BeyGood With Beyonce And The Princes Trust

first_imgBeyoncé’s global charity campaign #BeyGood is working with The Prince’s Trust to change the lives of disadvantaged young people.The campaign, which encourages people to be kind, be charitable and #BeyGood to each other and their communities, will raise vital funds for The Prince’s Trust on the UK tour dates of the Mrs Carter Show World Tour 2014.To join Beyoncé in support of The Prince’s Trust make a £3 online donation, or text BEYGOOD to 70660 (£3 will be added to your bill*).Mrs Carter Show ticket holdersConcert ticket holders who make a donation, wear a #BeyGood t-shirt (available from Tomorrow’s Store) or donate an item of clothing on the night will be given an official #BeyGood sticker at The Prince’s Trust donation site situated in the venue.Sticker wearers will be randomly selected for a seat upgrade to an exclusive VIP area near the front of the stage. The Beyoncé team will be working their way around the venue before the concert starts to select the lucky winners.Make sure you bring your donation confirmation email or text donation receipt to claim your sticker.“As a young child I was blessed to have the support of my family who encouraged me to reach for my goals,” said Beyonce. “So many young people don’t have this. I am honored to partner the #BeyGood campaign with The Prince’s Trust to help young people beat the odds and create better lives for themselves.”The Prince’s Trust helps disadvantaged young people into jobs. One in five young people in the UK are struggling to find work. Three in four young people supported by The Prince’s Trust move into work, education or training. There is more information on the work of The Trust here.*Text costs £3.00 plus network charge. Prince’s Trust receives 100% of your donation. Obtain bill payer’s permission. Customer care 0844 847 9800. Charity No 1079675.Source:Prince’s Trustlast_img read more

ABI stability may finally come in Swift 50

first_imgVersion 5 of Apple’s Swift language, used for iOS and MacOS application development, will release early next year. The main focus of this release will be an ABI (application binary interface) stability in the standard Swift library, in addition to Standard Library Improvements, Foundation Improvements and Syntactic Additions. ABI (application binary interface) features in Swift 5.0 ABI defines how to call a function, how data is represented in memory, where metadata is and how to access it. The current version of Swift is not ABI stable, so every binary (App), bundles its own version of the Swift Dynamic Library. For instance, if App1 is using Swift 3.0, it bundles Swift 3.0 Dynamic Library (containing the 3.0 ABI) inside. And if App2 is using Swift 3.2, it bundles Swift 3.2 and it’s 3.2 ABI. Here Swift doesn’t live on the iOS Operating System, it lives within each App. The ABI in Swift 5.0 will enable future compiler versions to produce binaries that conform to the stable ABI. A stable ABI tends to persist for the rest of the platform’s lifetime due to ever-increasing mutual dependencies. If Swift becomes ABI Stable, its ABI will be compatible with every version of Swift. For example, if App1 is using Swift 5.0, but App2 is using Swift 5.3, both will be consuming the Swift ABI embedded in the Operating System. The ABI feature was originally intended for Swift 4 release. Carryover goals from Swift 4 that are required for implementing the ABI in Swift 5 include: Generics features for the standard library. This includes conditional conformances for generic types and recursive protocol types and lifting restrictions on associated types in protocols API resilience, which will allow public APIs for a library to evolve A memory ownership model Besides ABI stability, expect these improvements in Swift 5: #1 String ergonomics Processing of the string type is expected to get better as users will have the ability to create raw strings, distinguish between enums that are fixed and enums that might change in the future,  and check whether one number is a multiple of another by using isMultiple(of:) #2 Groundwork for a new concurrency model Swift 5 will focus on designing language capabilities for building and using asynchronous APIs and dealing with problems created by callback-heavy code. #3 Targeted improvements to the Foundation API The Cocoa SDK- which was originally designed for Objective-C, can work seamlessly with Swift. To try out Swift 5.0 ahead of its release early next year, download the latest Swift trunk development snapshot, activate it inside your current Xcode version,  and then head over to Xcode Playground for examples you can edit. Read in depth about the new features to be implemented in Swift 5.0 at HackingwithSwift. Read Next Swift 4.2 releases with language, library and package manager updates! Apple bans Facebook’s VPN app from the App Store for violating its data collection rules iPhone XS and Apple Watch details leaked hours before product launchlast_img read more