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Successful TDD on iOS

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Successful TDD on iOS

TDD on iOS is hard, but could be successful. Check out this video from AltConf 2015 with tips on how to achieve TDD and BDD on iOS.

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TDD on iOS is hard, but could be successful.

Here is the video from AltConf 2015 presentation we made with Glen Tregoning:

Successful Test-Driven Development on iOS

Test Driven Development on iOS has presented some challenges due to lack of tools and support from Apple. This talks is how to achieve TDD and BDD on iOS:

  • Continuous integration Jenkins, Xcode bots
  • Break down and parallelize builds
  • Setup simulator with preset state
  • Facebook, Permissions
  • Unit Spec, App Specs, Acceptance Tests
  • Fakes, Mocks
  • Stub network calls for tests
  • Test data modeling
  • Running backend locally for tests
  • Image comparison to assert on expected look
  • Recommended tooling to help overcome the challenges of Apple’s limited support
  • Kiwi
  • KIF
  • KIF-Kiwi
  • xctool
  • Swift
  • Swift to ObjC bridging

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ios ,mobile ,tdd ,mobile development ,mobile dev ,bdd

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