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Join Dave and Sven, the creators of the Swift Package Index open-source project, as they talk about progress on the project and discuss a new set of community package recommendations every episode.

Swift Package Indexing Dave Verwer and Sven A. Schmidt

    • Technology
    • 3.8 • 4 Ratings

Join Dave and Sven, the creators of the Swift Package Index open-source project, as they talk about progress on the project and discuss a new set of community package recommendations every episode.

    40: This downtime was a joint effort

    40: This downtime was a joint effort

    This week, Dave and Sven take a look at the Flutter ecosystem, discuss Dave's blogging system rewrite, review their collaboration on a production crash, and, as usual, highlight some community packages.
    News
    Progress of the Flutter and Dart Package Ecosystem by Ander DoboPackages
    Vortex by Paul HudsonLanguageDetector by Ali Sheikhizadeh and Hadi SharghiGraceLanguage by Kevin MullinsVersionedCodable by Jonathan Rothwell

    • 40 min
    39: Stress testing dependency management

    39: Stress testing dependency management

    It's 2024, and Dave and Sven are back to talk plans for the Swift Package Index development over the coming year. They also talk about a light-hearted but also accidentally disastrous recent event in the npm package ecosystem, plans around how the Swift Package Index will approach Swift 6 support, and of course more package recommendations! 
    News
    When "Everything" Becomes Too Much by Feross AboukhadijehPackages
    swift-gopher by Navan ChauhanThe Web Before the WebWikipedia: Gopher (protocol)package-benchmark by Joakim HassilaOn percentiles: Wikipedia: Seven-number summaryGil Tene: Dispelling standard deviationPlusNightMode by Daniel Lyonswebsocket-actor-system by Stuart A. Malone

    • 49 min
    38: This is the least researched podcast in the history of podcasting

    38: This is the least researched podcast in the history of podcasting

    Inspired by a recent YouTube comment left on the previous episode, Dave and Sven talk about cross-platform Swift development with Visual Studio Code, Windows and Wasm compatibility, and about how Dave should have answered a question about adding a package into the Swift Package Index!
    News
    Swift Extension for Visual Studio Code introduction blog postSwift Extension marketplace pageGetting Started with Swift on AndroidMore Than Just Code podcast episode with DavePackages
    Model3DView by FreekPow by Robb BöhnkeGestures by Mikhail VospennikovScintillaLib by danielleNSAttributedStringBuilder by Jasmin Eilers RichString by Stefan van den Oord NSAttributedStringBuilder by Ethan HuangSwiftUICoreImage by Dan Wood

    • 42 min
    37: With praise, you can include me, but any blame goes to Dave

    37: With praise, you can include me, but any blame goes to Dave

    Dave and Sven talk about the work that Cyndi Chin shipped as part of this year’s Swift Mentorship Program, and then dive into the details of some of the metrics, and answer a couple of listener questions about the feature. Plus six package recommendations, as always!
    News
    Revealing and explaining package scores by Cindy ChinThe Swift Mentorship ProgramPackages
    DirectJSON by Mertol KasananSwiftSummarize by Stef KorsSKSummaryMemberwiseInit by Galen O’Hanlontyphoon by Nikita Vasilevswift-zpl by scchnObfuscateMacro by p-x9

    • 50 min
    36: Even though the bug is fixed, it's not over!

    36: Even though the bug is fixed, it's not over!

    Join us for talk of bugs and how we've either fixed or worked around them, why creating sustainable developer tools is so hard, and the story of which indie Mac app made Dave buy his first app!
    News
    Breadcrumbs by Marin TodorovPackages
    Grape by Zhen LiFirefly by Taylor LinemanSwift-ISO8601-DurationParser by Leon Hoppeautomerge-swift by Joe HeckAutomerge for Swift blog post

    • 43 min
    35: It’s like a broccoli-eating competition. You can cheat by eating more broccoli, but you just end up more healthy

    35: It’s like a broccoli-eating competition. You can cheat by eating more broccoli, but you just end up more healthy

    This week, we discuss importing ALL the packages, Swift 5.9, the Swift mentorship programme and package scores. Plus, of course, package recommendations!
    News
    Scoring algorithmPackages
    SwiftGodot by Miguel de IcazaDocumentation and tutorialSwiftGodotBinaryswift-sdk-generator by AppleZipPinch by Alexey Bukhtinswift-testing by Appleswift-testing Vision DocumentSwiftEmailValidator by Dave Poirier

    • 43 min

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