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Derik Ramirez - 👋

Hello, I'm Derik - a CS Engineer that enjoys working on network applications and building *nix command-line tools, primarily macOS. I also work as a backend engineer. You can check my articles at

If you are interested in macOS development and network applications, you can download my guide at:

macOS network programming in Swift

I also created a guide for FreeBSD jails if you are interested here is the link:

FreeBSD Jails using VNETs

The following is the list of the latest articles on my blog:

The following is my talk for Back to the Mac conference:

Understanding macOS application bundles by building an agent-based app

Don't forget to follow me on twitter at @rderik.

Get in touch

If you want to support my work, consider becoming a Patreon.


  1. rdncat Public

    A client-server command-line tool created using NWFramework

    Swift 20 5

  2. Code on how to build a macOS app that includes an XPC Service

    Swift 14 3

  3. Only a demo app to exemplify how to read/write from Keychain

    Swift 3

  4. ap Public

    A Swift command-line tool to demo argument parsing using Swift Package Manager's `SPMUtility` module

    Swift 6

  5. A command-line tool to generate GitHub profile's from a template - built using Swift - extensible via plugins

    Swift 6 1

  6. A Swift library for building text bases interface for your command-line tools - based on C ncurses

    Swift 17 3

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