We start this week by following up on with a non-technical guide to machine learning. We also discuss Quickdraw an AI engine back with Google technology. We continue the follow up with more Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C docks, as well as, Apple’s purge of zombie apps on the App Store. The creator of PDF Expert has reported on potential success on the Mac App Store. We discuss more shutting down of product lines via Apple’s recent departure from the line of Apple Basestations. Jaime brings up how to organize a Swift file and we discuss style guides and tools. We close in on the latest offering in Instagram’s Live release. Picks: Brain Warmers, View Hierarchy & Memory Graph and A Practical Guide to Securing macOS.
Or is it Funcy Edition? Maybe Funcie Edition? Discuss. We end this maddening week with a discussion of the rumoured ceramic Jet White iPhone. We also follow up on Apple’s price drop on USB-C dongles and LG Ultrafine 5K display. Mark follows up on MacBook Pro sales and Apple Pay on the web. More on JSON parsing in Swift. We follow up on the title “Engineer”. Apple release of iOS 10.1.1 iTunes vs OTA updates as well as Sierra 10.12.1 build versions. We discuss counterfeit apps appearing on the App Store. The Mac App Store, a new MAS model is discussed, as well as purchasing tvOS apps via iOS & Mac links. Picks: Promo Codes for IAP, Simulate TouchBar on iPad, Silver Searcher, Programming in Swift Style
We dive right in on a discussion on wages and salaries for iOS developers. Next we celebrate Adobe’s decision to end Flash and introduce Animate CC. We discuss Dan Frommer’s post on the stalled Apple Watch platform. Bohemian Coding’s decision to remove Sketch from the Mac App Store is also discussed. We corner guest host Greg Heo on whether Swift has gained it’s own development idioms and the pending Swift going open source. Picks: Realm, Asynchronous Values in Swift, UITouch.Stylus
Once again we discuss the iPad Pro and it’s professional moniker and why now is the right time for a device – based on the hardware and the state of iOS and OS X. We discuss Readdle’s post on becoming successful on the Mac App Store. Also Alan Pike’s report on another developer using his own support email address in their poorly written app. We follow up on idiomatic swift with a post by Erica Sadun. We discuss whether Swift’s automatic inclusion could be problematic for now developers. We also discuss Perfect.org’s Perfect server side swift project.
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This week we discuss the challenges of publishing OS X apps on the Mac App Store. We also discuss the challenge of publishing apps specifically for the iPad, in light of the stellar reviews of the iPad Air 2. Our weekly picks include Apple Pay, adding directions with the MapKit API, Battery Doctor and the upcoming RWDevCon. Listen the podcast for a discount code.