46: “A desire for simplicity and performance”, with special guest Michael Ilseman

Michael Ilseman, developer on the Swift team at Apple, joins John to go on a deep dive into the String type, its implementation, and its related APIs. Topics range from the way Swift’s String API is designed, to its underlying complexities, and practical performance tips.


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47: “Your North Star”, with special guest Mayuko Inoue

45: “That’s why we refactor”, with special guests Chris Eidhof and Matt Gallagher