Feb 11, 2021, 2:47 PM
Happy Thursday! Let’s get straight to the links this week!
Redux-like state container in SwiftUI. Connectors, by @mecid
Custom SwiftUI view styles, by @zntfdr
XCTest tips and tricks that can level up your Swift testing, by...
Feb 11, 2021, 3:00 AM
The last two weeks passed by so quickly! I’ve been busy with a new project, launching this week, and I’ve been exploring SwiftUI 2 new features like LazyVStack, LazyHGrid, @StateObject and more. So far, I love it a lot.
In the interim,...
Issue #29 - Sawyer Blatz
Feb 8, 2021, 6:00 AM
Today I'm featuring Sawyer Blatz (creator of Nudget).
iOS Dev Weekly - Issue 493 - Feb 5th 2021
Feb 5, 2021, 10:28 AM
It was Data Privacy Day last week, and Apple was all over it. The most significant part of the event was Tim Cook’s appearance at the Computers, Privacy & Data Protection Conference. Tim doesn’t often...
Feb 4, 2021, 2:57 PM
Happy Thursday! Busy week with lots of stuff from Apple, so let’s get to that:
Xcode 12.5 Beta 1 was released, and looking at the release notes, it’s filled with goodies: more reliable code completion, record GIFs from the...
Issue #28 - Victoria Park and Makwan Barzan
Feb 1, 2021, 6:00 AM
Today I'm featuring Victoria Park (creator of Fraction Math Pro) and Makwan Barzan (creator of Locale).
iOS Dev Weekly - Issue 492 - Jan 29th 2021
Jan 29, 2021, 10:00 AM
I’ve been accepting suggestions for links to include in iOS Dev Weekly for years using off the shelf web form software. It worked, but every time someone suggested a blog post, I’d reply by email to thank...
Jan 28, 2021, 1:50 PM
Happy Thursday! Apple released iOS 14.4 this week, together with Xcode 12.4, which is great news if you got tired of the yellow tab bars and naviagtion bars that sometimes appeared in the iOS Simulator 🙃. Apple also just announced that...
Jan 28, 2021, 3:00 AM
The last two weeks have passed very quickly. I volunteered to help my country plan and develop a system for distributing Covid-19 vaccines to those most in need. I hope everything runs as smoothly as it can.
I want to say thank you to the...
Issue #27 - Arnaud Joubay
Jan 25, 2021, 6:00 AM
Today I'm featuring Arnaud Joubay (creator of No Meat Today).
iOS Dev Weekly - Issue 491 - Jan 22nd 2021
Jan 22, 2021, 10:55 AM
It’s a couple of weeks old now, but this post from Pedro Piñera stuck with me. He talks about open-source projects, why people work on them, and how the expectations of people who find your code might be...
Jan 21, 2021, 12:44 PM
Happy Thursday! Paul Hudson’s Swift Community Awards are in the voting phase. And while there’s no Best Newsletter category this year, I recommend you go and have a look at the nominees in all the categories and vote for the...
Issue #26 - Greg Pierce
Jan 18, 2021, 6:00 AM
Today I'm featuring Greg Pierce (creator of Drafts).
iOS Dev Weekly - Issue 490 - Jan 15th 2021
Jan 15, 2021, 12:25 PM
Everyone was a little confused by Apple’s pre-announcement of a “not a product” announcement earlier this week. I didn’t think it would particularly be related to iOS development, but it turned out that it...
Jan 14, 2021, 1:07 PM
Happy Thursday! When Dave announced that he won’t be doing the iOS developer survey this year, I was hoping that someone from our community would step up and take initiative. And that’s exactly what happened. Thanks to Chris...
Jan 14, 2021, 3:00 AM
We are back from the holiday break. Whether you celebrate or not, I hope you took some time off to relax after this crazy 2020. We’re now in 2021, and I believe this year we will slowly move back to a more normal life. I hope we can meet...
Issue #25 - Ben Patterson
Jan 11, 2021, 6:00 AM
Today I'm featuring Ben Patterson (creator of Postly Pro).
iOS Dev Weekly - Issue 489 - Jan 8th 2021
Jan 8, 2021, 10:00 AM
Happy new year! I hope you all enjoyed a break from work over the holidays, I know I enjoyed some much-needed downtime (although I did use some of it to start writing a new app… Will I ever learn?! 😬). I...
Jan 7, 2021, 12:45 PM
Happy Thursday, and Happy New Year! We’re back, after my first break from the newsletter in the last 3 years. It felt really good to have some time off. Hope you enjoyed the holidays, if you had them, and that you’re ready for...
Issue #24 - Renato Gonçalves
Jan 4, 2021, 6:00 AM
Today I'm featuring Renato Gonçalves (creator of Roger).
iOS Dev Weekly - Issue 488 - Jan 1st 2021
Jan 1, 2021, 10:00 AM
Happy New Year! 🎉🎊🎉
I hope you all managed to find some time to rest and relax over the holiday break. I know I really appreciated a couple of weeks off before embarking on the road to Issue 500, which is...
Issue #23 - A Year In Review
Dec 28, 2020, 6:00 AM
A year in review.
Issue #22 - Yilei Yang
Dec 21, 2020, 6:00 AM
Today I'm featuring Yilei Yang (creator of dA Baby and dA 5tar).
iOS Dev Weekly - Issue 487 - Dec 18th 2020
Dec 18, 2020, 12:48 PM
I think it’s fair to say that this year has been exceptional, for all the wrong reasons. 😬
Yes, our industry has fared better than most in 2020, and we should all be grateful for that, but that doesn’t mean...
Dec 17, 2020, 3:41 PM
Happy Thursday! It’s been a busy week for Apple: iOS 14.3 is out, and with it, Xcode 12.3. With iOS 14.3 we also get the new App Clip Codes that Apple showcased at WWDC. Also in iOS 14.3, the App Store now shows the privacy labels...
Dec 17, 2020, 3:00 AM
Before heading into the holiday period, we have some great news about async/await. The proposal adding this functionality is under review. It’s a good opportunity to express your opinion.
We have some news from the Swift Server Workgroup....
Issue #21 - Tyler Hillsman
Dec 14, 2020, 6:00 AM
Today I'm featuring Tyler Hillsman (creator of Pennant and Sticky Widgets).
iOS Dev Weekly - Issue 486 - Dec 11th 2020
Dec 11, 2020, 10:00 AM
This is a fascinating story from McLaren Stanley about a rewrite of the Uber app in the early days of Swift. If you’ve not yet read it, go and give it a look now. I promise it’s worth your time.
Dec 10, 2020, 2:34 PM
Happy Thursday! It is now possible to use family-sharing for in-app purchases. And Xcode 12.3 RC1 is now available.
I think I wrote briefly about this in March as well, but now with the long nights, lack of sunshine and a new set of...
UI Designer Weekly - Issue 9 - Dec 8th 2020
Dec 8, 2020, 2:00 PM
UI Designer Weekly has a new look! Check out the newsletter online to see the new color palette.
I've been getting some great feedback that some of you are enjoying the explanations and the context with each...
Issue #20 - Michael Temper
Dec 7, 2020, 6:00 AM
Today I'm featuring Michael Temper.
iOS Dev Weekly - Issue 485 - Dec 4th 2020
Dec 4, 2020, 12:01 PM
When you run your own business, the decision of how to spend your time is always tricky. When should you take on contract work, and when should you spend time working on something that’s less financially...