iOS Weekly Minute - May 19, 2018

Posted on Sat 19 May 2018 in Open Source Swift • Tagged with swift, linux, iOS

Big Announcements

Being a few weeks out from WWDC means that Apple is hunkering down as it preps and polishes not only the keynotes and presentations, but also the software. As such, we're not likely to get much Apple news in the near future, aside from some leaks that ...


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iOS Weekly Minute - May 12, 2018

Posted on Sat 12 May 2018 in Open Source Swift • Tagged with swift, linux, iOS

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Well, it's not huge news, but Apple's about to start requiring apps to be built with the iOS 11 SDK. They do this every year, reasonably close to WWDC, but different this year is the requirement that "all iOS app updates submitted to the App Store ...


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iOS Weekly Minute - May 6, 2018

Posted on Sun 06 May 2018 in Open Source Swift • Tagged with swift, linux, iOS

Big Announcements

New this week is an article from Gruber outlining how Marzipan was never the name for the rumored cross-platform revamp for iOS and MacOS, and that instead of a new unified UI platform, what we'll likely get is a declarative framework that abstracts both AppKit and UIKit ...


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iOS Weekly Minute - April 21, 2018

Posted on Sat 21 April 2018 in Open Source Swift • Tagged with swift, linux, iOS

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All's quiet on the Cupertino Front these days as Apple is inevitably gearing up for WWDC. On that note, Apple is notifying WWDC Scholarship applications on their acceptance status. Some of these are rather impressive. The popular themes of this year's submissions (and acceptances) are ARKit ...


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iOS Weekly Minute - April 13, 2018

Posted on Fri 13 April 2018 in Open Source Swift • Tagged with swift, linux, iOS

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The biggest news to hit the community are the global app store metrics collected by appfigures that show the absolute number of apps on the iOS App Store has decreased for the first time since the App Store debuted almost 10 years ago.

On it's face, this ...


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iOS Weekly Minute - April 6, 2018

Posted on Fri 06 April 2018 in Open Source Swift • Tagged with swift, linux, iOS

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The big news in the Swift community is the announcement of the Swift for Tensorflow project. It's being spearheaded by none other than Chris Lattner himself, and in the spirit of Swift and an "in the open" design and development process, he's already opened a public ...


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iOS Weekly Minute - March 30, 2018

Posted on Fri 30 March 2018 in Open Source Swift • Tagged with swift, linux, iOS

Back on track this week with some small refinements. Enjoy!

Big Announcements

Apple Education Event

Apple' Spring Event was held in a Chicago school this week, with a focus on all things education. Nothing much groundbreaking, really. A new, cheaper, and upgraded 9.7" iPad with support for the Apple ...


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iOS Weekly Minute - March 24, 2018

Posted on Sat 24 March 2018 in Open Source Swift • Tagged with swift, linux, iOS

A bit of a day late and a dollar short on this one, but I'm mixing up the format and trying to streamline how I actually gather this content. Turns out it's not an insignificant amount of work, but it's work I was already doing (reading and ...


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iOS Weekly Minute - March 16, 2018

Posted on Fri 16 March 2018 in Open Source Swift • Tagged with swift, linux, iOS

Lately, I've been running a little iOS centric get-together for a group of iOS developers, and for anyone else that might have a passing interest in iOS and mobile development in general. We typically discuss the goings on of the iOS, Apple, and mobile ecosystems, and then watch a ...


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Swift 4 Blog Project Updates

Posted on Sun 06 August 2017 in Open Source Swift • Tagged with swift, linux, development, cli

Hark! The time is upon us for the great Swift 4 migration. Woe are the developers still using Swift 3. So say we all!

And... with that out of the way, I've decided to take some time to update the Swift projects on this site to Swift 4 and ...


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