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Grammarly iOS Keyboard - Unboxing

Grammarly is a lovely writing assistant. Twenty million people use the tool across the globe according to the statistics available on the site. I use it too. No complaints, it does its job quite well, and I am a happy user. The only thing that always worried me is the Grammarly iOS Keyboard. As an iOS engineer, I know how easily you can collect different data, sensitive information, and even do not ask users about the consent. Read more...

Xcode invocation tool - xed


xed is a command-line tool that launches the Xcode application and opens the given documents (xcodeproj, xcworkspace, etc.), or opens a new document, optionally with the contents of standard input.


Dr. Anthony Fauci Cold Open - SNL

“Oh, Brad Pitt, of course” Dr. Anthony Fauci said.


About Bob Martin's talk - The Future of Programming (2016)

Engineering ObjectiveC Agile

I am a bit late to the party, but still. Robert C. Martin, colloquially known as “Uncle Bob”, gave the exciting talk in May 2016 about the future of the programming. The usefulness of his words still stands, and it is a beautiful history lesson about software engineering, programming as a profession with remarks about Agile and possible future of the industry.

Emojis over time

iOS Emoji

How have Apple emojis evolved lately (iOS 13.0-13.3) and what is gender-neutral philosophy.

Note: Xcode 10.2, macOS Mojave 10.14.4, iOS 12.1 and other betas

iOS Xcode

Quick overview of the recent betas from Apple. iOS centric.

Swift Package Manager builds iOS frameworks (Updated. Xcode 10.2 Beta)

iOS SPM Swift

Swift Package Manager doesn’t work with iOS. Probably, that’s all you can say about the current state of SPM, but insomnia forced me to extend the answer to the following essay.

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