2020 was the year so many businesses were pushed into remote work to survive. The number of Americans working remotely more than a day a week has exploded from less than 25% to more than 67%. And, for many, it has been popular. Working remotely will be more common, even after the global pandemic has Read more about Working Remotely: Best Practices for Distributed iOS development[…]
With the use of Swift as the sole language for creating apps with Apple, it is now essential to know how to plan for, and respond to, Swift-based errors in your app. There will always be errors you do not expect. As developers, we want as much information about how and why something failed to Read more about You Need A Plan For Swift Error Handling[…]
In any organization, you have a hierarchy. The opinions or comments of executives and managers carry authority employees will feel compelled to respond to. And this is a problem if that organization’s business is iOS development. Traditional methods of business management and current methods of iOS development don’t work very well together. A good iOS team manager does things differently.[…]
Apple unveiled its brand-new Apple Watch Series 6 on September 15 with some fanfare. This was followed the next day by the release of the Watch’s latest operating system, WatchOS 7.
This is a big deal for Apple app developers – the new hardware and software offer new features that significantly raise the bar for what is possible with the Watch. Apple has given us the tools to create more sophisticated kinds of apps, both standalone for the Watch, as well as companions for iOS.[…]
For those of us heavily invested in iOS development, it was unfortunate to have to miss this year’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2020 (WWDC 2020) in person. It’s just as much a chance to connect directly with iOS developers as it is to find out what Apple has in store for us.[…]
You’ve made the decision to build your own iOS app. Therefore, you’ve started out with an idea based on a customer need. Also how the app will meet that need and what it will look like. It’s at this point you should think about iOS software architecture.
Continuous integration is the software practice where small code changes are frequently tested with the rest of the code to ensure nothing breaks as changes. It makes building and deploying an app easy.[…]
SwiftUI is Apple’s new framework for building user interfaces (UI). It promises simplicity and consistency that’s been difficult to find before now. I’ve been using it for several months now, and want to explain how businesses with an app, or want one in 2020, can benefit.[…]
It is surprisingly easy to build the wrong thing in iOS app development. For instance we can easily build something that doesn’t meet client or customer needs. On the other hand, It’s also fairly easy to build the right thing, but have it not work properly. A simple, reliable way to avoid this is by using Test-Driven Development.[…]