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DAY 24

Project 4, part one

Alexis Ohanian, the founder of Reddit, once said “to join in the industrial revolution, you needed to open a factory; in the Internet revolution, you need to open a laptop.” Well, thanks to iOS we have something even easier: you just need to tap a button on your iPhone.

Apple gives us the ability to render any kind of web content just like Safari does, all powered through its open source WebKit framework. This is cross-platform, meaning that we can use it on macOS and iOS just the same, and it’s also blazingly fast as you’ll see in a moment.

In this project we’re going to build a simple web browser using WebKit. The whole thing takes only about 60 lines of code once you remove comments and empty lines, which shows you just how easy to use WebKit is.

Today you have three topics to work through, and you’ll meet WKWebView, action sheets, and more.

Remember to tell others about your progress – it keeps you engaged in learning, and you’ll be back for more tomorrow!

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