Why Jetpack Compose is a game-changer for Android Development

Last week Google launched Jetpack Compose into Beta status, with a target production release of Summer 2021. In this article I'll cover at a high level what Jetpack compose is--and why it promises to fundamentally change and radically improve native Android development.

3 months ago   •   6 min read
Android

What's SwiftUI and Should I use it?

SwiftUI is Apple's new development language and paradigm for building applications for its desktop and mobile platforms. In this article I'll discuss at a high level what SwiftUI is and how businesses and developers should think about its adoption in their development planning process.

4 months ago   •   6 min read
SwiftUI

Swift Closures Field Notes

A cheat sheet of Swift closure snippets and examples I've collected over time to help get syntax and usage right the first time.

5 months ago   •   6 min read
Swift

Creating an iOS bar chart in code using Swift

Displaying data in a chart is a common task in an iOS application. In this tutorial I'll demonstrate how to use Swift to create a resizable, dynamic bar chart composed of UIView elements with Auto Layout constraints entirely in code.

5 months ago   •   10 min read
UIKit

Swift String Field Notes

A cheat sheet of snippets and examples I've collected over time of using Apple's String class and related string processing and string manipulation techniques

5 months ago   •   3 min read
Swift

Swift Dictionary Field Notes

A cheat sheet of snippets and examples I've collected over time of using Apple's Foundation Dictionary class.

5 months ago   •   4 min read
Swift