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John Sundell & guests answer questions about Swift development from the community.

John Sundell & guests answer questions about Swift development from the community.
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John Sundell & guests answer questions about Swift development from the community.

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English


Episodes

58: “Swift for Machine Learning”, with special guests Paige Bailey and Brennan Saeta

10/8/2019
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John is joined by Paige Bailey and Brennan Saeta from the Swift for TensorFlow team at Google, to talk about the work they’re doing adopting and adapting Swift for Machine Learning. What makes Swift a good fit for this task, how might the language need to evolve to support this type of use cases even better, and much more.

Duration:00:51:35

57: “Audio and Swift”, with special guest Adam Bell

9/24/2019
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Adam Bell joins John to talk about audio programming in Swift, and how SwiftUI makes rendering visual representations of audio and other custom shapes easier than ever before. Also, reverse engineering, mixing SwiftUI with UIKit and other view frameworks, and much more.

Duration:01:22:10

56: “The power of software”, with special guest Ish ShaBazz

9/13/2019
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Ish ShaBazz joins John to talk about indie app development, planning and productivity, deciding which system features to adopt and what trends to follow, what’s new in Xcode 11 and Swift 5.1, and much more.

Duration:01:08:46

55: “A whole new world”, with special guest Marin Todorov

8/30/2019
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Marin Todorov joins John to talk about bridging the gap between UIKit, Combine and SwiftUI, how to design intuitive and robust APIs, and how the developer community can augment Apple’s SDKs through open source.

Duration:01:20:25

54: “Swift 5.1, iOS 13 and iPadOS”, with special guests Benedikt Terhechte and Bas Broek

8/13/2019
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Benedikt Terhechte and Bas Broek join John to dive into iOS 13 and iPadOS, as well as Swift 5.1 — how it powers SwiftUI, and if it would be possible to backport parts of SwiftUI to earlier iOS versions. Also, text editors, new iPhone and iPad UI conventions, and more.

Duration:01:24:54

53: “The Swift Apple”, with special guest Brent Simmons

8/1/2019
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Longtime Apple platforms developer Brent Simmons joins John to discuss how SwiftUI is ushering in a new era for Apple’s developer tools, and how we as third party developers can prepare for it. Also, Mac development, lots of tips for writing efficient code, and dynamic programming in Swift.

Duration:01:15:36

52: “Diving into Combine”, with special guest Casey Liss

7/18/2019
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Casey Liss joins John to talk about Apple’s newly announced Combine framework for reactive programming, how it compares to existing tools like RxSwift, and different strategies for adopting it. Also, unit testing, life as an indie developer, and much more.

Duration:01:28:49

51: “Accessibility is for everyone”, with special guest Kaya Thomas

7/4/2019
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Kaya Thomas joins John to talk about Apple’s various accessibility technologies and how SwiftUI is taking things to a whole new level. Also, how UI testing and accessibility are closely related, and what makes declarative UI development so powerful.

Duration:01:04:54

50: “Swift’s past, present and future”, with special guest Chris Lattner

6/20/2019
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Chris Lattner, creator of Swift, joins John on this 50th episode of the show — to discuss the current state of Swift and how it came to be, as well as to speculate about what the future of the language and its ecosystem might look like.

Duration:01:21:23

49: “A big buffet of frameworks”, with special guest James Thomson

6/6/2019
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It’s time for the 2019 Swift by Sundell WWDC special, featuring PCalc creator James Thomson — who, with his over 25 years of experience developing apps for Apple’s platforms, joins John to discuss SwiftUI, Catalyst, and the other exciting tools and frameworks introduced at this year’s WWDC.

Duration:01:23:32

48: “Automate all the things”, with special guest Simon Støvring

5/21/2019
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Automation enthusiast and Scriptable developer Simon Støvring joins John to discuss automation, scripting, and building tools. Also, app modularity, frameworks, and what it would take to bring automation on Apple’s platforms to the next level.

Duration:01:13:38

47: “Your North Star”, with special guest Mayuko Inoue

5/9/2019
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iOS developer and YouTuber Mayuko Inoue joins John to discuss team work and how a solid code structure can make teams more productive. Other topics include goal setting, how to grow as an engineer, and contributing to open source.

Duration:01:15:36

46: “A desire for simplicity and performance”, with special guest Michael Ilseman

4/23/2019
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Michael Ilseman, developer on the Swift team at Apple, joins John to go on a deep dive into the String type, its implementation, and its related APIs. Topics range from the way Swift’s String API is designed, to its underlying complexities, and practical performance tips.

Duration:00:43:23

45: “That’s why we refactor”, with special guests Chris Eidhof and Matt Gallagher

4/9/2019
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Chris Eidhof and Matt Gallagher join John to discuss app architecture, RxSwift and Functional Reactive Programming, and how to decide what patterns, frameworks, and concepts to adopt when architecting and building an app.

Duration:01:34:35

44: “Pull up the time profiler”, with special guest Janina Kutyn

3/29/2019
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Janina Kutyn, former Apple Music developer and now an iOS developer in Amsterdam, joins John for a UI development special! Topics include various techniques for building UIs and layouts, measuring and fixing performance problems, and supporting different screen sizes and devices.

Duration:01:09:22

43: “The temporal axis of space-time”, with special guest Dave DeLong

3/14/2019
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Dave DeLong, former Apple developer evangelist and now iOS architect and instructor, joins John to talk about handling dates in code, MVC & app architecture, Mac development, and to tell stories of how WWDC is put together.

Duration:01:25:19

42: “Pragmatic priorities”, with special guest Ted Kremenek

2/26/2019
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Ted Kremenek, manager of the Languages and Runtimes team at Apple, joins John to talk about Swift 5 — focusing on ABI stability and what it means for the future of the language, how the underpinnings of String have been improved in this release, how Apple is using Swift internally, and much more.

Duration:00:49:11

41: “The ultimate small company”, with special guest Dave Verwer

2/14/2019
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Dave Verwer joins John to take a look behind the scenes of the iOS Dev Weekly newsletter, to talk about working as an indie and how to increase your chances of success as an indie creator or developer, juggling multiple projects, as well as iOS development trends.

Duration:01:22:53

40: “Throwing a JPEG over a wall”, with special guest Ben Sandofsky

1/29/2019
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Ben Sandofsky, the developer behind the camera app Halide, joins John for this season 3 premiere of the show — to talk about designer/developer collaboration, what goes into building a camera app, iOS app architecture, handling dependencies, minimizing an app’s binary size, and much more.

Duration:01:34:24

39: “Sundell by Unwrapped”, a Holiday Special featuring JP Simard and Jesse Squires

12/20/2018
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JP Simard and Jesse Squires, the hosts of Swift Unwrapped, join John for this year's Holiday Special. Topics include ways that Swift has evolved during the year, what's coming up in Swift 5, maintaining open source projects, and continuing the tradition of sending wishes to Xcode Santa.

Duration:01:22:59