Deploying a static site using Publish and GitHub Actions

Our website is built using the Publish static site generator from John Sundell and we'd like to give you an insight on how to leverage GitHub actions to build and deploy your own static site on GitHub Pages.

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Implementing basic Feature Flags

Recently I've been working on a new feature for Locative that I wanted to lock down, so I can thoroughly test it. Once ready to release I just wanted to flip a toggle. I've achieved this by declaring a simple `enum` that'll be queried in places where the feature might be required.

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On launching StringBuddy.app for macOS

Today we've launched StringBuddy, a macOS App to finally cope with the chores of managing your iOS or macOS Localizable.strings. Just import you existing strings, tag to organize, translate and export them again. We think this is the experience you should get natively.

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Wrapping up the iOS Keychain

Using the keychain on iOS, when talking to fellow developers, always seems to be a tedious thing. If you're not familiar with those APIs it might seem complex and opaque. But it really isn't, let me show you in a very short example how you can leverage the iOS keychain. Tailored to your needs with just a few lines of code and without any third party dependencies.

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Keeping code in scope using the `Applicable` Protocol

Whenever I write code that's mutating properties or calling methods on an initialized objects / creating new instances of an object, I like to wrap it in a closure to build a coherence between the object and the changes made to it, also I think it adds a very good amount of readability.

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Writing clean UITableViewController code

When dealing with UITableViews there's often the challenge of handling different types of UITableViewCells while still keeping your code D.R.Y and readable. I want to show you a simple way to keep your UITableViewDataSource and -Delegate clean and still be able to alter different numbers and types of cells in your UITableView in an elegant way.

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