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Introducing Twitter Network Layer iOS framework for open source

From this foundation, TNL includes a number of features for easy use by any developer, including:<p>•Ability to specify the execution mode<p>Execute as an …

Software Development

I've Been to Italy 12 Times—These Spots Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

You'd be forgiven for thinking Natalie Obradovich is permanently on vacation. The blonde perennially tanned travel photographer seems to spend more …

Italy

Vis island, Croatia: how can I resist your Mamma Mia charms?

Despite its low-key vibe, Vis has enough sights to avoid beach-centred boredom<p>Croatia can feel like an actor that, despite talent and charisma, never quite makes it to mega-stardom. If it’s the case of needing the right role then <i>Mamma Mia 2</i>, due out next week, might just do the trick for Vis, an …

European Travel

The Top 14 Gorgeous Towns and Cities to Visit in France

Who hasn’t heard the famous Audrey Hepburn quote, “Paris is always a good idea”? Well, let’s go a bit further with this and say France, as a whole, …

France

Best things to see and do on an adults-only break in Majorca

Somewhere between the 24-hour party people, the bucket-and-spade kids’ brigade and the posh villas of Love Island, Majorca has emerged as rather a …

Travel

The Most Romantic Cities in Spain

Let’s face it, Spain has be one of the most romantic countries in the world, filled with amazing architecture, quaint picture-perfect towns and …

European Travel

Provence travel guide

An insider's guide to Provence featuring the region's best hotels, restaurants, bars, shops and attractions. By our expert, Anthony Peregrine.<p>Why go?<p>There is, according to James Pope-Hennessy, “an ancient English longing for the south”. He wrote the words 60 years ago but we all know what he meant. …

Monad Magic

So far we have looked at some powerful tools with the <b>HKT</b> framework — Functors and Applicative Functors. We’re going to go one step further in this …

JavaScript

The best things to do in Split, Croatia's lesser-known coastal city

Croatia’s second largest city is an alluring place. Facing the twinkling Adriatic, and with a dramatic mountain backdrop, its setting is stunning. …

European Travel

The 10 Best Beaches In Spain You Have To Visit

There are lots of reasons to visit Spain, with its beautiful beaches being pretty high on top of those list of reasons. Suffice to say, finding the …

Beaches

Custom container view controllers in Swift

View controller containment has been an essential part of UIKit ever since the early days of the iPhone. With classes like UINavigationController and …

iOS Programming

Vojin Jovanovic | Compiling Scala Faster with GraalVM

Compiling Scala Faster with GraalVM<p>· · 267 views ·<p>Scala's features such as higher-order functions and implicit conversions encourage writing concise …

Scala

Functional programming in kotlin with Arrow [Sunnytech 2018]

Slides from my talk about Kotlin & Functional programming with Arrow which I gave at Sunny Tech 2018 (http://sunny-tech.io)<p>It showcases how Kotlin is a good fit for functional programming, thanks to Arrow.

Programming

The Top 12 Things to Do in Salerno, Italy

Salerno is a lively seaport on the southeastern edge of Italy's Amalfi Coast. Though the region is typically known as a jet-setters' paradise, …

Italy

7 Reasons To Visit This Beautiful Italian Riviera Town Before Everyone Else Does

It’s one of the most beautiful towns in an Italian region with a roster of villages and hamlets known for their wow factor. Which may be why <b>Camogli</b> on the Italian Riviera has never really stepped out of the long and glamorous shadow of its neighbor Portofino or become a tourist mecca like the …

Italy

The Top 10 Resort Hotels in Italy

From Tuscany’s rolling hills to the shores of Lake Como, these Italian gems have mastered the art of la dolce vita.<p>This year, many of our readers’ …

Italy

25 reasons to go to Stockholm

Västerbron<p><i>Stephen Whitlock selects the best the Swedish capital has to offer; from the big-city bustle of cool cars and restaurants to natural</i> …

Travel

Which Leading Artificial Intelligence Course Should You Take and What Should You Do After?

I graduated from Udacity’s Deep Learning Nanodegree (DLND) late last year and Andrew Ng’s deeplearning.ai specialization wrapped up for me in …

The power of Result types in Swift

One big benefit of Swift's type system is how it lets us eliminate a lot of ambiguity when it comes to handling values and results of various …

Objective-C

MVVM ❤️ RxSwift ❤️ Swift 4.x

<b>Introduction</b><p>Oh yes! You’ve heard of the acronym MVVM over and over again and it stands for Model-View-ViewModel and I am focusing on this because I …

WWDC18: Modern Tips for Optimising Swift Build Time in Xcode 10

Originally posted on XCblog here<p>With Xcode 10, there are some big enhancements in the performance and developer productivity while building Swift …

Shortcuts: A New Vision for Siri and iOS Automation

In my Future of Workflow article from last year (published soon after the news of Apple's acquisition), I outlined some of the probable outcomes for the app. The more optimistic one – the "best timeline", so to speak – envisioned an updated Workflow app as a native iOS automation layer, deeply …

Apps

Scala 2.13’s Collections

Wednesday 13 June 2018<p>Julien Richard-Foy<p>One more article about the standard collections, really? Indeed, during the last 18 months a lot of work has …

The Top 10 Austrian Foods to Try in Vienna

Vienna, one of Europe's gourmet capitals for both food and wine, is home to many delicious local treats. With a local culinary scene that often …

A first look at the Natural Language framework

Static factory methods in Swift

Most objects require some form of setup before they're ready to be used in an app. Whether it's a view that we want to style according to our app's …

Swift Tip: Extracting Pure Functions

In Swift Talk #103, Refactoring Large View Controllers (a public episode), we extract two pure functions out of an existing view controller. We chose …

Energy Efficiency Guide for iOS Apps: Prioritize Work with Quality of Service Classes

Code Injection In Swift

One feature that iOS purists envy and the primary argument for alternative solutions to Swift is code injection or as others like to call it, hot …

Swift Tip: Type-Safe Initialization Using Storyboards (Part 2)

In last week’s Swift Tip, we showed a simple way to configure view controllers by adding a configure method:In our new book, App Architecture, we …