Gio Lodi


Software Engineer at iflix

Gio is developer with a passion for testing and infrastructure, focused on iOS development, and blogs about these and other topic on

He loves learning new things and has recently picked up Haskell, and speed-cubing. In his spare time he likes to swim and read about cosmology.

If you talk with him, it won’t be long before he’ll mention his love for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

YOW! Connected 2015 Melbourne

Swift Optionals, Functional Programming, and You


One of Swift’s most distinct feature is the Optional type. Despite it being new to most iOS developers, some functional programming languages have been dealing with optionals for a long time. In this talk we will explore techniques from the functional world that make working with Swift Optional a real pleasure.