June 6th, 2020 | 1 hr 21 mins
We discuss sunk cost in askMTJC. The 2020 Stack Overflow Developer Survey is covered in the follow up along with more than half Apple Stores reopening. Introducing Swift AWS Lambda Runtime. Apple MacOS 10.15.5 Release: MacBook’s Powerful Surprise. The Real Cause of the Sign In with Apple Zero-Day. Picks: dyld_shared_cache_extract_dylibs fail fix, My productivity app is a single .txt file, Modern Fortan Basics.
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November 30th, 2019 | 1 hr 23 mins
affinity photo, airpower, alpha go, anagram, big mountain studios, bill nye, black box problem, black friday, book of why, bowling for columbine, counterfactual causation, dad jokes, data detectors, derived data, developer advocates, digital darkroom, disney, eaton centre apple store, feature flags, gordon fontenot, hacking with swift, hey dingus, insta-matic, ios 14, iphone smart battery case, leet speak, magic wand tool, man in the high castle, mandalorian, maple syrup, michael moore, nscache, nscountedset, nsnorth, nsorderedset, nsscanner, nsscreencast, ok boomer, pallindorme, paul hudson, plug-in, python, ray wenderlich, science rules, seattle, shutter button, softbank, springs and struts, startup, swiftui views, translatesautoresizingmaskintoconstraints, uisearchbar, uisearchtoken, wework, zuckerberg
This week we chat about views that seem to be broken in iOS 13. We fact check on Digital Darkroom. WeWork hits a snag and we add some of our favorite Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals. Dad Jokes and other trending memes populate the show. iOS 14 may be rebased with incremental updates with feature flags. X-rays reveal a shutter button on the iPhone Smart Battery Case. We discuss Andy Ibanez' post on new search APIs in iOS 13. Rumor has it that Toronto's Eaton Centre will get a larger Apple Store. Picks: Useful obscure Foundation types in Swift, SwiftUI Views book, The Book of Why.
July 13th, 2019 | 1 hr 24 mins
12 inch macbook, 13 card chinese poker, 2015 macbook pro 15, 32 gb ram, apple entrepreneur camp, binding, bondi blue imac g3, butterfly keyboard, cadisplaylink, collection types, combine, cricket, deanza college, design accelerator, face id, flint center, fontawesome, gatekeeper, gil amelio, go, halt and catch fire, her story, icloud, insider.com, ipad pro, jake, japan, john scully, logan paul, macbook escape, macbook pro, macdonalds, man in the middle, michael fassbender, michael spindler, ming chi kuo, mls, moore’s law, nsdictionary, nsnull, nstimer, objective-c, pcalc, periscope, pokertini, power mac g4 cube, privacy, property wrappers, python, recall, scissor switch keyboard, secure id, sentinel, seven eleven, sfsymbols, shanghai, sign in with apple, silent update, sir jony ive, skype, soccer, steve jobs, stranger things, swizzling, team usa, texas hold’em, tik tok, twentieth aniversary macintosh, usb mouse, usb-c, vine, webex, women@wwdc, zinga poker, zoom
We follow up on Sir Jony Ive's early innovations; Power Mac G4 Cube, Twentieth Anniversary Mac and USB (Hockey Puck) Mouse. Tim rememberers CADisplayLink. We also follow up on Apple's Design and Development Accelerator in Shanghai, a new scissor switch keyboard is coming for the MacBook Pro, and 4 major reasons why the MacBook Pro's suck. Apple discontinues the 12-inch MacBook and bumps up the MacBook Air with TueTone and adds TouchBar to the entry level MacBook Pro 13. Apple also cut SSD prices in half. The birthplace of the Mac & iPhone Flint Centre is to be demolished. Apple pushes a silent update to the Zoom apps. We discuss the 2015 MacBook Pro Battery Recall Program. 7-Eleven Japan shut down its mobile payment app. Face ID and Touch ID might be used to sign onto iCloud in iOS 13 Beta. Apple to ditch FaceID with through-screen Touch ID? Swift Property Wrappers by NSHipster. Picks: Stranger Things-inspired retro trip to Windows 1.11, Apple’s Texas Hold’em game returns to the iPhone, SF Symbols Reference, TikTok, nil. We also reminisce about Objective-C collections.
