This week we follow on using our pet’s paws on our iOS devices, with help of Jeffery Fulton’s canine pal, [insert name]. Fuad Kamal shares that Canada’s CRTC has ruled that all cell phone’s must be unlocked. Tim follows up on getting a verification code for Apple’s two factor authentication. We discuss Google’s MobileNets which enables adding AI to any app. We discuss highlights of the Computer History Museum’s live chat with original iPhone engineers and former Apple exec, Scott Forestall who led the teams that shaped iOS up until iOS 7. Picks: CocoaConf ends as Swift by NorthWest debuts, Made with ARKit, YOLO: Core ML versus MPSNNGraph.
This week we chat about WWDC 2017 with Tammy Coron and Greg Heo. We answer #askMTJC’s from Shawn Marston, Vic Hudson and Mike Pollard. We follow up on no longer being able to prompt for reviews, making $80,000 per month on the AppStore, Apple Park in open and we look at or rather laugh at WWDC 1997. Greg and Mark regale of tales from the McEnery Convention Center, home of WWDC 2017 and neighbor to AltConf 2017. We all chat about WWDC sessions; Core ML, Vision, Xcode 9, Swift 4, frameworks and lunch sessions. Picks: MLCamera – Vision & Core ML with AVCaptureSession Inceptionv3 model, New rules following WWDC 2017 – App Store Review Guidelines History, Apple Platform SDK API Differences and Visual Studio Code.
This week we follow up on Microsoft’s Windows 98 Security Patch and Dash for iOS is back. We also discuss “To Optional or Not to Optional: IBOutlet”. We round up the follow up with Erica Sadun’s look at Kotlin in Xcode. We discuss the hidden debugging tool UIDebuggingInformationOverlay, Readdle’s new drag-and-drop feature and Amazon’s shoppable stickers. We then peer into the crystal ball and take a guess at what will be revealed at WWDC 2017. Picks: Why Kiotlin is Better Than Whatever Dumb Language You Are Using, A working concept of a holographic Cortana assistant, UIKonf videos and Not-Hotdog.
We follow up on Xamarin’s native code, templates for iOS apps and feedback on our rants. Our pals at AgileBits have introduced Travel Mode for 1Password to ease crossing borders. Jaime talks about detecting fraud with TensorFlow. We discuss Swift curriculum on iBooks and classes at US schools. Apple Stores are hosting labs and events near you. Intel plans to embed Thunderbolt 3 is processors. Jaime gives us his thoughts on Google I/O Picks: Google Assistant for iOS.
Once again we are joined by Tammy Coron and Greg Heo as we answer #askMTJC questions about Objective-C framework tutorials and which Drobo to buy. We follow up rumors of Amazon Prime video coming to Apple TV, the Handbrake hack resulting in Panic software being stolen and potential issues crossing the borders with smart phones. We also follow up on rumors of MacBook Pro updates coming to WWDC. We discuss highlights of announcements from Google I/O’s keynote. We take a look at what’s coming in Swift 4. Picks: Kotlin For Android: An Introduction, Toggl – the Ultimate Timer, An Xcode playground showing off the new features in Swift 4.0.
Note: not the original poster I made, but a reasonable facsimile & style of what I remember. The original is in storage.
This week we follow up on Apple’s drop of affiliate commissions with Kim Ahlberg. We also follow up on Mac App Store vs direct purchasing after Handbrake was hacked with malware. We also followup on Apple in the Classroom. We discuss Uber launching a Toronto branch of their self-driving car research group. Tim’s talks about his recent training session on clean architecture with Jorge Ortiz. Jaime introduces the Amazon Echo Show and the updated Visual Studio for Mac. Picks: Fira Code font, Yelp Local Graph, “Clarity, Cohesion, Coupling, Complexity”.
This week we follow up on finger print dongles, misuses of Engineering titles and Google’s new Canadian adventures in Waterloo. We discuss Apple vs Uber, Apple’s quarterly number as see by Kevin O’Leary and major app publisher’s abandoning the Watch, for now. Apple is looking into space and satellites. Picks: Increment, XChange – Share Business Cards Instantly and RWDevcon 2017 Vault
Rescued from the archives – Greg Heo leads the all West Coast show. We begin with a discussion about NSPredicate. #askMtJC covers tips for finding your first job. We follow up on Swift Playgrounds and APFS. We discuss GraphQL and the rumored in-screen Home button on the iPhone 7. Picks: Ultimate Apple IO death chart, Git standup, Detecting Low Power mode, WWDC app. Stealth Pick: Buckethead
We follow up on Apple and semiconductors with rumored purchase of chip manufacturers, OLED screen delays and Touch ID issues. We also follow up on MyScript Calculator for handwriting calculations now on iPad. We discuss the Developer Survey Results 2017 from Stack Overflow. Apple has also made iWork, Garage Band and iMovie free for all users. Apple has also acquired a California permit for self-driving cars. Coachella attendees use Find My iPhone to recover 100+ stolen devices. The Mac Pro makes an appearance again. Picks: Analyzing 3rd party libraries, Silicon Valley iOS Developer Meetup, 17 Xcode Tips and Tricks That Every iOS Developer Should Know, Software Library: Macintosh, ABI stability and WWDC Family
This week Jaime regales us on his experience with Car Play. Tim tells about his disappointing experience with HyperDrive USB-C port expander. We follow up on Marin’s Todorov’s free chapters from RXSwift – Reactive Programming With Swift. Apple is taking more hardware development in house and effecting their suppliers. We also discuss a patched defect that allowed motion sensors to discover pin codes. Jaime & Tim also discuss their experiences with Apple’s Clips app. We discuss Microsoft’s ReactXP, Facebook app binary size and fingerprints may not be as secure as you think. Picks: New features in Xcode 8.2 Simulator, What’s New in TestFlight and the Nothing – Smartphone app from the Minimalists.