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Weekly podcast discussing the latest updates, tools and events relevant to iOS app developers. I will also have a couple of reoccurring show sections to spread the word on fellow iOS developers doing fun and interesting things. On top of that I am working hard to do interviews with people relevant to iOS app developers. Think peers, teachers, bloggers who will have an open discussion with me so you can see what passion, hard work and a great community can do for your personal work and success.

Weekly podcast discussing the latest updates, tools and events relevant to iOS app developers. I will also have a couple of reoccurring show sections to spread the word on fellow iOS developers doing fun and interesting things. On top of that I am working hard to do interviews with people relevant to iOS app developers. Think peers, teachers, bloggers who will have an open discussion with me so you can see what passion, hard work and a great community can do for your personal work and success.

Location:

Netherlands

Description:

Weekly podcast discussing the latest updates, tools and events relevant to iOS app developers. I will also have a couple of reoccurring show sections to spread the word on fellow iOS developers doing fun and interesting things. On top of that I am working hard to do interviews with people relevant to iOS app developers. Think peers, teachers, bloggers who will have an open discussion with me so you can see what passion, hard work and a great community can do for your personal work and success.

Twitter:

@appforce1

Language:

English

Contact:

+31624350511


Episodes

Sometimes things go haywire, like the first recording of this episode

1/18/2022
That was a bit of a setback. First recording of this episode... lost. I don't know yet what exactly happened. But hey, rerecording was the easiest thing to do. Fixing wrong animations with Diffable Data Source | Filip NěmečekHow to write HTML in Swift? - The.Swift.Dev.Automating App Store PublishingNetworking with Combine and SwiftUI - Getting Started | Peter FriesePrototyping With SwiftUI: Creating Complex Interactions Using Gestures and ModifiersLet's just say I am glad I made it through...

Duration:00:11:48

Xcode is our playground and let's meet at conferences this year.

1/11/2022
Last week I mentioned I wanted to get myself at more conferences this year. And already I have 3 opportunities lined up. That’s amazing.Next to that, people in the iOS community are at it again in full force after the holidays. Lots of great stuff. I had tons of articles to go through. Enjoy this week’s links. Swift Playgrounds 4: Building a Text-to-speech App on iPadSwift computed properties can be tuples | Chris WuWorking Around Xcode and Continuous Integration Issues on Apple Silicon –...

Duration:00:21:46

Adam Rush, SwiftLeeds organizer, RayWenderlich author and my colleague at Stream

1/5/2022
This time I have my colleague Adam Rush as a guest. He organized Swift Leeds, creates content for RayWenderlich.com. He has a fun origin story. A self taught software developer who got started right when the iPhone 3G was a thing. You can find more on Adam online on: https://twitter.com/adam9rushhttps://www.swiftlyrush.com/https://swiftlyrush.curated.co/https://swiftleeds.co.uk/https://www.raywenderlich.com/u/adamrushMore on open positions at Stream:...

Duration:00:40:00

Happy New Year, let's dive right in.

1/4/2022
First episode of the new year. Happy new year everyone. Enjoy this week’s articles and as always, please reach out on Twitter. I love hearing from you. Here are this week's links: Convert your Swift Facades to the new async/await syntax using Continuations | by César Vargas Casaseca | Dec, 2021 | Medium“Solving Advent of Code 2021 in Swift” by Harshil ShahWhat I’ve learnt from Advent of Code 21 – Oliver BinnsAdvent of Code 2021Cascading Environment actions in SwiftUI | magnuskahrCreating...

Duration:00:16:33

Jonathan Ruiz, podcaster and iOS App Developer.

12/29/2021
Jonathan is a fellow podcaster. Together with Mark Fransen he creates the podcast Everyday Robots. In his spare time he created the iOS apps Vizard and Lockne. https://everydayrobots.tech/https://twitter.com/refactoreddVizard on the App StoreLockne on the App Storehttps://twitter.com/_everydayrobotshttps://twitter.com/swiftymfPlease rate me on Apple Podcasts. Send me feedback on SpeakPipe Or contact me through twitter Newsletter, sign up! My book: Being a Lead Software Developer Lead...

