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This week the boys dive into the world of ChatGPT and its impact on software engineering and society. They discuss its potential to change the way we interact with technology and ethical considerations. Scotty also gives an update on the next stage of MoneyWell. PagerDuty Layoff Email ChatGPT Parodied by The Tech Roast Show…
 
This week John and Scotty welcome in the new year by telling their Holiday tales, sharing what they hope 2023 will bring and what they hope to accomplish. Including John wanting to further pass on and share his knowledge and experience with Scotty looking forward to the very inevitable MoneyWell release after a successful beta program.…
 
This week John talks more on his recent work using Swift Attributed String API, his past experiences with start ups and the connections and relationships that make it work. Scotty talks his week of modernising MoneyWell including upgrading to ECDSA keys, the correct way of dealing with problems with open source software. Andy Matuschak Sparkle Xcod…
 
This week the boys talk the recent Sketch news, the progression to web-based apps, the upcoming Ventura release, John talks more about his UI work with preferred content size, Scotty talks his work with a custom command line tool to replace some manual SQL server queries. Sketch Announement | LinkedIn Swift Argument Parser | GitHub…
 
Bringing John into his new year this week. John shares his wisdom for not only starting out a career in development but starting out at anything new, onboarding and why it’s best to make it easy for the user and the complications of the keyboard on iOS devices. Scotty shares his frustrating week with again more AppStore review complications with a …
 
This week John talks his latest software design triumph with a custom OverflowScrollView, a catch up with some old colleagues, the quality of the iPhone 14's cameras but quite a major complaint when it comes to a certain app and its subscription and cloud based storage when upgrading your device. Scotty talks more on adding a Parse backend for Mone…
 
This week the boys show the possibilities of Capionista. Is 1TB of storage on a phone reasonable? The iPhones new Dynamic Island. John talks his work on a cross functional project including 2FA, SMS and phone keyboards. Scotty expands on last weeks discussion of working on the backend of MoneyWell Sync, the decision to move to hosted solutions, and…
 
This week John shares an uplifting update to his laptop endeavours from last week, a cycle based commuting story for the ages, and his recent work with using JSON, structured data and different layout systems. Scotty shares an update on the MoneyWell testing process including a syncing scheduling issue and a smart filter predicate issue and the eve…
 
This week is a week of sadness as John discusses his hardware issues and dealing with Apple Support while Scotty shares his week of woe with an accidental release to the App Store and his dealings with App Review. The boys also touch on whats expected from the recent Apple announcement. Apple’s dependencies on Chinese manufacturing are hard to unwi…
 
This week the boys discuss the release of Captionista and the world of captioning video. John also talks his recent work on a project which involves a lot of notifications and how to handle mock data, the technicalities of recording live drums in the digital era. Scotty talks his continued work on a custom video player which requires a custom toolb…
 
This week the boys talk Johns continued travels, squeezing optimisation from cells and the complications of doing so with both Objective-C and Swift. Scotty talks feature flagging in a client project, the aversion to running your own servers, MoneyWell Beta issues with duplicate records. Which iOS 15 and macOS 12 features do you actually use?…
 
Coming to you live from the streets of London. This week the boys talk the complications of working on projects where colleagues are spread worldwide. John talks his international Netflix adventure, the QA of his recent project, updating and using the new Lottie framework. Scotty talks working on a client project and the troubles with third party d…
 
With some WWDC2022 midweek discussion. The boys talk their experience so far, their opinions on the continued predominantly online conference, John’s technique on how to become teachers pet. John talks the possible future of an Apple Car but also the technologies that may be developed alongside. Scotty talks the hopeful future for SwiftUI with the …
 
Live from New York, it’s Wednesday Morning (for John at least)! This week John talks his recent work in continuing to share the way of accessibility throughout the development world, one city at a time. Scotty talks the death of the iPod and reminisces back on the innovation that it was, and the progression of devices that have come since.…
 
This week John talks his work with adapting code to new technologies, including GraphQL, and some difficulties with updating from Objective-C to Swift when you rely on some Objective-C. Scotty cryptically talks his latest work in ‘Build Toolchain Hell’ and the process of trying debug from past changes that are causing bugs now. GraphQL | A query la…
 
This week John talks struggling with scrolling collection views when compositional layouts and accessibility elements are involved. Scotty talks the important role of accessibility in the future of development, some updates to the current MoneyWell beta release including some new sync bugs. Ensembles Apple’s suggested technique for navigating horiz…
 
This week John talks his glorious week of star studded premiers in Hollywood, inter-company communication, accessibility labels in comparison to audio description, his work with VoiceOver and how accessibilityElementDidBecomeFocused() is your friend when trying to scroll a collection view to the correct place after a cell has been selected by Voice…
 
This week John talks embedded meta data within the Apple Photo Library, especially in relation to QuickTime video files. Scotty talks CocoaPod hell, weaponised NPM and other open source troubles, interesting Academy Award data analysis theories. Chalamet Coughs, Dune Wins BIG sabotage: Famous NPM package deletes files to protest Ukraine war…
 
