mikeash.com: just this guy, you know?

Posted at 2016-11-12 21:27 | RSS feed (Full text feed) | Blog Index
Next article: Advanced Swift Workshop in New York City
Previous article: Good News, Bad News, and Ugly News
Tags: advertisement
Advanced Swift Workshop in Washington, DC
by Mike Ash  

I will be holding a one-day workshop on advanced Swift programming in the Washington, DC area on December 12th. If you enjoy my articles and want to sharpen your Swift skills, check it out.

I'm going to be discussing the ins and outs of ARC and memory management, reference cycles, enums, generics, designing code to take advantage of enums and generics, pointer APIs, and interfacing with C APIs. I have been building out a set of nifty Xcode playgrounds to illustrate everything, and attendees will receive a copy of them, as well as the presentation slides.

The format will be part lecture, part exercises using the playgrounds, with plenty of opportunity for discussions and personalized help.

If you think you might like to come, take a look at the event on Eventbrite. And if you know others who might like to come, please tell them about it!

In unrelated news, since I'm sure some of you are wondering, Volume II of my book is coming along slowly but surely, and I hope to get it out the door and get back to writing articles before too much longer. Stay tuned!

Did you enjoy this article? I'm selling whole books full of them! Volumes II and III are now out! They're available as ePub, PDF, print, and on iBooks and Kindle. Click here for more information.

Comments:

Michael M. Mayer at 2016-11-13 21:22:20:
Mike - I would sign up in a heartbeat. $200 is a no-brainer, $400 is a gut-check, but looking at the pointer and C interface topics, I would still do it. $800 just puts it out of my league. I wish you much success with it, but sorry. I would really like to be there. Regards.

Dat Nguyen at 2016-11-14 06:34:12:
Mike, thanks for the update about Volume II ;)
I'm ready to dive into iOS and OXS with your book !

Jeff Blagdon at 2017-03-20 18:24:06:
Hey Mike, I might be interested in going to your event in NY but I'm not sure if I'm the target market. When you say "If you understand the basics of Swift but want to get to know it deeply and take full advantage of its features," it makes me wonder if I already have a lot of the foundational knowledge presented in this talk covered. Could you provide a little more detail about who the talk is geared toward, how in-depth you plan to get in programming with generics, and whether there will be significant time for Q&A?

mikeash at 2017-03-20 21:50:13:
The talk is geared towards people who are comfortable programming in Swift but don't quite have a full command of the language from top to bottom. For generics in particular, I'm going to cover background theory (motivations for the system, comparing with how similar constructs work in C and C++, alternative ways to solve the problems generics solve), talk about how Swift implements them and what that means for us (basically, what knowledge needs to be encoded at compile time and why you need type constraints for many uses), and then get into some practical examples of using generics to simplify code design, such as wrapper types to handle manual destruction or locking, custom container wrappers, and UI adapters to make Cocoa views fit better into the Swift world.

I hope that helps. If you have any more questions about it, please feel free to ask me either here or by e-mail.

mikeash at 2017-03-21 01:37:09:
Oops, I totally forgot about the last question. Yes, there will be lots of time for Q&A and hands-on experimentation and discussion and such. I do a lecture and then we experiment with my pre-made examples, discuss points of confusion, pose wacky hypotheticals, and then do it all again.

packers and movers in surat at 2017-06-26 07:29:59:
We with international standards, best domestic local Indian Packers and Movers in Surat provides you with the best means of packing and moving services. It is our incredible experience that comes to play in our packing and moving services.

$1 web hosting at 2017-06-29 07:12:58:
The great effort of my team about this category where you can easy to buy this.

hyderabad escorts service at 2018-05-08 05:45:37:
Yes i am totally agreed with this article and i just want say that this article is very nice and very informative article.I will make sure to be reading your blog more. You made a good point but I can't help but wonder, what about the other side? !!!!!!THANKS!!!!!!

Mumbai escorts service at 2018-05-08 05:47:03:
Yes i am totally agreed with this article and i just want say that this article is very nice and very informative article.I will make sure to be reading your blog more. You made a good point but I can't help but wonder, what about the other side? !!!!!!THANKS!!!!!!

Russian Escorts Agency Mumbai at 2018-05-08 10:52:36:
Amazing! I also wish him good luck to defend his gold medal. I like to share it with all my friends and hope they will also encourage him.

escorts agency in chandigarh at 2018-05-09 20:16:53:
Chandigarh hi profile escorts services offering remarkable elite class female escorts service or Chandigarh call girls book Chandigarh escorts services get preferred call girls escorts in Chandigarh.

Mussoorie Escorts at 2018-05-11 09:07:50:
Thank you for this informative post that you have in here. Actually, it is very helpful information to those investors.

Blue Host Hosting Coupon at 2018-05-12 05:07:12:
Great stuff! this is really a good article I am telling because of I read your http://www.bluehostreviewcoupons.com article (Advanced Swift Workshop in Washington, DC)and I got know this is really a good article. I want to say thank you for giving an important stuff with powerful point. I hope people love your article and give good feedback.

