Choosing Catalyst in a SwiftUI World
Mar 12, 2020, 10:05 AM
When I think back to WWDC 2019, I recall sitting poised as Catalyst was announced. After months of talk about “Marzipan”, this was the big reveal we had been waiting for.
I also remember promptly forgetting about it once SwiftUI was...
SwiftUI: List Scrolling and .onLongPressGesture
Feb 20, 2020, 8:07 AM
Another tid-bit from my SwiftUI learnings.
Today I wanted to add a long press guesture recogniser to a list item. I did so, and my list would no longer scroll. It seemed that .onLongPressGesture was hijacking the scrolling of the...
SwiftUI: Autofocusing a TextField
Feb 1, 2020, 9:57 AM
SwiftUI continues to amaze and infuriate me. I’m astonished at how quickly I can get a user interface built, but it’s the minor details that cause immense frustration during the final 10% of development.
Autofocusing a TextField is just...
The Year of the Arm Mac
Jan 6, 2020, 3:49 PM
As highlighted by AnandTech, the new 10th-generation chips will be built on the 14++nm architecture and will reach higher than ever speeds.
To think that 45w 10nm chips were expected years ago and Intel is still on pushing...
Why I nearly returned my 16 inch MacBook Pro.
Jan 5, 2020, 11:06 AM
November 2019 saw the release of the 16 inch MacBook Pro. Finally, a device to end the polarising MacBook Pros that preceded it. Listeners of my podcast will know, I have long awaited the arrival of this device, and in November, after a...