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 better. Speeding up as an iOS developer was the talk title of my presentations I gave at Swift Heroes, GDG Coimbra, and CocoaHeads NL. To summarize my talk, an overview of one of the best tips I can … 

 

SwiftLee 2018 in review: Top Swift Development blog posts

With 2019 coming closer it’s time to review SwiftLee in 2018 and list the top swift development blog posts of this year. The best thing about this all is that I can say that I’ve reached thousands of fellow Swift developers and possibly inspired or taught them with something they didn’t know yet. A weekly … 

 

Measure the performance of code in Swift

It’s important in any type of programming language to know how to measure the performance of code as there are many different ways to write solutions and not every solution is as performant as the other. If a piece of code turns out to be slow in, for example, the results of the Time Profiler … 

 

Performance, functional programming and collections in Swift

Functional programming is often done in Swift and so easy that it could easily hit performance. Iterating over large collections and performing actions like filter or map is common and should be used wisely. Performance is often decreasing when these methods are combined, like a filter followed by first. A list of best practices. Prefer … 

 

SwiftLint valuable opt-in rules to improve your code

SwiftLint is a tool by Realm to enforce Swift style and conventions. It’s proven to be adopted by a lot of developer with over 10.000 stars on Github. 149 Rules are available for you to use from which a lot are enabled by default. In this post, we’re going over some valuable rules which are … 

 

Enabling newly added opt-in features in Xcode 10

During WWDC 2018 Apple announced Xcode 10 with a lot of new features. Many of them are available for you automatically and enabled by default, but some of them might not show up and need some manual adjustments. Code folding To enable it, open preferences under Text Editing > Editing and select Code folding ribbon. …