• 2024-06-08
How to build a robust and scalable modular iOS app?

Recently, modularity has gained a lot of popularity in our field over the years. Architectures like TCA and VIPER pride themselves on their inherently modular design. Compared to a monolithic design, modularity offers various benefits: efficient work parallelization (especially in large teams), interchangeability, superior separation of concerns and responsibilities, and…

  • 2024-05-01
Why the best mobie apps need Software Craftsmanship?

What distinguishes a top 10% iOS developer? How can we draw parallels with the craftsmen of old? In what ways can we refine our skills following their lead? How should we select our projects, clients, and companies? Once involved in a project, how do we initiate change to ensure its…

  • 2024-04-15
When is Single Responsibility Principle helping us write better code?

How many responsibilities should a class have? As many as it needs! This is a common joke, but the reality often is far less amusing... How often do we encounter… “challenging” code annotated with "Do not change!!!" comments? Software development isn't rocket science. There are a few basic rules that most…

  • 2023-06-09
How to test UIKit & SwiftUI views? Explained with memes.

The benefits of having an exhaustive automated tests suite are obvious to anyone who ever worked on an app for more than a few months. We’ve all seen what lack of code maintenance might do: duplication, hidden side effects, convoluted business logic. A project codebase is like a garden -…

  • 2023-05-01
How to implement universal networking module in Swift (pt.2)

Let’s pick up where we left off! So far in part 1 we’ve discussed how to make a universal and robust networking client. Now, let’s take a look at how we can make it even better. Arguably, the most important feature of any universal tool is extendibility. We cannot account…