Author Archives: idz

About idz

A professional software engineer dabbling in iOS app development.

Implementing a 360º Video Viewer with SpriteKit and SceneKit

A few days ago I published a post that showed how, with relatively little code, you could create a primitive 360º panoramic photo viewer in SceneKit. In this mini-post I am going to show how by adding SpriteKit and a … Continue reading

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Getting Started with ModelIO

The Model I/O framework was introduced at WWDC 2015, however there is remarkably little sample code out there. Over the past few days I have been trying to write reliable code to import an .OBJ file and apply textures to … Continue reading

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ShinkansenSpeed: MapKit and CoreLocation in Swift

This article explains how to use CoreLocation and MapKit to display a location and speed on a map. Last year I was in Japan and I was traveling on some seriously speedy trains. I was gutted (not happy) that the … Continue reading

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