Podcast

Core Intuition

A podcast about indie software development for the Mac, iOS and other Apple technologies.

Episodes

  • Episode 311: It’s Been A Year

    Jan 05 2018

    Daniel and Manton react to Intel’s “really bad bug.” They talk about Manton’s recent surges of PR, and balancing the desire to capitalize on that against the importance of preserving site stability. They talk about Apple’s acquisition of Buddybuild and the inherent risks of relying upon fully-hosted services. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_311.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 46 minutes, 45 MB) Many thanks to our sponsors this week: PDFpen: Edit PDFs with Ease. Linode: Cl...more

  • Episode 310: A Non-zero Amount Of Dollars

    Dec 22 2017

    Manton and Daniel talk about the major update to Micro.blog, and how to cope with demand as it either meets or doesn’t meet daily limits. They opine about the virtue of having a baseline product on which to build future updates. They react to Mark Gurman’s report that Apple has a plan to make it easier to bring iOS apps to the Mac, and finally, they catch up on Daniel’s post-release MarsEdit activity. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_310.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 75 minutes, ...more

  • Episode 309: Can We Turn On This Money Faucet?

    Dec 15 2017

    Daniel and Manton catch up on MarsEdit 4’s progress a week after releasing. They talk about the anxiety and fear of making a huge mistake when releasing, and the relief of discovering you haven’t. They reflect on the effectiveness of direct email to inform existing customers of updates, and Manton looks forward to releasing Micro.blog to the public, and how much PR fanfare he should be looking to generate. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_309.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 62 minutes, 6...more

  • Episode 308: Why Is Daniel Weeping?

    Dec 08 2017

    Manton and Daniel celebrate the launch of MarsEdit 4. Daniel shares the unlikely experience of literally weeping at his keyboard as he released it. They take stock of the challenges of getting 4.0 done, and talk about planning for a more predictable update schedule for MarsEdit 5. They wrap up the show answering listener questions about PR strategy for new updates, establishing rapport with press and bloggers, and the importance of projecting authenticity when marketing. http://audio.coreint.o...more

  • Episode 307: Wave Of Disbelief

    Nov 30 2017

    Daniel and Manton discuss Apple’s massive root access security flaw, Apple’s reaction to it, and what the internal repercussions at the company might be. Daniel catches Manton up on his ambition to ship MarsEdit 4 as early as next week! http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_307.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 57 minutes, 55 MB) Many thanks to our sponsor this week: Ship better apps, faster with buddybuild. Links: Security Update 2017-001 – Apple’s official information page abo...more

  • Episode 306: Unbending Wall Of Shame

    Nov 23 2017

    Daniel commits to wrapping up MarsEdit 4 by December 1. Manton also looks towards wrapping up for a public Micro.blog release. They reminisce about Apple’s abandoned system-wide help systems, and review Daniel’s approach to going freemium with in-app-purchases on the Mac App Store. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_306.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 42 minutes, 40 MB) Many thanks to our sponsor this week: Carbon Copy Cloner: Don’t let disk failure be a showstopper – make your bootable ...more

  • Episode 305: Every Week I’m Adding Something

    Nov 18 2017

    Daniel and Manton close in on committing to release dates for MarsEdit and Micro.blog. They weigh tough, last-minute decisions about keeping or cutting features. Manton admits to taking on new commitments as an event organizer. Finally, they talk about resources for teaching kids to code including App Camp, Hour of Code, and Swift Playgrounds. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_305.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 46 minutes, 45 MB) Many thanks to our sponsors this week: Linode: Cloud Hosting for You...more

  • Episode 304: In Your Face, Literally

    Nov 12 2017

    Manton got his iPhone X, while Daniel patiently awaits his. Daniel admits fault for having been dismissive about Face ID, and Manton concedes the iPhone 8 and X seem to be complementary hits. They talk about Daniel’s decision to migrate his web server, and weigh the merits of taking on too many tasks vs. outsourcing to experts. Finally, they talk about the fear of shipping and the consolation that only a subset of all possible customers is ever reached by the news of a major release. htt...more