Compare Profit at 2018-05-12 05:32:33:
Great stuff! this is really a good article I am telling because of I read your https://compareprofit.wordpress.com/2018/05/11/womens-army-military-half-sleeve-top-tees-t-shirt/ article (Advanced Swift Workshop in Washington, DC) and I got know this is really a good article. I want to say thank you for giving an important stuff with a powerful point. I hope people love your article and give good feedback.

Diana Model at 2018-05-12 07:50:33:
The most beautiful model of Bangalore Escorts, Diana has been the pride of the Bangalore Escorts Agency for the last 5 years. If you want to meet or wander around with you, then go to our website and book now.

https://digg.com/u/dianarai4u
https://www.instagram.com/dianarai4u/
https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/76505859-diana-rani
http://www.pearltrees.com/dianarai4u
https://list.ly/dianarai4u/lists
https://wanelo.co/dianarai4u
https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/76505859-diana-rani
http://www.pearltrees.com/dianarai4u
https://list.ly/dianarai4u/lists
https://wanelo.co/dianarai4u
https://www.etsy.com/in-en/people/6nvrjvby
https://mootools.net/forge/profile/dianarai4u
http://ghzbbs.szkuniu.com/home.php?mod=space&;uid=5127360
https://medium.com/@dianarai4u
http://www.23hq.com/dianarai4u
http://dropr.com/portfolio190838/about
https://paper.li/~/publisher/4204e6a5-f6b0-41dd-98e2-09a51808817f
https://www.photosnack.com/dianarai4u/
https://angel.co/diana-model
https://www.change.org/p/our-bangalore-escorts-with-beautiful-model-live-you-fascination-with-escorts-in-bangalore
https://imgur.com/gallery/WPl2l
http://www.care2.com/c2c/people/profile.html?pid=852294986
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s673/sh/84ce94c6-a695-41fb-8952-13b518f37b35/464f503e1d2b1070c6d8bb0d15d262aa
https://dianarai4u.picturepush.com/profile
http://www.bookcrossing.com/mybookshelf/dianarai4u/
https://www.twitch.tv/videos/240425479
https://www.ted.com/profiles/9901723
https://www.sbnation.com/users/dianarai4u
https://www.dailykos.com/user/dianarai4u
https://www.skillshare.com/profile/Diana-Model/5648888
https://ello.co/dianarai4u
https://www.wattpad.com/user/dianarai4u
https://trello.com/dianamodel
http://www.colourlovers.com/lover/dianarai4u
https://visual.ly/users/dianarai4u/portfolio
https://about.me/dianamodel
https://getsatisfaction.com/people/diana_rai_baw3bnngtr3et
https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/dianarai4u/episodes/2018-04-18T06_01_44-07_00
https://myanimelist.net/profile/dianarai4u
https://dzone.com/users/3248248/dianarai4u.html
http://www.streetarticles.com/about/diana-model/959341

shweta menon at 2018-05-15 11:36:38:
I really impressed with your work. I loved to read such kind of article and this is one of them, I have found here lots of interesting information. this website is perfect for my knowledge I need.
http://www.escortsdehradun.com/
http://www.hydescortsgroup.co.in/
http://www.ritudas.in/
http://www.ludhianaescorts.co.in
http://www.escorts-chandigarh.com/
http://www.jaipurescorts.co.in
http://www.manalicallgirls.in/

escorts in hyderabd at 2018-05-17 07:56:48:
You’ve got some interesting points in this article. I would have never considered any of these if I didn’t come across this. Thanks!

alisha jonwal at 2018-05-17 11:15:29:
Glad to see this kind of brilliant in this post.
http://www.dwarkaescorts.com/callgirlsinvasantkunj.php
http://www.dwarkaescorts.com/callgirlsinvasantvihar.php
http://www.dwarkaescorts.com/callgirlsinsaket.php
http://www.dwarkaescorts.com/Callgirlsinmahipalpur.php

Call Girls in Mumbai at 2018-05-18 09:57:03:
I am very happy to see your content.
http://www.escortsinmumbaigirls.com/
http://www.escortservicesmumbai.in/
http://www.angelsofmumbai.in
http://www.mumbaiescortsalisha.com/
http://www.yaina.in/
https://www.ankitatalwar.co.in/
http://www.aliyamumbaiescort.in/
http://www.mumbaiescortindia.com/
http://www.mumbaiescorts4u.in/
http://www.poojatomar.com/
http://www.mumbaimoods.in


Comments RSS feed for this page

Add your thoughts, post a comment:

Spam and off-topic posts will be deleted without notice. Culprits may be publicly humiliated at my sole discretion.

Name:
Web site:
Comment:
Formatting: <i> <b> <blockquote> <code>. URLs are automatically hyperlinked.
Hosted at DigitalOcean.