Episode 245: Flying On Faith And Hope

Manton and Daniel talk briefly about Xcode 8 Extensions, and reflect on the fragility of poorly designed plugin systems. They talk about vacationing as an indie developer, and share tricks for coping with the overwhelming aspects of a large software project. Finally, they come to term with financial realities and the value of using a spreadsheet to account for cash flow.

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  • Xcode 8 Extensions – WWDC 2016 video from Apple on Xcode 8’s extensibility.
  • NSCoding – Protocol reference for Apple’s traditional object serialization strategy.
  • Under the Radar #39 – David Smith and Marco Arment talk about the merits of using autolayout inside and out of Interface Builder.
  • @macdevnet – Twitter account of Steve Scott (Scotty) of NSConference fame.
  • Alykhan Jetha – Çingleton 2011 – Our friend AJ’s talk from the first Çingleton conference.
  • The Magic Spreadsheet – Episode of Release Notes featuring Charles Perry’s endorsement of spreadsheet accounting.
  • Baremetrics – A financial analysis service that Manton uses.
August 11, 2016 at 10:01 pm.