This week we follow up on MTJC 2018 T-Shirts and the origins of Apple’s Command Key. We also follow up on the Apple Store founders, Apple’s GDPR profile downloads, Apple Watch usage and Apple’s self driving cars. We discuss the Home Pod sales numbers, erroneous new Siri features, and a sophisticated worm virus and one of the first Internet hackers. We also chat about Apple’s own podcasts and their use of original illustrations on the App Store. Picks: A handy Xcode keyboard shortcut to the Assistant Editor and App: the Human Story, Developing UIViews in Xcode Playgrounds and 1Password 7.
This week we look back at Saul Mora’s Core Data trick at RWDevcon 2015. We follow up on Apple’s 2018 Q1 earnings, the last of a super cycle and parking self-driving slippers. We discuss how Strava’s heat map exposes popular exercise locations. We also talk about Mycroft AI’s privacy-first smart speaker. We discuss app rejections stemming from the use of Apple’s emojis in screenshots. Picks: Activating an Audio Session, Tim Horton’s Scroll Up To Win
This week Tammy Coron joins Mark & Tim, as we discuss iOS 10.3 issues from #askMTJC. We follow up on Swift access control, RWDevcon 2017 and the pending Mac Pro refresh. We also talk about the effects of Apple’s upcoming GPU and its impact on suppliers and Metal’s future. Picks: TED Talk – “Please, please, people. Let’s put the ‘awe’ back in ‘awesome'”, MultiTimer and “RXSwift – Reactive Programming in Swift” book.
Mark Twain actually said, “I can understand perfectly how the report of my illness got about, I have even heard on good authority that I was dead. [A cousin] was ill in London two or three weeks ago, but is well now. The report of my illness great out of his illness,. The report of my death was an exaggeration.”
We discuss the effect of Apple’s poorest performance report in many years, yet the iPhone 6 size skews the numbers. Also to Apple Watch outsold many similar products. We discuss the Apple Watch after a year of use. We discuss Stripes new Bring Your Own Team idea. Aaron discusses an Ad free Apple experience. Picks: Draftly, Readable Content Guides, Glot.io, Concepts, RWDevCon 2016 Vault (incl Advanced LLDB Debugging)
This week the podcast is extended by Greg Heo and Tammy Coron, just before RWDevCon 2016. Tammy tells why she likes Fantastical 2 and her Gumdrop case for her iPad Pro. We chat about preparing for RWDevcon 2016. We discuss switching from indie and freelance development to joining corporations. We speculate on the rumored 9.5 inch iPad Pro. We geek out on biological motors and DRAM Challenges. Picks: OS X Playgrounds, League of Legends, Jamstik +
We follow up on the Apple Watch now that Jaime is back. We discuss the first Apple TV Tech Talk (SuperGirl spoilers) in Toronto. We follow up on Swift Open Source, which actually went live on github. We also discuss the Taxonomy of Developers as seen by Y-Combinators. Wire framing tools are also discussed. Picks: AppCooker, Swift Algorithm News and MacID.
This week we recorded the show while attending 360|iDev 2015 in Denver Colorado. We were joined by conference speaker, Greg Heo, and MTJC uber-fan, Fuad “Hey Siri!” Kamal. We discussed the new paradigm of podcast cliques and what is involved in a tech podcast. We also give an overview of the sessions at this years 360|iDev conference. Picks: Principle for Mac, RWDevCon 2016 and Vainglory.
In this week’s episode we discuss the release of Swift 1.2 beta with the Xcode 6.3 beta. Swift 1.2 includes many performance improvements and additions that may or may not make Aaron’s life easier. We discuss the recently completely RWDevCon in Washington, DC. Tim discusses meeting members of the RayWenderlich.com team, who’s members are spread across the world. The conference used a unique tutorial style presentation new to iOS tech conferences.
Team members attending RWDevcon (Ding!)
Evan & Greg (w/Eric!)
Mic & Jake – hosts of RayWenderlich podcast (Ding!)
This week we discuss the Betty Crocker approach to harder on boarding. As well we discuss Charles Parry’s follow up post on metakite.com about the State of the App Store, in light of numbers released by Marco Arment and Ustwo. Our Picks this week are Material Palette, Apple’s Quarterly Income, Pocket and the New England Patriots vs the Seattle Seahawks.