Core Intuition

by Daniel Jalkut and Manton Reece · · · · 13 subscribers

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

438 Episode 438: Funny Story Oct. 9, 2020
Manton and Daniel talk about a turn of events that Daniel has been waiting 20 years for, as he crosses fingers that it will actually pan out, and Manton gives a surprising update on the subject of his interest in Android development. The post [Episode 438: Funny Story](https://coreint.org/2020/10/episode-438-funny-story/) appeared first …
Daniel and Manton run down the giant list of new features in Micro.blog and reflect on their utility. The post [Episode 437: It Does Not Work That Way](https://coreint.org/2020/10/episode-437-it-does-not-work-that-way/) appeared first on [Core Intuition](https://coreint.org).
Manton and Daniel react to the anti-Apple Coalition for App Fairness, and its questionable citation of a quotation from Daniel's Twitter account. They talk about the potential merit of this coalition in increasing pressure on Apple to make changes to the App Store, and the likelihood it will serve as …
Daniel catches up with Manton's flirtation with Android, discovering that his recent iPhone shattering has put that temptation to the test. They react to Apple's latest announcements of updated Apple Watch and iPad, and consider the visability of the new Apple One subscription bundle. The post [Episode 435: I Don’t …
Manton and Daniel review Daniel’s experiences as his first podcasting sponsorship airs, and they talk more generally about being willing to “sink money” as part of a learning process in business. Manton talks about his interest in developing for Android, and we lament the increasing feeling that we need to …
Daniel and Manton talk about Sunlit 3 shipping, and whether/when a Catalyst version might be available for Mac. Daniel reveals that he is dipping his toe into podcast marketing, reserving a substantial 8 episodes of ads on two podcasts. Finally, they reflect on the value of choosing to support other …
Manton talks about the latest updates to Sunlit, his photo-blogging app for Micro.blog. Daniel talks about getting closer 1.0 with Black Ink for iOS. The post [Episode 432: Clean It Up And Fix It](https://coreint.org/2020/08/episode-432-clean-it-up-and-fix-it/) appeared first on [Core Intuition](https://coreint.org).
Daniel and Manton talk about Apple's latest developer PR quagmire: the removal of Fortnite from the App Store, and Epic's subsequent lawsuits against both Apple and Google. The post [Episode 431: This Is A Snowball](https://coreint.org/2020/08/episode-431-this-is-a-snowball/) appeared first on [Core Intuition](https://coreint.org).
Manton and Daniel talk about Sunlit 3, and Manton's decision to make it open source. They discuss the pros and cons of managing an open source project. Daniel talks about his efforts to convert his iOS app Swish from OpenGL to Metal, so it can run with Catalyst. Finally, they …
Daniel ships MarsEdit 4.4, and talks with Mantonb about taking stock of bugs and examining the anxiety around shipping updates. They look forward to MarsEdit 5, Black Ink for iOS, and the potential business models Daniel might adopt. They talk about learning to disregard unhelpful criticism, and prioritizing survival as …
428 Episode 428: Nope, Nope, Nope July 18, 2020
Manton and Daniel talk about Twitter's massive security breach, and scrutinize CEO Jack Dorsey’s public image in the wake of it. Daniel wonders whether Twitter’s idealistic employees could be more empowered by another leader, while Manton points out that in any case they are not. Finally, they catch each other …
Daniel and Manton talk about Apple's Developer Transition Kit ... without really talking about it. They weigh the possibility of apps breaking on ARM based Macs even if frameworks aren't technically removed. Manton shares his renewed enthusiasm about developing for Big Sur, and Daniel tries to get back on track …
Manton and Daniel review some of their biggest takeaways from WWDC. They balance the excitement of all the attention on the Mac while coping with some of the old-timer concern about how things are changing. They discuss the ARM transition and how some developers will have an easier or harder …
On the brink of WWDC, Daniel and Manton take stock of various issues shining a light on Apple's App Store review and in-app purchase policies. They talk about Basecamp's new Hey email service and the high-profile rejection of its iOS app. They imagine the internal strife that must exist between …
Manton and Daniel start to anticipate WWDC announcements, imagine the rumored ARM Macs, and think about opportunities to gain a competitive advantage by embracing whatever is new. They talk about the possible challenges of migrating to ARM as a developer, and what Apple might do to accommodate us. They also …
Daniel and Manton react to Apple’s statement against racism, and also talk a bit about the Accidental Tech Podcast's statements. They talk about trying to figure out what we can all do as individuals in the wake of this. Daniel talks about getting a Black Ink update out the door …
Manton checks in with Daniel about progress with MarsEdit 4.4, and Daniel explains his lack of focus has led him down a new crossword obsession. Manton talks about Shutting down Micro.blog's Slack, and they discuss whether a comparable decision for Core Intuition would make sense. Finally, they talk more generally …
Daniel and Manton talk about Automattic's investment in Vector.im, makes of an open approximation of Slack. Are there implications for Micro.blog? Daniel asks Manton to consider what he would do if a company like Automattic offered to acquire Micro.blog. Finally, Daniel pushes Manton to consider whether he should have an …
Manton and Daniel talk about iA Writer's new support for publishing directly to Micro.blog, and segue in to a conversation about the pragmatism of trying to improve SEO for pertinent terms such as "Micropub" and "WordPress." They talk about the forthcoming support for Micro.blog in MarsEdit, and the effects of …
Daniel and Manton review Apple's updated details about WWDC, speculating about whether it will truly be "free for all developers," and how Apple can manage demand for scarce resources. Manton announces the launch of Micro.blog for teams. The two react to Apple’s new MacBook Pro, and Daniel casts light aspersions …