NMessenger is a fast, lightweight messenger component built on AsyncDisplaykit and written in Swift. Developers can inherently achieve 60FPS scrolling and smooth transitions with rich content components.
Ohana is a framework for working with a user's contacts on the iOS platform. It provides a component-based architecture for loading and processing contacts, as well as managing state such as contact selection and tagging. Whether loading contacts to display to a user, or processing contact data programatically, Ohana provides a simple, but extensible, framework for contact access in your application.
This year at WWDC, Apple announced that Apps and their servers will be required to be ATS-compliant by January 2017 or App releases will be blocked when pushed to the App Store. They mentioned specific ATS exemptions that will trigger a rejection, unless a valid justification is supplied.