Guest Host Tammy Coron is a writer, musician, artist, and software engineer.
As an independent creative professional, Tammy spends her time developing software, writing, illustrating, and reminding others that The Impossible Just Takes A Little Longer. She also hosts the Roundabout: Creative Chaos podcast.
For the most part, Tammy is always working; she’s a contributor on Creative Bloq, iMore, and (of course!) raywenderlich.com. When she’s not earning a living, Tammy enjoys spending time on her farm – in Tennessee – with her husband and their two sons.
February 9th, 2019 | 1 hr 8 mins
android studio, angela ahrendts, apple experience, brian johnston, bud lite, burberry, clerks, codewerks, dante, david okun, dogma, drigend, duns, dynamic linker, eclipse, go boom!, group facetime, hello kitty, imac pro, jay and silent bob, kevin smith, macworld, mario party, mfi, mobile studio pro, new madrid, nintendo switch, palm phone, playstation network, randal, redpark, rene richie, secret stash, sega nomad, services, sinbad, smash brothers, steam, sundance, super bowl, technology luddite, tin foil hat, trusted advisor, visual code studio, xbox live, xcloud game streaming
September 2nd, 2018 | 1 hr 11 mins
32-bit, android p, arc, buckethead, frank’s gourmet hot dogs, guns & roses, hockey, indie devstock, iphone sdk, iphone x, kfc, latin, les claypool, memory lane, mongo db, node js, notch, nsnorth, parse api, poutine, primus, python, red wood city, retain & release, super bowl, the fox theater, touch bar, true depth, weather
In this best of episode we've picked some interesting clips. Starting with a discussion on refactoring recorded live at Indie Devstock 2017. Next we replay a discussion of the Apple command key symbol, which was debated at 360iDev's Stump last week. The much maligned Notch makes it's appearance on Android phones. We also discussed the 10 anniversary of the iPhone SDK, so we revisited our early iOS development. The Touch Bar is banned when taking the Bar exam and we chat about 32-bit app developer shaming. The Canadian's, Aaron, Greg & Tim, take over the show and argue about the weather, latin and poutine. Greg tells us about his first visit with Mark Rubin. Mark introduces Buckethead to Greg, We surprise Tammy with the Roundabout Creative Studio questions.
June 30th, 2018 | 1 hr 44 mins
73, air power, ash furrow, beyond meat, bill coron, black plague, butterfly keys, c++, cement shoes, cocos 2d, ebola, eric idle, excel, fireside.fm, gary shandling, gather around children, geoffrey tambor, google sheets, harley quinn, how do you find the time to do the things that you do?, impossible burger, irving stone, isle sur la sorge, katamari damacy, king crimson, kirk douglas, lexington, loving vincent, lust for life, margot roby, mike daley, paintcode, paris, playdead inside, pond scrum, prime number, scenekit, secure enclave, shawn marston, sky box, sleeping with the fishes, spockcast, suicide squad, the strombo show, tinnitis, udemy, uialertcontroller, unity, vincent, vincent van gogh, welland canal
This week we look at hardware upgrade plans. We look at updating apps and choosing programming languages and frameworks. We follow up on Apple's repair program for faulty keyboards on MacBooks and MacBook Pros, as well as Airbnb's posts about withdrawing from React Native. Apple is hit with fines over "Error 53". Ustwo publishes a report on the first year of Monument Valley 2. Pick: Step into Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night and stay a while. Check it out on the Oculus Go! We discuss how to manage tasks and stay true to your goals. We also discuss the runners up for Top WWDC Videos.
