Episode 121 – For Entertainment Purposes Only

This week start the FU with Jean Louis Gassée’s Monday Note on the Mac Endgame. Following that we discuss the scam apps present on the Mac App Store. We discuss Matthew Yglesias’ post on Apple having outgrown it’s own corporate structure. We also discuss Chris Eidoff’s post on the over-reliance on Protocol-Oriented Programming. We discuss Amazon’s image recognition services. We touch on the Mac Calendar spam bug. Picks: AIToolbox, mucicForProgramming and Spark For Mac.

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Episode 41 – Looking Beneath the Surface

We follow up on Robin Senior’s blog post on optimizing apps for the Apple Watch. We briefing talk about the ResearchKit tutorial on raywenderlich.com as well as great episode of Release Notes that every developer should listen to. The latest beta of Yosemite, 10.10.4, has reinstated nDNSResponder as a replacement to the disastrous discoveryd. We discuss the announced preview of a native Apple Watch SDK at WWDC and speculate about the new items to be introduced. We list off what we’d like to see fixed with iOS 9, framework & layout issues, iPad Pro and dual boot machines. We discuss Google IO 2015 with Google Pay.

 Episode 41 Show Notes:

Reducing WatchKit Traffic With View Models
Release Notes interview with Michael Simmons Part 2
Fanstastical 2
ResearchKit Tutorial with Swift: Getting Started
Quebec man ticketed for driving while using apple watch
Toronto Argos
Live Blog: Apple Senior VP of Operations Jeff Williams interview at Code Conference
WWDC App for iOS
Halo Back: World’s First Smart Screen Protector
Microsoft’s Surface sales are on the upswing once again
Google I/O 2015
Craig Hockenberry
Daniel Jalkut’s Tweet

Episode 41 Picks:

Paw Rest Client
Carbo – Handwriting in the Digital Age
WatchKit By Tutorials (updated for Swift 1.2)