Swift by Sundell

Swift by Sundell

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Answering your questions about Swift development
38: “Delete derived data in our sleep”, with special guest Kristina Fox
Dec 6 • 71 min
Kristina Fox, iOS and watchOS developer at Intuit, joins John to talk about Apple Watch development, building UI using storyboards vs in code, growing into a senior developer, and how to use change as a learning opportunity. This episode of Swift by…
37: “The test of time”, with special guest Ellen Shapiro
Nov 21 • 93 min
Ellen Shapiro joins John to talk about all sorts of automated testing - unit tests, integration tests, UI test, you name it! The two also discuss Ellen’s recent adventures into Kotlin and whether Kotlin Native could become a nice cross-platform solution…
36: “Promises everywhere”, with special guest Max Howell
Nov 8 • 80 min
Max Howell, creator of Homebrew and PromiseKit, joins John to talk about package manager design, asynchronous programming, interview processes, and also to tell some stories of how the Swift Package Manager was born. This episode of Swift by Sundell was…
35: “Onion architecture”, with special guest Rahul Malik
Oct 24 • 75 min
Rahul Malik of Pinterest joins John to talk about working on a large-scale iOS app, using third party build systems, client/server networking architectures and much more. Special thanks to Manning and Amazon Web Services for sponsoring this episode.
34: “Pure functions”, with special guests Brandon Williams and Stephen Celis
Oct 12 • 82 min
Brandon Williams and Stephen Celis, formerly iOS developers at Kickstarter and now hosts of Point-Free, join John to talk about functional programming in Swift, and how it can be used to build apps, websites, and even control the world. This episode was…
33: “Everything is an animation”, with special guest Nick Lockwood
Sep 27 • 83 min
Nick Lockwood, Core Animation veteran and creator of tools like SwiftFormat, joins John to talk about animations, layout, building parsers & compilers in Swift, declarative UI patterns and much more. Special thanks to Amazon Web Services for sponsoring…
32: “Rapid fire interviews”, with special guests Alek, Vixentael, Janina & JP
Sep 18 • 50 min
John heads to the Swift & Fika conference in Stockholm and, equipped with his portable recorder, speaks to four special guests about topics ranging from security to rendering performance to static analysis. Featuring: Alek Åström, the co-organizer of the…
31: “Code signing, but for APIs”, with special guest Felix Krause
Aug 29 • 81 min
Felix Krause, creator of fastlane, joins John to talk about building developer tools, scaling open source projects, automation, code signing, how fastlane came to be, and how to take the perfect Twitter profile picture. This episode of Swift by Sundell…
30: “Do you wanna be my mentee?”, with special guest Sean Allen
Aug 18 • 70 min
Sean Allen, YouTuber and host of Swift News, joins John to talk about sharing, creating content for the Swift community, mentoring and giving feedback, teaching new technologies, interviewing and much more. This episode of Swift by Sundell was made…
29: “Flexing your learning muscle”, with special guest Niels van Hoorn
Aug 3 • 58 min
Niels van Hoorn of Framer joins John to talk about prototyping, experimentation and learning new technologies. When and how to use prototypes, trying out new frameworks and techniques, the value of building your own tools and much more. This episode of…
28: “Long-term code evolution”, with special guest Peter Steinberger
Jul 19 • 81 min
Peter Steinberger, creator and CEO of PSPDFKit, joins John to talk about building and maintaining a large framework project, how PSPDFKit came to be, how his team works with Radar, and all the challenges and excitement that comes with running a business…
27: “Exponential open source effect”, with special guest Ryan Nystrom
Jul 4 • 73 min
Ryan Nystrom of Instagram joins John to talk about data-driven UI development, working on open source, how to optimize performance, becoming an engineering manager and much more. Special thanks to Bitrise for sponsoring this episode! Sign up for free at…
26: “Bootstrap our way there”, with special guest David Hart
Jun 22 • 60 min
