While I don’t develop iOS or Mac apps full-time, I do enjoy dabbling in iOS, Mac, and Swift development. In a personal goal to learn the iOS SDK and Swift development, I have spent time finding the best resources that help me keep up with related news, tips, and the business of application development.
I find podcasts to be a great way for me to absorb and comprehend content. They are also very convenient when commuting or folding laundry. I thought it would be helpful to share 10 of the podcasts I am enjoying the most in my Mac/iOS Development Overcast playlist.
Many developers use Vagrant to maintain development environments. Some may not realize that there is a Vagrant plugin architecture that can extended functionality. Plugins provide a wide range of functionality including, new commands, low level Vagrant interaction with action hooks, new providers to replace VirtualBox, and extended host and guest capabilities.
Vim setups can be very personal since there are so many configuration options available. While stock Vim can do much, it doesn't take very long to figure out that you need a plugin manager to quickly access a world of new functionality. Vim plugins can provide integrations, commands, syntax highlighting, and more. Check out VimAwesome to get an idea of what can be accomplished with plugins.
I would like to introduce a new blog project, shelldevel.net. The blog was setup to allow a few friends to easily share tips they found while working on setting up a shell-based IDE (integrated development environment). Using VIM, tmux, and a number of other command line tools, very powerful and fast development can be accomplished.