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  • An Introduction to Differential Privacy

    by Charlie Cabot on  Jan 22, 2017

    Differential privacy leapt from research papers to tech news headlines last year when, in the WWDC keynote, Apple VP of Engineering Craig Federighi announced Apple’s use of the concept to protect user privacy in iOS. This article gives a definition of differential privacy and example of differentially private algorithms.

  • Elevating Builds into a Container

    by Wes Higbee on  Dec 29, 2016 1

    Automated builds and delivery pipelines are a wonderful thing once they’re operational. But provisioning build agents can be quite painful. It can be greatly simplified by running tools in containers.

  • Swift and Objective-C Runtime Programming

    by Sergio De Simone on  Dec 16, 2016

    Since a few months ago, a debate has been going on within the Objective-C/Swift developer community concerning the lack of dynamic features in Swift and the importance that runtime programming plays in Objective-C and Cocoa. InfoQ has spoken with Swift developers Chris Eidhof and Drew Crawford to learn more about these potential issues.

Reactor by Example

Posted by Simon Basle on  Nov 29, 2016

Reactor is a 4th gen reactive library launched by Pivotal. It builds on the Reactive Streams spec, Java 8, & ReactiveX. In this article we’ll showcase what Reactor brings to the reactive table

Can Your Company Benefit from a Progressive Web App?

Posted by Mark Pedersen on  Nov 07, 2016

Progressive web apps is a new concept that bridges the gap between websites and mobile apps. They promise offline capabilities as well as improved speed and performance. 1

Pros and Cons of Cross-Platform Mobile App Development

Posted by Ritesh Patil on  Sep 13, 2016

One of the most challenging situations for app developers is whether to develop a native mobile app or go for cross-platform. This article discussed the pros and cons of cross-platform development. 13

IBM's Swift on the Server

Posted by Alex Blewitt on  Apr 09, 2016

InfoQ spoke to Chris Bailey and Patrick Bohrerand asked them where they see Swift going in the future.

Understanding Bitcode for iOS Applications

Posted by Alex Blewitt on  Oct 15, 2015

When Apple released Xcode 7, they also enabled applications to be distributed to the AppStore through bitcode, instead of per-processor target files. InfoQ looks under the covers at what Bitcode is.

Packet Inspection for Unauthorized OS Detection in Enterprises

Posted by Rohit Tyagi Tuhin Paul B.S. Manoj B. Thanudas on  Oct 10, 2015

The authors discuss an approach that uses TCP SYN packets for OS fingerprinting to detect the presence of unauthorized OSs in an enterprise. 3

What’s New in iOS 9: Xcode 7 and Other Developer Tools

Posted by Sergio De Simone on  Oct 09, 2015

In the fifth instalment of this series, we will describe what is new within Apple Developer Tools, including Xcode Playgrounds, LLDB, UI testing, Interface Builder, etc.

What's new in iOS 9: Swift and Objective-C

Posted by Sergio De Simone on  Sep 30, 2015

In this article, we are going to examine new features added to iOS and OS X El Capitan main programming languages: the recently open sourced Swift and Objective-C. 3

Article Series: iOS 9 for Developers

Posted by Sergio De Simone on  Sep 26, 2015

This series comprises five articles that cover what’s new in iOS 9 SDK, new features in Swift, Objective-C, and developer tools, and Apple’s new bitcode.

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