Kinsa Health, Peter Robinett, and Julie Yaunches!

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Let's toast to the Spring with some mobile hacks and maintenance tricks.

Note the location, as we will be in Downtown Brooklyn. This means, of course, that our traditional trip to reBar will be rerouted to La Defense (

TDD in iOS - Unlock beautiful Objective-C code

Working on a shared code base? Have issues maintaining code quality and consistency? TDD can help you get this under control. and it's easier than ever in iOS. Julie Yaunches will talk about the strategy and tools you can use in either introducing TDD or propagating it more thoroughly throughout your iOS team.

Mobile Usability & Machine Learning

Mike Akers of Kinsa Health will discuss the technical challenges of using the headphone jack as a signal input for precise measurements (of any type) and how to overcome some of the challenges from changes to Apple audio settings and interruptions that can impact those measurements / signals. Mike will also discuss why/ how this approach compares to other approaches of communication between a peripheral and the phone including cost and technical tradeoffs of using Bluetooth, wifi, lightning bolt adapters, and even sonic technologies.

Continuous Improvement

Peter Robinett of Lua Technologies will talk about continuously working to improve your apps, from using tools like Jenkins or Xcode CI for continuous integration tools to developing good documentation and test writing habits.

Excited to see you there!