David Hart, regular contributor to the Swift Package Manager, joins John to discuss the present and future of the SwiftPM project - how to get started both using and contributing to it, and how it lets the community build tools on top of it. Special…
25: “Segue into Marzipan”, with special guest Ben Scheirman
Jun 7 • 73 min
Ben Scheirman, creator of NSScreencast, joins John for a special WWDC episode of the show - to talk about the cool new things that Apple announced at the conference. iOS 12’s focus on performance, UIKit apps on the Mac, what’s new in Xcode and Swift 4.2,…
24: “The definition of debugging”, with special guest Carola Nitz
May 23 • 53 min
Carola Nitz joins John to talk about LLDB and debugging, her work on the open source VLC app, how she got her previous job at Apple, and much more. Special thanks to Instabug for sponsoring this episode! Instabug makes it super easy to get good feedback…
23: “Epic compiler quest”, with special guests Harlan Haskins and Robert Widmann
May 10 • 62 min
Harlan Haskins and Robert Widmann - who are both regular contributors to the Swift compiler - join John to take a deep dive into the internals of Swift, its type system, the compilation process and how they used LLVM to build their own programming…
22: “A path for learning”, with special guest Meghan Kane
Apr 25 • 59 min
Meghan Kane joins John for a special Machine Learning episode of the show - talking about how to get started with tools like CoreML and TensorFlow, what they can be used for, deciphering the terminology, how Swift might be used for ML tooling in the…
21: “The sweeter Mac app”, with special guest Benedikt Terhechte
Apr 10 • 58 min
Benedikt Terhechte joins John to talk about Mac development, working as an indie developer, code sharing between Apple’s platforms, extending the standard library, system packages, and much more. Thanks to Nishant Desai for your question! You can submit…
20: “A dependency injection kind of guy”, with special guest Radek Pietruszewski
Apr 2 • 56 min
Radek Pietruszewski, software writer at Nozbe and creator of SwiftyUserDefaults, joins John to talk about developer seniority, being inspired by the React paradigm, singletons & dependency injection, micro features and much more. Special thanks to Vijay…
19: “Proposal tour”, with special guest Erica Sadun
Mar 19 • 54 min
Erica Sadun joins John to talk about Swift Evolution and its proposal process, civility in the community, the state of Apple’s developer tools, protocol extensions, Swift Foundation vs Objective-C Foundation and much more. Thanks to Sam Jarman, Eric…
18: “It’s like The Matrix”, with special guest Tanner Nelson
Mar 13 • 54 min
Tanner Nelson, creator of the Vapor web framework, joins John to talk about the present & future of server-side Swift, designing Vapor’s API, Apple’s new SwiftNIO project, marrying the concepts of Swift with the web, and much more. Special thanks to Suhit…
17: “Squirrel Syndrome”, with special guest Janie Clayton
Mar 2 • 47 min
Janie Clayton, author of the Metal Programming Guide, joins John to talk about Metal, GPU & graphics programming, shaders, when to dive into lower levels of abstraction, and much more. Special thanks to Allen Wixted, Coders Life, Abababb, DanK and…
16: “Better than accessible”, with special guest Sommer Panage
Feb 1 • 50 min
Sommer Panage joins John to talk about all things accessibility, adaptive UIs, learning new APIs, UI testing, her secret (well, not so secret) life as a circus artist, and much more. Special thanks to Kartik Krishnanand, Iván Corchado Ruiz, Syed, Ashton…
15: “My interpretation of functional programming”, with special guest Chris Eidhof
Jan 22 • 52 min
Chris Eidhof, founder of objc.io and co-host of Swift Talk, joins John to talk about app architecture, functional programming, the “rockstar developer culture”, picking database solutions and much more! Special thanks to Sheng Hua Wu, Suhit, Błażej…
14: “Holiday Special”, with special guests Tobias Due Munk, Nataliya Patsovska & Patrick Balestra
Dec 22, 2017 • 54 min
Tobias Due Munk, creator of Slør, Nataliya Patsovska from iZettle and Patrick Balestra, co-organizer of the Swift Alps & AppBuilders conferences, join John on this special holiday episode of the show! Personal stories about learning new technologies,…
13: “My DNA is on GitHub”, with special guest Orta Therox
Dec 13, 2017 • 50 min
