Swift Packages – Dependency Management of the Future

Package Management has been around for decades. There’s everything from APT to Maven to chocolatey. For those who work in the Apple space we are probably more familiar with Cocoapods and Homebrew. However since the introduction of Swift, the Apple team has given us a new package manager: Swift Package Manager.

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Swift Package Continuous Integration Guide

Swift packages offer an easy manageable way to share code and functionality. If you wish to create your own package, it’s important to make sure your code works where it’s supposed to and the quality is good. Most importantly, continuous integration is a great way to ensure that. If you are interested in learning why continuous integration is important, check out this article on avoiding merge hell. Therefore, in this article I am going to show you how to setup Swift package continuous integration.

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Scheduling Multiple Operations with Concurrency and Parallelism

Asynchronous Multi-Threaded Parallel World of Swift

Over the last 15 years, CPU clock rate has plateaued due to thermal limitations in processors. As a result, CPU manufactures have instead chosen to add more cores or processing units. Therefore nearly every device has multiple cores: from a Mac Pro to the Apple Watch. For this reason, Swift developers should take advantage of asynchronous methods.

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