Stay tuned, Stanford iOS10 course by Paul Hegarty is coming! [U]

12. February 2017 Beginner, Swift, Xcode 0
Update: It has been officially released: https://itunes.apple.com/us/course/developing-ios-10-apps-swift/id1198467120 One of the redditors spotted this YouTube playlist, with the first few lectures of the “Developing Applications for iOS (10), Winter 2017”. According to the videos Paul Hegarty is using Xcode 8, and Swift 3, which is a great news, due to the source code compatibility introduced in ...

Tune your header file Part 2: Nullability

In the first post I put the focus on the initializers, in this post I would like to put the nullability into the spotlight. I would also explain why is it a good practice, and how it will help you migrate your existing Objective-C code into Swift. Nullable/Nonnull The idea behind using the nullable/nonnull keyword ...

Learn Swift on a Windows machine

02. December 2016 Beginner, Swift, Tools 0
So, you want to learn the language, but don’t want to buy a Mac? It is possible. Actually I have just downloaded the 2nd edition of the Swift Programming from Big Nerd Ranch, when I realised, that I don’t have access to my beloved Mac, only the company’s HP notebook. Free stuff First of all, ...

Recipe to become a valuable Swift developer

08. April 2016 Beginner, Swift 0
I think the time is finally here to (re)think your approach to Swift. It has been in the wild for long enough time to see how smart step was to make it from scratch and publish it as open sourced. In short: it was really smart. I purposely wrote “Swift developer” in the title, since ...