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Episode 140 – Carrying the Shield

We follow up on Apple and semiconductors with rumored purchase of chip manufacturers, OLED screen delays and Touch ID issues. We also follow up on MyScript Calculator for handwriting calculations now on iPad. We discuss the Developer Survey Results 2017 from Stack Overflow. Apple has also made iWork, Garage Band and iMovie free for all users. Apple has also acquired a California permit for self-driving cars. Coachella attendees use Find My iPhone to recover 100+ stolen devices. The Mac Pro makes an appearance again. Picks: Analyzing 3rd party libraries, Silicon Valley iOS Developer Meetup, 17 Xcode Tips and Tricks That Every iOS Developer Should Know, Software Library: Macintosh, ABI stability and WWDC Family

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Episode 97 – More Than Just WWDC 2016 Videos

This week we follow up on Apple’s app subscriptions. We also discuss Joist’s departure from Toronto, laying off 60 employees. We discuss our favorite WWDC 2016 sessions.
Picks: Raspberry Pi Zero, Pi GRRL Zero Parts Kit – Includes Pi Zero V1.3, How to undo (almost) anything with Git, The Children’s Illustrated Guide to Kubernetes, Lightweight Generics in Objective-C, Swift Playgrounds – Teacher’s guide, App Development with Swift

Correction: there are approximately 100,000 Swift apps on the App Store, not 10,000 as we stated in the recording

To debug your views in the console enter:

po [[UIWindow keyWindow] recursiveDescription]

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Episode 55 – C’mon in. The Water’s Fine.

We start off with some follow up on Amazon Underground. We discuss iOS 9 Content Blocking extensions. We discuss the waining support of Flash in web ads, web browsers & the enterprise. We speculate on the products to be announced on Sept 9th – also whether Apple will make a play into providing content & games on the Apple TV. Aaron illuminates his progress using Swift. Picks: VHS Camcorder app and QuartzCode app.

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Episode 48 – Preparing for Disaster & Other Vestigial Tales

This week we talk about the new 6th Generation iPod Touch as well as the oddity of continuing cellular minutes & data charges. We follow up on REPL as it relates to Swift scripting on the command line. We discuss the new lower app pricing tier in emerging markets. Picks: Matt Luedke’s Free App Preview Music, AltConf 2015 and Swift Summit videos.

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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 43 – Delicious WWDC 2015 Sessions Overview

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!

Line up at the Women’s washroom outside Presidio – Progress!

 

The RayWenderlich.com team dinner at WWDC15/AltConf15

The RayWenderlich.com team dinner at WWDC15/AltConf15

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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 21 – Swift, Ready or Not Here it Comes

Feed updated

This week we discuss the use of Swift in production apps. We each relate our experiences with the interactive and often difficulties working with Xcode and Swift 1.1. We also discuss the reaction to a post by Marco Arment that sparked many developers into voicing an opinion. We discuss our picks; Smash Hit, Piskell, AV Audio Engine and Printrbot Simple Metal 3D printer. During and after the show we briefly discuss Magicavoxel, Aaron’s prowess at Crossy Road, Dash and app pricing.

Restart USBmux Daemon in Terminal
on the command line enter:
sudo launchctl stop com.apple.usbmuxd

Thanks to Fahim Farook (mentioned as the dev from Malaysia)

Pure Swift Apps on the App Store:

WriteTrack – Submission Tracking for Writers
WriteOn
WriteOn Lite
Instant Poetry 2

Episode 21 Notes:

Swift 1.1
Devices not connecting in Xcode
Apple Has Lost the Functional High Ground
Release Notes Podcast
Fast Fourier Transform
Dash API Docs
RayWenderlich.com

Episode 21 Picks:

Smash Hit
Piske

MagicaVoxel
AVAudioEngine
WWDC 2014 Videos
Printrbot
Riverdale3D

Episode 20 – Apple’s Check Engine Light Is On Again

This week we continue to discuss previously approved applications later rejected from the App Store and the negative affect it has on the developer ecosystem. Jaime leads the conversation into Google’s Route 85, video series for iOS developers. Later we discuss best practices for asking end users for app reviews and feedback. This weeks picks Provisioning, a QuickLook plugin by Craig Hockenberry, OfferUp, Bonza Word Puzzle, Contagious by Johan Berger, Hooked, How to Build Habit-Forming Products by Nir Eyal

Episode 20 Notes:
Don Melton – A Decade at the Fruit Company
Google’s Introducing Route 85
Neil Stephenson – In the Beginning Was the Command Line (on Amazon)
Marco Arment – How Overcast Asks for Reviews
The Right Way to Ask For Reviews
Apptentive
osTicket :: Support Ticket System
Zendesk – Customer Support Software
iTunes U – Introduction to Algorithms (2005)

Episode 20 Picks:
Bonza Word Puzzle
Provisioning 1.0.4
OfferUp – Buy. Sell. Simple. (for iOS) (For Android)
Jonah Berger – Contagious, Why Things Catch On
Nir Eyal – Hooked, How to Build Habit-Forming Products

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