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Episode 136 – A Drive By

We start the follow up with a brief history of CAD, which brought Tim to computing. We follow with gaming apps continuing to hold top the revenue spot, choosing between Google, Amazon and iCloud online photo storage, as well as improving Swift compile times. We discuss the products announced by Apple on Tuesday; 9.7 inch iPad, Product(RED) iPhone 7 models, updated iPhone SE, new Spring watch bands and new app Clips. We chat about Github’s new balanced employee IP agreement. Also as a late addition we discuss Apple’s acquisition of the award winning Workflow app. Picks: the 8-bit Guy – Basic episode, Audible Xcode Breakpoints. The 8-Bit Guy’s name is David Murray.

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Episode 135 – Etymology and You, by Gregory Archibald Heo Esq.

This week were joined by Greg Heo as we follow up on the rise of Mac and iOS adoption in the Enterprise. We also follow up on Grace Hopper’s talk on Wasting Nanoseconds and Rollout.io’s open letter to Apple. We revisit TIOBE’s stats as Swift hits #10 in usage. We discuss the use of git force and git force-with-lease. We chat about the rumored loss of all 32-bit apps with iOS 11. We are all surprised by a study on the best hardware for compiling Swift projects. Picks: SwiftDoc.org, TwoFactorAuth.org & MacPowerUsers Podcast, Promotion app.

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Episode 134 – Industrial Grade Tin Foil Hats

This week we are joined by Tammy Coron, host of Roundabout Creative Chaos, and jump right into the lack of HiSpeed Internet in rural areas. We also discuss physical media vs digital online media. On #askMTJC we cover remote working and displays for oversize iOS Simulators. We cover the latest wikileaks about privacy exploits. We follow up on the Amazon S3 outage as well as the upcoming Apple’s Spring 2017 announcement. We discuss starting into development as a senior citizen. We discuss Apple’s rejection of apps built with frameworks that allow code modification after App Review. We examine Uber’s MonoRepo post. Picks: Trip to New Zealand for Job Interviews, Moho, Creolabs’ Creo IDE and Kite prototyping app.

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Episode 133 – All Green Across the Board

This week we discuss Blackbox’s update and T-shirts. We follow up on top 10 articles on Swift and Apple’s commitment to Pro computing. We discuss the outrage on Amazon’s web service S3. We discuss the Department of Defense’s entry into open source software. Google vs Otto and Uber is covered as well as more rumored features in the iPhone 8. Picks: Convolutional Neural Networks, Google Cloud Next and Twitter Image Pipeline iOS.

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Episode 132 – Technically a Renovation

This week we follow up on rumored OLED screens on the iPhone 8 as well as new iPhone storage options and iPad Pro sizes. We discuss the new campus, Apple Park opening in April, 2017. iOS 10 adoption is covered and well as the end of Swift as Apple’s premier language. We chat about the future of Swift and whether Apple would kill off Swift. WWDC 2017 will be moved to San Jose’s McEnery Convention Center and the ticket lottery moves up one month. Jaime recaps the Swift Cloud Workshop & Hack Day he attended in Seattle. Problems may arise with iOS Keychain clean up. Picks: iPad Pro TV Ads, Two Useful Log Messages – Thomas Hanning.

Alternate title – The Death of Swift

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Episode 131 – Driving In Cars At Home – Recorded LIVE Feb 15, 2017

This week we recorded LIVE from Mark’s car and we travelled from San Francisco to Cupertino. Responding to listener feedback we follow up on Linea app and listening to podcasts while mowing lawns or walking dogs. We discuss Apple’s stock price reaching and all-time high as well as Apple’s position on Augmented Reality. We discuss our recent trip to the Realm World Tour in San Francisco. Picks: Locating the source of a memory leak and Bowmor Bowling in Cupertino.

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Episode 130 – Like a Russian Nesting Doll

This week are joined by Greg Heo as we wade into RxSwift. We follow up on upgrading to 64-bit apps. We discuss the possibility of an OLED screen coming to the 8th iPhone model. Greg brings up the preferred software languages of weekend developers. We discuss where to define a notification? We watch Greg dance around as we quiz him on RxSwift*. Picks: Editing your macOS Dictionary, Apple’s deep learning frameworks: BNNS vs. Metal CNN, Swift Summit 2016 videos are being released! and what goes into an advance iOS/Swift course.

Sponsored by: Buddy Build

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Episode 129 – Dangling Participles

This week we follow up on Apple’s record quarterly results. We also follow up on MacBook Pro Touch Bar models being banned in exams, 32-bit iOS apps and replacing Air Play. We discuss Apple possibly adding Arm chips to Intel based Macs. Gitlab’s data loss is explored. Picks: Linea, Google Chrome iOS browser opensourced and Google Translate.

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Episode 128 – I’m So Wasted

This week we follow up on replacements to Fabric and iAd, as well as ColorSync Manager and CarPlay & Android Auto delays in auto manufacturing. We also touch on Find My Air Pods and Apple Pay. We delve into the upcoming ability to respond to reviews and the SKStoreReviewController. We examine the case for deprecating UITableView replacing it with UICollectionView. Picks: Realm Word Tour, Limited Edition Super Bowl Tostitos, Apple UI Design Resources, using vector graphics in apps, 33 iOS open source libraries that will dominate 2017.

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Episode 127 – Empty Jay Sea and the Holy Grail

This week Tammy Coron, Jaime Lopez Jr and Tim Mitra follow up on What the iPhone Means to Me as well as Consumer Reports turnaround on recommending the new MacBook Pro. We also follow up on rumors of Apple taking of Netflix and Spotify by creating it’s own content. We discuss Google’s acquisition of the Fabric set of tools. We delve into the world of digital color discussing Instagram’s adoption of Wide Color. We also examine Ash Furrow’s post on Naming Things in Swift. Our Picks this week are; Affinity Designer, Universal Principles of Design, The History of Paper Money and Zepelin.

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