Send data between Apple devices (iPhone/iPad/macOS) using Multipeer Connectivity

Today I want to introduce an Apple framework, called Multipeer Connectivity.

“The Multipeer Connectivity framework supports the discovery of services provided by nearby devices and supports communicating with those services through message-based data, streaming data, and resources (such as files). In iOS, the framework uses infrastructure Wi-Fi networks, peer-to-peer Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth personal area networks for the underlying transport. In macOS and tvOS, it uses infrastructure Wi-Fi, peer-to-peer Wi-Fi, and Ethernet.”

Reference here: https://developer.apple.com/documentation/multipeerconnectivity

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Insects Hunter – AR shooter for iOS

Today I want to tell you what happened on my latest iOS game released, “Insects Hunter – AR Shooter“… and why the insects?

Before starting, download it from App Store (it’s free for a couple of months!

Insects Hunter – AR Shooter

I started the development of this simple game during the quarantine, the scope was to kill all the COVID-19 viruses that appear around your photo-camera.

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Track GPS position with iOS app killed

I want to share a simple how-to, used to get the GPS position of an iOS user with the app completely closed, in the background, and in the foreground without using any useless workaround like idle timer and background operations…

We discuss about the GEO-fence tecnique. You can read more on Apple reference:

https://developer.apple.com/documentation/corelocation/monitoring_the_user_s_proximity_to_geographic_regions

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How to make (and read) an animated newspaper

Today I want to present a small project with a lot of potentialities, an animated newspaper.

Using the ARKit framework from Apple, I’ll show you how to play a video while passing on the newspaper pages with your camera!


The used newspapers

The scope of this project is to overlap a defined image on the newspaper with a video, for a better experience while reading the news.

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