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

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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.

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.

Location:

Canada

Description:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

416-278-8609


Episodes

Episode 324: Core Data with CloudKit in SwiftUI

2/13/2021
We dig in with iOS 14.4 patching vulnerabilities. M1-Based Macs Have New Startup Modes. Mark gives us his M1Mini first impressions. Apple increases the DTK credit. MagSafe for iPhone is reviewed. Sorry, small-phone lovers: The iPhone 12 mini was Apple’s 2020 sales flop. Core Data with CloudKit in SwiftUI. Apple Card and Apple Cash Trademarks Approved in Canada. MTJC and Spockcast are now on Amazon Music. Unlocking iPhones While Wearing a Face Mask. What’s new in Swift 5.4? How 7 iOS Apps...

Duration:00:26:11

Episode 323: Await Silicon MagSafe

1/23/2021
We fact check iPad storage and WWDC security. Follow up tackles App Library, and CarPlay wireless receivers. We discuss publishing Mac apps inside and outside the Mac App Store. Experimenting with Swift async and await pattern using Xcode. Uber’s near disaster jumping onto Swift in the early days (spoilers, without doing due diligence.) MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Pro, and iPhone Rumors, Best of CES 2021. Picks: Linux on M1, Tips and Tricks to Set Up Your Apple M1 for Development, KFC Mascot Col....

Duration:00:32:09

Episode 322: 2020 Hindsight

1/2/2021
We follow up on the iPhone X ship date and whether B&O has a less expensive headphone than the Air Pods Max. Developers are already seeing the benefits of the App Store Small Business program. Apple Car could be coming in 2025. The Xbox Series X controller seems to be incompatible with Mac and iOS devices. We take a look back on 2020 and the Apple news; Apple One, Air Pods Max, Epic lawsuit, Apple Silicon, SwiftUI apps, LiDAR, App Library, Widgets, Applets, Sidebar, Scribble, Tracking, Big...

Duration:00:41:53

Episode 321: Generate Memberwise Initializer

12/12/2020
We fact check M1 RAM, and Photoshop on Rosetta2. AskMTJC brings us Story of third Apple founder, Maple spirits, and CloudKit on NSPersistentCloudKitContainer. Use Amazon EC2 Mac Instances to Build & Test macOS, iOS, ipadOS, tvOS, and watchOS Apps. Apple Fitness Plus will launch on December 14th. Family Setup on Apple Watch is coming to Canada. Xcode 12.3 RC available. iPhone zero-click Wi-Fi exploit is one of the most breathtaking hacks ever. Apple announces $549 AirPods Max noise-canceling...

Duration:01:21:07

Episode 320: A Lead Pipe to the Kneecaps

11/28/2020
We discuss the update design resources for Big Sur and iOS 14. We dissect the App Store Small Business Program. Now that M1 Macs are in the wild we debate the differences and performance. How to reinstall macOS on M1. Redesigned MacBooks With Apple Silicon to Launch in Second Half of 2021. Picks: BizHUB Pro USB-C Multiport Professional Adapter, UltraHUB - USB-C Multiport HDMI Macbook Pro Adapter, 6 in 1 USB-C Macbook Pro Adapter, Life-Line USB-C Cable Combo, Check M1 compatibility for all...

Duration:00:39:31

Episode 319: M1 - Now How Much Would You Pay?

11/14/2020
We discuss non-3D Touch errors. Are web sites downloading to your mac? Transition to Apple One with your choice of Apple ID. Apple Privacy questions coming soon. Roku rolling out Apple’s AirPlay 2 and HomeKit. Swift.org - Introducing Swift on Windows. iPhone 11 Pro max next to iPhone 12 pro max screen size difference. Apple Launches 'iPhone 12 Studio' for Mixing and Matching MagSafe Cases and Wallets. 5G, which kind? Identify your iPhone model. The Apple Event for Apple Silicon Macs. Apple’s...

