This is the last part of a three-part series of native app development @immobilienscout24 written by Iyad Tamer Agha, mobile engineer at Immobilienscout24. Feel free to read part 1 and part 2 to get more insights into the topic.

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Writing tests for iOS apps has always been a much debated and often avoided topic. The tools for writing tests in the past were half-baked, apps too simple to benefit from the rewards of testing, and most developers (me included) …

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The Technologies 

Over the years, a number of technologies have been used in the development of the iOS app. Objective-C was used as the programming language, as was standard back in 2011. At the end of 2014, Apple introduced a …

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In a tech company 3 days are nothing. Some companies need 3 days to test, fix and release their new app release. At Immobilienscout24 3 days are 1/3 of a sprint in most teams, barely enough to get ideas done …

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It was spring 2011 when ImmobilienScout24 decided to undertake iOS software development in-house. There had already been an ImmobilienScout24 app since late 2009, which had been developed by an external service provider, but didn’t meet the demands for a modern …

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As tech startups grow and become profitable they get more and more professional, efficient, effective, maybe even excellent at what they do and how they do it. They introduce best-practice ways of working (like some kind of Agile), company-wide planning, …

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