Duration:00:50:18

Happy Holidays

12/26/2021
Happy Holidays.Final regular episode of 2022. Building an asynchronous SwiftUI button | Swift by SundellSupporting async/await as a module ownerUnit Testing UIViewController Dismiss closure argument in SwiftThe Vim "tip of the day" for Xcode | Chris WuSwift HeroesiOS Conf SGIndie Life Unfolding (@IndieLifeComics) / TwitterPlease rate me on Apple Podcasts. Send me feedback on SpeakPipe Or contact me through twitter Newsletter, sign up! My book: Being a Lead Software Developer Lead...

Duration:00:11:29

Frank Foster, iOS Dev Happy hour, self taught iOS Developer

12/23/2021
Frank is one of the people currently running iOS Dev Happy Hour. I’ve had several people from that community on my podcast before.Frank is another great story of switching careers and getting into iOS Software Development. More on Frank online: https://twitter.com/frankefosterhttps://www.frankefoster.com/https://www.iosdevhappyhour.com/Please rate me on Apple Podcasts. Send me feedback on SpeakPipe Or contact me through twitter Newsletter, sign up! My book: Being a Lead Software...

Duration:00:49:10

So it is lockdown again... lots of adjusting and finding a new groove, yet again…

12/20/2021
It is a bit of everything this week. Links if this week How to change UIImage color in Swift | SarunwAttempting SonarQube Analysis on Xcode Cloud – Oliver BinnsSorting data with KeyPathComparator – Augmented CodeLoading Images on iOS 15 | PSPDFKitUsing @SceneStorage With @FetchRequestApple’s use of Swift and SwiftUI in iOS 15Please rate me on Apple Podcasts. Send me feedback on SpeakPipe Or contact me through twitter Newsletter, sign up! My book: Being a Lead Software Developer Lead...

Duration:00:15:19

Tim Condon, Vapor Core Team Member and Swift Server Group Member.

12/16/2021
Tim worked in cyber security, ended up at the BBC and started working on server-side Swift fulltime in 2019. He is also the server-side Swift team lead at raywenderlich.com Next to that he organizes several meetups and conferences. More on Tim online: https://www.timc.dev/@0xTimSwift Server Work GroupVapor frameworkNSManchester Meetup pagePlease rate me on Apple Podcasts. Send me feedback on SpeakPipe Or contact me through twitter Newsletter, sign up! My book: Being a Lead Software...

Duration:00:44:54

Always good te review_

12/13/2021
Here are this weeks links. Implementing and testing Universal LinksMake rounding specific corners easier with extension | Filip NěmečekHow to make custom XCTest assertions show an error at the call site | SarunwLightweight dependency injection and unit testing using async functions | Swift by SundellI also mentioned CocoaHeadsNL and the content release by Stream. Please rate me on Apple Podcasts. Send me feedback on SpeakPipe Or contact me through twitter Newsletter, sign up! My book:...

Duration:00:13:47

Michael Flarup, The iOS App Icon Book and Northplay CEO

12/8/2021
Michael wrote a book on App Icons. The Kickstarter on this book ends on December 10. So get in there if there’s still time. He also runs a company called North Play. A graphic designer with many interests, who happened to create an awesome book on iOS app icons. The first thing an end user will likely see of your product as an app developer. The iOS App Icon BookMichael on Twitter: @flarupHis game studio: NorthplayPlease rate me on Apple Podcasts. Send me feedback on SpeakPipe Or contact...

Duration:00:45:58

Swift on Lambda while creating feature flags on CloudKit

12/7/2021
Some nice articles that might get you to think out of the box this week. Backpressure is a concept I pretty much have not thought about for years. And Sarun has a nice tip on dealing with inconsistent APIs. Result builders in Swift - The.Swift.DevUsing CloudKit for content hosting and feature flags | Rambo CodesCreate your first HTTP endpoint with Swift on AWS LambdaBackpressure in Combine | iOS DevelopmentHow to decode enums ignoring case in Swift Codable | SarunwWhat role do Tasks play...

Duration:00:12:58

Ulf Schwekendiek, Founder & CEO at Centered.app

12/1/2021
Ulf started Centered app. Before that he did tons of other things. Mostly he was involved with being part of or starting start-ups. It is a great story of an App developer growing way beyond his/her initial technical roots. Centered offers Flow Music & automated Productivity Coaching, Mono-Tasking, Do-Not-Disturb on Mac, Notification Blocking, Distraction Nudges and an elegant Task Management Dashboard. Also, give Centered app a try. You might really like it. More info on Centered.app <-...

