Tutorial: Game of Life on Metal/Swift

I was sad to hear John Conway had recently died of COVID-19. Conway was a mathematician who contributed much to his field, but for me as a computer scientist, I knew of him for his Game of Life (aka just Life). Read more


Doug Gregor on concurrency in Swift [audio]

Doug Gregor from Apple joins John to discuss Swift 5.5’s new concurrency features in great detail. How do features like async/await and actors work under the hood, and how were those concepts adapted in order to feel right at home within Swift’s existing ... (more…)

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