Mobile Couch

A fortnightly podcast about creating great apps for mobile
devices, hosted by Ben Trengrove and Daniel “Jelly” Farrelly.

88: My Stuff Always Goes Wrong

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Jelly’s had a bit of a computer disaster (which he totally got from Ben), so they talk a little bit about mitigating disasters as both users and developers. Then they cover off a little bit of follow-up about monetising Messages apps, before discussing the fun and horrors of migrating your codebase to iOS 10.

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87: A Game of Strategy and Trust

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Since the announcement in the WWDC keynote, Ben has been working on a couple of Messages apps, so he and Jelly go through all the ins and outs. Together they look at the super-easy Sticker pack apps, the more complex implementation details for custom apps, and even a few gotchas you might run into while developing.

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86: Yeah, Something’s Wrong There

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With WWDC done and dusted for another year, Ben and Jelly discuss their experiences queueing for the keynote, attending side conferences, and getting the most out of the week. They then turn their attention to an quick overview some of the key things that Apple introduced for developers with iOS 10, including Siri and Messages Apps, and finally they pine for the thing they still wish they’d seen: improvements to Radar.

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85: Kidnapped by a Parameter Name

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In the lead up to WWDC, Ben and Jelly take an early look at some of the changes coming to the Swift language this year with version 3, which like one of the biggest releases so far. With widespread changes in the wording of method names, improvements to how C APIs are handled, and a Swift version of Foundation, it’s going to be a big change to both your code, and how you read it.

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84: Set It on Fire

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Ben and Jelly turn their minds to this year’s WWDC, and spend some time talking about what they expect to come out of this year’s conference, as well as what they’re actually hoping for (there’s a difference!), including better stability in tooling and more transparency with errors.

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We'd love it if you got in touch! We are @_mobilecouch on Twitter and you can even email us at hello@mobilecouch.co, if you're so inclined!