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February 2024

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We create @Model classes like those we created in Core Data that are ready to use in SwiftData.

Reassessing whether or not the decisions you made and sides you chose long ago still make sense.

The physics of chatting with someone. Also, the first beta of my DataFlow in SwiftUI book, saying "you too", a Lego sculpture of the Lake District, Sagan on socialism, discovering Prince, decline of the school bus, Maggie's link to Rugby squares, and Donny Wals on making mistakes harder.

February 6, 2024

I've released the first beta of my book on DataFlow in SwiftUI.

When you give someone a can of food, make sure they have a can opener.

February 13, 2024

Thoughts after a demo of the Apple Vision Pro. Also, Pancake day, the 8 minute phone call, your Rock and Roll HOF ballot, my favorite valentine, Cory got scammed, when the tech bros come for me, Maggie's link to Bondi Rescue and Tjeerd asks what if your feature was a command line tool

We look at SwiftData relationships and the @Model macro.

After you return to normalcy, there's a lot of work to be done and nothing can be taken for granted.

February 20, 2024

On why we do the kind little things that seem futile. Also, the Firehouse Five, mom's got a bike, another scam, the fine art of baloney detection, Maggie's link to Defunctland, and David Smith shows how to make an SF Symbol.

February 22, 2024

The something new is the release of my latest book, "The Mystery of the Mutating Mannequin", on DataFlow in SwiftUI from @State to SwiftData. The something old - on the eighteenth anniversary of the death of my youngest daughter, I invite you to read Dear Elena - a collection of my writings in that first year.

Working with various levels of knowns.

February 27, 2024

What happens when we turn our tools into creatures. Also, a blind man reviews AVP, a distracted person films a marriage proposal, Adam looks at the R2-D2 Blueprint, an M&M machine is watching you, Subpar Parks posters, Maggie's link to two rabbits meeting, and Chris Eidhof's new SwiftUI Field Guide.

We prepare sample data from our SwiftData model for use with SwiftUI previews.

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