Tag Archives: iPhone TDD

OCMock Woes

So I’m building and running tests and banging my head against oncoming traffic while trying to get the OCMock framework to do something… I dunno… mocky? I’m running Xcode 4.2 build (4D199) on Lion. Dragging and dropping the freshly downloaded “.framework” bundle doesn’t want to link. Hi, I’m Cliff and you’re here because you have …

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You must fail before you can succeed!

If you try to fail and you succeed, which have you actually done? Are you a success? Or a failure? Is it good to be a failure? Is it better to be successful at failure? Let’s add detail to the question. By the way, I’m Cliff. You’re here because you tried to fail and you …

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Hard to test things

So I’d been thinking. Because I’m back into iPhone development and getting warmed up not only to ObjC issues and errors but also C++ oddities, I’m wondering how do you write tests for some of the more difficult things to capture? For instance, I’ve figured out how to capture some of the manual reference counting …

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AssertRunsInAnotherThread ?

**Update** I’ve updated my example below after realizing I left out some important pieces… **Update** How do you assert that something runs in a different thread? Or more generically, how do you assert that something runs asynchronously? I need to do this in ObjC but also in Java. The scenario is as follows. I have …

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RSpec 4 iPhone BDD?

Is anybody doing this yet? I made an effort to use RSpec for iPhone development almost a year ago but got stumped on Ruby mock objects that didn’t seem to to play nice with CocoaTouch objects. I got a lot closer than my blog post would lead you to believe but stopped due to deadlines, …

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TDD for iPhone development

I’m getting more familiar with the tools and technology surrounding iPhone development but I still face challenges daily. Hi, my name’s Cliff. You’re here because a random Yahoo/Google search or cross-link from another site pulled you in by your chin hairs. (In the case of women reading you’re here because you’re trying to figure out …

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