Dealing With Asynchrony in a Synchronous Swift World with Greg Heo

Apr 28, 2017 · San Francisco, United States of America

It's the April edition of SLUG! 

• Dealing With Asynchrony in a Synchronous Swift World with Greg Heo 


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Talk – Dealing With Asynchrony in a Synchronous Swift World 

Asynchronous operations are all around us: waiting for user input, network traffic going back and forth, etc. At the same time, we live in a world with the arrow of time pointing firmly in one direction. How do we deal with Swift code that executes in a (mostly) straight line when there are so many side tangents and threads to wait around for? Callbacks? Futures? Spinlocks? In this talk, we'll look at these and other options for dealing with asynchrony in a synchronous Swift world.

About Greg:

Greg is an iOS and Swift nerd, full-time Canadian, and part-time aspiring limerick writer. He spends his days working at Instagram hand-cropping those square photos, and his nights wading through the Swift repositories and writing about his findings at swiftunboxed.com. You can find him on Twitter as @gregheo.

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Schedule:  

6:30pm - Doors Open

6:30 - 7:00pm: Refreshments and food. Food will include options for omnivores, vegans, and gluten-free folks. We will not be serving alcohol at this meetup, but we'll have plenty of soda options. 

7:00pm: Presentation + Q&A.

We welcome you to stay and chat afterwards!


NO FOOD FOR YOU IF YOU DON'T RSVP! ;)


Location:  

The Realm office is on Townsend St. between 2nd and 3rd

Look for the door-person standing outside the building. He or she will guide you up. 

Getting there:  

•  5-minute walk to the King St. Caltrain station. 20-minute walk from the Powell St. BART Station.

•  The building entrance is next to the parking garage. 

•  Bike Parking: You're welcome to bring your bike inside, but you'll need to carry it to the 2nd floor.

• Please note that the building doesn't have an elevator so the venue isn't handicap accessible unfortunately. 

Thanks to Realm for hosting and providing food + drinks. 



Call for speakers!

We're always looking for speakers! Know anyone? :) We hope so! Please fill out this short talk proposal form

We have openings for lightning talks (up-to 10 mins) as well as longer talks (20-30 mins) talks. 


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Questions? Email Chris at [masked], or Shadi at [masked]

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  • Swift Language User Group (San Francisco)

    This group is devoted to Swift, the programming language introduced by Apple at WWDC 2014.  We host speaker events in downtown San Francisco.  Interested in being a Speaker? Submit a proposal for a talk!  Watch the videos of our previous speakers. Also, please be sure to read our Code of Conduct.  Cheers! Michael, Chris, & Team SLUG!

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