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.
NB – we misquoted the hardware pricing of iMac Pro and Mac Pro. They are $4,999 and $2,999 USD respectively. This error we regret.
Safe Area aka Type Safety in print and publishing. Also the correct term in TV production is Overscan.
Or is it Funcy Edition? Maybe Funcie Edition? Discuss. We end this maddening week with a discussion of the rumoured ceramic Jet White iPhone. We also follow up on Apple’s price drop on USB-C dongles and LG Ultrafine 5K display. Mark follows up on MacBook Pro sales and Apple Pay on the web. More on JSON parsing in Swift. We follow up on the title “Engineer”. Apple release of iOS 10.1.1 iTunes vs OTA updates as well as Sierra 10.12.1 build versions. We discuss counterfeit apps appearing on the App Store. The Mac App Store, a new MAS model is discussed, as well as purchasing tvOS apps via iOS & Mac links. Picks: Promo Codes for IAP, Simulate TouchBar on iPad, Silver Searcher, Programming in Swift Style
We started on Apple’s new Apple Watch TV commercials, Apple TVOS Gold Master and all of Apple development products under one roof. We briefly discussed issues with Apple Transport Security, the lack of USB-C cable in second wave TVOS Dev Kits and Apple TV WWDC give-away conspiracy. How will the Apple TV app store work? We discussed challenges with Paypal’s SDK and challenges uploading large bitcode laden builds to Github. Picks: Outlook for iOS, 19 Tips for Everyday Git and Swift Apprentice.