It’s been two weeks since WWDC and a lot of us have been trying out the new APIs for iOS 12. The most interesting for me by far was Siri Shortcuts. Shortcuts let you expose the main actions of your apps to Siri, using the new Siri Intents API. In this article, I’ll be showing you how I implemented it for my app Tram Times.

Hey Siri, Home time…

Over Christmas, I built an iOS and WatchOS app to track the tram times in Manchester. Tram Times seemed like the perfect candidate to try out the new api. Tram Times lets you add your…

Chris Winstanley

Software engineer, runner and gamer. Working as an iOS Developer @BBC, all thoughts are my own.

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