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.package(url: "https://github.com/tillhainbach/Sparkly.git", from: "0.1.0")

Sparkly 💫

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Sparkly is a light-weight, combine-based wrapper around the Sparkle auto-update framework. It's main goal is to abstract away the complexity of the framework, make it easier to use with SwiftUI and to increase the ability for unit-testing (e.g. ease of mocking sparkle).


Sparkly provides a simple interface struct called SUUpdaterClient. This client is responsible for routing actions to and events from Sparkle. All actions and events are modelled as enums with associated values. ViewModels, or your preferred flavour, can send actions to sparkle using the SUUpdaterClient.send(_:) closure and subscript to updater events on the SUUpdaterClient.updateEventPublisher publisher.

NOTE: Sparky is currently under development. Not all actions and event are implemented and the interface may change.

NOTE: Sparkly uses Sparkle 2 which is currently still in beta!


see the example app in SparklyExample. It's a SwiftUI-based mac app that uses Sparkly to interact with Sparkle


Use SwiftPackageManager. Add the following to your dependencies.

NOTE: This project has a dependency to Sparkle which are not yet fully supporting SPM on there 2.x-branch (because there is no git tag) I cloned and built Sparkle locally and create Sparkle package based on the Sparkle-For-Swift-Package-Manager-folder in the built directory.

dependencies: [
  // Dependencies declare other packages that this package depends on.
  .package(url: "https://github.com/tillhainbach/Sparkly.git", from: "0.1.0)


Sparkly is licensed under the MIT license. See LICENSE for further details.


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Release Notes

3 weeks ago

Development release of Sparkly. Tagged as 0.1.0 so it can be used by SPM

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