June 23rd, 2018 | 1 hr 38 mins
#selector, 360 idev, @objc, acorn 6, action target, airbnb, alderbrook resort, app store connect, apple pay, atlanta, autos, back bay, beoing, bicentennial, cal tech, calderwood pavillion, century 21 world’s fair, cgp grey, charles river, coke, coursera, cruisers, cruze, deliveries app, delta, design talk, disk utility, dringend, ethernet, fatslane ci, freemium, hello internet, hynes, imac pro, indie developer, ipad, iphone, life of a button, mac mini, mac pro, marta, marzipan, network.framework, one if by land. two if by sea., option boot, p.a.t.h., qualities of design, react native, roku, selfies, sparse partition, spockcast, steve jobs 2011, swift, swiftfest, swiftshot, t station, taylor swift, testflight, tim cook, top ten videos, toronto, tresmont, ttc, unicorn pin, union station, wall-e, watchos, we rise, what new in arkit 2
It's our 200th episode and all regular hosts and guest hosts are here. We follow up on the lack of IT sessions at WWDC, the future of self driving cars, a test install of Mojave with your existing home folder. "Does Apple Even Care About the Mac?" is the question asked on Vector. We discuss a proof of concept Xcode for iPad! We touch on the "upgrade pricing" new on the App Store. Tim's annual Top 10 WWDC 2018 Videos is out. Airbnb sunsetting their use of React Native and Marzipanify and iOSMac are brought in by Greg. We talk about our 200 or so episodes. Picks: iOS developer skills matrix, Random numbers in Swift, Swift Diagnostics: #warning and #error.
June 9th, 2018 | 2 hrs 13 mins
32-bit, airplane mode, alka seltzer tang and a 50, app store, arkit 2, arkit by tutorials, atmos, autofill, ayaka nonaka, chris wanstrath, core ml, create ml, dark mode, dave delong, dave wilkis, designing fluid interfaces, dog food, evan dekheyser, gestures, github, go outside and play, hyperwall, james dempsey & the breakpoints, kim mitchel, like, linus torvalds, live listening, marzipan, matt thompson, mayan calendar, metal, microsoft, modeling man, nextel, no man’s sky, opencl, opengl, paul thourot, pcalc, performance, procedural, san jose, satya nadella, scene kit, scholarship, set app, setapp, share, shoppers drug mart, sprite kit, steven troughton smith, stocks, strata 3d, tang, the talk show, timing, totp, touch id, true depth, tweet, victoria heric, what the tech, wwdc
This week we give our impressions of WWDC 2018 keynote. We discuss Apple's presenting the scholarship winner apps on the App Store. Microsoft's purchase of GitHub. Apple is getting into the ad game to compete with other online players. The rumored iPad with face recognition is coming. We talk about the deprecation of OpenGL and OpenCL. Finally by Rene Richie guides our discussion of the WWDC announcements. Picks: UX Cake w/Jaime Lopez Jr, Machine Learning - Build a Model, App Store Review Guidelines Diff, Stevie the Snail, SpriteKit, PlayDead’s INSIDE
April 7th, 2018 | 1 hr 22 mins
We follow up on LHOTP, the darker side of Charles Proxy for iOS and Apple Business Manager. Chris Lattner has announced Swift for TensorFlow. iOS 11.3 has been released along with Xcode 9.3. Apple is allowing users to manage their data in iCloud. Beta versions of iOS 11.4 & tvOS 11.4 are out. Apple may use they're own processors in Macs as soon as 2020. Picks: XcodeReleases, Microsoft's AI courses, CompactMap and Atom
December 30th, 2017 | 1 hr 50 mins
2fa, altconf, app review, app store, apple park, bluetooth, core ml, ratings, reviews, sdk, swift 4, vision, vs code, wwdc 2017, xcode 9
In this best of episode 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.
December 22nd, 2017 | 1 hr 26 mins
aaron, animal crossing, apple configurator, arkit, battery, bleeding edge, blurred line, boxing day, cyber dog, derailment, han solo, imac pro, inits & cdevs, loot boxes, monster truck ar app, mpvolumecontrol, ntsb, open doc, phonegap, pocket camp, power pc, qi, rapsody, rockem sockem robots, system 7, templated apps, tuning, xamarin
We're joined by Tammy Coron who regales us with her own iPhone X experience. We look at a tip on using XCTest and console to debug UI. You can use Apple Configurator 2.6 to restore a bricked iMac Pro. We debate Apple's undocumented battery tuning on older iPhones. We also look into revised guidelines on templated apps for business and the use of loot boxes. We also discuss the future of combined iOS and macOS where users may be able to run the same app on either platform. Picks: Awesome-CoreML-Models: Largest list of models for Core ML (for iOS 11+), Awesome-ARKit, Clip Studio Paint EX iOS.
