Eliezer Talón iOS developer

The Swift Alps 2016

I attended The Swift Alps on November 11-12, 2016. The event was an experimental conference that the organisers of App Builders wanted to make together with some of its speakers. The goals revolved around three main concepts: experimenting, broadcasting and socialising.

What nobody will tell you about JSON

This is an edited transcript of a talk I gave at App Builders Zürich on July 2016. I have arranged the content in a different way and omitted some parts to make the written version more coherent. The slides are also available in PDF.

Become a better writer

“Why Scrum Should Basically Just Die In A Fire” is the title of an article written by Giles Bowkett that caught my attention a few months ago. Among all the topics discussed, he suggested that the Agile Manifesto principle about face-to-face communication “might be to blame” for inspiring Scrum’s daily stand-up.

Design weaknesses of GitFlow

I started using GitFlow more or less two years after Vincent Driessen introduced his proposal in 2010. Since then, there has been several occasions when either me or one of my fellow developers have faced some issues with it.

My failed attempt to learn Haskell

A lot of attention was brought into functional programming when Swift was announced in WWDC 2014. But that wasn’t really new. Trying to apply such concepts to other disciplines has been a trend in general. But within the Apple ecosystem in particular, Swift made everyone to take it more seriously.