Duration:00:54:42

Some SwiftUI and mostly boilerplate style code

11/29/2021
This week’s episode is mostly about SwiftUI. Adding DocC to an existing swift package – RhonabwyHow to Digitally Sign a PDF Using a YubiKey | PSPDFKitConfirmation Dialogs in SwiftUI - Replicating Apple's Reminders appMastering ProgressView in SwiftUI | Swift with MajidSwift actors: How do they work, and what kinds of problems do they solve? | Swift by SundellDonny on Monday Please rate me on Apple Podcasts. Send me feedback on SpeakPipe Or contact me through twitter Newsletter, sign...

Duration:00:12:53

Denise Nepraunig, working at Volkswagen to keep you connected to your car at all times

11/23/2021
Denise worked at SAP before joining CARIAD, a company within the Volkswagen Group. She works on the iOS app related to their ID line of car models. A great app keeping you connected to your car. She's also one of the maintainers of DeviceKit. You can connect with Denise online at Twitter @denisenepraunig Please rate me on Apple Podcasts. Send me feedback on SpeakPipe Or contact me through twitter Newsletter, sign up! My book: Being a Lead Software Developer Lead Software...

Duration:00:44:58

Just a quick one this week

11/22/2021
A really quick recording this week, enjoy this week’s articles. Checking if a SwiftUI View is in PreviewHow to make a macOS menu bar app | SarunwAsyncView – Asynchronous loading operations in SwiftUIComposition vs. Inheritance: code architecture solutions explained in SwiftBuilding a Blockchain in Swift (Intro) | by Felipe Ricieri | Kin + Carta Created | Nov, 2021 | Medium Donny Wals on Twitter Please rate me on Apple Podcasts. Send me feedback on SpeakPipe Or contact me through...

Duration:00:10:43

Tim Oliver, working on Bluetooth hardware integration at DriveMode

11/16/2021
Tim Oliver works on DriveMode, an interesting app with a Bluetooth hardware component. He also worked at Realm, yes the Core Data and SQLite alternative. He is originally from Australia, but for work he has been pretty much around the globe. You can find Tim: https://twitter.com/timoliverau https://timoliver.blog/More on DriveMode: https://twitter.com/drivemode This is an article Tim wrote: Getting started with Core Bluetooth Tim recommends this Ray Wenderlich tutorial and this old, but...

Duration:00:52:07

SwiftUI first impressions, happy birthdays, speaking at a conference

11/15/2021
First impressions and presenting at a conference. How cool is that? NSSpain is happening this week, and I am part of that. Now that's even cooler. First impressions of SwiftUI · Jesse SquiresAwaiting WebSockets in SwiftUIUsing count vs isEmpty to check whether a collection contains any elements | Swift by SundellSwift in DepthThe Defer Statement in Swift – SerialCoder.devDonny's monday morning Tweet. Come join me online at NSSpain, a 36 hour online conference. Please rate me on Apple...

Duration:00:11:02

Bobby Bobak, creator of coffee app Filtru

11/11/2021
Bobby created Filtru. A coffee app for iOS that helps you brew the perfect cup. Bobby sheds some light into what it takes to create an amazing cup of coffee. Along the way we touch upon Bluetooth smart scales and integration with those. Learn more about Filtru: https://filtru.coffee/ Follow Bobby on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobek_balinek The smart scales we talked about are called Acaia, more info here: https://acaia.co/ If you want to have Testflight access to Filtru:...

Duration:01:06:05

SwiftUI Environments with curves and surfaces

11/9/2021
A bit later then usual, I’ll explain why in this episode. Just was unable to finish the last bits of processing last night and only just now I had the extra 10 minutes I needed to finish things. Enjoy this weeks episode here are this week’s links: SwiftUI: Displaying mathematical fractions | by coderExMachina | Nov, 2021 | MediumUnderstanding how and when SwiftUI decides to redraw views – Donny WalsA brief guide to effective onboarding for mobile engineering teams | BitriseCustom SwiftUI...

Duration:00:16:53