Episode 210: They Pushed It To GitHub

Daniel and Manton react to Swift’s open-sourcing, and the extent to which it adds momentum to the language and increases its appeal. They also discuss the open-sourcing of Microsoft’s MarsEdit-esque blog editor, Windows Live Writer.

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  • Swift.org – Apple’s new home-page for the Swift open-source project.
  • WebKit.org – Another example of a major open source project from Apple.
  • Swift-Evolution – Apple’s project dedicated to mapping the future of Swift.
  • IBM Swift Sandbox – Interactive Swift compiler web page from IBM.
  • Perfect – Swift-based web server project.
  • Lasso – Old-school software from Perfect developer Kyle Jessup.
  • Ecto – The once-powerful competitor to MarsEdit.
  • OpenLiveWriter – Open-source blog editor based on Microsoft’s Windows Live Writer.
  • WordPress 4.4 – The latest open-source version of WordPress, code-named “Clifford.”
  • WordPress.com REST API – Server-side API against which Calypso is built.
  • WP REST API – Open-source API being gradually introduced to WordPress.org project.

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December 12, 2015 at 3:20 pm.