Beginner’s Guide to Event Kit in Swift – Requesting Permission

Updated on October 26, 2016 – Swift 3.0 EventKit provides a set of classes for accessing and manipulating a user’s calendar events and reminders. In the tutorial that follows, my goal is to walk you through the first steps of setting up an app that utilizes EventKit. I will demonstrate how to request permission to […]

Fundamentals of NSNotificationCenter in Swift

Updated on September 19, 2016 – Xcode 8 & Swift 3.0 The goal of this post is to help you grasp the fundamentals of using NSNotificationCenter in your Swift iOS app. The topic isn’t necessarily new, and there’s no difference except syntax between Objective-C and Swift implementations involving NSNotificationCenter. Even still, I’m hoping to add […]

Create Sound Clips from iTunes

Open iTunes. (optional) Import any songs you’d like to make clips for. Select (click) the song that you’d like a sound clip for so that it’s the only one selected. Right-click that song and select “Get Info”. A window will appear – Click “Options” to access the screen to set your start and stop times. […]