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Episode 46 – Oh Canada Edition

Aaron and Greg dig deep into CloudKit and how Aaron used it in the creation of Magpie. They discuss the CKNotifications, sharing code between iOS and OS X, the use on FMDB to manage the data model, iOS 8 share extensions and target conditionals. We discuss Brent Simmons post on building apps with Love and a couple of follow up articles. We talk about becoming successful like Omni Group, AgileBits, Flexibits, Daniel Jalkut. What does success look like. How do you measure a senior developer. We talk about finding quality poutine, chocolate mousse and espresso. Picks: Screens, Apple RSVP and Background Backup.

Geese Squad game illustrations by Peter Cook

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Episode 42 – Trust: Would I lie to you?

This week we discuss our impressions of Google I/O 2015 in contrast to next week’s WWDC 2015. We discuss Tim Cook’s criticism of Google & Facebook’s potential misuse of people’s privacy. We discuss the importance of focus in the light of Brent Simmons withdrawal from Q Branch. Even more important the need for developers to focus on the new products and frameworks introduced at WWDC. Picks: Google Photos for iOS and Re:quest

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