Wed, Jul 30
Swift, Xcode 6 and Documentation Markup

Although the tooling and documentation around Swift is still rapidly evolving, one would be wise to adopt good habits early, by using the new light markup language conventions for documentation, as well as MARK: comments in Swift code going forward – @mattt

Tue, Jul 29
Replicate Twitter’s Zoom Animation in Swift

Twitter recently updated its iOS app with a really cool startup animation that transitions from the Default.png to the timeline view (learn how to accomplish a similar effect using Swift) – @iOSDevHelper

An Introduction to Swift

In this article, we continue our exploration of Swift’s syntax. You’ll learn about optionals and see how memory management works in Swift – @mikeMTOL

Interacting with C Pointers in Swift

Data types in Swift are designed to feel natural when working with pointer-based Cocoa APIs, and Swift automatically handles several of the most common use cases for pointers as arguments. In this post we’ll look at how pointer parameters in C can be used with the variables, arrays, and strings in Swift – iOS Dev Center

Mon, Jul 28
Exploring Swift Memory Layout

Today I’m going to dig into some implementation details and explore how Swift lays out objects and classes in memory – @mikeash

Auto-Closures and Lazy Evaluation in Swift

Auto-closures are a powerful feature because you can conditionally evaluate an expression, evaluate it many times, and use the bound expression in any way a closure can be used – Apple Developer

Sun, Jul 27
Hack Your OS X Desktop Environment Using Lua

Apple has a bunch of APIs that let you do super cool things. But you usually need to know C and pointers and stuff to use them. But not anymore! – @_sdegutis