Inside iOS dev is a weekly show about real world iOS development. Your hosts, Alex and Andrew, draw from their experiences ranging from 4+ year old legacy codebases, to small startup green field projects, to working on apps at places like Uber & Reddit with millions of active users. They discuss everything from implementing specific features, to creating flexible designs, to utilizing refactoring techniques, and more. This is THE show for professional iOS developers.
Alex interviews Leo Dion about his recent article Asynchronous Multi-Threaded Parallel World of Swift. They talk about async work on iOS, options developers had previously (from low level to high), and then discuss how new Apple frameworks Swift Nio and Combine helps solve asynchronous tasks on...
Alex explains how overusing extensions and protocol extensions in Swift leads to unpredictable runtime bugs.
When and where should optionals be used? What are the advantages and disadvantages of optionals? Before Swift, iOS developers wrote their apps using Objective-C. In Objective-C, programmers could send messages to nil without the program crashing and in some cases was considered a feature....