  • Episode 303: Apparent Lack Of Judgment

    Nov 03 2017

    Daniel and Manton recap their experience placing pre-orders for the iPhone X, discuss Apple’s unusual PR strategy for iPhone X reviews, and debate the appropriateness of Apple firing an engineer for letting his daughter film a YouTube video of his pre-release phone. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_303.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 57 minutes, 55 MB) Many thanks to our sponsor this week: TextExpander: Communicate Smarter. Links: iPhone X – Apple’s product page for the new pho...more

  • Episode 302: I Don’t Actually Have A Boss

    Oct 26 2017

    Manton and Daniel anticipate the night of iPhone X pre-orders, and the shame of waking in the middle of the night to order a phone. They catch up with their faltering ambitions to ship MarsEdit and Micro.blog, and acknowledge the merit of sharing ambitions with others to help motivate progress. Finally, they contemplate whether eliminating a feature altogether is preferable to shipping it with obvious deficiencies. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_302.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 35 minutes, 34 M...more

  • Episode 301: I Was A Little Exhausted

    Oct 20 2017

    Daniel and Manton talk about Daniel’s switch from PayPal to Stripe and choosing which version of macOS to require for our apps. Manton catches us up on his time at the Release Notes conference, and the two reflect upon Twitter’s latest troubles. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_301.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 54 minutes, 65 MB) Many thanks to our sponsors this week: Linode: Cloud Hosting for You. Digimarc: The best mobile scanning solution today. The only solution for tomorrow. Li...more

  • Episode 300: I Just Start Building It

    Oct 11 2017

    Manton and Daniel celebrate the 300-episode milestone, and announce Core Intuition’s new Membership program. They talk about Manton’s trip to the Release Notes conference next week, and reflect on the benefits of indie conferences on the developer community. Finally, they feign competitiveness as Manton’s Mac Micro.blog app shapes up to be slightly more MarsEdit-like than he anticipated. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_300.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 28 minutes, 27 MB) Many thanks...more

  • Episode 299: On A Very Slow Track

    Oct 05 2017

    Daniel and Manton talk about Daniel’s struggle to finish and release MarsEdit 4. They compare notes about using the WordPress API to import content, and Manton reveals he is working on a Mac app for Micro.blog. They check in about the impact that increasing competition, or perception of it, on their long-time friendship and collaboration. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_299.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 54 minutes, 52 MB) Many thanks to our sponsor this week: PDFpen Family: New PDFpen 3 fo...more

  • Episode 298: Twitter Is Not A Sport

    Sep 28 2017

    Manton and Daniel react to Twitter’s testing of longer, 280-character tweets. They discuss the merits of longer micro-posts, Twitter’s product evolution priorities, and the appropriateness of offering the functionality to only a subset of customers, and much, much more. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_298.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 44 minutes, 42 MB) This week’s show is unsponsored. Please consider sponsoring Core Intuition. Links: Can’t Fit Your Tweet? – Twitte...more

  • Episode 297: They Probably Have A Plan

    Sep 21 2017

    Daniel and Manton talk more about Apple’s new product lineup, and the difficulty of choosing which products to buy, if any. They speculate more about the merits of cellular usefulness on Apple Watch, and compare the iPhone X with the also-great iPhone 8. They also talk about new macOS and staying up to date with latest developer tools. Finally, they touch on the difficulty of making product decisions that even a small percentage of customers will be upset by. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_2...more

  • Episode 296: I’m Almost Never Surfing

    Sep 13 2017

    Manton and Daniel react to the announcement at Apple’s annual iPhone event, comparing notes on the allure of the iPhone X, Apple Watch 3, and new Apple TV. They talk about the impressiveness of all the significant product updates being made in parallel, and lament the slightly confusing state it leaves the high end iPhone market in. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_296.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 56 minutes, 58 MB) Many thanks to our sponsors this week: Carbon Copy Cloner: Don’t let disk...more