Orta Therox from Artsy joins John to talk about building developer tools, working on and maintaining open source projects, React Native, balancing coding time with personal time and much more. Thanks a lot to Doug Robison, Pawan Sharma, Ole Saint Pat,…
12: “A pretty good job for a view controller”, with special guest Matthias Tretter
Nov 28, 2017 • 47 min
Matthias Tretter of MindNode joins John to talk about Auto Layout, working on the iPad, refactoring Massive View Controllers, dealing with old code and much more. Thanks a lot to Swifty, Nicolas Cook Leon, Filipp Fediakov, Robert H and Daniel Souza for…
11: “Don’t use this for evil”, with special guest Mike Ash
Nov 14, 2017 • 47 min
Mike Ash joins John to talk about reference counting, learning new APIs, Swift tooling vs new language features, what if Swift would’ve been Objective-C 3.0 and much more. Thanks a lot to Gabriel Roupillard, Kedar Vaidya, Christopher, Khawaja Farooq and…
10: “Boy, I have a lot of thoughts on this”, with special guest Soroush Khanlou
Nov 7, 2017 • 48 min
Soroush Khanlou joins John to talk about blogging, MVVM and other iOS architecture patterns, unit testing, new features in iOS 11 & Xcode 9 and much more. Thanks a lot to Paco Cardenal, Swifty, Kristaps Grinbergs, Pablo Paciello and Gui Rambo for this…
9: “The answer is YES”, with special guest Paul Hudson
Oct 31, 2017 • 46 min
Paul Hudson of Hacking with Swift joins John to talk about learning & teaching Swift, Storyboards vs XIBs vs code, game development, Swift on the server and much more. Thanks a lot to Paul Weichhart‏, Dave King, Anmol‏, Hans Ospina‏ and Pawan Sharma for…
8: “Time traveling is always cool”, with special guests Marin Todorov & Florent Pillet
Oct 19, 2017 • 49 min
Marin Todorov and Florent Pillet, two of the four authors of Ray Wenderlich’s RxSwift book, join John to talk about Rx, reactive programming, debugging, learning new technologies and much more. Thanks a lot to Johan, Marcin Krzyzanowski, Aaina Jain,…
7: “Spelunking the firmware”, with special guest Gui Rambo
Sep 29, 2017 • 48 min
Gui Rambo joins John to talk about reverse engineering, finding product details in leaked Apple firmware & SDKs, getting started with Mac development & open source, and much more. Thanks a lot to Ciela Salazar, Jonathan Ruiz, Steve, Ibrahima Ciss and…
6: “Somewhere between the view and the model”, with special guest Agnes Vasarhelyi
Sep 22, 2017 • 48 min
Agnes Vasarhelyi of Topology Eyewear joins John to talk about moving to San Francisco, AR, architecture, getting started with iOS development and much more. Thanks to Gabor Nagy Farkas, Gilad Ronat, Sash Zats and viewDidAppear for this episode’s…
5: “Escape into the open source world”, with special guest Louis D’hauwe
Sep 7, 2017
Louis D’hauwe joins John to answer questions about architecture, UI design, compilers, creating a programming language and much more. Thanks to Artem Novichkov, Dario Roa‏, Hugo Lundin, Paul Hudson and Kabir Oberai for this episode’s questions Ask your…
4: “Fake Canadian”, with special guest Ash Furrow
Aug 30, 2017 • 48 min
Ash Furrow from Artsy joins John to answer questions about being inspired by other languages, asynchronous programming, doing test driven development and much more. Thanks to Fabian Buentello (@initFabian), Robert J Chatfield (@rjchatfield), Khoa Pham…
3: “Talking with the server it’s supposed to”, with special guests Anastasiia Voitova & Marcin Krzyzanowski
Aug 18, 2017 • 47 min
Anastasiia Voitova & Marcin Krzyzanowski join John to answer questions about security & encryption in Swift. Topics range from cryptography frameworks & algorithms to how to protect keys and user data and avoiding problems with SSL pinning. Thanks to…
2: “It’s a lot like cleaning your house”, with special guest Roy Marmelstein
Aug 8, 2017 • 40 min
Roy Marmelstein from Spotify joins John to answer questions about getting started with open source, expressive code, working in a large development team, using RxSwift at scale and more. He also speaks about his first 6 months at Spotify and his work…
1: “Hello world”
Aug 2, 2017 • 36 min
In this first episode of the Swift by Sundell podcast - John gives an introduction to the show’s concept and answers the first set of questions, submitted by members of the Swift community. The questions in this episode are about RxSwift, game…