We start off talking about innovations in integrated circuitry. Also discussed is the latest betas for iOS, OS X and Xcode as well as Apple’s iCloud distribution among online services. Aaron posts Rene Richie’s piece on App Store vs indie devs. Job opportunities and employment recruiters are discussed. We’re getting ready with a WWDC Wishlist as well as the Apple Special Event. A Swift method naming convention change proposal is accepted. Picks: 123D Circuits, Miracle Timer, Cobalt & Factor Samurai
This week we discuss the new information introduced by Apple at WWDC 2015. From the Key Note , the Platform Stats of the Union. We cover Multitasking, open sourcing Swift 2, Watch OS, Protocol Based Swift, Storyboard References, Safari WebView, HealthKit and Health Kit for WatchOS, UI Testing, UI Stacks, XCTesting, GamePlayKit, deep app searching and CloudKit with web services.
Line up at the Women’s washroom outside Presidio – Progress!
The RayWenderlich.com team dinner at WWDC15/AltConf15
We follow up on Robin Senior’s blog post on optimizing apps for the Apple Watch. We briefing talk about the ResearchKit tutorial on raywenderlich.com as well as great episode of Release Notes that every developer should listen to. The latest beta of Yosemite, 10.10.4, has reinstated nDNSResponder as a replacement to the disastrous discoveryd. We discuss the announced preview of a native Apple Watch SDK at WWDC and speculate about the new items to be introduced. We list off what we’d like to see fixed with iOS 9, framework & layout issues, iPad Pro and dual boot machines. We discuss Google IO 2015 with Google Pay.
This week we continue the discussion of a Siri API, based on Ben Thompson’s post, GreenyDev’s SiriViewServiceHeaders and Persimmon for Swift. Aaron also discusses the attempts to get MagPie approved. We also discuss Redacted’s sales on the Mac App Store.
This week we discuss WWDC 2015 and ticket lottery. Jaime and Tim discuss their experiences at NSNorth at the Chateau Montebello. The team discusses the Apple Watch try on experiences at the Apple Store. We also discuss the new Glide Kickstarter campaign.
NB: On the show I mentioned that you could click an older twitter link to a Periscope broadcast This is no longer true. The broadcasts are back to expiring after 24 hours. Here is how to save them on your Mac.
I also misquoted Evan Dekhayser’s app name. The correct app name is Pitch X