27 March 2022
An idea to use the new chain of member references syntax to improve the declaration of static properties when working with a large number of elements
6 February 2022
I have been using CoreData for a few years and really enjoyed it. Except for one thing: how we interact with the data model.
26 September 2021
Some techniques to improve the pointer interactions and animations for buttons
12 August 2021
As well as restarting, shutting down and putting the computer to sleep.
8 August 2021
Some ideas to easily position a NSWindow with AppKit and SwiftUI.
3 July 2021
The Scout wiki has been updated and now offers a command-line and Swift package versions. The Swift package version is built using docC and Xcode 13 (beta).
13 June 2021
Learn how to build a form using SwiftUI, and then how to export the user's inputs as JSON. A last optional part explains how to validate the inputs and how to warn the user.
28 April 2021
This version is a global refactor of the library. New features are offered like setting/adding group values and <code>Codable</code> types or CSV import.
9 March 2021
The tutorial to implement a Privileged Helper has received a security update. A new part explains how to validate the application identity.
7 February 2021
Learn more about the new features of Scout 3.0.0. Data conversion formats, paths listing, YAML support and more. Also, the new wiki is now available on this website.
13 December 2020
In this second tutorial of the series you will learn how to develop an interface to let the user choose a script to execute and execute it.
3 December 2020
Bugle is a command-line tool to post and listen to distributed notifications to execute scripts.
22 November 2020
This library has been developed at Amaris as an open-source project. It aims to offer extensions and mapping features on Core Data entities to provide easy to use data models and fetching functions.
22 November 2020
A solution to hide a singleton behind a property wrapper for easier use and dependency injection.
25 October 2020
This tutorial is the first one of a series to learn how to use SwiftUI in Swift scripts. Some basis of SwiftUI are explained, as well as how to display an interface like with an application in a Swift script.
4 October 2020
An overview of <code>NSNotification</code> usage then a discussion about making <code>NSNotification</code> "Swiftier" by implementing extensions and a <code>NotificationObserver</code> wrapper (final Playground file provided).
21 September 2020
Whenever your work with numbers, you might want to define special ones that act a bit differently from others, while keeping their value. For example, it could be useful to define a <code>first</code> and <code>last</code> integers to be used in a range to target the first and last valid indexes of an array.
6 September 2020
In this tutorial, learn how to implement a privileged helper on macOS from scratch. The goal is to make the application Scriptex able to execute scripts with root privileges.
5 September 2020
This new version brings several new features like array slicing, dictionary keys filtering, arrays and dictionaries folding, auto-completion. Also, a Linux distribution is now prodived.
1 September 2020
This new version fixes several minor bugs and brings the compatibility with Linux.