  • Episode 295: Turns Out I Have To Write The Code

    Sep 09 2017

    Daniel and Manton follow up briefly on Manton’s backup strategy, and catch up with Daniel’s progress with MarsEdit. They talk about the merits of using cryptographic signing for software licenses, and balance the risks and rewards of combatting piracy. Daniel talks about the recurring lure of taking a salaried job, and how the privileges of staying indie continue to win out. Finally, they look forward to next week’s iPhone event and the expected hardware announcements from Apple. h...more

  • Episode 294: I Remain Unconvinced

    Aug 24 2017

    Manton and Daniel react to Chris Lattner’s move to Google Brain, and whether it affects his continued involvement with the Swift project. They also talk about news divulging Apple’s focus on self-driving technology research for project Titan. Finally, they follow up on the subscription software conversation, and discuss Crashplan’s announced shutdown of their consumer backup service. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_294.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 46 minutes, 45 MB) This episode is ...more

  • Episode 293: This Might Make Sense To You

    Aug 16 2017

    Daniel and Manton react to the Ulyssess text editor’s switch to subscription pricing, and debate whether users expect subscription software to require obvious ongoing developer investment. They also compare notes as they look toward finishing up on summer goals, and tacking all the “little things” that get in the way of completing a project. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_293.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 53 minutes, 51 MB) Many thanks to our sponsors this week: Digimarc: The best mobile...more

  • Episode 292: People Arriving Slamming Doors

    Aug 11 2017

    Daniel and Manton are finally both at home again. Well, sort of. They compare notes about time spent working on JavaScript-based text editors, and the challenge of supporting two high level modes in an app. They talk about the new “Freelance” channel on the Core Intuition Slack, and reflect on the allure of and challenges of balancing freelance work with full-time indie ambitions. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_292.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 33 minutes, 32 MB) Many thanks to our ...more

  • Episode 291: Driving Home In One Day

    Aug 05 2017

    Daniel catches up with Manton in Santa Fe, NM, on his way home from buying a used Volvo in Seattle. They chat about Micro.blog’s slowly expanding user base, the difficulty of working on the road, and options for crossposting from various services to and from Micro.blog. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_291.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 38 minutes, 36 MB) Many thanks to our sponsor this week: TextExpander: The Productivity Multiplier. Links: James Kim Family – Story of a family that...more

  • Episode 290: The Best Software That Doesn’t Sell

    Jul 22 2017

    Manton catches up with Daniel, who is traveling in Santa Cruz. They talk about Daniel’s determination to push through on MarsEdit release plans in the face of enviable releases from other developers. They discuss Apple’s new Machine Learning blog, and fantasize about other technical “journals” emerging from other groups. Finally, they acknowledge the imminent shutdown of the Core Intuition job board, and relate it to the more general difficulty of killing off apps and other projects. htt...more

  • Episode 289: A Little More On The Drastic Side

    Jul 15 2017

    Daniel and Manton reflect on the MarsEdit 4 beta, the bugs it’s revealed, and the impact on Daniel’s schedule urgency. They also react to Apple’s purported “sense of panic” about the iPhone 8: is it a true indicator of problems, or just the status quo for the company? Finally they respond to a listener question about the long-term viability of the Mac and other desktop platforms as the iPad continues to mature. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_289.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 61 minut...more

  • Episode 288: Blogging Is Quote-unquote Dead

    Jul 08 2017

    Manton talks to Daniel about his just-released MarsEdit 4 beta. They discuss the anxiety caused by sitting on unreleased features, and other rationale in favor of a public beta. Daniel talks about the anticipated income boost from the new version, and how it might confirm or deny viability of indie Mac development. Finally, they remember 10 years of iPhone, and laugh about the phones they used previously. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_288.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 51 minutes, 49 MB) Many t...more

  • Episode 287: All The Money In The World

    Jun 22 2017

    Daniel and Manton react to Chris Lattner’s early departure from Tesla, and segue into speculation about his job prospects, and the challenges of effective technical interviews. They talk about the new frameworks announced at WWDC, and overcoming fear of incompetence when learning new things. Finally, they react to Uber CEO Travis Kalanick’s resignation, and think about what’s next for the company. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_287.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 45 minutes, 46 MB) Ma...more

