Building a Compiler in Swift with LLVM, Part 1 of 4: Introduction and the Lexer

Compilers are some of the most fascinating programs because they touch every
aspect of Computer Science, from CLI and API design to calling conventions and
platform-specific optimizations. Yet, many developers have a fearful reverence
for them that makes …


Swift 4.0 Released

Swift 4 is now officially released! Swift 4 builds on the strengths of Swift 3, delivering greater robustness and stability, providing source code compatibility with Swift 3, making improvements to the standard library, and adding features like archival ... (more…)

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AsyncOperation in Swift

A few days ago, I was working on an app for a client. With this app you can basically see a staff roster, that needs to be downloaded from a server. The REST-API is built that way, that the app has to talk to different endpoints to download all the... (more…)

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