Memory leaks prevention using an autoreleasepool in unit tests

Memory leaks often happen without notice. Although best practices like using a weak reference to self inside closures help a ...
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AsyncSequence explained with Code Examples

AsyncSequence is part of the concurrency framework and the SE-298 proposal. Its name implies it's a type providing asynchronous, sequential, ...
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AsyncThrowingStream and AsyncStream explained with code examples

AsyncThrowingStream and AsyncStream are part of the concurrency framework introduced in Swift 5.5 due to SE-314. Async streams allow you ...
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Using MetricKit to monitor user data like launch times

The MetricKit framework allows us to collect all kinds of data from our end users, including launch times and hang ...
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AnyObject, Any, and any: When to use which?

AnyObject and Any got a new option any as introduced in SE-355, making it harder for us developers to know ...
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How to use the #available attribute in Swift

Marking pieces of code as available or unavailable per platform or version is required in the ever-changing landscape of app ...
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Self-documenting code in Swift to increase readability

Self-documenting code helps explain a piece of code to other developers on a project without the need for actual documentation ...
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Tasks in Swift explained with code examples

Tasks in Swift are part of the concurrency framework introduced at WWDC 2021. A task allows us to create a ...
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Guard statements in Swift explained with code examples

Guard statements in Swift allow us to implement checks into our code that prevents the current scope from continuing. When ...
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Reflection in Swift: How Mirror works

Reflection in Swift allows us to use the Mirror API to inspect and manipulate arbitrary values at runtime. Even though ...
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Creating an App Update Notifier using Combine and async/await

An app update-notifier promotes a new app update to your users. Using a notifier will get better adoption rates with ...
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Composition vs. Inheritance: code architecture solutions explained in Swift

Composition and inheritance are both fundamental programming techniques when working in object-oriented programming languages. You've likely been using both patterns ...
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