Guest-host Greg is an iOS developer, sometimes writer, and full-time Canadian living in San Francisco. He enjoys writing code, long walks thinking about code, and listening to podcasts about code.
Greg often jumps in as a last minute guest host and occasionally takes over the show when Tim is away at a concert.
Greg is taking a break from co-hosting our podcast as of 2019.
September 16th, 2017 | 1 hr 59 mins
airpower, alan pike, apple tv 4k, apple watch lte, apple watch series 3, applecare+, hig, human interface guidelines, iphone 8, iphone 8 plus, iphone x, notch, qi, swift, swift 4, swift programming, teacher's tuesday
We dive into #askMTJC about whether the iPhone X layout will mean changes for developers. We follow up on HDR video. We briefly cover the information leak ahead of the Apple Event. We discuss Apple's Steve Jobs Theater which held the event. We cover the items demonstrated and unveiled - Retail events, Apple Watch Series 3 w/LTE, Apple TV 4K, iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus, the iPhone X, and AirPower. Picks: iOS Human Interface Guidelines (Updated for iPhone X), Building Apps for iPhone X - Fall 2017, Swift Programming Language book (updated for Swift 4).
August 5th, 2017 | 1 hr 24 mins
anniversary, apple, beta, buckethead, gyb, iphone 8, iphone pro, manufacturing, notch, roundabout, security flaw, sourcery, swiftcoders, trademark
We celebrate our third anniversary with quick follow up on Apple related manufacturing moving back to America and Apple's Q3 sales call results. We offer up a PSA on the need to apply security updates by upgrading to iOS 10.3.3 and macOS 10.12.6. We look at how Apple evades patent trolls. We delve into Steve Troughton-Smith's discovery of new iPhone 8 technologies buried in the HomePod code. We look at how the uncovered designs of the iPhone 8 in the same code. Picks: iOS app developers can now recruit up to 10,000 beta testers, SwiftCoders: Weekly Interviews with Swift Developers # 62 - Tim Mitra, Augmented Reality's A-ha Moment, Sourcery, ScreenFlow 7.
July 29th, 2017 | 1 hr 20 mins
apollo 11, as11-40-5863-69, chess, chutes and ladders, contributing, dylibs, firefly, flash, freetime, iglistkit, lcd, machine learning, malware, markdown, nots and crosses, reactive programming, ryan nystrom, slacktextviewcontroller, snakes and ladders, static libraries, tft, tic tac toe, xcode
This week follow up on whether Apple will build three manufacturing plants in the US. We continue with Adobe announcing Flash's end of life announcement, Xcode 9 beta 4 now supporting static libraries, a malware that has been affecting Macs for a while and Office 365 surpasses traditional licenses. Picks: Pros and cons of iOS machine learning APIs, Powerpig's Builds, Five Unbelievable Secrets Of Reactive Programming The Experts Don't Want You To Know, Freetime - GitHub open source project manager, and SlackTextViewController.
June 30th, 2017 | 1 hr 23 mins
adobe, app store, canada, china, codeable, json, json parsing, quarkxpress, svg, transcripts, visual studio, wwdc
We begin the episode answering about extending other apps. We follow up with Swift for Visual Studio, transferring apps with subscriptions, CRTC mandated phone unlocking and how they built the Not Hotdog app. We dig into the App Store cleaning rate in Chinese markets. Jaime tells of Erica Sadun's post about scalable vector are in iOS 11. Pucks: Ultimate Guide to JSON Parsing With Swift 4, JSON with Encoder and Encodable, iOS Simulator Power Ups, Apple celebrates Canadian optimism and diversity with A Portrait of Canada, WWDC videos with transcripts, Public betas are out, Optimizing Collections.
June 17th, 2017 | 1 hr 50 mins
altconf, app review, app store, apple park, bluetooth, core ml, ratings, reviews, sdk, swift 4, vision, vs code, wwdc 2017, xcode 9
This week we chat about WWDC 2017 with Tammy Coron and Greg Heo. We answer #askMTJC's from Shawn Marston, Vic Hudson and Mike Pollard. We follow up on no longer being able to prompt for reviews, making $80,000 per month on the AppStore, Apple Park in open and we look at or rather laugh at WWDC 1997. Greg and Mark regale of tales from the McEnery Convention Center, home of WWDC 2017 and neighbor to AltConf 2017. We all chat about WWDC sessions; Core ML, Xcode 9, Swift 4, frameworks and lunch sessions. Picks: MLCamera – Vision & Core ML with AVCaptureSession Inceptionv3 model, New rules following WWDC 2017 - App Store Review Guidelines History, Apple Platform SDK API Differences and Visual Studio Code.
