Matt Gemmell talks about his blog post Confessions of an ex-developer
Matt is a freelance writer and aspiring novelist. He has written for many magazines and newspapers, such as The Guardian, Macworld, MacUser, The Loop Magazine, Offscreen, Tap!, and more. He has been interviewed, featured and quoted in various periodicals and news outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, BBC News, The Guardian, The Register, .net Magazine, and many more. He has been writing online on his own blog at mattgemmell.com for twelve years, and has an annual readership of over a million people.
Previously, he spent seven years as a usability consultant and software engineer, with clients including Apple and other Fortune 100 companies, as well as independent developers. He has spoken at conferences worldwide on a variety of topics including usability, user experience, software design, accessibility and innovation, and has released many open source projects that have been used in hundreds of applications on iOS and OS X.
He lives in the city of Edinburgh, in Scotland, with his wife Lauren.
You can support his writing at http://www.patreon.com/mattgemmell
Chris Adamson with What's Happening
Chris will be presenting a workshop on AVFoundation Film School at CocoaConf Columbus.
Chris blogs at http://www.subfurther.com/blog.
Conference he mentioned this week:
Here's a link to the Swift Tutorial - register your interest if you'd like it to run at http://nsscotland.com/tutorial.html
Josh Smith's Reading List
Josh has updated his iOS Games Workshop for the fall CocoaConf tour.
"Build iOS Games with Sprite Kit" is the book he co-wrote with Jonathan Penn, available now in paperback. http://pragprog.com/book/pssprite/build-ios-games-with-sprite-kit
Josh recommends that you add "The most famous suppressed book in computer history" to your reading list:
Lions Commentary on UNIX by John Lions
Dave Verwer is the publisher of iOS Dev Weekly
iOS Dev Weekly celebrates its 3rd Birthday on Friday 25th July (1st issue was 5th August 2011). http://iosdevweekly.com/.
Dave is also a trainer and consultant through his company Shiny Development.
* Daniel Steinberg is your host.
He has a new book out on the Swift Programming language. "A Swift Kickstart" https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/a-swift-kickstart/id891801923?mt=11&uo=4&at=11l56E
Daniel is also the author of "Developing iOS 7 Apps for iPad and iPhone" https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/developing-ios-7-apps-for/id792572211?mt=11&uo=4&at=11l56E