12/16 – The Best iOS Development Links

The best iOS development links from December 2016.

Swift

Optionals and String Interpolation: How to display an optional value in the user interface or the console in a nice way.

Swift Algorithm Club: Swift Stack Data Structure: “Learn how to implement a Swift stack, including push, peek, and pop, and using Generics.”

Swift.org – Swift 3.1 Release Process: “This post describes the goals, release process, and estimated schedule for Swift 3.1.”

Swift for Beans – Java Developers view on Swift: Thoughts on Swift from a Java developer’s point of view.

Swift Style Guide Updated for Swift 3: “We’ve updated our popular Swift Style Guide for Swift 3 – check out the changes inside!”

iOS Development

Pass Data with NSNotification in Swift 3: “Now, let’s talk about how and why we use NSNotification to pass data and communicate/notify between classes and structs. By the way, NSNotification, unlike its name, has nothing to do with Push Notification — rookie mistake 101 (me).”

Guarding Against Long Compiles: How to enable a compiler warning that indicates when a function takes too much compile time.

Instagram Dev, Swift Speaker & Swift Weekly Brief: A Top Dev Interview With Jesse Squires: “Jesse is a Swift guru, technology writer and speaker. He is best known for running the Swift Weekly Brief and is currently an iOS developer at Instagram.”

References

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Book Tip

Big Nerd Range Guide: iOS Programming: Excellent introduction to iOS development. Some programming experience is recommended.

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