Software Engineering

Pull Request Checklists

There’s always one thing you or someone on your team forgets to do right before a release. Whether that’s testing the new feature on an actual device, checking accessibility, or running one last round of unit tests, these simple little things can come back to bite you. The thing my team started doing at Intuit …

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iOS

Fixing Vague Swift Error Logs

libc++abi.dylib: terminating with uncaught exception of type NSException Ever seen an error message that looks like this? Frustrated with how it basically doesn’t tell you anything about the actual issue? The good news is that you can make these error messages much more informative with one easy trick!  Head to your scheme list and click …

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Conferences WWDC

Apps that help you make the most of WWDC

Aside from the official WWDC app, there are a ton of other apps that will help you make the most out of WWDC 2018 if you’ll be attending in person. These are a few of my favorite in no particular order: Parties/Meetup Apps ConfFriends Wondering where everyone is at? Basically the equivalent of the Marauders …

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iOS

Autocompleting UIColors from the Xcode Asset Library

Xcode 9 introduced a nice new feature that allows you to now add colors to your Asset library. It’s a very visual and easy way to keep your color palette 🎨 organized. (If you’re not familiar with how to add colors to your library, it’s very straightforward. Check out this great Zeplin tutorial on how to …

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watchOS

watchOS 4: Frontmost App State

There was certainly a trend to some of the new versions of operating systems coming out this year at WWDC. Like macOS High Sierra (which I still can’t believe is the real name), watchOS 4 feels like another refinement version. It seems as if the team has been hard at work making watchOS even more …

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