In this best of episode we’ve picked some interesting clips. Starting with a discussion on refactoring recorded live at Indie Devstock 2017. Next we replay a discussion of the Apple command key symbol, which was debated at 360iDev’s Stump last week. The much maligned Notch makes it’s appearance on Android phones. We also discussed the 10 anniversary of the iPhone SDK, so we revisited our early iOS development. The Touch Bar is banned when taking the Bar exam and we chat about 32-bit app developer shaming. The Canadian’s, Aaron, Greg & Tim, take over the show and argue about the weather, latin and poutine. Greg tells us about his first visit with Mark Rubin. Mark introduces Buckethead to Greg, We surprise Tammy with the Roundabout Creative Studio questions.
This week we follow up on Greg’s Hashing talk at SLUG, Slack raised 4M in venture capital, Apple plans to release a low-cost MacBook and Pro Mac Mini and 2 spaces after a period. A teenage hacker grabs 90 GB of Apple’s files. Back To My Mac is not coming to macOS Mohave. Picks: Hug your old Mac with these retro pillows, Customizing the file header comment and other text macros in Xcode 9. After Show: Mastodon, Top iOS Dev Podcasts
This week we discuss RSUs vs stock options as well as why developers become frustrated. Google tracking continues even after users turn off location tracking. We discuss deploying new MacBook Pros in the enterprise and a hack uncovered that exploits a DEP mac before a user first logs in. Pick: Ongoing History Of New Music Podcast Episode 208 Show Links:
It’s our 4th anniversary and we follow up on the Touch Bar tricks and old developer CDs. A larger iPhone X size is rumored. CBC’s audio piece on Shipocalypse covers how shipping has changed. Android 9 gets named Pie. iOS 12 also may indicate an iPad with a rounded cornered display. We discuss the Apps of the World infographic. Steve Jobs final 5 words for Lisa. WannaCry worm attacks Apple Supplier. Picks: Xcode-install, Away Mode skill for Amazon Alexa, DarkCode, Extending UIActivityViewController, Elastic Tabstops
We follow up on the new iPad Pro. We discuss Apple’s stellar Q3 results. Apple is shutting down the affiliate program for the Mac App Store and App Store for iOS. We debate the merits of implicitly unwrapping optionals. Picks: RenoRun, Hacking my shell prompt so I make fewer mistakes working with Xcode projects, RESTed. After Show: We discuss the merger/shutdown of Slack and Hipchat.
Between 47:00 – 15:00 Tim discusses meeting Justin Trudeau
We answer #askMTJC about Touch Bar tricks and Canadian geography. We fact check on Roger’s Centre, Flixel subscriptions and the dots on Canadian Currency. We follow up on the new MacBook Pro keyboard, a fix for the heat based slow downs, as well as, Apple’s new T2 chip causing crashing and Twitter’s new requirements for developers. You can use the Apple Business Chat to order beer and water to your seat at Citizens Bank Park. NSHipster has a new article on Password Rules. iPhones, Apple Watches and Fibit devices can be hit by incoming US $500B tariffs on China. Picks: ShowSingleTouches on Simulator, LifetimeTracker, MacKiDo/CodeNames/DeveloperCDs. In the After Show we discuss Toronto leads Tech Jobs and Jaime’s experience with Beyond Meat.
We follow up on Greg’s #askMTJC about how much of the US is north of Toronto, as well as fact check on Canada’s north. Adobe announces that it plans to bring Photoshop to iPad. The Verge has a quick video on GDPR. An Ex-Apple engineer arrested on his way to China. Apple iOS 11.4.1 Has A Nasty New Surprise. Apple Memoji treatment of Apple Executives. New MacBook Pro with faster performance and pro features. An external GPU for the MacBook Pro. iPhone 2018 sizes leaked. EU fines Google $5B. Picks: xed, What’s My Age Again?, Beyond Meat Vegetarian Burgers Arrive At A&W, Affinity Designer for iOS.
This week we follow up on Air Pods as hearing aids and new hardware predictions for fall release. NB: This episode was recorded one day before Apple refreshed the MacBook lineup. The App Store Turns 10 and we reflect on our experiences and this very podcast’s existence. We look at the 25 top games for commuters. Apple’s iOS 11.4.1 now blocks passcode cracking tools. Picks: Stupid Enum Tricks in Swift and Kotlin, filtering Xcode warnings and errors, WWDC18 Video Transcripts Now Available and embedXcode.
We celebrate Canada Day and US Independence Day coast to coast almost. This weeks episode is hosted by Greg Heo as Tim was to be away with unpredictable internet access. We follow up on React Native and Excel. We discuss the Godfather of AI and Deep Learning. We revisit Mario Run’s revenues and downloads. Jaime recaps his experiences at the We RISE tech conference. Picks: Xcode tip: Using behaviors to improve debugging, DevTube, Blynk, Pointfree.co
This week we look at hardware upgrade plans. We look at updating apps — choosing programming languages and frameworks. We follow up on Apple’s repair program for faulty keyboards on MacBooks and MacBook Pros, as well as Airbnb’s posts about withdrawing from React Native. Apple is hit with fines over “Error 53”. Ustwo publishes a report on the first year of Monument Valley 2. Pick: Step into Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night and stay a while. Check it out on the Oculus Go! We discuss how to manage tasks and stay true to your goals.