Episode 88: Bundling A Thousand Features Into It

Manton and Daniel talk about adopting new technologies, choosing system requirements, version numbering (again!) and Adobe’s shift to all-subscription sales for Creative Suite.

Download (MP3, 38 minutes, 18 MB)

  • FMDB – An Objective-C wrapper around SQLite, by Gus Mueller.
  • Tweet Library 2.3 – Manton updates his archival Twitter client.
  • Instacast 3 – Example of a major update that focused more on fit and finish and less on bold new features.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud – Announcement from Adobe that “new product innovation” will be exclusively through cloud subscriptions.
  • NSConference Videos – $149 pack of all the videos from NSConference 5, including Manton’s and Daniel’s.
  • Dead Man’s Switch – Concept mentioned by Daniel in context of guaranteeing product functionality after abandonment.
  • TextMate – The venerable Mac OS X text editor that still works in spite of halted development.
  • Upcoming.org – Wikipedia page about the site Yahoo! summarily dispensed with weeks ago.
  • Save Upcoming – Upcoming founder Andy Baio rallying support for a rogue archival effort for the site’s content.
  • Archive Team – “A loose collective of rogue archivists, programmers, writers and loudmouths dedicated to saving our digital heritage.”

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May 7, 2013 at 12:19 pm.