Category Archives: Sideblog

Sideblog posts. Usually links to news stories with a quick comment by me.

Changes to Swift

Changes to Swift in Beta 6. When I played around with Swift last week I was shocked how much of my code from June needed tweaking. I’m definitely going to wait until Swift settles down a little before going again.

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    I’d mentioned in passing in one of my Swift posts about using it as a scripting language. Someone on Twitter asked me if I’d convert from using Python to Swift for my scripts. It’s an excellent question that I really can’t answer fully at this stage. The language is still very beta. Most of the…
    Tags: swift, code

Error Handling in Swift

Better error handling in Swift. (HT: Brent Simmons indirectly) Very cool. Even better than returning tuples as in Python.

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    I’d mentioned in passing in one of my Swift posts about using it as a scripting language. Someone on Twitter asked me if I’d convert from using Python to Swift for my scripts. It’s an excellent question that I really can’t answer fully at this stage. The language is still very beta. Most of the…
    Tags: swift, python