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Developer tools

11th September 2021 at 9:50am

Stephen's Developer tools Picks

Type2018 Annual PredictionsScore
Stephen Non‑graded "AppKit and UIKit give birth to something new and cross-platform" 0
  • SwiftUI was announced in 2019.

Myke's Developer tools Picks

Type2020 Summer RickiesScore
Myke Non‑graded "Developers will get tools for more control over refresh rate/frame rate in apps" 0
Type2021 Annual RickiesScore
Myke Flexie "Apple releases a weather API"
Type2021 WWDC RickiesScore
Myke Risky "Apple makes changes to the rules on in-app purchases, removing restrictions on linking to external websites for account creation, etc." -1
  • This came later in the year as a result of an antitrust settlement with Japan.
Myke Flexie "Tools for developers to make smoother or faster animations in iOS" 1

Federico's Developer tools Picks

Type2019 Annual PredictionsScore
Federico Non‑graded "Shortcuts 2.0 is showed off at WWDC with a new developer framework for apps" 1
  • "Shortcuts also gets folders and AirPlay actions in 2019."
Type2020 Summer RickiesScore
Federico Risky "The iPad gets a new development tool to write code, on device, that is not Swift Playgrounds" -1
Federico Non‑graded "New Notes framework for developers" 0
Type2021 Annual RickiesScore
Federico Flexie "WidgetKit will support new widget sizes and more interactivity"
Type2021 April RickiesScore
Federico Flexie "DriverKit comes to iPadOS to let more kinds of accessories be supported on iPad" 0
Type2021 WWDC RickiesScore
Federico Regular "WidgetKit gains new interactivity features that allow you to perform actions inside widgets without launching the associated app" 0