How many times have you wished you could write multi-line strings without horrid
\ characters in Objective-C and how many times have you wished for Swift to allow us writing strings on multiple lines? Well, the SE-0168 proposal got finally approved! This proposal is probably one of the biggest changes for web developers here: we'll be able to write clean HTML in Swift's String literals!
Purchasing and managing SSL certificates for your web application is one of the most cumbersome tasks we still have to face in the development process. Wouldn't it be nice if it was handled for you? If you tried to open a Medium publication, you probably know that they, if requested, will set up and manage SSL certificates for you. Now, if you are or become a paying customer, Heroku will do the same, for free!
A big announcement from Docker last week: they've created a new open source project called Moby to "advance the software containerization movement and help the ecosystem take containers mainstream". And of course, Docker, the product, will be using those components directly.