Handy Swift features that didn't make it into the Swift standard library.

What's New



  • New String extension function tokenized(locale:) for creating search terms (learn more)
  • New String extension function matchesTokenizedPrefixes(in:locale:) for convenient fuzzy search (learn more)


The goal of this library is to provide handy features that didn't make it into the Swift standard library (yet).

Checkout HandySwiftUI for handy UI features that should have been part of SwiftUI in the first place.


Learn how you can make the most of HandySwift by reading the guides inside the documentation:

📖 Open HandySwift Documentation


I extracted most of this library from these Indie apps (rate them with 5 stars to support me!):

App Icon App Name & Description Supported Platforms
TranslateKit: App Localizer
Simple drag & drop translation of String Catalog files with support for 4 machine translation services.
FreelanceKit: Time Tracking
Simple & affordable time tracking with a native experience for all  devices. iCloud sync & CSV export included.
iPhone, iPad, Mac, Vision
CrossCraft: Custom Crosswords
Create themed & personalized crosswords. Solve them yourself or share them to challenge others.
iPhone, iPad, Mac, Vision
FocusBeats: Pomodoro + Music
Deep Focus with proven Pomodoro method & select Apple Music playlists & themes. Automatically pauses music during breaks.
iPhone, iPad, Mac, Vision
Guided Guest Mode
Showcase Apple Vision Pro effortlessly to friends & family. Customizable, easy-to-use guides for everyone!
Posters: Discover Movies at Home
Auto-updating & interactive posters for your home with trailers, showtimes, and links to streaming services.


  • Swift Tools 5.9.0
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Last updated: Mon Jul 08 2024 20:13:07 GMT-0900 (Hawaii-Aleutian Daylight Time)