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TrueOS 12: a review

A peek into TrueOS 12, a FreeBSD based system, that aims to provide and easy to use desktop operative system.

Swift 3 on Linux: software development

Is Swift viable in Linux? what kind of applications could I build? In order to provide some insights on those questions, I decided to start building a simple program: a REST client that would send data to an Azure based mobile service.

Installing TrueOS: FreeBSD for your desktop

TrueOS is a FreeBSD based desktop-oriented operating system. Fully compatible with the underlying FreeBSD system it combines the power, stability, and security of the former with an easy to use installer that allows the unexperienced user to set up the system in no time.

Azure Easy tables: a backend in 5 minutes

With Azure we can quickly create a backend for our mobile/web applications. Learn how to set up an Azure backend using easy tables, and mobile/web services.

Solving Visual studio’s Skipped Deploy problem

One of the tedious issues that sometimes pop up when using Visual Studio is the "Project not selected to build for this solution configuration" issue. Let's see what causes it, and how to to quickly solve it

Swift 3: Simple REST with Alamofire

Simple REST request in Swift 3. A quick guide, through examples, to the most commonly used features of Alamofire.

Basic authentication in Swift 3.0

In this post we will see how we can connect to a RESTFUL service that uses basic authentication in Swift 3.0 using Alamofire, or URLRequest

Dependency managing in Swift: Carthage & CocoaPods

Dependency managers for Swift: Carthage and CocoaPods are the most widespread options. Let's see how they can help us to add third party libraries/ frameworks to our project

http request blocked: meet App Transport Security

App Transport Security was intended to protect the user's privacy; Its most immediate affect, however, has been to greet iOS developers around the world with the following error message: App Transport Security has blocked a cleartext HTTP (http://) resource load since it is insecure. Temporary exceptions can be configured via your app's Info.plist file.

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