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Recent posts


July 7, 2020

The journey to finding out what your role is. Also, my plans for this year, a comic on SwiftUI's @State, is it safe to go back to the gym, Maggie's link to a potato skins video, and Chris Eidhof's diagram of Data Property Wrappers for his Thinking in SwiftUI book.

July 3, 2020

Here is an outline of what I'm working on for the second half of 2020.

There's so many new things from Apple - it's ok. Take a breath. Also, a new home for my food posts, green onion flavored Chex cereal, another dog post, Maggie's link to the trailer for the documentary "Disclosure", James Dempsey LIVE-ish, and Amy Tsai's WWDC sketch notes.

June 25, 2020

James Dempsey has put out a wonderful video of "The Liki Song" featuring musicians from all over. He's done a great job including so many people who have joined him on stage over the years.

News from the WWDC keynote and Platform State of the Union, links to videos on juggling and solving three rubik's cubes, and wading in the water, Maggie's link to the physics of N95 masks, and Paul Hudson's Hacking with Swift.

June 19, 2020

In time for WWDC, my Functional Programming in Swift book is available. In this blog post a story from the final section.

June 18, 2020

Looking forward to seeing what Catalyst, SwiftUI, and Combine really mean.

This week’s newsletter: “Choosing what to do” includes passion, motivation, new ways to decide, also Server-side swift arrives, an Obj-C commentary, Maggie’s link, and WWDC notes from @zntfdr.

Asking questions - when to answer a question you're asked. Also, changing your default git branch name, looking forward to WWDC, a video on voice work, Maggie's link to a picture of her cat, and a plug for Ben and NSScreencast.

June 8, 2020

A few thoughts two week's before this years WWDC.

June 2, 2020

Empathy for our users, friends, neighbors, and folks we share the world with. Also a new song from James Dempsey, searching Twitter, Maggie's link to Snagels, and Kaya Thomas' update to We Read Too.

May 29, 2020

Free update to the FP book includes more diagrams, comics, extra examples, and two new sections.

From the archives


January 7, 2018

In this post from two and a half years ago I resolved to do more work in public. With urging from friends, I'm going to try it again. We'll see how it goes.