iOS Weekly Minute - April 21, 2018

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

Big Announcements

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

Big Announcements

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

Big Announcements

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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Roadblocks When Making Cross Platform Command Line Swift Scripts

Posted on Sun 17 January 2016 in Open Source Swift • Tagged with swift, development, cli, linux

I set out with the intention of updating the Using Swift To Make Command Line Scripts post so that the script would run using the open source version of Swift 2.2 on both Linux and OS X. However, I encountered some roadblocks along the way, and in hopes that ...


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COhPUG Monthly Meetup and FreeGeek

Posted on Tue 27 September 2011 in Tech • Tagged with linux, volunteering, hardware, python

This week I think I've met my geek quota a little early, so hopefully I can just cruise the rest of the week. I'm always pleasantly surprised by the amount of geekery that goes on in Columbus on a random week.

Tuesday was the monthly meetup for the ...


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FreeGeek Columbus Volunteering

Posted on Tue 13 September 2011 in Tech • Tagged with linux, volunteering, hardware

I volunteered today for the first time at FreeGeek Columbus. I got a tour from the staff, which included a runaround of all the stacks of hardware that they have in stock. I don't think I've ever seen so many video cards, memory sticks, hard drives, and various ...


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