Core IntuitionAuthor: Daniel Jalkut and Manton Reece
21 Sep 2018

Core Intuition

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

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    Episode 343: I Am Now An Expert

    Daniel and Manton react to Apple’s September 2018 event, announcing the Apple Watch Series 4 and new iPhones. They compare notes about appreciating the new products but feeling relatively unpressured to upgrade. Finally, they talk about the incentives for developers to adopt new OS features and aim to release updates to coincide with OS updates.

  • Posted on 13 Sep 2018

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    Episode 342: Complaining For Ten Years

    Manton and Daniel catch up after a couple weeks off. They talk about Manton's release of Sunlit 2.2, and return to inevitable complaints about App Store Review uncertainties. They compare notes on their mutual lack of interest in developing for Android, and the extent to which an unliked programming language can affect interest in platforms. Finally, they talk about the leaked details of the forthcoming iPhone and Apple Watch. Does it hurt Apple, and should we care if it does?

  • Posted on 07 Sep 2018

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    Episode 341: This Went Pretty Viral

    Daniel and Manton follow up on RapidWeaver 8 shipping without Mac App Store support. Daniel talks about his recent work on FastScripts, and they talk about the sometimes surprising value of "less successful" apps. They react to Marco Arment's announcement that Overcast will support podcasts embedding a "payment" tag in show notes, and indulge in a little analysis of Twitter's handling of the fiasco around Alex Jones.

  • Posted on 20 Aug 2018

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    Episode 340: Going Back To Blogging

    Manton and Daniel react to sandboxes woes for RapidWeaver 8 on the Mac, and speculate about changes coming in Mojave that might have enticed Panic and Bare Bones to return to the Mac App Store. They talk about Twitter’s continued support for Alex Jones, and the resulting backlash that is driving some users to Micro.blog and to MarsEdit. Finally, they make a philosophical analysis of the state of social networks, and evaluate their feelings about Twitter's struggle to maintain community standards.

  • Posted on 12 Aug 2018

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    Episode 339: Now’s The Time To Do It

    Daniel and Manton react to Apple's latest earnings announcement, on the eve of the company reaching a $1 trillion valuation. They assess the company's rising services revenues, and how it relates to Apple's 30% App Store cut, and stingy pricing for consumer-facing cloud services. Daniel reports on his resumption of iOS development and the feelings of being a relative newbie on the platform. Finally, they talk about the importance of focusing on a smaller number of features that you know you can follow through on well.

  • Posted on 03 Aug 2018

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