Swift Performance Tips for Busy iOS Developers - Brad Broulik

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When I Work

420 N 5th St. #500 · Minneapolis, MN

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Park in the lot and sign in at the front desk. We're on the 5th floor at When I Work.

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This month Brad Broulik will be leading a discussion about performance in Swift and will share some quick and easy ways to improve the performance of your apps.

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Meetup schedule:

6:00 - 6:30 Social (half) hour. Eat pizza (from Pizza Luce) and hang out :D

6:30 - 7:30 Presentation

7:30 - 8:00 Shoutouts, and discussions about what we're all working on.

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Abstract: Want to learn quick tips that will improve your apps performance and load time? In this talk, we’ll explore the latest Swift techniques we can apply to create faster iOS apps.

• Topic discussed will include:


- The three dimensions of performance:


- Allocation (stack vs heap)

- Reference counting (less vs more)

- Method dispatch (static vs dynamic)

- Is Swift faster than Objective-C?

- Are structs faster than classes?

- Is inheritance faster than protocol extensions?

- Grand Central Dispatch patterns

- Whole module optimization and more