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Picking your minimum iOS version to support

When a new iOS version arrives it’s oftentimes a moment to reflect on the supported iOS versions and see to …
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Unit tests best practices in Xcode and Swift

Writing unit tests is just as important as writing your application code. Unit tests are oftentimes the first to be …
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Struct vs classes in Swift: The differences explained

Swift brings us classes and structs which both can look quite similar. When should you use a struct and when …
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Unit tests best practices in Xcode and Swift

Writing unit tests is just as important as writing your application code. Unit tests are oftentimes the first to be ...
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Struct vs classes in Swift: The differences explained

Swift brings us classes and structs which both can look quite similar. When should you use a struct and when ...
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Error handling in Combine explained with code examples

Once you get started with Combine you’ll quickly run into error handling issues. Each Combine stream receives either a value ...
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Explore & improve: a collection of iOS, Xcode, and Swift Tips & Tricks

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Unused images and resources clean up in Xcode

Unused images can exist as a result of iterations in a project. Once a feature is no longer needed and ...
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Developer productivity boost with Google Search Tips & Tricks

Developer productivity is important to deliver your project on time. There’s a lot you can do as I already described ...
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Speeding up development: a collection of tips

Speeding up development to increase productivity can bring you a lot. You’ll work more efficient, deliver faster, and you’ll feel ...
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Get better at debugging

Xcode Instruments usage to improve app performance

Xcode Instruments is a developer tool that comes for free with Xcode. It has a lot of useful tools to ...
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Combine debugging using operators in Swift

Combine debugging can be hard with long stack traces which don’t help at all. Asynchronous callbacks follow up on each ...
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Simulator tools to get more out of the simulator

Especially the rulers can help you stop using the Mac screenshot pixel feedback to measure distance in your UI. Simulator ...
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Picking your minimum iOS version to support

When a new iOS version arrives it’s oftentimes a moment to reflect on the supported iOS versions and see to ...
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Xcode refactoring options explained with examples

A brand new Xcode refactoring engine was introduced in Xcode 9. Although this is quite a few Xcode versions ago ...
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UIKeyCommand how-to add keyboard shortcuts & speed up your workflow

The UIKeyCommand class allows you to add keyboard shortcuts to your app. Although they might seem useful for iPad only, ...
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Unit tests best practices in Xcode and Swift

Writing unit tests is just as important as writing your application code. Unit tests are oftentimes the first to be ...
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Xcode Instruments usage to improve app performance

Xcode Instruments is a developer tool that comes for free with Xcode. It has a lot of useful tools to ...
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Unused images and resources clean up in Xcode

Unused images can exist as a result of iterations in a project. Once a feature is no longer needed and ...
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