PubNub utilizes a Publish/Subscribe model for real-time data streaming and device signaling which allows for establishing and maintaining a persistent socket connection to any device and push data to global audiences. PubNub also supports several other iOS SDKs including: Subscribe Only, Hello World, Calls Without Blocks, and Apple Push Notifications.
How-to: How Apple Pay works and why it matters for developers
Clover and First Data have been working with Apple to prepare the commercial release and necessary development tools and specs for the Apple Pay system. This blog is a How To that explains how the Apple Pay system works, and what developers should know about it's functionality. The post discusses how tokens are issued, how user logins are created, available payment SDKs for implementation, using 3-D Secure, and more.
TrueVault is a Backend-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform designed to provide HIPAA compliant information storage for healthcare applications. Any app that handles protected health information (PHI) must be HIPAA compliant, and TrueVault can handle all of the requirements and security that compliance entails on the developer's behalf. Data stored with TrueVault is secure, but still accessible from anywhere the developer needs it. TrueVault is willing and able to assume responsibility for any data breaches or regulatory fines that occur on its watch. The TrueVault SDK for iOS allows developers to integrate TrueVault into 3rd party mobile applications.
Facebook iOS SDK engages users in social applications. With this SDK, users can share messages from an app to Facebook, they can reach a target audience using the right ads, and increase visibility when a consumer is redirected to the AppleApp store. Some examples of applications developed with this SDK include Friend Smash and Swag Shop.
The Nav SDK by Cloudmade is designed for developers to implement customizable tools into mobile devices for use in automobile navigation. Developed from the ground up, the Nav SDK supports multiple software platforms, compatible with Linux, QNX, Android, iOS, WinCE, and Windows Phone. The SDK is flexible enough to be implemented into various hardware platforms such as wearables, smartphone, and a car's dashboard control panel. Integrating 3rd party APIs for data sources is possible, and the SDK comes compatible with all major map providers. Some main features this hybrid offline/online SDK specializes in is route calculating, re-routing, voice control, and displaying traffic data.
The Jive Mobile iOS SDK is designed as an Objective-C wrapper around the Jive REST API. The SDK is designed to handle server communication while establishing an object-oriented interface for an iOS application developer. The SDK can be implemented as a black box or as a source of operations that can be queued.
FMEngine is an Objective-C framework created for the Last.fm API. The framework doesn't parse output from the Last.fm API, so users will need to use their own parsers. FMEngine can be used in iPhone and Mac OS X applications and is released under the MIT License.