  • Episode 286: Run To The Apple Store

    Jun 15 2017

    Manton and Daniel compare notes on recent MacBook Pro repairs and the relative merit of purchasing AppleCare. They react to Tim Cook’s admissions that an Apple “car” project exists and is still underway. Manton looks on the bright side of “Planet of the Apps,” and Daniel looks on the dark side. Finally, they talk briefly about the controversy around an excerpt from “One Device,” by Brian Merchant. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_286.mp3 Download Audi...more

  • Episode 285: I Got To See The Drainage Ditch

    Jun 09 2017

    Daniel and Manton catch upon WWDC, and Manton’s ailing MacBook Pro. They talk about new hardware announcements and react to highlights from the Keynote. Manton laments Apple’s continued, slow progress with SiriKit, and Daniel is frustrated that HomePod is not a Wifi hub. Finally, they talk about iOS Drag and Drop and compare it with Apple’s traditional tendency to move slowly but surely into the future. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_285.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 57 minutes...more

  • Episode 284: It’s Gonna Be A Busy Week

    May 26 2017

    Manton and Daniel chat about WWDC, what they expect Apple to announce, and what we think of it. They discuss Federico Viticci’s iOS 11 concept video, and limitations of prototypes vs. iterative design. Finally, they discuss Dash’s return to the App Store, and question whether Apple even knows it’s back. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_284.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 37 minutes, 31 MB) No sponsor this week! Please consider a sponsorship or ask your employer to do so! Links: Microbl...more

  • Episode 283: Reset All The Things

    May 21 2017

    Daniel and Manton discuss the new JSON Feed format and initial public reaction to it. They talk about Panic’s source code being stolen, and Daniel celebrates/laments his new MacBook Pro. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_283.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 58 minutes, 49 MB) Many thanks to our sponsors this week: Digimarc: The best mobile scanning solution today. The only solution for tomorrow. Linode: Cloud Hosting for You. Links: Announcing JSON Feed – Official announcement of JSON ...more

  • Episode 282: Try Crazy Stuff

    May 11 2017

    Manton and Daniel react to new rumors of Apple’s “Siri Smart Speakers” standalone voice assistant. They follow up on the debate about Chromebooks vs. iPads in schools, Apple’s ongoing development of Workflow, and changes in App Store commissions. Finally, they catch up on respective indie work progress and how easy it is to get thrown off course. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_282.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 47 minutes, 39 MB) Many thanks to our sponsors this week: Li...more

  • Episode 281: Just Use Twitter, Dad

    May 05 2017

    Daniel talks to Manton about his challenges with Micro.blog server problems, and his successful fulfillment of accounts to Kickstarter backers. Manton talks about his strategy for shutting down social media in the wake of stress, and taking time to recuperate. The two also talk about Microsoft’s new Windows 10 S announcement and the apparent bleakness of Apple’s chances in the school laptop market. Finally, they check in on WWDC plans and consider the absurdity of $40 box lunches. ...more

  • Episode 280: You Have a User Base

    Apr 29 2017

    Manton and Daniel talk about Manton’s launch of Micro.blog to Kickstarter backers, then check in on Swift and the state of Developer Tools. Finally they talk about Apple’s affiliate program cuts, and the merits of avoiding reliance on a single platform or marketplace for a living. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_280.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 52 minutes, 44 MB) Many thanks to our sponsors this week: appGarten.io: appInsight, appCare, and appServices for Your App. Indeed Prime: Ap...more

  • Episode 279: No Planned Updates

    Apr 21 2017

    Daniel and Manton talk about Manton’s impending rollout of Micro.blog to backers starting next week, and the merit of picking a specific launch date and sticking with it. They respond to a listener question about accounting practices, and discuss Apple’s apparent decision to stop updating the Workflow app, and what it means for the future of such functionality on iOS. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_279.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 52 minutes, 44 MB) Many thanks to our sponsors this...more

