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.
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 follow up with the iPhone and Mac merging as Apple patents a dock-able iPhone. We also follow up on guard vs if. We discuss writing high-performance Swift code and the ability of developers to respond to app reviews is now live. Apple’s WWDC website also include a code of conduct and info on child care services during the conference. The WWDC site also lists concurrent conferences happening nearby including Alt-Conf and CocoaConf Around the Corner. Picks: Xcode keyboard shortcuts for testing and TunnelBear.
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.
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.
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.