Archivo mensual: febrero 2016

How to use NSUserDefaults correctly

NSUserDefaults is a simple, yet powerful API available for us developers. It can assist us to create beautiful user experiences. David Smith posted a comprehensive guide on how to correctly use it and what caveats to keep an eye open … Sigue leyendo

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How to get hired at a startup when you don't know anyone

Solid advice here. I’ve interviewed with companies that made me do the whiteboard stuff as most companies do, and I’ve had interviews where they ask me to do something — prove that I can do what my resume is claiming. … Sigue leyendo

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How I deal with JSON in Swift

Edit: I’ve updated this post to Swift 3’s syntax. The original post with Swift 2.X syntax can be found here. It seems that the new hot thing these days is open sourcing your Swift JSON parsing library. Lyft, Big Nerd … Sigue leyendo

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Striving for excellence as a software developer

Josh Smith’s post is really resonated with me. It is more on the technical side of things, but still a valuable resource. There are basic common sense things about how to write good code that seem obvious once you know … Sigue leyendo

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Swift blog: Keeping up with the Swift mailing lists

It can be a pain. Specially if you’re subscribed to all of them. Thankfully, there’s an app for that. 🙄 Hirundo is a dedicated RSS reader for the Swift mailing lists. Read comfortably, keep up with discussions, bookmark conversations. Just … Sigue leyendo

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Heisenberg Developers

I really enjoyed this piece and can relate to what the author is describing. I’ve been there. The whole piece is a great read, but the key takeaways is this: Work on building a great team that you can trust … Sigue leyendo

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Elixir best practices: when to use structs, string-keyed maps, and atom-keyed maps

I found this cool post that lists some best practices when dealing with data in Elixir. I’m not nearly as experienced with Elixir as I’m with Swift, having only played around with it for a couple of months now. However, … Sigue leyendo

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