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Posts in 2019

August

Decree – A Declarative URL Request Framework

written by Andrew Wagner on

Decree allows you to make HTTP requests in a clear and type-safe way by declaring web services and endpoints. It supports all Apple platforms as well as Linux. It is the culmination of a technique I've developed over many projects. Some of those projects even include both a frontend and backend implemented in Swift that get to share a single source of endpoint declarations.

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July

A Lesson From Nature: Complexity from Simplicity

written by Andrew Wagner on

I recently came across a video showing an “Amazing Crabs Shell Exchange” and realized that it was a perfect example from nature of how seemingly complex (or “amazing”) behavior can emerge from simple governing desires. This is directly applicable to programming. Lets explore how.

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