24 episodes

Swift over Coffee is a podcast that helps you keep your Swift skills up to date the easy way, hosted by Paul Hudson and Erica Sadun. Each episode has news, our picks of the week, plus an open ballot where you can share your views on important topics.

Follow us on Twitter at @swiftovercoffee.

Note: all the discussion from Erica and Paul is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0. Our regular intro/outro music is also licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0, and is called "Dropping out of School" by Brad Sucks.

Swift over Coffee Paul Hudson and Erica Sadun

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Swift over Coffee is a podcast that helps you keep your Swift skills up to date the easy way, hosted by Paul Hudson and Erica Sadun. Each episode has news, our picks of the week, plus an open ballot where you can share your views on important topics.

Follow us on Twitter at @swiftovercoffee.

Note: all the discussion from Erica and Paul is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0. Our regular intro/outro music is also licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0, and is called "Dropping out of School" by Brad Sucks.

    S2E2: Proing the heck out of that bono

    S2E2: Proing the heck out of that bono

    In this episode: on the road to Swift 6, handling key presses in iOS, and whether to build an app or a website.


    Xcode 11.4 beta: https://developer.apple.com/download/
    On the Road to Swift 6: https://forums.swift.org/t/on-the-road-to-swift-6/32862
    SE-0276 Multi-Pattern Catch Clauses: https://github.com/apple/swift-evolution/blob/master/proposals/0276-multi-pattern-catch-clauses.md
    SE-0269: Increase availability of implicit self in @escaping closures when reference cycles are unlikely to occur – https://github.com/apple/swift-evolution/blob/master/proposals/0269-implicit-self-explicit-capture.md
    SE-0110: Distinguish between single-tuple and multiple-argument function types – https://github.com/apple/swift-evolution/blob/master/proposals/0110-distingish-single-tuple-arg.md
    SwiftCrypto: https://github.com/apple/swift-crypto
    Paul's Pick: pressesBegan() - https://developer.apple.com/documentation/uikit/uiresponder/1621134-pressesbegan
    Erica's Pick: SE-0274 – Concise magic file names – https://github.com/apple/swift-evolution/blob/master/proposals/0274-magic-file.md
    Open ballot: When should an app idea be an app, and when should it be a website instead?

    • 40 min
    S2E1: Have your State and eat it

    S2E1: Have your State and eat it

    In this episode: Swift 5.2 snapshots are available for download, Paul enjoys some property wrappers, and we dream about what SwiftUI 2.0 might bring.


    App Updates for HTML5 Apps: https://developer.apple.com/news/?id=01212020a
    Swift 5.2 snapshots now available: https://swift.org/download
    Swift for Good: https://www.swiftforgood.com
    Paul's pick: Creating a property wrapper to give us SwiftUI's environment in UIKit.
    Erica's pick: SE-0253 – https://github.com/apple/swift-evolution/blob/master/proposals/0253-callable.md
    Open ballot: If you could change one thing about SwiftUI, what would it be?

    • 39 min
    S1E22: Why does Sean hate SwiftUI so much?

    S1E22: Why does Sean hate SwiftUI so much?

    In this episode: Sean's beard is staying in San Francisco, the NeXT era is ending, we discuss SwiftUI's forms system, and explore the many amazing new features from WWDC19.

    - The NeXT Era Ends, the Swift Era Begins: https://inessential.com/2019/06/07/the_next_era_ends_the_swift_era_begins

    - WWDC 2019 Session Notes: https://github.com/Blackjacx/WWDC

    - WWDC 2019 The Things You May Have Missed: https://patrickbalestra.com/blog/2019/06/07/wwdc-2019-the-things-you-may-have-missed.html

    - About SwiftUI: https://github.com/Juanpe/About-SwiftUI

    - Paul's pick: SwiftUI's forms – https://www.hackingwithswift.com/quick-start/swiftui/working-with-forms

    - Sean's pick: WWDC 2019 (Mind the Enthusiasm Gap) – https://nshipster.com/wwdc-2019/

    - Open Ballot: Now that the dust has settled, what was your favorite new feature announced at WWDC19 that *isn't* SwiftUI?

