The Simple Programmer: Working on the Soft Skills

Posted on Sat 21 November 2015 in Tech • Tagged with development, blogging

In my continual quest for knoweldge, I don't always consume purely technical literature. I also like to read those books that teach us how to interact with people. As I continue down my career path, it's becoming more and more clear to me that the so-called "soft skills ...


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Using Swift To Make Command Line Scripts - Part 2

Posted on Tue 17 November 2015 in Open Source Swift • Tagged with swift, development, cli

Welcome back! In part one of this two part series, we got started using Swift along with OptionKit to build simple command line script. In this second and final part, we'll pull all the pieces of the puzzle together and use the foundation we've built along with some ...


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Using Swift To Make Command Line Scripts - Part 1

Posted on Wed 04 November 2015 in Open Source Swift • Tagged with swift, development, cli

Since we have no open source Swift yet to play with, I figure we have some time familiarize ourselves with what we currently have in Swift as distributed on OS X with Xcode. To that end, I think a good use of our time is learning to use Swift as ...


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No Open Source Swift Yet

Posted on Wed 04 November 2015 in Open Source Swift • Tagged with swift, development

Well, it's now November, 2015 and no word quite yet on the availability of an open source Swift offering from Apple. However, Chris Lattner has been spotted in the wild saying Apple's still on target to deliver by the end of 2015. Given Apple's track record of ...


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