Advent of Code 2020 on Swift Playgrounds for iPad
I tried using the Swift Playgrounds app on my iPad while solving problems for Advent of Code 2020 this year. Here's my impression of the app as a code editor.
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Fun with Unicode in Swift
Looking at some ways to write tricky Swift code using Unicode.
Swift Async Operations at Your Command
Rewriting an old asynchronous Operation (née NSOperation) subclass in Swift for Pippin, learning new things.
Backend to Basics
Catching up on some experimentation with different backend, one of which was the Vapor framework for Swift on the server.
do try Antitypical's Result to catch Async Errors in Swift
Reviewing my foray into using Result for error handling in Swift, and my realization of a particular use case it solves well.
Announcing Pippin Version 2
Highlighting some of the new features in the first major update to Pippin.
An update and first official version of my Swift app development framework.
Returning Optionals Versus Throwing Errors in Swift
Deciding between flow control and data model concepts in your app's business logic.