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Aurelia – The “Next Gen” JavaScript Framework?

from on 04.02.2016
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While Google is still working on Angular 2.0, another JavaScript framework called Aurelia emerged. Aurelia is an official product from Durandal Inc. and shall be the next generation version of their Single Page Application framework Durandal. It’s being advertised as “the next generation UI Framework” and “the most advanced and developer friendly front-end framework today”. The principles Aurelia is following and the plans they have for the future are indeed very promising, so I decided to take a closer look at it. Continue reading

What I Like in Swift 2 — The Return (Part 3 of 3)

from on 10.07.2015
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Swift 2.0

This is the last part, 3 of 3, of this post series about Swift 2. You can read part 1 or part 2, if it is not already the case. Today we will be discussing the following topics: Early access with guard Error handling Swift as open-source String slicing Playground slowness Selectors as plain strings Early Exit with Guard We have often the case where we try to downcast an Continue reading

What I Like in Swift 2 — The Return (Part 2 of 3)

from on 09.07.2015
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Swift 2.0

This is part 2 of 3 of this post series about Swift 2. You can read part 1, if it is not already the case. Today we will be discussing the following topics: Protocol extensions for … in … with filtering Unit testing internal classes and methods Faster Swift compiler Objective-C generics Protocol Extensions We briefly talked about that aspect in the last paragraph of part 1. Protocol extensions open Continue reading

What I Like in Swift 2 — The Return (Part 1 of 3)

from on 08.07.2015
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Swift 2.0

About one year ago I wrote this blog post about the newly announced Swift programming language from Cupertino. At the time I was pretty excited by the pure amount of beautiful programming constructs present in the language. One year later, Swift 2 is announced and I become compelled again to deliver a truckload of ephemeral yet at some level probably useful thoughts on the second main iteration of the language. Continue reading

What I Like in Swift — And What I Do Not

from on 09.07.2014
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Swift-Blog

Swift is a hot topic at the moment, isn’t it? I was three weeks ago at the Scala Days conference in Berlin — excellent conf by the way and more than happy having met so many great people there — and Swift was, more often than not, a hot conversation topic. “What do you think about Swift?” was I asked. “Is it not similar to Scala?”. It is. And it Continue reading