Core Data Performance: 6 tips you should know

Writing Core Data code with performance in mind helps to prepare your app for the future. Your database might be ...
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Expressible literals in Swift explained by 3 useful examples

Expressible literals allow you to initialize types by making use of literals. There are multiple protocols available in the Swift ...
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String Interpolation in Swift explained using 4 useful cases

Swift 5 introduced a decent version of string interpolation with SE-228 and updated the old version of the ExpressibleByStringInterpolation protocol ...
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Using Custom debug descriptions to improve debugging

Custom debug descriptions can help you debug your own custom objects, structs, errors, and other types. Whenever you print out ...
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URLs in Swift: Common scenarios explained in-depth

URLs are everywhere in an app we built. We reference local files using bundle paths, we fetch data from a ...
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Custom Operators in Swift with practical code examples

Custom operators in Swift can make your code easier to read and simpler to maintain. Code can be written less ...
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Custom subscripts in Swift explained with code examples

Custom subscripts in Swift allow you to write shortcuts to elements from collections or sequences and can be defined within ...
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NSFetchedResultsController extension to observe relationship changes

Apple provides us with great classes like the NSFetchedResultsController to interact with Core Data databases in our apps. The API ...
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Testing private methods and variables in Swift

Testing private methods and variables is often something we run into when writing tests for our applications. You could think ...
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How to mock Alamofire and URLSession requests in Swift

Mocking data requests that are triggered by either Alamofire or URLSession is something we all run into when we start ...
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Creating a command line tool using the Swift Package Manager

A command-line tool can be very useful for automating common tasks to boost developer productivity. While developing iOS applications we ...
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Swift

Authentication with signed requests in Alamofire 5

With more than 30k stars on Github, you can tell that Alamofire is a popular framework to use for iOS ...
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