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An exploration of Apple business news and technology. We talk about how businesses can use new technology to empower their business and employees, from Leo Dion, founder of BrightDigit.

Empower Apps Leo Dion, Principal CEO and Swift Developer at BrightDigit

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    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

An exploration of Apple business news and technology. We talk about how businesses can use new technology to empower their business and employees, from Leo Dion, founder of BrightDigit.

    What's Next with Adam Rush

    What's Next with Adam Rush

    Adam Rush from SwiftLeeds comes on the show to prognosticate and dream with me the possibilities of WWDC 2024 and how advancements in AI as well as the new Vision Pro will affect this year's developer conference.
    Guest
    Adam Rush (@Adam9Rush) / XSwiftlyRush - Xcode Tips and Tricks, Building apps with Swift & SwiftUIAdam Rush (@adamrush@mastodon.social) - C.IMAdam Rush | LinkedInAnnouncements
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    Apple's App Vision with Kyle LeeChatGPTovski with Kris SlazinskiIt Depends with Brandon WilliamsPlatforms State of Union 2023 with Peter WithamSpatial Experiences of the Wild with Adrian EvesHow to WWDC with Peter WithamPizza, Playpen, and Fastlane Funding with Josh HoltzApples, Glasses, and HAL, Oh My!WWDC 2022 - SwiftUI and UIKit with Evan StoneObjective-C Today with Graham LeeRelated Links 
    SwiftLeeds - The Unique iOS Swift Conference in the UKApple is reportedly working on AI updates to Spotlight and Xcode - The VergeGetting Started with Swift OpenAPI GeneratorWhat You Should Know About iOS Software ArchitectureSocial Media
    Emailleo@brightdigit.comGitHub - @brightdigit
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    Credits
    Music from https://filmmusic.io"Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

    (00:00) - What is Swift Leeds
    (07:30) - WWDC 2024 and AI
    (30:00) - Future of UIKit

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    • 38 min
    Apple's App Vision with Kyle Lee

    Apple's App Vision with Kyle Lee

    Kyle Lee (Kilo Loco) comes on to talk about the EU changes to the App Store, the future of Apps and Apple, and what it means for the Vision Pro.
    Guest
    Kilo LocoTwitterYoutubeLinkedInAnnouncements
    Need help with your projects this year? BrightDigit has openings.Bushel on SaleCome to NYSwifty April 23 & 24 - Get 10% Off using Promo Code LeoSubscribe to our newsletterJoin our Brand New Patreon Page!Related Episodes
    The Making of Callsheet with Casey LissmacOS Indie Deep Cuts with Aaron VeghPizza, Playpen, and Fastlane Funding with Josh HoltzGoing Pro with Sean AllenPosture Island with Jordi BruinEmpower Station with Matt BraunIndie Dev #5 - Knowing Your Market with David BarnardIndie Dev #4 - Making an App Best-in-Class with Jordan MorganIndie Dev #3 - Focused Work with Michael TigasIndie Dev #2 - Tasks by Mustafa YusufIndie Dev #1 - Dark Noise by Charlie ChapmanApp Store Review Guidelines with Paweł MadejRelated Links 
    Netflix Not Developing App for Vision Pro Because Headset is 'Subscale' and 'Not Relevant' to Subscribers - MacRumorsDevelopers Blast Apple’s 27% Fee On External Payments: ‘Bad Faith Compliance’Christian Selig makes the YouTube Vision Pro app that Google wouldn’tYouTube says a Vision Pro app is ‘on the roadmap’Microsoft 365 productivity apps on Apple Vision Pro - Microsoft SupportUse Microsoft Teams on Apple Vision Pro - Microsoft SupportSocial Media
    Emailleo@brightdigit.comGitHub - @brightdigit
    Twitter BrightDigit - @brightdigitLeo - @leogdion
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    Credits
    Music from https://filmmusic.io"Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

    (00:00) - EU App Store Changes
    (24:06) - Apple Vision Pro

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    • 55 min
    ChatGPTovski with Kris Slazinski

    ChatGPTovski with Kris Slazinski

    Indie Developer, Kris Slazinski comes on to talk about App Store localization, UX, and his favorite intern/mentor - ChatGPT.
    Guest
    Kris SlazinskiApps TwitterLinkedInMastodonThreadsAnnouncements
    Need help with your projects this year? BrightDigit has openings.Bushel on SaleCome to NYSwifty April 23 & 24 - Get 10% Off using Promo Code LeoSubscribe to our newsletterJoin our Brand New Patreon Page!Related Episodes
    Yak Shaving with Tim MitraPixelBlitz in Public with Martin LasekThe Bushel Holiday SpecialThe Making of Callsheet with Casey LissMy Taylor Deep Dish Swift Heroes World TourApples, Glasses, and HAL, Oh My!Posture Island with Jordi BruinIndie Dev #5 - Knowing Your Market with David BarnardIndie Dev #1 - Dark Noise by Charlie ChapmanPractical Entrepreneur with Donny WalsRelated Links 
    Astro (ASO tool)Apple Localization Terms GlossarySocial Media
    Emailleo@brightdigit.comGitHub - @brightdigit
    Twitter BrightDigit - @brightdigitLeo - @leogdion
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    Credits
    Music from https://filmmusic.io"Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

    (00:00) - Announcements
    (02:01) - (App Store) Localization
    (19:21) - ChatGPTovsky
    (33:50) - UX vs UI

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    • 49 min
    PixelBlitz in Public with Martin Lasek