May 20th, 2017 | 1 hr 22 mins
360idev, amazon prime, askmtjc, big lebowski, borders, cowboy mouth, drobo, firefly, framework, google io, handbrake, hulu, kotlin, macbook pro, objective-c, panic, swift 4, the ranch, toggl, wwdc
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.
April 28th, 2017 | 1 hr 27 mins
apfs, bff, blackbox, buckethead, git, git standup, graphql, instagram, iphone 7, kvc, low power mode, nspredicate, overcast, predicates, rest, restful, wwdc
Rescued from the archives - Greg Heo leads the all West Coast show. We begin with a discussion about NSPredicate. #askMtJC covers tips for finding your first job. We follow up on Swift Playgrounds and APFS. We discuss GraphQL and the rumored in-screen Home button on the iPhone 7. Picks: Ultimate Apple IO death chart, Git standup, Detecting Low Power mode, WWDC app. Stealth Pick: Buckethead
April 22nd, 2017 | 1 hr 17 mins
abi, apple, find my iphone, iphone 8, iwork, mac pro, myscript, nebo, oled, stack overflow, swift, touch id, wwdc, xcode
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
March 18th, 2017 | 1 hr 32 mins
32-bit, compiling, enterprise, git force, git force-with-lease, grace hopper, ios 11, macpowerusers, nanoseconds, promotion, rollout, swift, swiftdoc.org, tiobe, twofactorauth.org
This week were joined by Greg Heo as we follow up on the rise of Mac and iOS adoption in the Enterprise. We also follow up on Grace Hopper's talk on Wasting Nanoseconds and Rollout.io's open letter to Apple. We revisit TIOBE's stats as Swift hits #10 in usage. We discuss the use of git force and git force-with-lease. We chat about the rumored loss of all 32-bit apps with iOS 11. We are all surprised by a study on the best hardware for compiling Swift projects. Picks: SwiftDoc.org, TwoFactorAuth.org & MacPowerUsers Podcast, Promotion app.
February 11th, 2017 | 1 hr 31 mins
64-bit, bnns, cocos2d, languages, metal cnn, mpscnn, notifications, oled, pats, red green refactor, rxswift, stack overflow, swift, tdd
This week are joined by Greg Heo as we wade into RxSwift. We follow up on upgrading to 64-bit apps. We discuss the possibility of an OLED screen coming to the 8th iPhone model. Greg brings up the preferred software languages of weekend developers. We discuss where to define a notification? We watch Greg dance around as we quiz him on RxSwift*. Picks: Editing your macOS Dictionary, Apple’s deep learning frameworks: BNNS vs. Metal CNN, Swift Summit 2016 videos are being released! and what goes into an advance iOS/Swift course.
January 12th, 2017 | 1 hr 25 mins
apple music, blackbox, chris lattner, cidia, google drive, icloud drive, india, iphone, ipod touch, macbook pro, prime photos, ratings, setapp, strombo, wordpress
This week we are joined by Tammy Coron and Greg Heo. We follow up on Learning to Learn, a MacBook Pro saving a life, where Apple products are made and the math behind a 5-star rating. This week marked the 10 year anniversary of the iPhone announcement by Apple. So we asked listeners and friends to tell us what the iPhone has meant to them. We hear from Kim Ahlberg, Justin Stanley, Aaron Douglas, Peter Cook, George Stroumboulopoulos, Jaime Lopez Jr and Rich Turton. We talk about Phil Schiller's press tour on the iPhone early history as well as some recent turnaround in iPhone sales and market growth. We speculate Chris Lattner's move to Tesla. Cloud storage is mentioned. Picks: Kaleidoscope, Hyperdrive USB Hub
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September 3rd, 2016 | 1 hr 36 mins
August 13th, 2016 | 1 hr 7 mins
July 16th, 2016 | 1 hr 31 mins
July 1st, 2016 | 1 hr 29 mins