Weekend good reads for Apple developers, issue #30

WWDC22 is over, but the whole summer is open to play with betas, frameworks and SwiftUI navigation features. So let's spend some hours learning new things.

Swift and SwiftUI capture our attention for this week. Let's see what next week might bring us.

Swift for Visual Studio Code extension preview is released

Tim Condon announces first preview release of Swift for VSCode extension.

The highlights of the extension include:

  • Automatic task creation
  • Package dependency view
  • Code completion
  • Jump to definition, peek definition, find all references, symbol search
  • Error annotations and apply suggestions from errors
  • Automatic generation of launch configurations for debugging with CoreLLDB

Swift Forums: Introducing Swift for Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Marketplace: Swift

Weekend good reads for Apple developers, issue #15

Good reads for the weekend. Here are some great articles to read.

And that's it, have a nice weekend!

Weekend good reads for Apple developers, issue #11

Here is another pack of articles to read over the weekend. Buckle up and let's go!

Have a nice weekend!

Swift community introduces Distributed Actors concept

Swift community invites developers to review and participate in development of Distributed Actors in Swift.

Distributed actors are an early and experimental language feature. We aim to simplify and push the state-of-the-art for distributed systems programming in Swift as we did with concurrent programming with local actors and Swift’s structured concurrency approach embedded in the language.

Swift Blog

Current nightly Swift toolchain is already capable of building code with distributed actors.

Follow blog post for more details.