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ole / x-by-y-operator.swift
Created Oct 29, 2019
Using × as a custom operator for creating "x-by-y" values such as CGPoint or CGSize.
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precedencegroup XByYPrecedence {
associativity: left
higherThan: MultiplicationPrecedence
infix operator ×: XByYPrecedence // U+00D7 MULTIPLICATION SIGN
// ------
import CoreGraphics
ole / let.swift
Created Sep 9, 2019
A replacement for let bindings in Swift function builders
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import SwiftUI
func `let`<Value, Return>(_ expression: Value, body: (Value) -> Return) -> Return {
struct ContentView: View {
var body: some View {
GeometryReader { geometry in
`let`(geometry.size.width / 2) { lineWidth in
ole / Atomic.swift
Created Jun 6, 2019
Atomic as a property wrapper
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import Dispatch
import PlaygroundSupport
struct Atomic<A> {
private var _value: A
private let queue = DispatchQueue(label: "property wrapper")
init(initialValue: A) {
_value = initialValue
ole / mount.txt
Created Jun 6, 2019
macOS Catalina mounts the read-only system volume at / and the read-write data volume at /System/Volumes/Data
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% mount
/dev/disk1s6 on / (apfs, local, journaled)
devfs on /dev (devfs, local, nobrowse)
/dev/disk1s5 on /System/Volumes/Data (apfs, local, journaled, nobrowse)
/dev/disk1s4 on /private/var/vm (apfs, local, journaled, nobrowse)
map -hosts on /net (autofs, nosuid, automounted, nobrowse)
map auto_home on /home (autofs, automounted, nobrowse)
% ls /System/Volumes/Data
Device Users
ole / load-misaligned.swift
Last active Jun 25, 2019
Load misaligned data from a blob of bytes. I don't know if this is correct.
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import Foundation
let data = Data([0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0x11, 0x22, 0x33, 0x44, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0])
extension UnsafeRawBufferPointer {
func loadUnaligned<T>(fromByteOffset offset: Int, as: T.Type) -> T {
// Allocate correctly aligned memory and copy bytes there
let alignedPointer = UnsafeMutableRawPointer.allocate(byteCount: MemoryLayout<T>.stride, alignment: MemoryLayout<T>.alignment)
defer {
ole / date-format-strings.swift
Last active Oct 8, 2020
Type-safe date format strings using string interpolation. Requires Swift 5.0.
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// Type-safe date format strings using string interpolation
// Requires Swift 5.0.
import Foundation
enum DateFormatComponent {
case era(AlphaStyle)
case year(MinimumDigits)
case yearForWeekOfYear(MinimumDigits)
case quarter(AlphaNumericStyle)
ole /
Created Jan 23, 2019
Swift Community Podcast Episode 1: Transcript (autogenerated with the Amazon Transcribe service)

John Sundell Welcome to the very first episode of the Swift Community Podcast. A show for the Swift community by the Swift Community. I am one of your hosts, John Sindel. And with me, I have two wonderful co hosts, the first of which you might know as the host of the Swift coders podcast. Mr. Garric Nahapetian. How's going Garric?

Garric Nahapetian Excellent. Thank you so much for having me. How you doing?

John Sundell I'm doing great. And we also have our third and final co host for this episode. And it's none other than the creator of Swift itself. Mr Chris Lattner. How's it going, Chris?


ole / objc-extension-override-without-dynamic.swift
Created Jan 11, 2019
Overriding at-objc methods defined in extensions without the dynamic keyword
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// Paste this into an iOS playground in Xcode and run
// Expected output:
// ParentVC: handled in ParentCoordinator
// ChildVC: handled in ChildCoordinator
// UIViewController: accountLogin() not handled
import UIKit
NSSetUncaughtExceptionHandler { exception in
print("Exception: \(\(exception)")
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// Challenge: Fill out this extension
// I have a solution for this return type:
// var headAndTail: (head: Element, tail: AnySequence<Element>)?
// I don't think it can be done with tail: SubSequence.
extension Sequence {
/// Destructures `self` into the first element (head) and the rest (tail).
/// Returns `nil` if the sequence is empty.
ole / AsyncOperation.swift
Created Aug 19, 2018
An (NS)Operation subclass for async operations
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import Foundation
/// An abstract class that makes building simple asynchronous operations easy.
/// Subclasses must override `main()` to perform any work and call `finish()`
/// when they are done. All `NSOperation` work will be handled automatically.
/// Source/Inspiration: and
open class AsyncOperation: Operation {
public init(name: String? = nil) {