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An audio spin off of Swift Weekly Brief and discussions on the Swift programming language.
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The Swift of tomorrow... today! The Standard Library Preview Package would allow you to try out upcoming Swift features before they officially ship with new language versions.
We invite special guest, Doug Gregor, back to the show to discuss all things Swift 5.1
What's one feature missing from the Swift Package Manager that CocoaPods has had for years? Binary dependencies! But how would this work in SPM?
We discuss the new generic math functions coming to Swift, as well as approximate equality for floating point numbers.
76: Property Wrappers

76: Property Wrappers


A concept that's been in and out of conversation for Swift since 2015, property behaviors - uh, delegates - uh, wrappers - are now back with the full weight of SwiftUI behind it.
In this episode with special guest Keith Smiley, we cover the growing number of tools that let you build things in Swift, a few of which are made by Apple, as well as some others like CMake, Bazel and Buck.
Although we usually discuss new features being added to Swift, this episode is all about removing things from the language.
73: UTF-8 Strings in Swift 5

73: UTF-8 Strings in Swift 5


Relevant LinksUTF-8 String blog post on swift.orgPiercing the String Veil post on Swift forumsSE-241 Deprecate String Index Encoded OffsetsSR-9749: The bug that led to deprecating encodedOffsetThanks to this episode's SponsorsSentry.ioSentry tells you about errors in your code before your customers have a chance to encounter them.With Sentry, you’ll see exactly how many users have been impacted by a bug, the stack trace, the commit that the error was released as part of, the engineer who wrote the line of code that is currently busted, and a lot more.Give it a try and let them know we sent you at is the first project management platform for software development that brings everyone together so that teams can focus on what matters – creating products their customers love.With a simple API and robust set of integrations, Clubhouse seamlessly integrates with the tools you use every day, getting out of your way so that you can deliver quality software on time.Listeners of Swift Unwrapped can sign up for two free months of Clubhouse by visiting in TouchIf you're enjoying the show and want to say thank you, the best way to do that is by leaving us a review on iTunes! It lets us know what you think of the show and helps us climb the charts so other people can find the show.We've also got a channel set up on! If you want to talk about today's episode, ask us a question or just follow the conversation, jump in anytime at
In what is sure to lead to significant community discussion, there's now a pitch for adding a style guide and formatter to Swift.​
If this proposal is accepted, we'll be seeing Key Paths in a lot more places.
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