Why mocking in iOS tests may not stop network and DB activity entirely

Why mocking in iOS tests may not stop network and DB activity entirely

An excellent iOS test suite is fast, reliable, precise and, reproducible. A common problem that makes automated testing in iOS slow and flaky is the presence of unexpected side-effects and artifacts during the execution of unit tests.

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How burnout endangers your iOS career and well-being

How burnout endangers your iOS career and well-being

Burnout is widespread among professional iOS developers. However, we don’t see enough talks, discussions, and content being created to help devs understand and prevent it.

Many iOS devs experiencing burnout are not even aware of it. Some even start to wrongly believe that “This negative state I’m constantly in is just how things are.”

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Should iOS devs learn Kotlin or other programming languages?

Should iOS devs learn Kotlin or other programming languages?

Have you ever found yourself wondering if you should learn Kotlin or another programming language? 

This is a common question we receive from iOS developers. With so many different languages, frameworks, and platforms in the dev industry, it’s natural for iOS devs to wonder if they are missing out on big opportunities out there.

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3 Steps to Prepare Your Apps for SwiftUI, Combine, iPadOS, Project Catalyst, and Any Other Leaps in the iOS Industry

3 Steps to Prepare Your Apps for SwiftUI, Combine, iPadOS, Project Catalyst, and Any Other Leaps in the iOS Industry

At this year's WWDC, Apple caught most of the developers by surprise with the announcement of new frameworks and platforms such as SwiftUI, Combine, iPadOS, Project Catalyst, and many other fantastic updates.

Once more, iOS developers are looking at a fantastic opportunity for getting ahead in the game by mastering new technologies and providing outstanding value in the iOS job market.

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Why switching iOS dev jobs is not the best way to increase your salary

Why switching iOS dev jobs is not the best way to increase your salary

Many iOS developers believe that switching jobs frequently is the best (and easiest) way to increase their compensation and progress in their career.

Although it can yield improvements, we believe that switching jobs frequently generates only micro-improvements while bearing huge risks.

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How Deleting Swift Code Can Make You a More Valuable iOS Developer—Clean iOS Codebase Series

How Deleting Swift Code Can Make You a More Valuable iOS Developer—Clean iOS Codebase Series

The ability to develop and maintain a clean iOS codebase is essential to becoming a remarkable iOS Developer. A simple but extremely valuable action you can take is removing unused code—mercilessly. At the same time, we meet many developers afraid of deleting code because they might need it in the future.

Today, you’ll learn two ways for retrieving deleted code from a git repository and how good practices for commits facilitate the maintenance of a clean iOS codebase.



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Why iOS Developers Feel Stuck In Their Careers & What To Do

Why iOS Developers Feel Stuck In Their Careers & What To Do

This pattern indicates that iOS developers are looking to progress in their careers, which is fantastic! But they end up finding suboptimal solutions, such as deciding to become more “generalized” developers (constantly jumping to new technologies & frameworks).

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