WWDC 2020 and Xcode 12 with Vadim Shpakovski - Part 2

WWDC 2020 and Xcode 12 with Vadim Shpakovski - Part 2

In this two-part episode Leo talks with Vadim Shpakovski, author of NativeConnect, about WWDC 2020. In this second part, they cover the updates to the Mac, Xcode 12, and Swift 5.3. In the first part, they went over their overall thoughts on this year's format and the updates to iOS 14, watchOS 7, and iPadOS 14.


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macOS 11 and Big Sur

  • Stability of Big Sur vs Catalina
  • Unification of Design 
  • Thoughts on Catalyst
  • Native iOS on Apple Silicon
  • AppKit vs SwiftUI 

Apple Silicon

  • Migrating Apps to Apple Silicon
  • How Virtualization is Limited
  • Windows on Apple Silicon 
  • Xcode 12 vs Xcode 12 Universal

Xcode 12

  • New Design
  • New SwiftUI App and Scene Changes
  • Swift Package Binary Dependencies and XCFrameworks
  • Swift Package Swift UI Previews
  • Swift Playgrounds in Xcode
  • Testing Enhancements
  • App Store API Improvements (by the end of the year)
  • Xcode Tips
  • Code Completion Improvements

Xcode Tips

  • Refactoring with Xcode
  • Modularization with Targets, etc....
  • Using Xconfig
  • Xcodegen

Server-Side Swift

  • Is Vapor Production Ready?
  • Vapor demoed in the State of the Union
  • AWS Lambdas in Swift

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Leo Dion
Leo Dion
Swift developer for Apple devices and more; Founder of BrightDigit; husband and father of 6 adorable kids
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Software Engineer

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