Fetching files easily in Vapor when you are writing tests

Vapor has a nifty build-in feature to derive the working directory of a project. This makes it easy for you to fetch files from your project and serve their content; fx if you want to seed some data in your database, if you are building an initial mock api at...

Vapor
Android navigation with MVVM and State made easy

Working on a large app with a large number of screens which we organized by feature (Messaging, Settings, Profile, etc.) made me test the single activity - multiple fragments approach by using the Navigation component. This technique has the advantage of not having to deal with activities and only define...

Android
Higher order functions in Swift

Higher order functions in Swift are extremely powerful tools to have in your developer toolkit, the only issue is that it might take some time to get comfortable with them. Before we get started, let’s have a look at some important terms to know in relation with higher order functions:...

iOS
Join the dark side and implement Dark Mode in iOS

WWDC this year brought to light a lot of amazing features Apple has been working on lately. One of these features, and maybe one of the most expected, was Dark Mode support.

iOS
ARKit 3 brings more power to Apple's Augmented Reality

We can already see Apple having a big lead when it comes to augmented reality and the new version of ARKit will push them even further. There are amazing opportunities for AR as a mass market E-commerce solution and we can already see big companies taking advantage of it.

iOS
Create Your Own Swift Package

In Part 1, Add a Swift Package to Your iOS Application, of this Swift Package Manager series we saw how you can add an already existing package to your application.

iOS
Add a Swift Package to Your iOS Application

With the release of Swift 3.0, Apple introduced the Swift Package Manager, a tool for managing the distribution of Swift code. It is integrated with the Swift build system to automate the process of downloading, compiling, and linking dependencies.

iOS
Serverless Server-side Swift using Google Cloud Run

Learn about Google’s new service launched recently – Google Cloud Run – and how it allows you to run server-side swift server-less 😱. In part 1 we will cover the basics and deploy a Vapor application in less than 10 minutes.

Vapor
Automate Debugging and Testing Workflows using ADB

While developing and testing we usually come across repetitive tasks involving manual efforts. Navigating to a certain part of the app, filling out sign up forms or simply taking screenshots are all time-consuming tasks. In this blog post we look at how we can utilize ADB (Android Debug Bridge) to...

Android