If you listened to the first episode of the Swift Community Podcast then you may want to skip this. If you missed it though, and you're curious about the Swift origin story then Ole Begemann has written up a transcript from the show.
Also, ✨this✨. I choose to believe that the codename was inspired by my first company. 😂
This is a great article from Paulo Andrade on how to test that a notification doesn't get fired in your app. It's a quick tip, but one that could come in useful.
Max Howell with a wonderful
six five part (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) post on building Canopy. If you're building, or thinking of building anything in server side Swift then this series of posts covers everything from picking a server side framework to hosting and deployment, all in the context of a real shipping product.
This has been in my queue since November last year but I'm giving up on waiting for the 6th part to be published. 😂 I think Max is going to be busy enough in 2019 and the first five parts are great on their own.
JSON and XML have their place, but sometimes you just need to pack stuff so tightly that diamonds form. This library from Jeff Verkoeyen should help you out if that's what you need.
TTTAttributedLabel is one of those projects. 👋 It solved such common problems back when it was released, it ended up getting in everywhere. It's still useful today, but unfortunately hasn't been regularly maintained for a while. Looking for a replacement? Look no further than this project from Chris Hansen.