The UIViewController TDD screencast ended with all the code in the view controller. Unfortunately, this is where many iOS programmers leave things! Let’s TDD our way to something better…
In part 2, we pick up from there and TDD to extract a model class, which the controller observes. You’ll see it evolve into true Model-View-Controller, driven by unit tests.
In particular, you’ll see how to TDD:
Question: What difficulties do you face when trying to TDD your code? Leave a comment below.
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Programming was fun when I was a kid. But working in Silicon Valley, I saw poor code lead to fear, with real human costs. Looking for ways to make my life better, I learned about Design Patterns, Refactoring, and Test-Driven Development (TDD). Programming became fun again! I've now been doing TDD in Apple environments for 18 years. I'm committed to software crafting as a discipline, hoping we can all reach greater effectiveness and joy.
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