There has been lots of talk about access control in Swift recently and it's a complex subject. If the discussion has been leaving you behind then you should read this great post by Jesse Squires with an overview of the whole subject.
We can all agree that safety is good, right? But what is safety? Soroush Khanlou looks at the stated goals of Swift (Safe, Fast and Expressive) and talks about how "safe" might be better written as "memory safe" given the choices that are being made.
UICollectionView has always been a powerhouse for supporting rich UI. Custom layouts are pretty well understood by this point, but what about animating cells as they appear? Jake Marsh gives us a handy guide to make sure that our cells look amazing as they make an entrance.
Swift is cross-platform, but it behaves differently on Apple platforms vs other operating systems. In this article Ole Begemann explains that when you write a library that doesnʼt depend on any Apple-specific functionality, itʼs a good idea to test your code on Linux as well!