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 19th, 2017 | 1 hr 21 mins
10.3, 360idev, certificates, charles proxy, chris lattner, denver, google, homepod, iphone 8, joe cieplinski, lte, release notes, rubber duck debugging, sestracast
We recorded LIVE at 360|iDev 2017 with Tammy Coron, Joe Cieplinski and Jean MacDonald. We discussed MacID in #askMTJC. We also followed up on Rubber Duck debugging and Chris Lattner's move to Google. New in 10.3 is a new certificate trust setting in iOS. We chat with the panel about highlights of the 360|iDev conference and the things coming from Apple: a new iPhone, Apple Watch LTE and Home Pod. Jean also illuminated App Camp for Girls and her new podcast SestraCast. Picks: Lavar Burton Reads,Toothfairy, Bartender, Red Hot Timer and Forest.
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.
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.
June 10th, 2017 | 1 hr 53 mins
affinity pro photo, airplay 2, amazon prime, apfs, apple pay, apple watch, arkit, ash hewson, askmtjc, carplay dnd, codable, core ml, drag & drop, external graphics development kit, files, github, high sierra, homepod, imac pro, ios 11, ipad pro 10.5, launchkit, mac pro, metal 2, musickit, promotion, refactoring, sirikit, swift 4, true tone, tvos, vision api, wireless development, wwdc 2017, wwdc17, xcode server
This week we answer an #askMTJC on AirPlay-ing Amazon Prime videos. We follow up on holographic billboard and LaunchKit shutting down. We were midway through WWDC 2017 week, so we share our impressions on the WWDC17 Keynote, Platform State of the Union and some of the live sessions we had watched. Picks: Refactoring!, Blackbox Puzzles wins ADA, What’s New in iOS, Simulating a second finger during drag, Xcode 9 Beta.
June 3rd, 2017 | 1 hr 42 mins
amazon, cortana, debugging, drag-and-drop, erica sadun, holographic cortana, iboutlet, kotlin, not-hotdog, optional, readdle, repl, security patch, uidebugginginformationoverlay, uikonf, wannacry, wannacrypt, windows 98, wwdc 2017, xcode
This week we follow up on Microsoft's Windows 98 Security Patch and Dash for iOS is back. We also discuss "To Optional or Not to Optional: IBOutlet". We round up the follow up with Erica Sadun's look at Kotlin in Xcode. We discuss the hidden debugging tool UIDebuggingInformationOverlay, Readdle’s new drag-and-drop feature and Amazon's shoppable stickers. We then peer into the crystal ball and take a guess at what will be revealed at WWDC 2017. Picks: Why Kiotlin is Better Than Whatever Dumb Language You Are Using, A working concept of a holographic Cortana assistant, UIKonf videos and Not-Hotdog.
May 27th, 2017 | 1 hr 29 mins
1password, agilebits, apple stores, borders, google assistant, google i/o, ibooks, preventing fraud, rant, swift curriculum, templates, tensor flow, thunderbolt 3, today at apple, travel mode, xamarin
We follow up on Xamarin's native code, templates for iOS apps and feedback on our rants. Our pals at AgileBits have introduced Travel Mode for 1Password to ease crossing borders. Jaime talks about detecting fraud with TensorFlow. We discuss Swift curriculum on iBooks and classes at US schools. Apple Stores are hosting labs and events near you. Intel plans to embed Thunderbolt 3 is processors. Jaime gives us his thoughts on Google I/O Picks: Google Assistant for iOS.
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.