You have a job where you work all day on a computer. And now, during this global pandemic, you’ve suddenly been working from home. How can you set up an inexpensive ergonomic solution so you don’t injure yourself? Normally, Quality Coding focuses on technical agile skills for iOS developers. But because of my past, and these
WWDC20 has wrapped up. What’s new this year for unit testing? Let’s look at the changes Apple has made for the Xcode 12 beta, and also some changes in the current version of Xcode. Hello, I’m Jon Reid from QualityCoding.org. Every summer, Apple has their Worldwide Developer’s Conference, part of which is announcing updates to their
You run your unit tests, and get a failure. How many times have you had to dig through the test code to try to understand what it’s complaining about? Why does this matter? Because every time you have to read test code, you lose precious time. The feedback cycle lengthens, and you’re breaking your stride. Instead, I
Ever since I experienced mob programming, it became my primary teaching tool. But due to COVID-19, it’s suddenly time for me to support remote workshops. Can mob programming work remotely? To date, I’ve taught over 230 students about unit testing and Test-Driven Development. Almost all has been in person, with everyone in one room. My
In my first-ever live stream, I used a TDD exercise to learn the basics of Kotlin. In this recording, you can watch as I let the IDE guide me, stumble through mistakes, and get help from viewers. You’ll get to see how much better a good IDE can be than what we experience with Xcode.