Swift Developments is a weekly curated newsletter containing a hand picked selection of the latest links, videos, tools and tutorials for people interested in designing and developing their own iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS apps using Swift.
Swift What's New in Swift 5 With Swift 5 now officially released into the wild, you might be looking to get up the learning curve with all the new features. The good news is that this week, has seen a range of new resources being published around the community including this article from @KaramazovShogun which provides a great overview. On top of this, if you're one of those … [Read more...]
Welcome to Issue 176! I've had a great week this week with a couple of days in London at iOSCon 2019 meeting some wonderful people from around the Swift and iOS development community which include a number of Swift Developments readers which was awesome! As someone who doesn't get out to conferences that much it was great to feel part of such a warm, inclusive and diverse … [Read more...]
Welcome to Swift Developments Issue 175! A busy week for Apple this week and also not long to go until iOSCon 2019 which is later this week! Over the last couple of weeks our partners at @skillsmatter have released the full conference schedule which for me was both good and bad news. Good in that there are some great speakers lined up. Bad in that there are just too many talks … [Read more...]
Business Slopes Diaries #29: A Disappearing Trick Over the weeks I've shared a number of articles from parrots in which he shares much of his journey on building his indie app Slopes into a sustainable part of his business. Curtis' latest post is no less interesting, with an in-depth look at the effect that changing his apps IAP line-up has had on this seasons … [Read more...]
Design A Best in Class iOS App What is it that makes an app great? What elevates an app to the level where it's a coveted Apple Design Award? @jordanmorgan10 has been giving this question some thought and has published a list of some of his ideas about what makes great apps 'great'. swiftjectivec.com 10-Step Checklist To Build a Great Search For many apps, search and … [Read more...]