The CocoaConf Podcast

The Professional Development Podcast
for iOS and OS X Developers

The CocoaConf Podcast features members of the iOS and OS X community offering tips, insight, facts, and opinions for other iOS and OS X developers. You’ll recognize many of the voices from the popular CocoaConf conference series.

Available on iTunes.


June 20, 2015

Episode 12: Father's Day special with Rob, Aaron, and Adam Rhyne

Family projects and WWDC 2015 High Points


 

Show Notes

Jonathan Penn on Myth and Star Wars.

Featuring excerpts from his NSNorth talk.

Rob, Aaron, and Adam Rhyne on a family project: Asteroid Attack.

The game Asteroid Attack: asteroidattack.us

Chris Adamson with upcoming conferences.

Chris blogs at [Time code];.

Conferences he mentioned are:

Josh Smith's Book Reviews

Josh Smith recommended The Helm and Wildside by Steven Gould.

Cesare Rocchi on Open Source

Cesare Rocchi mentioned news from CocoaPods and two projects:

Saul Mora was our man on the street at WWDC.

The theme is performed by James Dempsey and the Breakpoints.

Daniel Steinberg is your host.

His latest book is "A Swift Kickstart".

May 29, 2015

Episode 11: Kevin Jones

Designing Apps for the Visually Impaired


 

Show Notes

Kevin Jones on visually impaired users.

Kevin is a musician and developer.

Chris Adamson with upcoming conferences.

Chris blogs at [Time code];.

Conferences he mentioned are:

Josh Smith recommended The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee.

Cesare Rocchi mentioned the two projects:

The theme is performed by James Dempsey and the Breakpoints. jamesdempsey.net

Daniel Steinberg is your host.

Dim Sum Thinking

Editor's Cut

His latest book is "A Swift Kickstart".

@dimsumthinking

@cocoaconfcast

December 4, 2014

Episode 10: Andy Matuschak

Math Education and Value Semantics in Swift


 

Show Notes

Andy Matuschak on teaching Math and on value types vs reference types in Swift.

Andy is formerly of Apple’s UIKit team, now leading mobile engineering at Khan Academy.

Chris Adamson with upcoming conferences.

Chris blogs at [Time code];.

Conferences he mentioned are:

Josh Smith recommended two books this week:

The theme is performed by James Dempsey and the Breakpoints.

Daniel Steinberg is your host.

His latest book is "A Swift Kickstart".

September 18, 2014

Episode 8: Back to School special with Saul Mora and Eric Knapp

Teaching programming to elementary school students and college students


 

Show Notes

Saul Mora on teaching programming to elementary school students.

Saul is a developer who has a passion for teaching and sharing knowledge and information. He has just left the world of indie developers to join the team at Coursera.

He is still the host of the popular podcast NSBrief.

Chris Adamson with upcoming conferences and an interview with Alan Francis.

Chris will be presenting a workshop on AVFoundation Film School on the CocoaConf fall tour.

Chris blogs at [Time code];.

He interviewed Alan Francis about NSScotland.

Conferences he mentioned are:

Josh Smith recommended two books this week.

You can also find Guesstimation 2.0 by Lawrence Weinstein published three years later.

Eric Knapp on teaching Swift in college.

Eric is a faculty member and also Program Director for Mobile Applications Development at Madison College in Madison, WI.

James Dempsey composed and performed the theme.

Daniel Steinberg is your host.

He has a new book out on the Swift Programming language. "A Swift Kickstart"

Daniel is also the author of "Developing iOS 7 Apps for iPad and iPhone".