  • Episode 278: A Little More Urgency

    Apr 14 2017

    Manton and Daniel react to Apple allegedly using private API from Clips, and what it means for their App Store apps to enjoy special privileges. They talk about Daniel’s consideration of a freemium approach for the next major release of MarsEdit. Finally they examine Apple’s new TestFlight features, speculate about the cause for a looming iTunes Connect shutdown, and follow up about the efficacy of responding to App Store reviews. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_278.mp3 Download Audio ...more

  • Episode 277: Appealing To The High End

    Apr 07 2017

    Daniel and Manton react to Apple’s surprisingly transparent “roundtable” meeting with several members of the press, and celebrate the many positive signals coming out of the event. They engage in a friendly debate about the likelihood that Mac users will defect to Windows. Finally, they talk about the merits of professional software, and the negative impacts that a poor market for such software may be having on iOS as a platform. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_277.mp3 Download A...more

  • Episode 276: I’m Going To Say Yes

    Mar 30 2017

    Manton and Daniel discuss the opening of the WWDC ticket lottery, the correlated announcements about details of the WWDC Bash location, and Apple’s promotion of 3rd party events happening in the orbit of the conference. Manton reflects on his new decision to say yes to public speaking, and Daniel takes stock of recent reading around a “Going Pro” mentality. Finally, they react to the new ability for developers to reply to App Store reviews, and whether and how developers should choose to d...more

  • Episode 275: A Completely New Thing

    Mar 24 2017

    Daniel and Manton talk about Manton’s decision to hire Jean MacDonald as Micro.blog’s Community Manager, and the psychological effects of transitioning from a single to multi-person company. They also react to this week’s Apple announcements, focusing mainly on Apple’s new Clips app and how it relates to Apple’s historic focus on facilitating user creativity. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_275.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 65 minutes, 55 MB) Many thanks to our spon...more

  • Episode 274: Actually The Business I Want To Run

    Mar 18 2017

    Manton and Daniel discuss Apple’s short-lived restrictions on editing App Store descriptions, weighing the merits of adding more semantic fields to App Store pages, and supporting a separate review process for metadata-only updates. They talk about Apple’s rejection of apps using Rollout.io technologies, and larger risks of depending on any 3rd party binaries or open source. Finally they consider the power of assuming certain labels such as “entrepreneur,” and how it fram...more

  • Episode 273: Unquestionably Viable

    Mar 10 2017

    Daniel and Manton rethink WWDC’s Apple Bash location, and celebrate the recently announced scholarship program for the conference. They catch up with Daniel’s productivity challenges, and lament the discipline required to finish any major release. Daniel checks in with his blogging habits and how they may relate to passion for MarsEdit. Finally, the two look to Marco Arment as an example of repeatedly trying new ideas and iterating on the aspects that work. http://audio.coreint.org...more

  • Episode 272: The Cheap Hotels Are Gone

    Feb 28 2017

    Manton catches Daniel up on Micro.blog process, while Daniel bemoans a loss of motivation and focus in recent months. They discuss strategies for increasing productivity through personal rules and changes of habit. Finally, they reflect upon the news that WWDC will return to San Jose, compare notes on plans to attend, and wonder about US border policy’s potential impact on international attendance to the conference. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_272.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 66 minute...more

  • Episode 271: Not Trying To Pile On

    Feb 16 2017

    Daniel and Manton react to the promo trailer for Planet of the Apps, and discuss whether it lives up to Apple’s name. They compare the show with other reality television such as the Great British Baking Show and Project Runway. Then they revisit the Siri/Alexa comparisons in response to Eddy Cue’s recent comments on the subject, and debate the wisdom or foolishness of Apple’s conservative approach with SiriKit intents. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_271.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 70 minutes, ...more

  • Episode 270: Life Is My Office

    Feb 10 2017

    Manton and Daniel talk about MarsEdit’s selection by The Sweet Setup as the “Best Mac WordPress Client,” and reflect on the psychological boost of having one’s work appreciated. They talk about the potential upside to Mac development and the privilege of having a head-start as long-time Mac programmers. Finally they discuss rumors of Apple’s “Spaceship” office building and what the office layout is rumored to be. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_270.mp...more

