Empower Apps

In this second part episode with Dave Verwer, Leo talks with Dave about Swift Packages, SwiftPM Library (swiftpm.co), and how Dave uses open-source data and pull request for contributing. In the previous episode, we talked about the iOS Developer Survey and iOS Developer Community overall.

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Swift Packages

  • What's the future of Swift Packages
  • Cocoapods vs Carthage vs Packages vs Submodules
  • Limitations of Swift Packages

SwiftPM Library

  • How SwiftPM.co began?
  • What does it provide to the community?
  • Issues with older packages
  • Issues with other dependency management systems (NPM, RubyGems, etc...)

Open Source Data

  • How to use pull-requests for contributing information?
  • How iOS Dev Directory works
  • How it helps prevent spam 
  • Allowing for others to build on top of

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"Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
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What is Empower Apps?

An exploration of Apple business news and technology. We talk about how businesses can use new technology to empower their business and employees, from Leo Dion, founder of BrightDigit.