Episode 391: Stuff Just Looming Over You

Daniel and Manton talk about Microsoft’s special hardware event, and the new Surface tablets they announced. They compare Microsoft and Apple’s modern approach to multi-platform support. Manton considers adding Search Ads for Micro.blog in the App Store, in an attempt to overcome shortcomings of App Store search results. Finally, they talk about Daniel’s efforts to fix very long-standing bugs in FastScripts, and strategize a plan for getting Manton out of customer-support debt.

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  • Surface Neo & Duo – The Verge’s take on Microsoft’s newly announced hardware devices.
  • SwiftUI – Apple’s long-term strategy for multi-platform developer support.
  • Microsoft Edge – Microsoft’s latest web browser, based on the Chromium open-source project.
  • Apple Search Ads – Apple’s solution for getting aps to the top of search results lists.
  • Getting Real – Free PDF book from 37signals/Basecamp including advice about ignoring some bug reports.

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October 5, 2019 at 8:01 pm.