Welcome to the 41st issue of iOS Code Review 👋 I hope you enjoy the reading!
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My favorite architecture
Here's my favorite architecture stack for UIKit apps. I'm planning to write more about the different aspects of it - got a few questions in the comments there. What would you like to hear about first? (let me know by replying to this email)
VStack, LazyVStack vs List
Here Pitt compares the performance of the three options, on a real app. Excellent explanation of the differences, and tl;dr - never use
VStack for lists with many elements.
In case you need to implement a long list with infinite scrolling, here's Donny summarizing how to achieve it with
On technical debt
Loving the analogies with the financial world. Technical debt is like actual debt, we borrow to be able to afford something we otherwise can't. Improving or cleaning up code is like an investment - we spend time to get something in return later.
Three ways to unwrap an optional, shaped as a meme:
Is this good code?
My galaxy-brain answer to this would be: as long as this function is covered by extensive unit tests, it doesn't matter that much how it's implemented.
Alright, that's it for today! Thank you to Coduo for sponsoring this issue.
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