The Year of 3 Things: Fast, Clean, Automated Mobile Dev

16 March 2018

On March 15 the conference for mobile developers "The year of 3 things: fast, clean, automated mobile dev" was held in the business-incubator of the HTP. It was organized by CactusSoft’s and SoftTeco’s resident companies and the HTP administration. The event gathered more than 60 people, among them both novice developers and experienced leaders.

Three reports were presented at the event: CactusSoft speakers covered the iOS development trends, a SoftTeco speaker told about cross-platform development based on React-native.

The first presentation was delivered by Ivan Sobolevsky, an iOS-developer of CactusSoft. He conveyed to the participants his view about the transfer of iOS-projects to Swift, the use of patterns of this language and about its tool kits. Also Ivan suggested thinking about the switch to Clean-architecture and the importance of writing tests during creating projects.

The second speaker was Roman Navaric, a SoftTeco developer with 6 years of experience, BSUIR postgraduate student. He highlighted the topic of cross-platform development, namely, why we should not be afraid of it, and what we need to understand in order to start developing with React-native.

Maxim Vyalikh, iOS Tech Lead CactusSoft, completed the conference with the presentation on the automation of the launch of Unit / UI tests, the collection of code quality metrics, the delivery of QA builds, delivery RC builds in TestFlight.

Maxim also shared his own experience of using Jenkins + Fastlane and applying these technologies while developing projects in CactusSoft.