Once again we are joined by Tammy Coron and Greg Heo as we answer #askMTJC questions about Objective-C framework tutorials and which Drobo to buy. We follow up rumors of Amazon Prime video coming to Apple TV, the Handbrake hack resulting in Panic software being stolen and potential issues crossing the borders with smart phones. We also follow up on rumors of MacBook Pro updates coming to WWDC. We discuss highlights of announcements from Google I/O’s keynote. We take a look at what’s coming in Swift 4. Picks: Kotlin For Android: An Introduction, Toggl – the Ultimate Timer, An Xcode playground showing off the new features in Swift 4.0.
Note: not the original poster I made, but a reasonable facsimile & style of what I remember. The original is in storage.
This week we discuss the Letter published by Tim Cook in response to the FBI’s request to create a “back door” into iOS. We talk about Panic’s Prompt app update. We ponder Rob Rhyne’s departure to join Apple and Jaimee Newberry’s rise to COO of MartianCraft. Greg sneaks in a couple of posts on Blackfish and Swifter; two Swift based http servers. Picks: Quartz iOS App, Earl Grey and The Astonishing Powers and Mesmerizing Secrets of 3D Touch.
This week we follow up on the Parse wind down as well as the App Store Economy and Panic’s 2015 report. We also discuss fonts for coders & console use. Apparently Moore’s Law is dead and we touch on the iPad Pro in use. The absence of Americans on the show devolves into a discussion of the weather and where to get a good poutine. More than just code, folks! Picks: Algorithms & Data Structures in Swift and Hirundo.
Photo: Josh Ginter The image Aaron discusses from http://toolsandtoys.net
This week we had an impromptu discussion about game development. We discussed Overcast 2 and Marco Arment’s decision to make all features free and Samantha Bielefeld’s rebuttal. We talked about the patent Apple lost to U of Wisconsin. We discussed the use of gratuitous animation and blocking UX with too many spinners. Picks: Colors and Tyme.