  • Episode 269: Now I’m In For $20

    Feb 03 2017

    Daniel and Manton reflect on Manton’s successful Kickstarter, and talk about how he’s planning to move forward. They also react to Apple’s earnings, and consider the implications for Mac, iPad, Services, etc. in the future. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_269.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 59 minutes, 50 MB) Many thanks to our sponsor this week: TextExpander for Teams: The Productivity Multiplier Links: Indie Microblogging – Manton’s successfully funded Kickstarter project. P...more

  • Episode 268: Hey, Look At All This Money

    Jan 27 2017

    Manton closes in on the last week of his Kickstarter, and Daniel catches up on his progress. They discuss new beta updates from Apple for both Mac and iOS. They react to Apple’s forthcoming review prompting system for iOS, and the ability for developers to respond to reviews on both Mac and iOS. Finally, they debate the merits of Siri vs. Alexa on grounds of reliability and viability as an international, long-term success. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_268.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 66 minut...more

  • Episode 267: On A Boat In The Middle Of The Ocean

    Jan 20 2017

    Daniel asks Manton about his Kickstarter progress, two weeks in. Manton talks about marketing for the Kickstarter, how many people watch the video, and how to transition from marketing the passionate philosophical backers, to making a case for the sheer utility of the product. They talk about modern advertising technology that allows hyper-focused delivery, and follow up on Chris Lattner’s departure from Apple, and the exciting opportunities he will likely have at Tesla. http://audio.cor...more

  • Episode 266: Sayonara Sucker

    Jan 12 2017

    Manton and Daniel react to Chris Lattner’s departure from Apple to Tesla. They ponder the consequences to Apple of having open-sourced Swift, and how important it was for Lattner to see it done before he left. They indulge in imagining what Apple might have offered to try to keep him, and how Elon Musk may have pitched him to leave. Finally, the two react to Medium’s layoff announcement, and hints of a new business model for the company. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_266.mp3 Download...more

  • Episode 265: Here’s A Step Forward

    Jan 04 2017

    Daniel and Manton celebrate Manton’s successful Kickstarter debut, speculate as to whether he should have offered higher pledge levels, and consider the benefits and challenges of receiving feedback from potential customers who don’t understand your product yet. They close the show by discussing the value of taking time to promote your work and get to know people face to face in user groups and other social settings. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_265.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 58...more

  • Episode 264: I Don’t Believe In Yoko

    Dec 22 2016

    Manton and Daniel talk more about the forthcoming Setapp Mac software subscription service, and compare notes on ambitions for major software software releases they plan to make in early 2017. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_264.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 42 minutes, 35 MB) Many thanks to our sponsor this week: Linode: Cloud Hosting for You. Links: Setapp – Forthcoming subscription software service for the Mac. CodeRunner – Mac text editor with support for executing code direct...more

  • Episode 263: The Writing-off-December Club

    Dec 16 2016

    Daniel asks Manton for the latest on his Micro.blog Kickstarter plans, discuss the merits of waiting to ship until after the holidays, and the discipline that waiting requires. They go on to talk about macOS 10.12.2 and the challenges that even minor OS updates can bring when maintaining existing apps. http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_263.mp3 Download Audio (MP3, 60 minutes, 50 MB) Many thanks to our sponsors this week: Linode: Cloud Hosting for You. Fabric, Twitter’s mobile SDK: Leve...more

  • Episode 262: Work Through And Finish

    Dec 08 2016

    Daniel and Manton talk about coping with disappointment of failing to achieve goals in an expected length of time, recognize the differing demands of building software for different markets, and talk about tricks for managing lack of enthusiasm for finishing projects. Finally, they answer a listener question about how to get started with consulting, and planning for maintaining a suitable income when you “quit your day job.” http://audio.coreint.org/CoreInt_262.mp3 Download Audio ...more