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Understanding UIAppearance Container Hierarchies


2 months ago by Chris Farber on Atomic Spin.
I recently had my first run-in with the UIAppearance infrastructure that has been built into iOS for, admittedly, a long time. Given my experience with...

TODO Comments Don’t Work


2 months ago by Alex Zurek on Atomic Spin.
I recently came across a Harvard Business Review (HBR) article by Daniel Markovitz called To-Do Lists Don’t Work and found it very insightful. I use...

Understanding and Embracing TypeScript’s “readonly”


2 months ago by Matt Behrens on Atomic Spin.
If you’ve tried to use JavaScript in a functional style, you’ve no doubt chafed at the fact that all those little objects flying around at any...

Seven Tips for Starting a New Job – A Quick Guide to Getting Settled


2 months ago by Avery Williamson on Atomic Spin.
I joined Atomic about four months ago, and during that time, the office has also welcomed a new cohort of wonderful Accelerators and interns. Their excitement...

A Moral Justification for Diversity In Tech – Why “Good for Business” Isn’t Good Enough


2 months ago by Drew Hoover on Atomic Spin.
This past weekend, a memo by a Google employee criticizing the company’s diversity goals and practices was leaked to the media. The memo presents...

My Swift Tool Belt (Part 4): Extending UITableViewController


2 months ago by Mike Woelmer on Atomic Spin.
The last post in my Swift Tool Belt series is an extension for UITableViewController. A UITableViewController is a view controller with a table view that...

Running the Current Test File in VS Code


2 months ago by Patrick Bacon on Atomic Spin.
For the last few months, I’ve been using Visual Studio Code on a Node.js project. It’s a pretty great editor, and its support for TypeScript...

Three Reasons To Keep Your Frameworks Up To Date


2 months ago by Ryan Abel on Atomic Spin.
Frameworks are constantly changing and evolving—especially open-source ones, which we rely heavily on at Atomic. And it’s not always easy to stayUpdates...

Team Rotations – Yes, You Should


2 months ago by Michael Marsiglia on Atomic Spin.
It’s not uncommon for a successful software project to last many years. After all, successful software is never complete. There’s always a...

Intro to Mocking with Moq


2 months ago by Molly Alger on Atomic Spin.
It’s easy to overlook the importance of unit testing. Writing tests can be tedious. They must be updated constantly as code is refactored, and when you...