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Gareth Shapiro
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18 months ago I reached out to the techies of Brixton to see if anyone was interested in mentoring young people who wanted to learn how to code. The good news is a great team of mentors have banded together and we run a club every month called Coder Brixton. The bad news is we found quality teaching material a bit thin on the ground.

Drawing on my experience of commercial training I developed a course introducing programming using front end web technologies. The material took over 6 months to refine, has been battle hardened on the frontline by young coders and is now available to you … 

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Last last year I worked on an early version of an amazing territory game / fitness app for iPhone.  Did you know about the running battles happening across London right now?

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A new version of my Objective-C View Stack is ready for grabs and supported by API documentation, a quick start guide, a downloadable example application and an in-depth tutorial. 

Let me know what you think.

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Bridging Objective-C classes into Swift is likely to be a common strategy for Factory classes in iOS projects.

http://www.garethshapiro.com/item/bridging-objective-c-factory-classes-to-swift

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My latest article on digital strategy called "That's Advertainment" has just been gone live. Let me know what you think ...

http://www.garethshapiro.com/item/that-s-advertainment

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My latest blog post "Throw your prototype in the bin" was published on the weekend, let me know what you think.

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I have created a view stack by extended UINavigationController so that it responds to NSNotifications.  It is really easy to use, super flexible and is part of my answer to the "To Storyboard or not Storyboard" debate.

http://www.garethshapiro.com/item/simple-ios-viewstack

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I have created a small Objective-C utility that helps work with local JSON equivalents of API responses and then seamlessly move to the live backend once it is ready.  Let me know what you think.

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