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JaNd3r / FirstToUpper.swift
Last active Aug 2, 2016
String extension which adds a function that returns the string with only its first character capitalized.
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extension String {
func firstToUpper() -> String {
return self.isEmpty ? "" : String(self.characters.first!).uppercaseString + String(self.characters.dropFirst()).lowercaseString
JaNd3r / MainThreadNotification.swift
Last active Dec 10, 2018
Attention when moving asynchronously UI-changing code to a background thread: Notifications sent using the `NSNotificationCenter.defaultCenter()` must be sent on the main thread. Otherwise you will receive a warning like this: "This application is modifying the autolayout engine from a background thread, which can lead to engine corruption and w…
View MainThreadNotification.swift
func postMainThreadNotificationName(name: String, object: AnyObject?, userInfo: [NSObject : AnyObject]?) {
dispatch_async(dispatch_get_main_queue(), {
NSNotificationCenter.defaultCenter().postNotificationName(name, object: object, userInfo: userInfo)
JaNd3r / HandySnippets.swift
Last active Aug 29, 2015
Loosely collection of Swift snippets...
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// SwingUtilities.invokeLater ;-)
func invokeLater(delay: CGFloat, code: () -> Void) {
dispatch_after(dispatch_time(DISPATCH_TIME_NOW, Int64(delay * CGFloat(NSEC_PER_SEC))), dispatch_get_main_queue(), code)
// Usage:
invokeLater(0.1) {
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