Macoscope goes to Belarus

As you probably know, a few of us here at Macoscope are actively involved in putting together a local Swift meetup in Warsaw – Swift Warsaw.

We believe in giving back to the community – not only because it’s The Right Thing to do, but simply because it pays off tremendously: we get to meet new people, forge new friendships, and learn from each other. So when Janina Łaszkiewicz, involved with Cocoaheads.by and other cool projects in Minsk, invited us to come over to the Belarusian capital and be a part of a Swift event she was putting together, it didn’t took long for me and Michał to accept the invitation. After getting all our paperwork sorted out and buying airline tickets we didn’t have to wait all that long for December 19 to come around; soon enough we found ourselves aboard a Belavia flight to Minsk. A short cab ride later we were standing right in the heart of the capital of Belarus.

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Swift Warsaw #1: Lessons Learned

Macoscope Objective-C Style Guide

Learning a new programming language can be daunting, especially if it relies heavily on a set of idioms or patterns you have never encountered before. Before you start writing good code in a new language, you first need to know what good code looks like. Having a standard style guide can help you get up to speed on best practices used throughout the community – and making it easier for new developers to join the platform is something we should all strive towards. At Macoscope, we believe in helping fellow developers out, an attitude which we hope is reflected by our small but constantly growing library of open-source code and our engagement with the community at events like Mobile Central Europe.

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