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Episode 53 – Deciding Where the Exclamation Marks Go

This week we recorded the show while attending 360|iDev 2015 in Denver Colorado. We were joined by conference speaker, Greg Heo, and MTJC uber-fan, Fuad “Hey Siri!” Kamal. We discussed the new paradigm of podcast cliques and what is involved in a tech podcast. We also give an overview of the sessions at this years 360|iDev conference. Picks: Principle for Mac, RWDevCon 2016 and Vainglory.

Episode 53 Show Notes:

Episode 53 Picks:

mtjc keys facebooked stamp

Episode 32 – WTF: Why the FaceBook?

This week we discuss the challenges of marketing your app from a developer perspective. We touch on Facebook’s F8. We debate Instagram’s Layout for iOS similarities and app name confusion with Mike Swanson’s Layout. We talk about the cross-platform crisis that developing for the Apple Watch introduces to users of the third party iOS developer tools.
Picks: Becoming Steve Jobs, Launcher and Mr Jump

* Sorry I forgot to put my echo shield behind my microphone – Tim

Episode 32 Notes:

App Store Review Guidelines History (diff)
Joe Cieplinski on marketing your app
Release Notes – the Business of iOS and Mac Development
Fantastical 2 for iPhone – Calendar and Reminders
Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
Contagious: Why Things Catch On
Mobile Marketing: 99 Ways to Get Your App Noticed – Parisa Foster
PrMac
TACOW
Mark Pavlidis Co-founder of Flixel – YouTube
Apple Developer Relations
Layout by Mike Swanson
F8 2015
Apple Watch and the Cross-Platform Crisis
Creativity, Inc.
More Than Just Code – Episode 10 – I am the one who knocks.
Start With Why – Simon Sineck TED Talk
Magpie Video (@magpievideo on twitter)
Relive Events on iOS

Episode 32 Picks:

Becoming Steve jobs
Launcher with Notification Widget 
Mr Jump

Episode 31 – Palo Alto’s Lucky Day

This week we follow up on TestFlight Beta and ResearchKit. We discuss our thoughts on use cases for the Apple Watch. Aaron talks about NSNorth and Farely Caesar’s Functional Swift talk at TACOW. Jaime picks Video Backgrounds in iOS apps and Tim discusses Mackup.

Mark & Tim Cook

Episode 31 Notes:

Episode 31 Picks:

Episode 26 – Moving Swift-ly wearing banana hats – Ding!

In this week’s episode we discuss the release of Swift 1.2 beta with the Xcode 6.3 beta. Swift 1.2 includes many performance improvements and additions that may or may not make Aaron’s life easier. We discuss the recently completely RWDevCon in Washington, DC. Tim discusses meeting members of the RayWenderlich.com team, who’s members are spread across the world. The conference used a unique tutorial style presentation new to iOS tech conferences.

Team member attending RWDevcon

Team members attending RWDevcon (Ding!)

Evan & Greg (w/Eric!)

Evan & Greg (w/Eric!)

Mic & Jake - hosts of RayWenderlich podcast

Mic & Jake – hosts of RayWenderlich podcast (Ding!)

Ray lends a hand

Ray lends a hand (Ding!)

Saul's CoreData IB Magic

Saul’s CoreData IB Magic

Episode 26 Show Notes:

Swift 1.2 and Xcode 6.3 beta
Swift 1.2 – NS Hipster
What’s new in Swift 1.2 – Greg Heo
RWDevCon 2015 Post-Mortem – Ray Wenderlich
RWDevCon with Ray Wenderlich and John Wilker – Podcast S03 E04 – Hosted by Mic Pringle & Jake Gundersen
Top 10 iOS Conferences in 2015
 – Ray Wenderlich
Realm
TimmyMe

Episode 26 Picks:

WordBoard Keyboard
Andy Matuschak video — Controlling Complexity in Swift
Contact Archiver

Photos: copyright 2015 RazeWare Inc & Greg Heo. Used by permission.
Photographers: Greg Heo & Christine Sweigart

Episode 25 – Swift and the Final word on Zombies.

This week we discuss Trends in Mobile Apps in 2014, compiled by App Annie. We also discuss the use of ‘final’ modifier in Swift when declaring classes, methods and properties. Also discussed is the growth of zombie apps on the app store. This week’s picks: Apple’s Mystery Car, PhoneExpander, Gentlemen…Ricochet Mini! and building Frameworks in iOS 8.

 

Space Shuttle Discovery at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia

Space Shuttle Discovery at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia

Ray Wenderlich gets feedback from an attendee at RWDevCon

Ray Wenderlich gets feedback from an attendee at RWDevCon

Episode 25 Show Notes:

App Annie reveals the top 9 mobile trends of 2014
The Importance of Being `final`
– Human Friendly
The Official raywenderlich.com Swift Style Guide.
Andy Matuschak on Twitter
Functioning as a Functionalist – Andy Matuschak
“Zombie” Apps On The Rise – 83% Of Apps Not On Top Lists, Up From 74% Last Year
Rob Enderle
Bill Simmons on ESPN
Securing iOS User Data: The Keychain, Touch ID, and 1Password – Tim Mitra

Episode 25 Picks:

Apple’s Mystery Car
Gentlemen…Ricochet Mini!
PhoneExpander – public beta
TimmyMe (the Canadian reference for Jaime that Tim couldn’t remember.)
Creating a Framework

Episode 19 – Inside Moneyball and steak dinners

This we we discuss more post-review rejections on the App Store, IBM and Apple announce apps for the Enterprise and Rob Rhynes’ article on professional app pricing. This weeks picks; Golfinity & Desert Golf, MMWormhole, Clockwork Brain and The Glass Age.

