Articles by August Jaenicke

August Jaenicke

August Jaenicke

Using Objection with UIViewControllers and Storyboards

I have used Objection in several iOS projects as a lightweight Dependency Injection framework.  If you’re not familiar with it, take a look.  One pain point has been how to inject dependencies for UIViewControllers that are in storyboards.  Your controllers are likely instantiated through segues or by calling instantiateViewControllerWithIdentifier on a storyboard instance.  Wouldn’t it be nice to

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August Jaenicke

August Jaenicke

CocoaPods for Device-Only iOS Libraries

Here at Carbon Five, we consider testing the software we write to be crucial to the long term stability and velocity of our projects. We also value developer productivity. The iOS simulator is a very valuable tool for testing and development. Recently a major upgrade of a library prevented an iOS project from running and

August Jaenicke

August Jaenicke

Valium extracts Model attributes without instantiating ActiveRecord objects

I was recently on a project that captures and logs data as ActiveRecord models.  Each datum had 10 or so numeric attributes.  One story required pulling out all the values for a particular attribute in a time range (i.e. all the temperatures for the last week).  This could involve 1000’s of rows from the database.

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