are loaded when your app launches, the code is combined with your app binary at compile time. This can improve app launch times and the download size of your app if you depend on a lot of pods.
A client recently asked me to help them implement a custom smart banner solution, inspired by what some other major companies in their industry were doing. I’m going to cover some of the related techniques and features first, before going over the implementation. If you’d like to jump directly to the step-by-step, click here.