REST API Calls using SWIFT

8b763ca275edbe10688bc92ec2989960by Omar Guzman Crisantos|

Aug 05, 2015

|Mobile Dev

One of the cool features of the brand-new SWIFT language is that you can use Objective-C objects inside Swift. Yes, everything from Objective-C works on Swift.

We made a RESTManager in Objective-C and now we have to migrate it to Swift. If you use things in Swift like Tuples or Dictionaries, then it will not work the way it is used to. We realized that we could use a NSMutableDictionary in our parameters, thus making it easier and faster.

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REST API Calls using SWIFT

8b763ca275edbe10688bc92ec2989960by Omar Guzman Crisantos|

Aug 05, 2015

|Mobile Dev

One of the cool features of the brand-new SWIFT language is that you can use Objective-C objects inside Swift. Yes, everything from Objective-C works on Swift.

We made a RESTManager in Objective-C and now we have to migrate it to Swift. If you use things in Swift like Tuples or Dictionaries, then it will not work the way it is used to. We realized that we could use a NSMutableDictionary in our parameters, thus making it easier and faster.

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How Accurate Are Your Estimations?

89c6420fb99cb01bcf2e3502a7851da2by Carlos Muñiz|

Jul 21, 2015

| Craftsmanship

Have you ever failed to deliver a task due to a tight deadline?

The chances are that your clients were unhappy, and you were working ridiculous amounts of hours, this could've happened because the underestimation of the amount of work needed to complete the tasks.

There are many reasons why we fall in underestimation of tasks. For example, it can be our EGO -admittedly, we often think that we are all powerful casters master developers that can do anything- or more commonly, due to not being familiarized with the task.

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Can't keep up? A simple guide to give feedback.

89c6420fb99cb01bcf2e3502a7851da2by Carlos Muñiz|

May 15, 2015

| Craftsmanship

I've always considered that it's a good habit to, from time to time, give feedback to our peers. Although it seems simple, giving effective feedback, like all skills, needs learning, practice, and patience.

Feedback is praising good performance and offering corrective suggestions. Focus should be both on what the person did and how it should have been done. It's for the recipient’s and not the observer’s benefit.

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Shopify Theme Staging

9d2d73612dcc5c42fa0ae4540002a77cby Edmundo Perez|

May 08, 2015

|eCommerce

This post is about how to create a "staging" environment for making changes to your Shopify theme. This can be useful to avoid the awful truth of having to do it _in the flesh or the painful and tedious process of modifying, previewing and publishing changes to a theme._

TL;DR

It's all about doing changes on a staging theme, pushing and pulling commits onto a production theme and then deploying your shiny new featured theme.

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