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A SwiftUI Siri Shortcut Tutorial

A SwiftUI Siri Shortcut Tutorial

As previously discussed, the purpose of Siri Shortcuts is to allow key features of an app to be invoked by the user via Siri by speaking custom phrases. This chapter will demonstrate how to …
An Overview of SwiftUI Siri Shortcut Integration

An Overview of SwiftUI Siri Shortcut Integration

When SiriKit was first introduced with iOS 10, an app had to fit neatly into one of the SiriKit domains covered in the chapter entitled “An Introduction to SiriKit” in order to integrate with Siri. …
A SwiftUI SiriKit NSUserActivity Tutorial

A SwiftUI SiriKit NSUserActivity Tutorial

In this chapter, an example project will be created that uses the Photo domain of SiriKit to allow the user, via Siri voice commands, to search for and display a photo taken on a specified date. In …
Customizing the SiriKit Intent User Interface

Customizing the SiriKit Intent User Interface

Each SiriKit domain will default to a standard user interface layout to present information to the user during the Siri session. In the previous chapter, for example, the standard user interface was …

Operating Systems

Installing KVM Virtualization on Ubuntu 20.04

Earlier versions of Ubuntu provided two virtualization platforms in the form of Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) and Xen. In recent releases, support for Xen has been removed leaving KVM as the …

An Overview of Ubuntu 20.04 Virtualization Techniques

Virtualization is generically defined as the ability to run multiple operating systems simultaneously on a single computer system. While not necessarily a new concept, Virtualization has come to …

Sharing Files between Ubuntu 20.04 and Windows Systems with Samba

Although Linux has made some inroads into the desktop market, its origins and future are very much server-based. It is not surprising therefore that Ubuntu has the ability to act as a file server. …

Using NFS to Share Ubuntu 20.04 Files with Remote Systems

Ubuntu provides two mechanisms for sharing files and folders with other systems on a network. One approach is to use technology called Samba. Samba is based on Microsoft Windows Folder Sharing and …

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