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iOS SiriKit

Demystifying Siri, Part 3: Restoring User Activity

In Part 2, we created a custom intent in SiriKit to allow us to open our NumberRace app when our Solve Game shortcut is invoked. Next, we’re going to update NumberRace so that our solver is opened and populated with the data we provided. Restoration Firstly our application needs to respond to the invocation of […]

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iOS SiriKit

Demystifying Siri, Part 2: Creating a Custom Intent

In Part 1 of our series on exploring Siri’s capabilities we discussed the possibility of creating a custom intent to make some of our app’s functionality accessible via Siri. At the end of this part we should be able to access our shortcut through the Shortcuts app, and by speaking a custom phrase in Siri. […]

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iOS SiriKit

Demystifying Siri, Part 1: Introduction

The year 2020 is full of surprises – me rummaging through Siri documentation is one of the smaller ones. I had an idea for a new feature in one of my iOS apps and it quickly turned into an expedition into all things Siri. To save you embarking on a similar journey, I thought I’d […]