Archivo del Autor: Oscar Swanros

My GitHub contributions over the years

I came across this website that goes into your GitHub profile and generates an image of the contributions that you’ve made over the years. Here’s mine: It’s nice to see that I’ve managed to (mostly) avoid working on weekends. Credits: … Sigue leyendo

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Continuous Deployment of Mobile Software at Facebook

Facebook published a pretty interesting paper where they describe their strategy for doing CI/CD of their mobile apps, both on iOS and Android. They describe the whole enchilada: from the general release cycle of their apps, to what they test … Sigue leyendo

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Today's workout

I was finally able to do a “regular” workout session after a week vacationing in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, with my in-laws (post for a later time). It is really interesting how after a year and a half of working out at … Sigue leyendo

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Writing Code Long Before You Need It

Brent Simmons, writing for Inessential.com: Along the way I’ve had many moments where a thing I’d written years before — because I knew I would need it — suddenly becomes useful. For instance, I wrote the OPML parser early on … Sigue leyendo

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One more argument for using descriptive variable names

Not too long ago someone asked me if I thought that rejecting (or requesting changes to) a GitHub PR because a variable or property is not named correctly was “a valid thing to do.” I said: yeah. I’ve had that … Sigue leyendo

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40% down in 15 minutes

Just watched my MacBook Pro’s battery level go from 70% to 30% in about 15 minutes while running the analyzer in Xcode. I’m traveling this week, and the fact that I really can’t rely on my work computer to do … Sigue leyendo

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First impressions on the Kindle Paperwhite

Recently decided to get a Kindle Paperwhite. I got rid of my iPad, so I ended up with no device to read lengthy pieces comfortably on the road or on bed, so the Kindle seemed like the best option. First … Sigue leyendo

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Breaking the #inout habit

A couple of weeks ago, the leadership at PSPDFKit decided that the #inout Slack channel, which we used to punch in and out of work via and “in” or “out” message, was no longer relevant. They communicated that they don’t … Sigue leyendo

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Moving my journal to Swanros.com

I’ve been trying really hard to avoid social media for the past few weeks. I noticed that I was devoting much more time to it that what I felt comfortable with: my performance and attention to important stuff started to … Sigue leyendo

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Handling routes from an API in a type-safe way with Swift

I’m working on an application that has to handle some kind of routing directions coming from an API in the following form: { “title”: “Tap to go to your profile!”, “destination”: “profile” } These items would show in a form … Sigue leyendo

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