This week Tammy Coron joins Mark & Tim, as we discuss iOS 10.3 issues from #askMTJC. We follow up on Swift access control, RWDevcon 2017 and the pending Mac Pro refresh. We also talk about the effects of Apple’s upcoming GPU and its impact on suppliers and Metal’s future. Picks: TED Talk – “Please, please, people. Let’s put the ‘awe’ back in ‘awesome'”, MultiTimer and “RXSwift – Reactive Programming in Swift” book.
Mark Twain actually said, “I can understand perfectly how the report of my illness got about, I have even heard on good authority that I was dead. [A cousin] was ill in London two or three weeks ago, but is well now. The report of my illness great out of his illness,. The report of my death was an exaggeration.”
We follow up on Apple Music API, iOSReal’s iOS podcast review, hiring iOS dev teams, Trutone displays, TZStackviews. Tim gives his review of talks and the tech workshop at NSNorth 2016, featuring Daniel Steinberg, Ayaka Nonaka, Gwen Weston, Gene Goykhman, Liz Marley, Jonathan Rhyne, Pamela Pavliscak, Rob Segal and Robles Jama. We talk about PerfectlySoft and Buddy Build. We also discuss the end of the iPhone by examining iPhone Warning Signs. Picks: HomeControl, Xcode Configs
We will link the NSNorth 2016 Videos when they become available.
Correction: the attendee who travelled the furthest to NSNorth was from Brazil.
We dive right in on Facebook and Google employee on boarding. We also discuss Instaparser as well as the new subscription pricing model by TextExpander. We also discuss a couple of options for Mac Mini colocation hosting. Spoilers: The Force Awakens is discussed. Picks: Color Combination Cheat Sheet, GitHub Pull Request Templates and iOS Application Security: The Definitive Guide for Hackers and Developers.
This week we jump into a discussion on accepting equity as part of your pay as developer. We discuss the risk and the rewards. That leads into a brief discussion of Canadian and US economies. We discuss the Apple Tv after using it for few months as well as Mark’s impressions on the Apple TV Tech Talks. We discuss what is using Swift correctly and what to do with old Macs. Picks: Zync, icons8, Lynda.com and Programming iOS 9 and GamePlayKit by Tammy Coron.
Once again we discuss the iPad Pro and it’s professional moniker and why now is the right time for a device – based on the hardware and the state of iOS and OS X. We discuss Readdle’s post on becoming successful on the Mac App Store. Also Alan Pike’s report on another developer using his own support email address in their poorly written app. We follow up on idiomatic swift with a post by Erica Sadun. We discuss whether Swift’s automatic inclusion could be problematic for now developers. We also discuss Perfect.org’s Perfect server side swift project.
No kittens were harmed in the making of this show.