Truths Universally Acknowledged-Swift Design Patterns As Jane Austen Heroes

A presentation at Penguicon in in Southfield, MI, USA by Anne Cahalan

Have you ever looked at your code and realized that a certain design pattern was charging in like a romantic hero, sweeping away the confusion and bringing order to chaos? Or perhaps you’ve encountered a pattern that you utterly hated…until it’s virtues slowly grew on you as you realized that the alternative was a complete disaster? Let’s imagine Ada Lovelace reading Jane Austen, and compare some of my favorite design patterns with some of my favorite Jane Austen heroes.