Software Delivery (A)
Thursday 14:00 - 14:44
Session type: Lecture
Session level: Intermediate
Test Driving Swift To The Max – with or without the tests!
Swift is the new systems language from Apple – aimed at iOS and Mac development. TDD has not been as central to these ecosystems as its has to some others – but it is still very much alive! We’ll look at why that might be, what challenges there are, and ways to mitigate – or eliminate – them. We’ll also look at what tools can help – and how Swift itself brings some new tricks to the table that can allow us to rethink the traditional process of TDD – and question whether we even need the tests at all!
Test Driving Swift To The Max – with or without the tests! Phil Nash
Advocate Phil is a Developer Advocate for Swift, Objective-C and C++ tools at JetBrains. Prior to that he worked in as diverse fields as: finance, agile coaching and iOS development. A long time C++ developer he also has his feet in C#, F#, Objective- C and Swift – as well as dabbling in other languages. He is the author of several open source projects – most notably Catch: a C++-native test framework. http://levelofindirection.com