iOS Development Newsletter #7

Weekly Swift development newsletter for iOS and macOS developers from our mobile team.

News

tvOS 13 Released

tvOS 13 is a surprising release. For years Apple has been pushing the TV app as the main draw of the Apple TV, then earlier this year it brought the app to Samsung TV sets with the promise of further expansion to Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices, along with a smattering of other TV sets. The proliferation of the TV app made the Apple TV seemingly less important to Apple, but in fact with tvOS 13, available now, Apple has launched the biggest tvOS update ever. More here

Xcode 11.1 GM Released

Xcode 11.1 includes SDKs for iOS 13.1, macOS Catalina 10.15, watchOS 6, and tvOS 13. Xcode 11.1 supports on-device debugging for iOS 8 and later, tvOS 9 and later, and watchOS 2 and later. Xcode 11.1 requires a Mac running macOS Mojave 10.14.4 or later. More here

Libraries & Repositories

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TOSegmentedControl

A segmented control in the style of iOS 13 compatible with previous versions of iOS. More on Github

Periphery

A tool to identify unused code in Swift projects. More on Github

SPPermission

A unified API to ask for permissions on iOS. More on Github

Articles

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NSHipster: iOS 13

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Chip: Property Wrappers in Swift 5.1

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Swift And Pizza: Flux pattern in Swift

Read here

Yet Another Swift Blog: Transforming Operators in Swift Combine Framework: Map vs FlatMap vs SwitchToLatest

Read here

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