It’s been almost two years that Combine has been introduced to the Apple developer community. As many developer, you want to migrate your codebase to it. You don’t want to be left behind but you’re not sure where to start, maybe not sure if you want to jump to SwiftUI either. Nothing to worry, let’s see step by step how to migrate an iOS sample app using UIKit and RxSwift to Combine.
After weeks experimenting different patterns and code structures, I wanted to go further in functional reactive programming and see how to take advantage of it while following Coordinator pattern. This post describes how integrate RxSwift with Coordinator pattern and which mistakes to avoid.
For the past months, I keep going further in RxSwift usage. I really like the idea of forwarding events through different layers but the user interface stays sometimes a challenge. Today, I’ll describe how to use RxDataSources to keep things as easy as possible.
Not that long ago, I wrote how to pair RxSwift with MVVM architecture in an iOS project. Even if I refactored my code to be reactive, I omitted to mention the unit tests. Today I’ll show step by step how to use RxTest to unit test your code.
For last couple weeks, I’ve worked a lot about how to integrate RxSwift into an iOS project but I wasn’t fully satisfied with the view model. After reading many documentation and trying on my side, I’ve finally found a structure I’m happy with.
It took me quite some time to get into Reactive Programming and its variant adapted for iOS development with RxSwift and RxCocoa. However, being fan of MVVM architecture and using an observer design pattern with it, it was natural for me to revisit my approach and use RxSwift instead. Thats what I’m going to cover in this post.