March 16th, 2019 | 1 hr 15 mins
ai, apple tv, boeing 737 max 8, brazil, bugs, captain marvel, college admissions, complier, conditional, decem, devries, fidelity, force awakens, gdpr, google, hawley, hibp, hololens, hotel california, input method, james burke, japan, java, ji32k7au4a83, joe ceiplinski, john deandrea, judiciary committee, laserlight, latin, location services, magic leap, maneuvering characteristics augmentation system, marin todorov, mcas, migrator, miss marvel, netflix, objective-c, paddle, pitch down, plane on the highway, python, radar, ronald d moore, sale tax, saturn v, shazam, show time, smart glasses, streaming, swift, swift by sundell, swiftconf.to, tacow, tangible goods, ted kremenek, terry gilliam, texture, the good place, tiff lightbox, time bandits, torrent, triage, trolley problem, unicode, westjet, wifi explorer, zhuyin
We follow up on the Saturn V and pronouncing Roman Numerals. Why 'ji32k7au4a83' Is a Remarkably Common Password. Surprises in the TIOBE Index 2019. We chat about Apple's "It's Show Time" announcement. Is is Apple working on smart glasses? US Sales Tax Changes for software companies. Apple buys AI company, Laserlike. Picks: Safely supporting new versions of Swift, Senator Hawling vs Google Free Services. Apple UK's Why iPhone. Aftershow: Boeing 737 Max 8 and MCAS, Captain Marvel? and college admissions.
November 17th, 2018 | 1 hr 8 mins
6.001, abelson, aloestackview, android, asp, ast 2 configuration suite, bear market, bin, emacs, ex-dividend date, folding phone, functions are fun, i feel fine, instagram, intel iphone, iphone 8, jim kramer, lisp, lsp, macbook escape, mit open courseware, night sight, paperback writer, patreon, pixel 3 phone, python, revolution 1, revolution no. 9, right to repair, rogers, scheme, screen replacements, shortcuts drawer view, spotify, structured interpretation of computer programming, sussman, t2, tariffs, the beatles, the little schemer, the white album
We look at #askMTJC from Paul Wilkinson on emptying the bin. Greg Heo joins us again as we discuss Apple's plan to replace unresponsive screens on iPhone X models. An iPhone X has exploded after being recharged. Spotify has launched an Apple Watch app. Apple's T2 chip will require a post upgrade/repair diagnostic tool to be run. Apple's stock price continues to drop as more suppliers lower their estimates on future iPhone XR orders. We also discuss Samsung's foldable phone and Google's Pixel 3 Night Sight feature. We discuss Swift LSP and MIT's 6.001 course on Lisp and Scheme. Picks: Is this AI? We drew you a flowchart to work it out, Kotlin Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide, AloeStackView, Re-creating the Siri Shortcuts Drawer Interaction.
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.
February 24th, 2018 | 1 hr 7 mins
11.2.6, 1password, alan downey, altered carbon, apple, apple park, arkit, astropad hq, astropad studio, azure, bluemix, computer literacy, cryptocurrency, docker, doping, duck, errors & omissions, gamplaykit, google home, hockey, home brew, homepod, huawei, ios 11, iosref, iphone x, jupiter notebooks, lcc, light saber effect, maltese falcon, mentor, miracle on ice, notch, notes, objective-c, olympics, piercing the veil, python, raymond chandler, richard k morgan, roundabout matt ronge, safe area, samsung, scene editor, scenekit, short track speed skating, skydio r1, spritekit, strategy analytics, swift, swift playground, the big sleep, what is architecture
We start out with news that Apple will require new apps to be written with iOS 11 and iPhone X support. Apple also has gained half of all smart phone sales for the first time, in spite of recent rumors of an iPhone X sales short fall. We look at 1Password, it's support of cryptocurrency and tips and tricks for 1Password organization. We discuss whether learning to program is getting harder. We also open discussion about whether software developer and consultants need errors and omissions insurance. In the after show we look at the HomePods adoption. Picks: Astropad Studio, What is the duck of productivity? and iOS Quick Reference for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch
Photo: Running Fence by Christo and Jeanne-Claude, 1976