Last week, Maaike and I went on a trip to Ivalo, Finland. Holidays are a great way to step out of the daily-routine rollercoaster to relax and reflect. While I feel best in a structured, constant environment, I still found much inspiration and joy in those five days off.
During both Snowmobile tours and Husky rides, I realized how vital confidence and belief could be. Without belief, I wouldn't be able to control the Huskies, and without confidence, the Snowmobile would've quickly gone off-track. Whenever we almost dropped out of a corner, I had to push my faith back to build that trust in myself and retain focus.
Suppose you’re into watching a talk on Swift instead of reading an article. In that case, I highly recommend this talk by Marco Eidinger, going over the many available attributes (lesser-known ones as well) in Swift.
Motion Design is essential for every app. Luckily, we get a lot for free when using Apple’s default APIs. However, if you’re looking to go that extra mile with your app, you don’t want to miss out on this thread.
Tjeerd In 'T Veen shares a few significant points regarding testing when it comes down to mobile app releases. If we don’t test things thoroughly, we might be punished later. He recommends finding the fun in writing tests, which I would highly recommend as well. I can’t tell the number of times I found bugs early on just by writing a few tests.
It’s not often that I find articles covering linkers. Michael Eisel shares a little history around Linker Optimization for Apple Platforms and suggests lld as an alternative linker to speed up linking for non-release builds.
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