Duration:01:17:24

Episode 318: Best of MTJC: Valyrian Steel & Dragon Glass on the Back

10/27/2020
We dive into #askMTJC about whether the iPhone X layout will mean changes for developers. We follow up on HDR video. We briefly cover the information leak ahead of the Apple Event. We discuss Apple's Steve Jobs Theater which held the event. We cover the items demonstrated and unveiled - Retail events, Apple Watch Series 3 w/LTE, Apple TV 4K, iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus, the iPhone X, and AirPower. Picks: iOS Human Interface Guidelines (Updated for iPhone X), Building Apps for iPhone X - Fall...

Duration:01:59:24

Episode 317: Best of MTJC: Test Backed Development

9/27/2020
This week we follow up on MTJC 2018 T-Shirts and the origins of Apple's Command Key. We also follow up on the Apple Store founders, Apple's GDPR profile downloads, Apple Watch usage and Apple's self driving cars. We discuss the Home Pod sales numbers, erroneous new Siri features, and a sophisticate worm virus and one of the first Internet hackers. We also chat about Apple's own podcasts and their use of original illustrations on the App Store. Picks: A handy Xcode keyboard shortcut to the...

Duration:01:22:50

Episode 316: One Bundle To Rule Them All

9/20/2020
We fact check 3.5inch floppy sizes. Nvidia buying ARM for $40B. App Store Review Guideline updates now available. Apple Insider Confirms New iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro Releases. Apple Is About To Leave Your MacBook Air Behind. The State of SwiftUI. We cover the 9/15 Apple Event. Apple developers are scrambling over accelerated iOS 14 release. Picks: iOS 14 widgets you can try today.Core Data in SwiftUI.

Duration:01:31:56

Episode 315: For the Good of the User

9/12/2020
We follow up on iOS 14 privacy and Facebook leads the resistance. Also the floppy of the future. Apple shares a look inside its first ever ‘floating’ store. Yubico’s new USB-C security key with NFC could be the one key to unlock them all. Apple’s next event is on September 15 and it's special Easter egg. Rambo's Turning the ChibiStudio canvas into an App Clip for iOS 14. Picks: Xcode scheme tip. The Invisible Dock. NSSpain 2020: Remote Edition. Quick Look Gallery - Augmented Reality.

Duration:01:16:11

Episode 314: More Bang

9/6/2020
We fact check Apple's stock if it had never split. FoS Joe Cabrera offers the inside view of FedEx driver tracking. Apple is preparing 75 million iPhone 12 for release. App Store appeals process is now live. Get ready for subscription offer codes. Apple is still trying to erase mac.com email addresses. Game IQ is a taxonomy to help publishers understand mobile game categories. Apple approves notorious malware to run on Macs. Picks: How to test deep links with UI Testing. How to manually add...

Duration:01:04:02

Episode 313: The Art of Compromise

8/29/2020
We fact check on SwiftUI's Core Data template, Dr Thereasa Tam, and how Tim triggered Siri. In askMTJC Georg Tuparev opines on Operations and we discuss Attic App's developer account cancellation. The the follow up we cover Setapp for iOS, Lightroom iOS App Update Deleted User Photos, and Apple discounted the fee to connect to Amazon Prime on Apple TV. An AirPower prototype teardown and iPhone 12 rumor roundup is covered. SwiftUI betas - what changed before 1.0. SourMint: malicious code, ad...

Duration:00:36:41

Episode 312: Epic Blast Radius

8/22/2020
We fact check phone exchanges, Hell Chromacom, and Russell Kirsch. In the follow up App Attestation API, Apple Removes Fortnite From App Store, Testing Scribble on iPad with Apple Pencil in iPadOS 14, Secret Service Bought Phone Location Data, Core Data is back, and top-secret iPod. Apple to Launch Bundled Subscription Services Called 'Apple One'. You've only added two lines - why did that take two days! Picks: 360iDev 2020, SwiftTO Conference 2020, The Best Password Managers to Secure Your...

