ROS control

Say that you use ROS-kinetic and you want to start have fun with ors-control. Do you you know which are the dependencies? ok, follow me – it’s easy: sudo apt-get install ros-kinetic-ros-control sudo apt-get install ros-kinetic-ros-controllers sudo apt-get install ros-kinetic-gazebo-ros-control Advertisements


Install SmartGit in ubuntu (without apt-get)

Apt-get is great package manager in Ubuntu, a convenient tool to use for installing and removing apps. However, sometimes you need to install something by downloading the package from the source, maybe because has the brand new version and… you need it. Let’s say that we want to install SmartGit, a very handy git app… Continue reading Install SmartGit in ubuntu (without apt-get)

coding · iOS learning · Xcode

Source control in Xcode… and terminal

Source control in the development procedure is not a luxury, it is essential. Don’t think of it necessary only when you work in a team. Pick up good habits early and apply it even if you work alone. It will enhance your work quality and sometimes it will become your saviour. This article will only… Continue reading Source control in Xcode… and terminal

coding · iOS learning

UIViewController lifecycle

Developing code for iOS means that you are going to use at least one UIViewController in your app. This is one of the elements of the Model-View-Controller (MVC) design pattern and it is really helpful to understand its lifecycle. There are certain methods that called automatically when the view controller is loaded, presented and hidden.… Continue reading UIViewController lifecycle

coding · iOS 9 · iOS learning · Swift

Enumerations 101 in swift

Don’t underestimate the enumerations in Swift. If you come from C or objective C there is a nice surprise for you. Enumeration are not based on integers, can have methods, initialisers, computed properties and conform to protocols. Additionally, we are going to learn about associated values as well, a powerful feature that is engaged in… Continue reading Enumerations 101 in swift

coding · iOS 9 · iOS learning · Swift

Structures 101 in swift

Structures is not another type in swift. If you have background in C or objective C you will be impressed with the functionality of structs in swift. Structures have initialisers, methods, comfort to protocols have extensions…convinced? Well, if start thinking that are like classes you are right but…only similar. Major difference is that structures are… Continue reading Structures 101 in swift

coding · iOS 9 · iOS learning · Swift

Iterating through Collection Types in Swift

Collection types in swift are the arrays, the dictionaries and the sets. Iterating through them is really easy using the for-in loop. The purpose of this article is to gather all the related information in one point, neat? Lets start with the arrays. We have an array of Strings and we want to print the… Continue reading Iterating through Collection Types in Swift