    PixelBlitz in Public with Martin Lasek

    Martin Lasek comes on to talk about what's it's like building in public WishKit and his multiplayer game PixelBlitz and when feature creep can ruin an MVP.
    Guest
    Martin LasekTwitter (@martinlasek)Twitch (@martinlasek)YouTube (@martinlasek)
    Need help with your projects this year? BrightDigit has openings.Bushel on SaleCome to NYSwifty April 23 & 24 - Get 10% Off using Promo Code LeoSubscribe to our newsletterJoin our Brand New Patreon Page!Related Episodes
    The Bushel Holiday SpecialSwift Server Workgroup with Joannis OrlandosMy Taylor Deep Dish Swift Heroes World TourPizza, Playpen, and Fastlane Funding with Josh HoltzGoing Pro with Sean AllenPosture Island with Jordi BruinBackend Decisions with Mikaela CaronIndie Dev #5 - Knowing Your Market with David BarnardPractical Entrepreneur with Donny WalsRelated Links 
    WishKitHeartwitchSocial Media
    Emailleo@brightdigit.comGitHub - @brightdigit
    Twitter BrightDigit - @brightdigitLeo - @leogdion
    LinkedInBrightDigitLeo
    Patreon - brightdigit
    Credits
    Music from https://filmmusic.io"Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

    (00:00) - New Years Announcements
    (04:00) - What does building in public mean?
    (15:55) - What is PixelBlitz
    (30:28) - What's an MVP

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    • 39 min
    The Bushel Holiday Special

    The Bushel Holiday Special

    Join us by the virtual fireplace this Christmas Eve for 'The Bushel Holiday Special' podcast episode! Unwrap the enchanting tale of Bushel's journey, filled with the warmth of festive storytelling and the magic of app development. Gather 'round for a holiday story like no other! 🎄🎁
    Pre-Order Bushel Today! Release Date December 15!Join our Brand New Patreon Page!
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    Bushel of an App - From Seed of an IdeaBushel of an App - Building the CrustBushel of an App - Design, Architecture, and Automation (December 18)Bushel of an App - Making Cider from Apples (December 19)What are the benefits of microapps?A Swift Developer’s Guide To Getting The Most Out Of WWDCHelp Your Swift Team Learn: New APIsRocketSim - Build Apps FasterHypervisorVirtualizationRunning macOS in a virtual machine on Apple siliconVapor: Fluent → OverviewsaveMachineStateTo(url:completionHandler:)NSFileVersioninsidegui/VirtualBuddy: Virtualize macOS 12 and later on Apple Silicon, VirtualBuddy is a virtual machine GUI for macOS M1, M2, M3brightdigit/PackageDSL: Simplify the management of your Package.swift file with PackageDSLjoshdholtz/DeckUI: Swift DSL for writing slide decks in Xcodebrightdigit/FelinePine: Easy to use API for setting up logging and log categories across your architecturesynesthesia-it/Murray: Easily add features to your projects by scaffolding new files with Stencil templatesyonaskolb/XcodeGen: A Swift command line tool for generating your Xcode projectTuist - Supercharge your Xcode development workflowsCustom Forms with No Server Code | FormspreeEleventy, a simpler static site generatorDownload iOS Firmware for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Apple Watch, Apple TV and HomePod / IPSW Downloadstraderepublic/Cilicon: 🛠️ Self-Hosted ephemeral macOS CI on Apple SiliconTart - TartSocial Media
    Emailleo@brightdigit.comGitHub - @brightdigit
    Twitter BrightDigit - @brightdigitLeo - @leogdion
    LinkedInBrightDigitLeo
    Patreon - brightdigit
    Credits
    Music from https://filmmusic.io"Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

    (00:00) - Seed of an Idea
    (09:12) - Building the Crust
    (22:11) - Design, Architecture, and Automation
    (35:09) - Making Cider from Apples

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    • 45 min
    We Have All The Heroes with Stefano Mondino

    We Have All The Heroes with Stefano Mondino

    Stefano Mondino from Synesthesia comes on to talk doing not product work at Synesthesia as opposed to building a product and working with multiple projects across various teams. We also talk about his favorite dev tools including his own tool Murray.
    Guest
    Stefano MondinoTwitter @puntosteMastodon @stefanomondino@mastodon.socialLinkedIn @stefanomondinoPre-Order Bushel Today! Release Date December 15!Join our Brand New Patreon Page!
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    Swiftly Tooling with Pol Piella AbadiaSupercharged with Pedro PiñeraMy Taylor Deep Dish Swift Heroes World TourPizza, Playpen, and Fastlane Funding with Josh HoltzSwift Package Index with Dave Verwer and Sven SchmidtDeveloper Productivity with Rudrank RiyamSwift Package Manager Super Powers with Marco EidingerExpert Swift with Shai MishaliFastlane with Josh HoltzConferences with John WilkerAutomation Fun with Jared SorgeRelated Links 
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    Emailleo@brightdigit.comGitHub - @brightdigit
    Twitter BrightDigit - @brightdigitLeo - @leogdion
    LinkedInBrightDigitLeo
    Patreon - brightdigit
    Credits
    Music from https://filmmusic.io"Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

    (00:00) - "Agency Work"
    (12:37) - Going Cross-Platform 😱
    (16:23) - Dev Tools
    (26:33) - Murray
    (35:14) - Swift Heroes
    (40:13) - Supporting Older OSes

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    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

GrfxGuru ,

Always a fan

Always a great show with lots of useful and interesting conversations. Congratulations on reaching 150 episodes, looking forward to so many more.

Optional Value ,

Must listen for Swift/iOS Developers! 🚀

Insightful, engaging and well-researched topics and interviews with experts discussing Swift and iOS development, including esoteric topics such as Server Side Swift and Machine Learning.

Michael Critz ,

Come for the Interviewees, Stay for the Learning

Great show, awesome subjects. Best interviewees. My favorite dev podcast.

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