More Than Just Code podcast - iOS and Swift development, news and advice

a round table discussion about iOS development, macOS and Swift.

About the show

MTJC podcast is a show about mobile development. Each week Jaime Lopez, Mark Rubin (sometimes Greg Heo and Tammy Coron) and myself, Tim Mitra, will convene from across the continent to discuss iOS and Mac development. We discuss current issues to find out what developers are talking about, what their apps are about, what they are using to create their apps and what advice they have for other developers (or those looking to become one). We also have news, notes and tech tips for developers.

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  • Episode 17: #17 Why Did the Chicken Crossy the Road?

    November 27th, 2014  |  1 hr 18 secs

    We follow up on hiring iOS developers, changes to Twitter’s API and holding back deep search features. Picks with Crossy Road, Apple’s TestFlight on ITC, Screeny, Monument Valley’s additional (RED) chapter and 3rd Edition of iOS 6 By Tutorials.

  • Episode 16: #16 That Time When Art & Technology Met

    November 20th, 2014  |  1 hr 5 mins

    We discuss the arrival of WatchKit, we follow up on Technical Job interviews and on GT Advanced Technologies. Picks are, the Target In Store and Monument Valley app update, buyer’s perception of value and the challenges developers face.

  • Episode 15: #15 Guy Kawasaki's choice shocks MTJC

    November 12th, 2014  |  47 mins 3 secs

    We discuss the fate of sapphire manufacturer, rumors of devs going android 1st, Guy Kawasaki’s phone, iMessage deregistering tool, iOS exploits. Follow up iOS 8 adoption, reduced review times,Xcode bugs. Picks: Post-It Plus & building an Apple 1.

  • Episode 14: #14 Cracking the iOS Job Interview

    November 6th, 2014  |  1 hr 8 mins

    We discuss the challenges of iOS job interviews for the rest of us. We also revisit native mobile app versus web apps. We discuss Ben Thompson’s post on how Apple leverages Apple Pay. This weeks picks is an Apple Watch Simulator - Happy Watch

  • Episode 13: #13 The Apple Pay Menace

    October 30th, 2014  |  1 hr 4 secs

    We discuss major retailers blocking the use of Apple Pay in favor of MCX's CurrentC solution and CurrentC's challenges with recent hacks and unease of use. We discuss James Thompson's PCalc, both featured and threaten with removal on the Apple Store.

  • Episode 12: #12 MAS Exodus in the Air 2

    October 23rd, 2014  |  1 hr 7 mins

    This week we discuss the challenges of publishing OS X apps on the Mac App Store and the challenge of publishing apps specifically for the iPad. Weekly picks: Apple Pay, MapKit API, Battery Doctor and RWDevCon. Listen the podcast for a discount code.

  • Episode 11: #11 - Apple trise to rise to the top while we race to the bottom

    October 17th, 2014  |  1 hr 4 mins

    We discuss the Apple’s Oct 16, 2014 press conference. We discuss Apple Pay, WatchKit, iOS 8.1, Yosemite, the new iPad Air 2, the iPad lineup and the new iMac 27 with Retina. We also discuss BBEdit’s decision to leave the app store, apps Clips and iDraw.

  • Episode 10: #10 - I am the one who knocks. I am Yosemite!

    October 9th, 2014  |  1 hr 11 mins

    This week we ponder the significance of Apple’s upcoming October 16th press conference, It’s been far too long. Will there be a new iPad, or Mac’s? What mountains will Apple climb next? We look at Estimote’s iBeacon SDK, Wdgts, Prompt, Moleskin & Evernote

  • Episode 9: #9 - Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible... - J Swift

    October 1st, 2014  |  56 mins 32 secs

    With some twisted media misdirection, we discuss the Apple's ability to focus on issues. Are they moving too fast and trying to over deliver? We also delve into the state of Apple's lauded new programming language Swift. Is it really ready for prime time?

  • Episode 8: #8 - Psychic iPhone 6 Plus Bending

    September 24th, 2014  |  1 hr 8 mins

    In the September 24th show, we discuss our hands on experiences with handling the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple's quality control, bend-gate and bend-gazi, the iOS 8.0.1 snafu and iOS 8 adoption rates one week in.

  • Episode 7: #7 - Wait! What? How Much?

    September 17th, 2014  |  1 hr 15 mins

    In Ep 7 we discuss; John Gruber’s hypothetical Apple Watch pricing, upgrading to iOS 8 and iCloudDrive, experiences around pre-ordering iPhone 6 and which models we each chose, and Mark Rubin demonstrates his knowledge of integrated circuit manufacture.

  • Episode 6: #6 - Apple iPhone 6, Apple Pay & Apple Watch

    September 10th, 2014  |  1 hr 25 mins

    In Ep 6, we discuss; the new products announced by Apple in the Sept 9th announcement at the Fleet Center, "We wish we could say more. We examine the iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Pay and the Apple Watch.

  • Episode 5: #5 - Overexposure and Attack of the Clones

    September 3rd, 2014  |  59 mins 30 secs

    In EP 5, we discuss; the exposure of nude celebrity photos and protecting passwords, predictions for the Apple Press Conference on Sept 9th, 1Password, Overcast and the mystery building near Apple's campus. We discuss Minuum, Star Wars Com.

  • Episode 4: #4 - Highlights From 360iDev 2014

    August 26th, 2014  |  43 mins 26 secs

    In EP 4, recorded live at 360iDev in Denver, we discuss; the value of customer engagement and it's impact on mobile development, highlights from the 360iDev 2014 conference, application fatigue, and what's in a name, Hyperlapse, Terrella & Swing Copters.

  • Episode 3: #3 - The Other App Store

    August 19th, 2014  |  1 hr 8 mins

    In Ep 3 we discuss; How much it really costs to make an app. Working remote vs working in an office. Flappy Bird TNG. Tom Hank’s app creator? Size Classes in iOS8 – what are they thinking? Grafio,Camoji, Scales & Nodes. Tim debuts on

  • Episode 2: #2 - First World Problems

    August 12th, 2014  |  41 mins 5 secs

    Ep 2 - Welcome to the show. It is August 12th and this is our 2nd show. Today will be a discussion between Aaron Vegh, Jaime Lopez Jr., Mark Rubins and Tim Mitra about the recent buzz on indie iOS developers.