Web excursions are select bookmarks from Brett's travels around the internet. You can see them all on Pinboard. Visit the bookmarks page for previous Excursions.

Web Excursions for August 23, 2014

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This is the developer edition, I guess.

Calling Swift functions from Objective-C

“It’s a lot easier than the docs make it out to be, especially if you’re just using a single target.”

By the way, Erica is the smartest developer (and probably person) that I know. If you develop for Mac and don’t read her blog, you should add it to your feeds now.

Introduction to Grunt and Gulp.js — Mijingo
Great new series from Ryan Irelan on JavaScript task runners (Grunt and Gulp). 10 videos, 90 minutes of information.
dot-clipboard monitors your clipboard and runs scripts based on its content. Via OneThingWell.

This offers a lot of possibilites, including replicating functionality I’ve already built for StretchLink (coming to the MAS soon, I hope).

Using Sass source maps in WebKit Inspector
If you use a CSS preprocessor, source maps are the awesome. Here’s some info for using them with Sass.
For Sublime Text: turn your TODO comments into GitHub issues, complete with a link. Very cool.

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