Category Archives: iOS

iOS Application Security Part 1 – Setting Up a Testing Environment for iOS Platform

Welcome to my article on “iOS Application Security Testing Series” In this series, I will provide information on iOS Application Security testing, starting from the Setting Up a Testing Environment for iOS Platform, all the way to Testing Data Storage, Cryptography, Authentication, Network Communication, and Reverse Engineering. In this part,… Read more »

Assert, Precondition and Fatal Error in Swift

Sometimes it’s better to crash then to have your app running in an inconsistent state. In this short article we’ll cover the options you have for crashing and what are the main differences between them. There’s only five, with some subtle differences. Let’s dive in. Five Ways to Fail You… Read more »

Structures vs Classes in Swift

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You might have heard that some of the swift native types are being converted from classes to structures. In this article, we’ll explore structures and classes, we’ll talk about values, references, stacks and heaps. Hopefully, by the end of it, you’ll understand the differences between them. Reference Types and Value… Read more »

DispatchGroup vs. OperationQueue in Swift

You probably found yourself in a situation where you had to do a bunch of asynchronous tasks and you just wanted to get notified when all of them finish. There are two easy ways of doing this: DispatchGroup and OperationQueue. We’ll cover them both in this post. The Story We’ll… Read more »