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Advanced asynchronous operations by making use of generics

Asynchronous operations allow you to write long-running tasks in a distinct matter while being able to add dependencies between several …
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Asynchronous operations for writing concurrent solutions in Swift

Asynchronous operations allow executing long-running tasks without having to block the calling thread until the execution completes. It’s a great …
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Getting started with Operations and OperationQueues in Swift

Operations in Swift are a powerful way to separate responsibilities over several classes while keeping track of progress and dependencies …
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Advanced asynchronous operations by making use of generics

Asynchronous operations allow you to write long-running tasks in a distinct matter while being able to add dependencies between several ...
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/ Swift

Asynchronous operations for writing concurrent solutions in Swift

Asynchronous operations allow executing long-running tasks without having to block the calling thread until the execution completes. It’s a great ...
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Getting started with Operations and OperationQueues in Swift

Operations in Swift are a powerful way to separate responsibilities over several classes while keeping track of progress and dependencies ...
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Explore & improve: a collection of iOS, Xcode, and Swift Tips & Tricks

Optimize yourself and improve

Unused images and resources clean up in Xcode

Unused images can exist as a result of iterations in a project. Once a feature is no longer needed and ...
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Developer productivity boost with Google Search Tips & Tricks

Developer productivity is important to deliver your project on time. There’s a lot you can do as I already described ...
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Speeding up development: a collection of tips

Speeding up development to increase productivity can bring you a lot. You’ll work more efficient, deliver faster, and you’ll feel ...
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Get better at debugging

5 Xcode breakpoints tips you might not yet know

Xcode breakpoints allow us to debug and find out solutions for nasty bugs. Without breakpoints, it would be a fun ...
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Xcode Instruments usage to improve app performance

Xcode Instruments is a developer tool that comes for free with Xcode. It has a lot of useful tools to ...
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Combine debugging using operators in Swift

Combine debugging can be hard with long stack traces which don’t help at all. Asynchronous callbacks follow up on each ...
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Improve your workflow

Mastering the assistant editor in Xcode 11

Xcode 11 was introduced during WWDC 2019 and contained improvements in the way the assistant editor works. If you’re using ...
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Picking your minimum iOS version to support

When a new iOS version arrives it’s oftentimes a moment to reflect on the supported iOS versions and see to ...
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Xcode refactoring options explained with examples

A brand new Xcode refactoring engine was introduced in Xcode 9. Although this is quite a few Xcode versions ago ...
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Be an expert on Xcode

Thread Sanitizer explained: Data Races in Swift

The Thread Sanitizer, also known as TSan, is an LLVM based tool to audit threading issues in your Swift and ...
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Dark Mode: Adding support to your app in Swift

Dark Mode was introduced in iOS 13 and announced at WWDC 2019. It adds a darker theme to iOS and ...
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Mastering the assistant editor in Xcode 11

Xcode 11 was introduced during WWDC 2019 and contained improvements in the way the assistant editor works. If you’re using ...
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