    - Plus: your chance to win a massive pile of Swift books to enjoy over summer!

    • 29 min
    S1E21: Live from AltConf 2019

    S1E21: Live from AltConf 2019

    In this special episode we’re joined by our friends Kristina Fox, JP Simard, Gui Rambo, and Kaya Thomas as we discuss everything new from WWDC19. Strap yourselves in – this is a long one!

    - News: what *isn’t* news this week? We dive into dark mode, Xcode 11, ARKit, RealityKit, Vision OCR, and more.

    - Focus on Swift 5.1: how opaque return types, function builders, property wrappers, and module stability combine to make SwiftUI possible.

    - Project Catalyst: now that we can build our iOS apps for macOS, who is going to use it, what advantages and disadvantages does it have, and are we going to see mass adoption?

    - Open Ballot: What are your early reactions to SwiftUI?

    Our sponsor for this episode was MacStadium, provider of Apple Mac infrastructure-as-a-service. If you’re building apps for the Apple ecosystem, learn more about MacStadium’s infrastructure at macstadium.com.

    We’re also grateful to AltConf for letting us use their amazing space, to Breaker for recording and mixing the episode, and our wonderful guest hosts for giving up their time to take part. Thanks, everyone!

    • 50 min
    S1E20: Transcendental Swift

    S1E20: Transcendental Swift

    In this episode: the Apple Developer Academy is open for another year, iOS Dev Jobs launches, we reveal why "Spectre" has British spelling, and ponder what Apple might announce at WWDC19.

    - Swift over Coffee Live is happening at AltConf 2019! Tickets are free thanks to MacStadium and AltConf, but you need to register for one here: ti.to/altconf/SwiftoverCoffeeLive

    - Apple Developer Academy registration: https://9to5mac.com/2019/05/16/apple-developer-academy

    - GitHub sponsors: https://github.com/sponsors

    - iOS Dev Jobs: https://iosdevjobs.com

    - Paul's pick: system library targets (SE-0208) – https://github.com/apple/swift-evolution/blob/master/proposals/0208-package-manager-system-library-targets.md

    - Sean's pick: Spectre retrospective – https://blog.halide.cam/a-spectre-retrospective-part-1-build-a-feature-or-an-app-e9e421015432

    - Open ballot: What developer changes would you like to see announced at WWDC?

    • 26 min
    S1E19: Rotato rotato

    S1E19: Rotato rotato

    In this episode: Swift hits the front-end of the web, Marzipan creeps closer, Paul talks about the importance of data hiding in Swift 5.1, and we discuss what makes for great code review.

    - Swift over Coffee Live is happening at AltConf 2019! Tickets are free thanks to MacStadium and AltConf, but you need to register for one here: https://ti.to/altconf/SwiftoverCoffeeLive

    - Unwrap for iOS: https://www.hackingwithswift.com/unwrap

    - Swift on WebAssembly: https://swiftwasm.org

    - SE-0259 - Approximate Equality for Floating Point: https://github.com/apple/swift-evolution/blob/master/proposals/0259-approximately-equal.md

    - SE-0260 Library Evolution for Stable ABIs: https://github.com/apple/swift-evolution/blob/master/proposals/0260-library-evolution.md

    - What to Expect From Marzipan: https://blog.iconfactory.com/2019/05/what-to-expect-from-marzipan/

    - Paul's pick: How to use opaque return types in Swift 5.1 – https://www.hackingwithswift.com/articles/187/how-to-use-opaque-return-types-in-swift-5-1

    - Sean's pick: Rotato – https://rotato.xyz

    - Pull request checklists: https://kristina.io/pull-request-checklists

    • 29 min

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