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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

    • Business
    • 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.

    Hacking with Ignite with Paul Hudson

    Hacking with Ignite with Paul Hudson

    After a major pandemic and 3 iOS releases later, Paul Hudson of Hacking with Swift comes on to talk about his new open-source project Ignite. Ignite is a static site builder for Swift developers, offering an expressive, powerful API to build beautiful websites that work great on all devices. We chat about his use Result Builders, the future of Macros, and what it takes to get started on your own open-source project or website.
    Guest
    Paul Hudson (@twostraws) / XPaul Hudson - @twostraws (Github)Paul Hudson (@twostraws@mastodon.social) - MastodonHacking with Swift – learn to code iPhone and iPad apps with free Swift tutorialsAnnouncements
    Need help with your projects this year? BrightDigit has openings.Join Bushel BetaLiveStreaming on YouTube Join me at SwiftCraftJoin our Brand New Patreon Page!Related Links
    twostraws/Ignite: A static site generator for Swift developers.twostraws/IgniteStarter: A starter template for the Ignite static site generator.IgniteSamplestwostraws/Vortex: High-performance particle effects for SwiftUI.twostraws/Inferno: Metal shaders for SwiftUI.brightdigit/PackageDSL: Simplify the management of your Package.swift file with PackageDSLbrightdigit/ContributeWordPress: Import your Wordpress site into PublishJohnSundell/Publish: A static site generator for Swift developersJohnSundell/Plot at createwithswift.comJohnSundell/Ink at createwithswift.combrightdigit/TransistorPublishPlugin: A Publish plugin that makes it easy to embed Transistor podcasts in your posts on any Publish website.brightdigit/NPMPublishPlugin: A Publish plugin that makes it easy to run npm commands for any Publish website.DougGregor/swift-macro-examples: Example macros for the Swift macros effortSwift AST Explorerjoshdholtz/DeckUI: Swift DSL for writing slide decks in XcodeRelated Episodes
    What's Next with Adam RushSwiftly Tooling with Pol Piella AbadiaMy Taylor Deep Dish Swift Heroes World TourGoing Pro with Sean AllenYak Shaving with Tim MitraDeveloper Productivity with Rudrank RiyamSwift Package Manager Super Powers with Marco EidingerSocial 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) - What is Inferno
    (14:33) - Building a Website
    (22:13) - Lessons Learned
    (30:06) - Macros
    (37:11) - WWDC 2024

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    • 46 min
    SwiftUI Tips and Tricks with Craig Clayton

    SwiftUI Tips and Tricks with Craig Clayton

    Craig Clayton from the DesignToSwiftUI Youtube channel comes on to talk about his favorite tips as as designer when it comes to SwiftUI as well as previews his upcoming talk on testing at Deep Dish Swift.
    Guest
    Craig Clayton (YouTube @DesigntoSwiftUI)Craig Clayton (@thedevme@mastodon.cloud) - mastodon.cloudmastodon.cloud/@thedevme (@thedevme) / XCraig Clayton | LinkedInAnnouncements
    Need help with your projects this year? BrightDigit has openings.Join Bushel BetaLiveStreaming on YouTube Join me at SwiftCraftJoin our Brand New Patreon Page!Related Links
    Using ModelActor in SwiftDataRelated Episodes
    Triple Glazed Apple Development with Malin Sundberg and Kai DombrowskiPixelBlitz in Public with Martin LasekLearning Judo with Sean RuckerThe Making of Callsheet with Casey LissArm Sling for Apple Watch Developers with Hidde van der PloegMy Taylor Deep Dish Swift Heroes World TourGoing Pro with Sean AllenA Swiftly Year in Review with Antoine van der LeePosture Island with Jordi BruinEmpower Station with Matt BraunIndie Dev #4 - Making an App Best-in-Class with Jordan MorganiPad Development with Adam ShawUI Design for Developers with Heidi Helen PilypasSocial 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) - Designing with SwiftUI
    (11:16) - SwiftUI Tips
    (18:53) - What's Countdown to Binge?
    (25:31) - Concurrency, SwiftData, and Storyboards?
    (35:05) - Shapes and Fonts in SwiftUI
    (39:37) - Deep Slice of Design and Testing
    (42:45) - Vision Pro Stuff

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    • 49 min
    Triple Glazed Apple Development with Malin Sundberg and Kai Dombrowski

    Triple Glazed Apple Development with Malin Sundberg and Kai Dombrowski

    Malin and Kai from Triple Glazed Studios join us for a discussion on building their indie app Orbit and Mercury from prototype to feature enhancement and working in the Apple ecosystem.
    Guest
    Kai Dombrowski (@airkai) / XKai (@kaidombrowski@mastodon.social) - MastodonKai Dombrowski (@kaidombrowski) on ThreadsMalin Sundberg (@malinsundberg) / XMalin (@malin@mastodon.social) - Mastodon@malinsundberg on ThreadsAnnouncements
    Need help with your projects this year? BrightDigit has openings.Join Bushel BetaLiveStreaming on YouTube Join me at SwiftCraftJoin our Brand New Patreon Page!Related Episodes
    The Making of Callsheet with Casey Liss | BrightDigitArm Sling for Apple Watch Developers with Hidde van der Ploeg | BrightDigitMy Taylor Deep Dish Swift Heroes World Tour | BrightDigitPizza, Playpen, and Fastlane Funding with Josh Holtz | BrightDigitYak Shaving with Tim Mitra | BrightDigitPosture Island with Jordi Bruin | BrightDigitIndie Dev #5 - Knowing Your Market with David Barnard | BrightDigitIndie Dev #4 - Making an App Best-in-Class with Jordan Morgan | BrightDigitIndie Dev #3 - Focused Work with Michael Tigas | BrightDigitIndie Dev #2 - Tasks by Mustafa Yusuf | BrightDigitIndie Dev #1 - Dark Noise by Charlie Chapman | BrightDigitMulti-Platform SwiftUI with Malin Sundberg | BrightDigitRelated Links 
    Mercury Weather on the App StoreOrbit: Time-based Invoicing on the App StoreSocial 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) - Prototyping
    (15:17) - App vs Product
    (30:46) - Paywalls
    (37:21) - Building Features
    (46:15) - Being Indie

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    • 55 min
    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
    Need help with your projects this year? BrightDigit has openings.Subscribe to our newsletterJoin our Brand New Patreon Page!Related Episodes
    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
    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) - What is Swift Leeds
    (07:30) - WWDC 2024 and AI
    (30:00) - Future of UIKit

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    Steven Lipton


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

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    Steven Lipton


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

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    Steven Lipton


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    • 49 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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