This week the boys touch on the location sharing outbreak from last week after a listener experiences it too. They share their thoughts on the latest Apple event. John shares an update on his current Hackday week, the changes to the project and the value of teamwork and competition. Scotty has some gripes with the Twitter website, gives an update o…
 
This week the boys touch on some current affairs especially with regards to both the effect on and effects caused by technology. John talks his upcoming Hackday project involving editing and looping existing content. Scotty talks his re-visit to Jenkins, and the process of having to relearn things that you previously mastered, also some 20/20 hinds…
 
Following some slight technical difficulties, this week John shares his success with a pair of demos (one with work in accessibility), the benefits of Keynote vs. Google Slides. Scotty shares his work on a bug caused by Right-To-Left languages within collection views and explores the other nuances that different languages can have. Peter Frampton p…
 
This week John gets deprangry with some data refreshing on a new canvas he’s been working on, but also shares his love of Senegalese music. Scotty talks his mixed week including dealing with changes to server certificates when using SSL pinning, also the recent Apple vs. The Netherlands dispute and how that may not only effect the future of MoneyWe…
 
This week John talks his recent work on refreshing portions of a Collection View, his mastery of JavaScript and a follow up to his work on protocol compliance and inheritance. While Scotty talks barfing (or bathing?) with some data migration, the difficulties of testing with small amounts of data when users can have huge amounts of data with very l…
 
This week the boys talk John’s “possible” direct effect on the Netflix stock price as well as his Jedi teaching over some new members to his team. Also the first user responses from the MoneyWell Beta release with some expected problems and some not so expected problems. Also a check in on how the M1's have been holding up to real world work and a …
 
This week the boys talk sorting objects with optional properties, protocol compliance and inheritance, 1960's British Dramas, another look at SGLite toolkit, GRDB, problems with notarising MoneyWell for the Beta release, the changing environment of borderless culture appreciation. GRDB | GitHub To Sir, With Love | Wikipedia Two segments from John's…
 
This week the boys talk the ever evolving remote workplace, and the best ways of communicating and emulating an office environment. John talks his recent frustration with debugging and context switching as a UI developer to managing various API's, initially setting up an Xcode Project and problems with Swift Packages. Scotty talks the public releas…
 
This week the boys talk their hopes and dreams for whats to come in 2022. For John it's the revival and continuation of some old tech, for Scotty it's the beta release of MoneyWell. The boys also talk 'The Ocean Cleanup', side projects, a refreshed attitude towards the future of MoneyWell, Apples delayed release of SharePlay. Paul Hawken's new book…
 
This week the boys sum up this past year by talking; their holiday plans to their end-of-year wisdoms, their last weeks work, with John working with different designs using real data and Scotty with the release of the MoneyWell beta. John also hopes to get an extra special listener by talking his recent work with JavaScript and Node. Scotty also ta…
 
This week the boys talk; Scotty's off-grid vacation, the challenges of switching off during vacation, and the inevitable mountain of emails upon return; John's pre-holiday-break ships, including Netflix's Fast Laughs feature; the work of Dave Winer; and the imminent MoneyWell beta program.By Steve Scott (Scotty) & John Fox
 
This week, being Turkey(or Duck) Day, the boys share what they're thankful for this year. Scotty talks his latest public PR, MacBook Mix-Up and Apple Support Shenanigans. John talks his recent 6-year Netflix anniversary and the experiences that led to it, especially the feedback from listeners and peers. Implementing Accessibility Custom Actions Ko…
 
This week the boys continue their discussion on the new M1 Macbooks, with John discovering some more issues with RAM and Scotty talks the major decisions being made with his latest business expenditure, Silver or Space Grey? John talks his battle of the browsers after having troubles with the ever-hungry for RAM Chrome, the environmental impact of …
 
This week John reveals his secret, somewhat, compact package and reviews his first week of Apple M1 ownership, from initial difficulties in data transfer and unexpected high RAM usage to blistering Xcode speeds. Scotty talks his work on migrations and how to deal with time and project management with multiple projects on the go at once.…
 
The boys discuss yesterday's Apple event, their purchases, and their thoughts on the continued M1 development and the complete lack of options for monitors. John talks his continued work on accessibility custom actions. Scotty talks his work on transitioning between two systems, what to transition, and what to leave behind.…
 
This week the boys also touch on the upcoming Apple event and the high ratio of job satisfaction within the industry. Scotty shares his week of working on a command line tool and his experience with the swift argument parser. John talks about his ever-growing dynamic component library and its uses within adaptive layouts, especially his recent work…
 
This week the boys talk John's recent musical accomplishments and how he's been resolving constraints with UIButtons when the size of the content is dynamic. Scotty talks his recent work on a client's feature set and the inheritance decisions that come with an existing codebase. One More Thing by James Dempsey & The Breakpoints | Apple Music One Mo…
 
Continuing on from Monday's episode, John reveals the thrilling conclusion to his discussion on his dynamic icon button class. Scotty takes a nostalgic look back at the business and development environments of Mac apps and offers some in-home-office workout tips. Twitter | Drew McCormackBy Steve Scott (Scotty) & John Fox
 
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