Wondering what the Mobile App Case Study series is all about?
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Hey Justin, you're something of an Mobile app expert nowadays, aren't you?
Well, I have built several significant iPhone apps for various clients over the past few years.
Do you want to do a video series on the topic?
Sure, Dad. That sounds like fun. Actually, I've been learning Swift. Do you want to do the videos using Swift?
Swift, eh? Sure, why not. I don't mind learning a new language. We can do TDD right?
Yes, the tools support TDD, no problem.
Great! OK, so let's write a simple Go-Moku app.
You mean that five-in-a-row game you play on a GO board? That sounds like fun. So what are we trying to teach in this series?
Well, I think our focus should be to use the series to teach the following principles:
TDD -- How to do Test Driven Development, for a mobile app, in Xcode and Swift.
Pairing -- You and I will pair program, and talk through our issues so that the viewers can follow along.
Pomodoro -- We'll use the Pomodoro time-management technique both to structure the videos, and to manage our time.
Model First -- We'll drive the development by building the business rules first, and then fit the GUI, network, and data access in later.
Clean Architecture -- We'll separate the GUI, Business rules, data access, etc. into separable components. Keeping the architecture clean.
Dependency Management -- Using OO, we'll create a plugin structure between those components that will allow the application to scale.
Swift -- And, we'll explore some of the interesting language quirks and features of Swift.
OK, so just normal, professional, mobile development. I'm on board. Sounds like a hoot. Let's go!
The github repository for this series is: https://github.com/unclebob/MACS_GOMOKU