Duration:01:35:06

Episode 311: A Big Long Wire

8/16/2020
We missed the 6th anniversary of the show! This week we fact check early phone exchanges. In the follow up Apple rolls out Big Sur Public Beta. Third party Mac Pro wheels. Apple's watchOS Public Beta. Google reintroduces Maps on Apple Watch. Verify your app’s integrity with the new App Attest API. Decoding Apple’s Statement to Business Insider Regarding Xbox Game Pass. iOS Interview Questions and Answers for Senior Developers Part 4 - Concurrency. Picks: New beta book - Apple Game Frameworks...

Duration:00:24:13

Episode 310: So It Must Be True

8/9/2020
We fact check on 548 and the height of the iPhone 5. In the follow up Apple confirms that new iPhones models won't arrive in September. Apple has a record breaking third quarter on Mac and iPad sales. Apple introduces "Everything Apple" gift card. iPhone 12 prices leaked and iOS 14 beta reveals a 5.4 inch iPhone 12. 1Password roles out on Linux. Tim reviews the MacCatalyst Tutorial. Canada's Covid Alert app is out on Android and iOS. In the main show we cover Grouping Array Elements With...

Duration:00:37:43

Episode 309: Man Bites Dog

8/1/2020
We fact check Spamassassin and the end of iPhone 6 support in iOS. The the follow up Apple will give employees paid leave to vote in the Federal Election. Exposure Notification - Apple Developer. iPhone 11 Now Being Manufactured at Foxconn Plant in India. Disabled Lives Matter. Apple targeted by multi-state probe led by Texas AG alleging deceptive trade practices. Epic CEO calls out Apple, Google app store practices ahead of antitrust hearing. Generating automatic placeholders for SwiftUI...

Duration:00:30:41

Episode 308: Big Sur: The Answer Is Yes

7/25/2020
We fact check on Babylon 5's Crusade, Apple's Hollyhill factory in Cork, and Sosumi. In follow up we discuss "break a leg", Apple's updates to coding terminology and Memoji head coverings. Apple over-ear headphones may use gesture controls with ‘rotation detection’. Big Sur is both 10.16 and 11.0 – it’s official. Apple Security Research Device Program. Introducing Swift Service Lifecycle. WWDC20: What’s New in Unit Testing. Picks: iPhone Specs Matrix 1.1 with iOS 14 compatibility, From...

Duration:01:21:11

Episode 307: The Most MTJC Bug Ever

7/19/2020
Friend of the show Dan sports an MTJC face mask and friend of the show Dee asks about CloudKit use. Canadians can now opt out of Clearview AI facial recognition, with a catch. We discuss Big Sur - Working / Not Working Apps. Apple updates coding programs and resources for educators and students. SoftBank mulls sale of Arm Holdings, could Apple be a potential buyer? Apple wins appeal against EU’s $14.9 billion tax bill. Apple releases iOS and iPadOS 13.6, macOS 10.15.6, and watchOS 6.2.8....

Duration:01:24:51

Episode 306: Transition Accomplished?

7/11/2020
We fact check on "Getting Sherlocked", Apple's three transitions, 2020 Apple Design Awards and Shapr3D. In the askMTJC Shawn and Greg also contribute to the transitions and Apple's Transition Accomplish web page is still up. In the follow up Apple launches online web portal for Apple Card management. How the US steamrolled Chinese tech giant out of Five Eyes. US considering banning TikTok and other Chinese apps. The OLED screened iPhone 12 will include no charger, no ear buds. Ireland's...

Duration:01:26:13

Episode 305: WWDC 2020: The Missing Manual

7/4/2020
We fact check on Sherlock, Apple's 3 major transitions which we got two thirds correct, Scribble, WWDC demo apps, and port keys. In the follow up: First benchmarks surface for Apple's ARM-based Developer Transition Kit. Apple races to push ahead with 5G iPhone mass production. Apple to re-close 30 more stores due to coronavirus outbreaks. Basecamp’s protest of Apple’s policies is already benefiting other developers. In the main: WWDC20: Wrap up and recommended talks. Getting started with...

Duration:01:46:38