Software Development

Nov
22

Vapor RestKit v2.0 is Finally Out

I've finally pushed it out. I've persisted backward compatibility with 1.x version and only marked old APIs as deprecated. (yeah, this will produce a ton of warnings) The internals and tests are a little bit messy now as they actually contain both old and new implementations at the same time.
2 min read
Sep
27

Vapor RestKit News

I've started to work on a big update for Vapor RestKit. I've been using it for a while and noticed several shortcomings that were not noticeable on the stage of the initial design, both related to its internals and API.
1 min read
Jul
27
Taking UICollectionView to SwiftUI

Taking UICollectionView to SwiftUI

Why the heck do we still need UICollectionView in SwiftUI?
4 min read
May
25
Custom Segmented Control Picker with SwiftUI

Custom Segmented Control Picker with SwiftUI

Not long ago, I needed a segmented picker, and as it usually happens, native things didn't fit designs quite well, and I had to go custom. Here is what happened next😄
3 min read
Mar
23

My 100 Days of Code Challenge

In 2020 during the pandemic, I paused all my employment work, went on sabbatical, and decided to work on side projects full time. At some point, it seemed to me that I lacked discipline and moved too slowly. I jumped into the 100 Days of Code Challenge to see how it would push my progress forward.
2 min read
Mar
17

I've Made a $150 Million App

In 2018 I worked on an iOS app. That was a social network around photo and video content, pretty much like Instagram. The only difference was that it was deeply integrated with cryptocurrency. It had a cryptocurrency wallet right inside it, and a lot of features were deeply integrated with it.
1 min read
Feb
21
Make UIKit Swifty with SwiftyUIKit

Make UIKit Swifty with SwiftyUIKit

There is only one thing in the world, which is more painful than using SwiftUI. It is going back to UIKit after getting used to SwiftUI. To decrease that amount of pain, I've made SwiftUIKit.
3 min read
Jan
19
Server-Side-Swift on Steroids with Vapor RestKit. Charming CRUDs

Server-Side-Swift on Steroids with Vapor RestKit. Charming CRUDs

Writing CRUD Rest APIs is something that gets me bored VERY fast. Here comes RestKit with a vaccine from CRUDs boredom
2 min read
Dec
29
Server-Side-Swift on Steroids with Vapor RestKit. Fluent Model Extensions

Server-Side-Swift on Steroids with Vapor RestKit. Fluent Model Extensions

One of the things I worked on some time ago was Vapor Rest Kit It started as a set of utils I implemented to speed up the development of my side project. Gradually my Vapor utils grew rather large and decided to move it to a separate package and publish.
2 min read
Dec
08
Should We Bring Redux to iOS?

Should We Bring Redux to iOS?

One of the things I've been puzzling over recently. Can we benefit much from bringing redux-like architectures to iOS? How? And how can we get most of it?
21 min read