Rian Van Der Merwe with a detailed summary of the state of 3D touch right now as well as a collection of posts and prototypes for possible new uses of the technology. However, it's probably also worth reading Lukas Mathis' post on how 3D Touch hurts usability before you get too excited. 😢
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This tweet resonated with me so much. 😀 The most successful things I've done never started as "the big idea". This newsletter, for example! 📰
Considering how little we saw about the HomePod at WWDC and in the following months, I'm not surprised to see this delay. However, from a developer perspective, this doesn't have a huge impact as the development potential of the platform is still quite limited. I'm glad Apple is willing to delay the release of products not ready for the mass market – I wish they were more willing to do this with software releases as well.
The try! Swift conference in New York this week hosted an announcement from the Swift Server work group about their plans, and here's Ted Kremenek with a quick summary. It's also worth checking out the Recommended Server Libraries section of the server page on Swift.org for a description of what this group is aiming for.
The Verge takes an in-depth look at Paper, the sketching and note taking app released this week by the people behind the cancelled Microsoft Courier project. It is great to see the ideas from Courier making it in to a real app.