Swift Developments is a hand-curated newsletter containing a weekly selection of the best links, videos, tools and tutorials for people interested in designing and developing their own apps using Swift.
AppKit and watchOS have received a little love this week with Apple releasing an updated version of the Human Interface Guidelines containing a full set of AppKit UI elements for Sketch and Photoshop as well as a variety of new elements for watchOS apps.
@V8tr has been doing some interesting work benchmarking the performance of some of Swift’s main locking APIs. One particular point of interest is the relative performance of
In this series of articles, (Part 1, Part 2) @KaneCheshire has been working on some tweaks to the XCTest+Gherkin extension to XCTestCase aimed at keeping things simple as the your project grows by adding strong typing to step matching as well as looking at how to share steps between tests.
SririusObfuscator, from the team at @polidea, is a new open-source project that obfuscates your Swift code in order to help protect against disassembly and reverse engineering with tools like Hopper.
@bradlarson and @RedQueenCoder team up to deliver the next increment of this ever popular library. Completely re-written in Swift and targetting Apple’s Metal framwork under the hood the new version also maintains backward compatibility with the existing API making it an ideal drop-in replacement.
This week, the team from ADDC have released a batch of new videos covering a range of mobile development topics. Have a scan and see what catches your eye.
In this AltConf talk, @beardforhire discusses the importance of connecting directly with your customers and how, by listening to their feedback, you can build a better, more successful app.