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Building in Public – Expense Tracker 05: Creating Models with Vapor and Fluent

I’m building an expense tracker app, and live streaming the whole process! This blog series is a written form of each livestream. See all the previous posts. I started this steam by adding a property that I forgot during the last stream, thankfully someone pointed this out to me afterwards. Next I created the Fluent […]

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Building in Public – Expense Tracker 04: Creating Migrations with Vapor

I’m building an expense tracker app, and live streaming the whole process! This is blog series is a written form of each livestream.

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Building in Public – Expense Tracker 03: Planning an iOS App

I’m building an expense tracker app, and live streaming the whole process! This is blog series is a written form of each livestream.

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Building in Public – Expense Tracker 02: Design and Sketch

I’m building an expense tracker app, and live streaming the whole process! This blog series is a written form of each livestream. See all the previous posts. The second video was all about the design. I brainstormed what the app would look like as a high-fidelity design, and what the colors would be. I used […]

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Building in Public – Expense Tracker 01: Introduction

I’m building an expense tracker app, and live streaming the whole process! This is a blog series that will be like a written form of each livestream. I won’t be going into the technical details of everything but instead summarizing the livestream. First Livestream The first livestream was an introduction to what the app is […]

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Clean Code for Swift – Chapter 3: Functions

What the func? Functions!! They do exactly what you tell them to do. They are the building blocks for modern day applications. If you try to make an app without using a function, good luck. How do we make functions clean? Keep Them Small According to “Uncle Bob” he says that function should rarely ever […]

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What I Learned as a First-Time Hacktoberfest Maintainer

Maintaining an open-source project is difficult 😅 I knew this wasn’t a cake walk, but it did require more attention than I thought it would. Here’s a list of tips and other advice I’d recommend to anyone who’s going to be a maintainer for the first time during Hacktoberfest. Write a Great README A README.md […]

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Clean Code for Swift – Chapter 2: Meaningful Names

Say what you mean, and mean what you say. Chapter 2 is all about naming! Names of variables, functions, classes, objects, protocols (interfaces), everything! Why is naming so important? Everything in software has a name, from the iterator variable in a for loop to the package you’re importing into your project. The name tells you […]

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Clean Code for Swift – Chapter 1: Clean Code

What is Clean Code?

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Building the Job Application Tracker

Why Tracking job applications on different platforms and for different companies almost always ends in using a spreadsheet. I wanted to have a simple way to track job applications and try using SQLite in an application. Sketch First I created a rough design of what the app could look like, using Sketch. I brainstormed what […]