Swift Slowly: Day 5

On day 5 of the tutorial and I think I’m growing more comfortable with the keyboard shortcuts.

Style definitions

I’m hoping that future versions of Xcode will have more information in the quicklook for different classes. At the minimum, they could offer a link to get more information or have example of the different styles on one page.


I still enjoy the promotion of accessibility at the very beginning of someone’s journey to be a better programmer. There is also a littleAccessibility step for VoiceOver

Error handling

Error messages in Xcode

When you’re learning, it can be stressful to see errors and warnings. At this point, I don’t know if it’s just a typo or because I haven’t finished all the lines that I’m supposed to be typing.

Ultimately, I had to do a diff using BBEdit to figure out where the difference was between what I wrote and what was expected. Maybe I shouldn’t code at the end of the day?

Mandaris Moore @mandaris