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Engineering Performance Review

In order to maintain career growth and ensure fair compensation, every engineering team needs an efficient method to evaluate its members. A nicely developed assessment model requires considerable resources in terms of time and professional expertise. However, we believe it is a significant contribution to the team and business development, …

BDD-style testing in Swift with Sleipnir

BDD-style testing in Swift with Sleipnir

Introduction In Objective-C people use different frameworks to write BDD-style tests for their code. Some of them are: CedarKiwiSpecta With the inroduction of Swift we’ve decided to create BDD-style testing framework in pure Swift.After a couple weeks of implementation we are making the first public version of the framework called …

Composing functions in Swift

In Swift – the new programming language introduced by Apple – functions are first class citizens. This basically means, that a function can be passed as a parameter, returned from another function or assigned to a value. It allows us to do a lot of useful stuff with them. Function …