Swift – First Impressions

After playing with Swift a bit here are my first impressions of the language. There is definitely a lot to like about it! There’s also a few things that annoy me. ūüėé But first I’ll start out with a giving you a 1,000 foot overview of the language itself. Syntax aside, Swift and Objective-C 2.0 (as […]


I’ve made a major milestone in my personal project Rubicon. ¬†I’ve gotten it where it will build on Linux as well as Mac OS X. ¬†More info is in the readme file. ¬†Check it out:¬†https://github.com/GalenRhodes/Rubicon

Always an Easier Way

Previously in¬†Avoiding an Objective-C Pitfall¬†#1¬†I discussed a more stable way of creating singletons in Objective-C. ¬†As with all things in the world of Apple there’s always an easier way and that way comes to us via two very powerful yet unnoticed (in the Windows and Linux communities at least) APIs that Apple has contributed to […]

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