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Unit Testing iPhone Apps

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Unit testing is one of those topics that sounds like a mandatory course in a computer science degree. Then again, the programmers already using unit tests spend less time debugging and more time building functional code. Dan Pilone breaks down why unit testing is important, but also how to add unit tests without falling asleep at the keyboard from boredom. You'll also see how unit testing isn't just a bonus feature, but actually improves the way you think about and program your iOS applications.

The experts in the O'Reilly Breakdown live video series not only break down the concepts of difficult and complex subjects, they also demonstrate practical implementation and use. Each episode features an experienced programmer, developer, or software designer working on real-world challenges, ranging from iPad user interface design and multi-tasking on Android phones to caching in cloud-based applications.


On Mar 29 Doron Katz wrote: Essential, Informative, Interesting
Another of the video books I get form O'Reilly, this topic particularly interested me. Unit Testing is one which isn't as widely talked about in iOS literature but is an essential part of development. This excellent video provides an insight, beautifully segmented to provide an easy to understand flow into unit testing. How to set up and layout your tests, and the rationale behind why you should be testing. The most obvious that Dan tells us, is the fact that you won't see your app on the app store unless it's tested and works. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar4.0

On Feb 28 Michal Konrad Owsiak wrote: You will start to like unit tests
Unit testing is quite important when it comes to writing good, fault proof applications. Nobody likes writing them unless you got used to it. If you start using them, you will probably fill uncomfortable when tests are missing. Unit testing is basically a way of making you confident that application works almost like expected. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar4.0

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