What's New - June 2020


« May 2020

July 2020 »

Jordan and Lars gave me great feedback when I asked how they might represent a method as opposed to a function. I've included their suggestions and a badly drawn comic explanation from my FP book in this month's "Drawing" post. (Drawing Your Own Conclusions).

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.(The Newsletter).

June 8, 2020

A few thoughts two week's before this years WWDC. (Dim Sum Thinking).

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.(The Newsletter).

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. (The Newsletter).

June 18, 2020

Looking forward to seeing what Catalyst, SwiftUI, and Combine really mean. (Dim Sum Thinking).

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

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 24, 2020

I've done a little sprucing up here to make the website a little cleaner, quicker to load, and adaptive to different sized devices.

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.

June 27, 2020

Whether you call them Sub sandwiches, Hoagies, Hero’s or Grinders - for me the most important component is the roll. It has to have just the right mix of firmness and softness.

June 29, 2020

I was looking to replicate the idea of a Chicago Italian beef sandwich but with the mushrooms I had in the house. This came close.

June 29, 2020

Each year WWDC presents us with a ton of possibilities and opportunities. But with these new technologies comes a lot of pressure to embrace and adopt everything quickly. After all - everyone else is. This talk suggests that first you breathe.

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.