Category Archives: Sideblog

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

Reactive Cocoa in Swift

Could have sworn I’d linked to this before. But I guess not. It’s well worth reading. Reactive Cocoa in Swift. The biggest issue right now is that Swift can’t see macros in ObjC/C. Given some of the problems that introduces I’ll hold off until things get more mature. The linked article goes through workarounds but it’d be nice to have a Swift interface done for you. There’s at least one being worked on. An other post discussing Reactive Cocoa in Swift is here. For those just curious about Reactive programming this is a good defense.

Hashbanging Swift

Hashbanging Swift. Using Swift at the command line. I had enough issues trying to replace Python with Swift that I went back to Python.

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