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#154: Knowingly Shipping Bugs

December 20th, 2018 · 29 minutes

When, why, and how it's OK to ship updates to your app with known bugs.

#153: Fear of Major Changes

December 13th, 2018 · 29 minutes

Good and bad fears of embarking on major code changes to our apps.

#152: Removing the Bumpers

December 5th, 2018 · 29 minutes

Exercising atrophied programming muscles by experimenting with languages, technologies, and environments that lack the safety and convenience of our usual work.

#151: Little Touches

November 28th, 2018 · 29 minutes

Small design features, flourishes, and other indulgences to satisfy ourselves and make our apps feel more delightful.

#150: Showing Up Every Week

November 21st, 2018 · 29 minutes

Budgeting our time for ongoing commitments vs. exploratory and hobby projects, and an update on iOS device statistics.

#149: Algorithms

November 15th, 2018 · 29 minutes

The challenge of writing complex algorithms, and the joy of finding a simpler way.

#148: Low-Work Mode

November 8th, 2018 · 29 minutes

Accepting that our motivation and productivity are cyclical, with periods of very little work getting done.

#147: New MacBook Air, Mac Mini, and iPad Pro

November 1st, 2018 · 29 minutes

Developer-relevant analysis of this week's Apple releases and how we can use them in our work.

#146: Ethical Monetization

October 24th, 2018 · 29 minutes

App Store subscription scams, and considering the ethics of how our apps make money.

#145: Custom Apple Watch Faces

October 17th, 2018 · 29 minutes

Why the Apple Watch needs third-party faces, tools to make them for yourself today, and overcoming the reasons why Apple may not want to offer them.