Retain Cycles – The hidden trap of ARC – Part 2

Posted on November 12, 2015

ARC TO THE RESCUE! To prevent the aforementioned situation, Apple introduced, still supported, developed and also implemented in Swift, the MRR extension, where whole procedures of retaining and releasing references are automated. This mechanism, known as ARC (Automatic Reference Counting) allowed programmers to almost entirely focus on the functionality by freeing them from memory management designing
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Tornado vs Node.js

Posted on October 28, 2015

Nowadays Node.js is getting more and more popular, so I decided to compare it with some other server – Tornado. The first one is written in JavaScript, the latter in Python, so the outcome should be obvious. But is it? Let’s find out! In my comparison I have used 3 kinds of tests: Writing to
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Retain Cycles – The hidden trap of ARC – Part 1

Posted on October 22, 2015

Every software which wants to use a memory, before doing so, has to reserve an appropriate amount of space for itself first. Because of the fact, that nowadays apps are not independent and work within the operating systems that are responsible among the others, for the allocation of resources between active programs, such reserved memory
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Bootstrap vs Foundation

Posted on October 14, 2015

Nowadays websites are very often displayed on many different devices, such as phones, tablets, desktops, TV screens and even watches. It forces developers to create websites using Responsive Web Design technique. In other words – we have to design pages in such a way, that they will adapt to the size of given device. The
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