Episode 19 Notes:
Panic and iCloud Drive
UPDATE: Apple decides to allow Transmit’s iCloud Drive upload feature after all
App Store Review Guidelines
Aaron Vegh – Apple’s Indifference to developers
YTD Revenue for A Dark Room iOS
Rob Rhyne – Professional App Pricing
IBM & Apple MobileFirst
Charles Perry – Market First Development
Dan Benjamin – The Podcast Method
Allan Hawco On How To Speak Like A Newfoundlander

Episode 19 Picks:
Desert Golfing
Golfinity – Endless Golfing
Introducing MMWormhole
Clockwork Brain
Mythbuster’s The Glass Age, Part 1: Flexible, Bendable Glass
Mythbusters – The Glass Age, Part 2: Strong, Durable Glass

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Episode 17 – Why Did the Chicken Crossy the Road?

This week we follow up on hiring the best iOS developers. We delve into changes to Twitter’s API and how they are holding back deep search features. Jaime steals Aaron’s pick with Crossy Road. Aaron’s pick is to introduce part one of a look into Apple’s TestFlight implementation through iTunes Connect. Tim’s pick is Screeny, an app that lets developers cull screenshots stored on the iPhone, the (RED) campaign and Monument Valley’s additional (RED) chapter. Tim also discusses the updated 3rd Edition of iOS 6 By Tutorials – updated for Xcode 6 and iOS 8.

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The picture Tim was trying to send

Episode 17 Notes

We Hire the Best
Hiring the Top 1%
New Twitter search API won’t be available to third-party clients
Build & Analyze – California Knife in Your Back
Twitterific 5 for Mac… the first casualty
Library of Congress Is Archiving All Of America’s Tweets
What the Library of Congress Plans to Do With All Your Tweets
WatchKit Resources site curated by FoS Brian Gilham
https://www.udemy.com

Episode 16 Picks

Crossy Road
Screeny
Monument Valley
iOS 6 by Tutorials Third Edition

 

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Episode 16 – That Time When Art & Technology Met

This week we discuss the arrival of Apple’s WatchKit addition to iOS SDK. We follow up on the relevance of Technical Job interviews and also on GT Advanced Technologies vs Apple. Aaron’s pick is Atlantic.net and Jaime has another proud papa moment discussing the Target In Store app by his former employer, Point Inside. Tim’s pick on the additional levels added to the award winning Monument Valley app, evolves into a discussion about buyer’s perception of value and the challenges developers & publishers face.

Episode 16 Show Notes
Technical Interviews are Bullshit – Anonymous, Model View Culture
The Desperate Struggle at the Heart of the Apple Supply Chain – Charles Arthur,  the Guardian
WatchKit – Apple
11 things we just learned about how the Apple Watch works – the Verge
Target adds in-store spin to iPhone app by adding interactive maps for all 1,800 U.S. stores – Tricia Duryee, GeekWire
Review: Monument Valley’s Forgotten Shores expansion is a triumph – Serenity Caldwell, iMore
Monument Valley Teaser Trailer – UsTwoSoftware
ustwo at Nordic Game 2014: Making of Monument Valley in Unity

Les Demoiselles d'Avignon

Les Demoiselles d’Avignon

Episode 16 Picks
Cloud VPS Hosting @ $0.99/month
Target In Store App powered by Point Inside
Monument Valley

Outtakes – Show Music
Space Jazz – Dmitry Rodionov, Melody Loops
iPhone (MetroGnome Remix) – Aaron’s suggestion

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Episode 15 – Guy Kawasaki’s choice shocks MTJC Podcast

This week we discuss the fate of sapphire manufacturer GT Advanced Technologies and dealings with Apple – Best alternative to a negotiated settlement. We also discuss the exaggerated rumors of developers choosing to go android first and Guy Kawasaki’s choice of smart phone. We discuss Apple’s iMessage deregistering tool as well as rumored iOS exploits. We follow up on iOS 8 adoption at 40%, reduced review times and Xcode bugs. This week’s picks are Post-It Plus and Ben Heck’s video series on building an Apple 1.

Tim meets Guy Kawasaki at Macworld 2009

Tim meets Guy Kawasaki at Macworld 2009

Episode 15 – Show Notes

Guy Kawasaki chooses Android
iOS 7 drops below 40%
iOS app installation security vulnerability
and also from iMore
Apple releases tool to de-register phones from iMessage
Devs going Android-first?
Apple battle with sapphire supplier
APE How to Publish a Book by Guy Kawasaki & Shawn Welch
All About Android
This Week in Google
Gina Tripani

Episode 14 – Picks

Post-it Plus
Build your own replica Apple I

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Episode XIII The Apple Pay Menace

This week we discuss major retailers blocking the use of Apple Pay in favor of MCX’s CurrentC solution. We also delve into CurrentC’s challenges in light of recent hacks and it’s unease of use. We revel in and are shocked by the success and defeat of James Thompson’s PCalc as it is both featured and threaten with removal on the Apple Store. Jaimie retells the story of Gilt’s login bug on iOS. Picks: Auxy, Google Inbox, RWDevcon and iOS Leads

Episode 13 Show Notes:

DairingFireball: Retailers blocking Apple Pay (and Google Wallet)
TechCrunch: CurrentC Is The Big Retailers’ Clunky Attempt To Kill Apple Pay And Credit Card Fees
iMore: In-depth look at CurrentC and the personal data they want to collect
David Barnard App Review Psychology
Gilt Tech: Sleuthing—and Solving—the User Logout Bug on iOS 7

Episode 13 Weekly Picks:
Auxy
Google Inbox
RWDevcon 2014 – February 6 & 7 in Washington DC
iOS Leads – Use the code MTJC to save 20% off your first month.
Android Leads – Use the code MTJC to save 20% off your first month.

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