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Swift Unwrapped

A 30-minute spin off of Swift Weekly Brief and other Swifty news.

The state of error handling in Swift and a brief history on how we got here, as well as comparisons to Objective-C.

Part two of our discussion on the new features and improvements in Swift 4! There were so many great things to discuss, we needed two episodes!

We discuss some of the new features and improvements in Swift 4!

13: WWDC Predictions

May 29, 2017

We share our hopes & expectations for the Swift language at WWDC 2017.

12: Swift Evolution

May 22, 2017

We debate if Swift evolution is pulling its weight, and if it's possible for Swift to remain "open" without the cost.

A brief overview of the complex topic of memory ownership revisions currently underway.

10: The Variety Show

May 8, 2017

We cover 3 recent Swift Evolution proposals and the new Swift Compatibility Test Suite.

09: String Manifesto

May 1, 2017

We go in way over our heads into Swift's String Manifesto.

We unpack the recent SE proposals on serialization & encoding.

There has been a ton of debate on the Swift Evolution mailing lists about access control in Swift. We share our thoughts on the situation.

This week we celebrate the release of Swift 3.1 and the large set of improvements to SwiftPM that happened just under the wire.

Continuing from episode 4's take on Objective-C Bridging, in this episode we look at Objective-C interoperability.

There's been a constant push and pull on ObjC bridging since Swift 1.x, trying to seek a balance but always swaying in the other direction.

The up (and down) sides of striving for source compatibility across Swift versions. Let's rearrange some deck chairs!

The tumultuous tales of the community getting SourceKit compiling on Linux.

A retrospective on one year of open source Swift.

00: And We're Live!

February 24, 2017

Welcome to Swift Unwrapped! A weekly, 30-minute show about Swift the language hosted by JP Simard & Jesse Squires

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