Sadly, this will be the last episode of Learn Swift. I want to thank everyone who has listened to the show, because it would not have been around if it wasn’t for you. I met a lot of great developers that I never would have had the pleasure of talking to otherwise, and the show … Continue reading "31: Farewell"
On today’s episode I bring back Greg Szydlo. When Greg first came on the show he was in the early stages of developing his meal planning app and has since gone through several beta and release cycles. We talk about TestFlight, creating UI in code, and releasing to the app store. You will also hear … Continue reading "30: Greg Szydlo Part II"
Today’s episode has special guest David Kopec, Author of Classic Computer Science Problems in Swift. David has been involved in the iOS community for a while and previously hosted a podcast called Consult that featured prominent community members like Manton Reece and Aaron Hillegas. David also spent several years as a contractor primarily focusing on … Continue reading "29: David Kopec – Assistant Professor @ Champlain College and Author of Classic Computer Science Problems in Swift"
On today’s installment of the Learn Swift Mentor Series I interview Joe Fabisevich. Joe recently became an iOS Developer at Twitter and spent the majority of the last decade doing contract iOS development. We talk about his experience contracting, his reasoning for going back to a full-time job, and the things he thinks are important … Continue reading "28: Joe Fabisevich – iOS Developer @ Twitter"
On today’s episode I interview Kevin Potis. Kevin is a Brand Strategist for a large media conglomerate and initially decided to learn Swift and iOS development to aid in a project he envisioned for work. We talk about his struggles six months in to learning Swift with little to no programming background as well as … Continue reading "27: Kevin Potis – Brand Strategist"
On today’s episode I interview Isaac Halvorson. Isaac is a junior iOS developer at CH Robinson that began his career there as a web developer with zero Swift experience. We discuss his transition from web to iOS, the struggles he faced being the only iOS developer, as well as his triumphs. Issac on Twitter – … Continue reading "26: Isaac Halvorson – iOS Developer @ CH Robinson"
On today’s episode I interview Sam Jarman. Sam is an iOS developer at the Bank of New Zealand and it’s his first job writing production Swift code. We discuss his transition from Objective-C to Swift and compare and contrast the two languages. WWDC 2016 Video – Swift API Design Guidelines Sam on Twitter – @samjarman … Continue reading "25: Sam Jarman – iOS Developer @ BNZ"
On today’s episode I interview Emmanuel Haroutunian. After horribly butchering his name (it’s pronounced HARROW-TOON-YUN) we talk about resources that helped him land his first iOS developer job as well as common pitfalls we all face when learning new concepts. Learning Resources Udacity iOS Nanodegree Team Treehouse Ray Wenderlich – Core Data by Tutorials Ray … Continue reading "24: Emmanuel Haroutunian – It’s Pronounced HARROW-TOON-YUN"
On today’s episode I interview Sid Verma, a full-time Technical Support Engineer and CS Student who somehow also has time to work on his startup project Twine. We discuss his background, musings on Swift and iOS tutorials, and what it’s like growing a project from one developer to many. Today’s episode is brought to you … Continue reading "23: Sid Verma – Technical Support Engineer"
Ladies and Gents, we are back! In this first episode of season 2 I catch you up with what I have been up to. I talk about the inventory application I worked on to aid in my annual inventory, two projects that I open-sourced, imposter syndrome, and my plans for the show going forward. Today’s … Continue reading "22: Me, Myself, & I Part II"
On Today’s episode, I interview Marc Aupont (again!). When I first spoke with Marc in Episode 2, he was in the process of finding a job as an iOS developer. His job hunt ended in success and he is now employed as an iOS developer with YouMap. This will be the end of Season 1 … Continue reading "21: Marc Aupont – iOS Developer @ YouMap"
On Today’s episode, I interview David Okun. David is a Developer Advocate for IBM Cloud Services using Node and Swift. He recently released a tutorial titled Writing Reusable Frameworks on LinkedInLearning (formerly known as Lynda). He also recently released version 1.0 of his open source project named Lumina that allows developers to easily integrate CoreML … Continue reading "20: David Okun – Developer Advocate @ IBM"
On Today’s episode, I interview Graeme Sheppard. Graeme is a high school physics teacher in Thailand who has released numerous sticker packs and two apps on the app store. He is currently working on an app he calls “Working Class” to aid teachers in their day-to-day workflows. Ray Wenderlich In-App Purchase Tutorial Charts library Graeme … Continue reading "19: Graeme Sheppard – High School Physics Teacher"
On Today’s episode, I interview Igor Kulman. Igor is a former Windows Phone developer in Prague, who switched to iOS development after the death of the Windows Phone and is currently working on a native re-write of his organization’s Titanium-based app. Igor on Twitter @igorkulman Igor’s blog Igor’s Github Igor’s sample app Feel free to … Continue reading "18: Igor Kulman – Former Windows Phone Developer"
On today’s episode, I interview Bashir Sentongo. Bashir is a computer science student at the University of Surrey near London, and is learning Swift and iOS development in his free time. Bashir on Twitter @ryhan112 Feel free to reach out to me on Twitter @steven_0351
On today’s episode, we continue with Part II of the Bart Jacobs interview. Last week we discussed Bart’s background and the 4 Swift patterns he swears by, which include name spacing in Swift, dependency injection, value types, and MVVM. In this episode, Bart and I discuss his four books, Mastring Core Data with Swift, Mastering … Continue reading "16: Bart Jacobs – Author of Cocoacasts Part II"
On today’s episode, I interview Bart Jacobs. Bart is the author of the Cocoacasts blog as well as several Swift and iOS tutorial books such as Mastering MVVM with Swift and Mastring Core Data with Swift. Andy Matuschak’s talk on value types Cocoacasts Bart’s Books and Courses Bart on Twitter @_bartjacobs Feel free to reach … Continue reading "15: Bart Jacobs – Author of Cocoacasts Part I"
On today’s episode, I interview Josiah Mory. Josiah does customer support for a startup and started learning Swift shortly after Swift 3 was released. He put out a fantasy baseball drafting app back in February and hopes to become a professional iOS developer. Josiah on Twitter@kickinbahk Mock Solo on the App Store Feel free to reach … Continue reading "14: Josiah Mory – Customer Support Representative"
Apologies for my voice in this episode! I was just getting over a cold and my voice was just coming back at the time of the recording. On today’s episode, I interview Mark Fransen. Mark is a bartender at a craft brewery in downtown LA and holds peer-lab style meet-ups when he gets the chance. … Continue reading "13: Mark Fransen – Craft Brewery Bartender"
On today’s episode, I interview Asma Merchant. Asma is a professional C# developer who took an interest in Swift and iOS development. She currently has her first app, “My Pain Tracker” in the App Store. Email Asma Feel free to reach out to me on Twitter @steven_0351