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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