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 … 

 

UI Debugging by making use of third-party apps

Although Xcode brings us the Debug View Hierarchy tool , it’s often not enough for more advanced UI debugging. Luckily enough there are some great third-party apps available to speed up your workflow in finding or resolving UI bugs. Reveal App Inspect. Modify. Debug. Website: revealapp.com Price: $59 per personal license or $119 per seat, … 

 

Using Xcode custom file templates with GIT

Xcode custom file templates are a great way to develop just a bit faster and enable you to define a base template with all repetitive work included. Combining it with GIT enables you to share these files in your team and let them benefit as well. Creating a GIT repository for Xcode custom file templates … 

 

Fixing crashes with Firebase Crashlytics

Using Firebase Crashlytics can help you to solve your crashes faster. In this example we’re going to dive into a crash happening in the WeTransfer iOS app I’m personally working for. Diving into the details When a crash appears on your dashboard, first look at the stats (see the image above). This immediately points us …