CoreGraphics based image resizer for multiplatform apps in Swift

Just a couple of weeks ago I wrote about resizing images on iOS: Resizing UIImages with aspect fill on iOS. As I am currently building a macOS, iOS, watchOS app I realized that I need a multiplatform image resizer. As this app deals with full size photos then I need to resize those photos for avoiding …

Observing a KVO compatible model in SwiftUI and MVVM

In model-view-view model (MVVM) architecture the view model observes the model and provides data for the view by transforming it when needed. When the user interacts with the view and changes the data in it then the view model's responsibility is to propagate those mutations back to the model object. Therefore, the important part in …

Publishing API documentation in GitHub with Jazzy

Jazzy is an excellent tool for generating API documentation for Swift and Objective-C projects. Let's take a look how to generate and publish API documentation in GitHub with Jazzy. Installing Jazzy Installation: sudo gem install jazzy Jazzy config file for a Swift package Configuration options can be passed into Jazzy directly with the command or …

Creating a pre-push git hook in Swift script

Git hooks are scripts written in any scripting language and are triggered when important actions occur. Hooks are stored in the repository’s .git/hooks folder. The script needs to have an appropriate filename without a path extension and also have executable permissions. Push event is an excellent time for triggering unit-tests and making sure local changes …