iDeveloper Live is a podcast for OS X and iOS developers. Formerly known as the MDN Show this magazine style format podcast covers a wide range of topics of interest to people developing applications for Apple computers and mobile devices such as recent developer news, Xcode, Cocoa and Cocoa Touch, the latest tools and utilities as well as examining the business side of being an indie Mac or iOS developer. The podcast is recorded live then later released here and on iTunes.
iDeveloper Live is broadcast on the internet every Tuesday at 9:15AM PST / 12:15PM EST / 5:15PM BST / 6:15PM CET.
Live audio starts 15 minutes before each show. You can listen to the show and join us in the chat room right here on this page
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Alternatively tune into the audio at http://ideveloper.tv:6996/ideveloperlive and access the show chat room by either pointing your favorite IRC client at FreeNode and joining channel #ideveloperlive or go to http://webchat.freenode.net/ and enter a nick name of your choice, the Channel is #ideveloperlive, fill in the captcha and press connect.
When the show is not broadcasting live we will often be re-running old episodes or it might just be silent.
About 30 minutes before the live show we start playing the theme tune just to get you in the mood.
This week John is given a rest as the old gang from the Mac Software Business Year One podcast get back together for a reunion 5 years after their original first episode.
Scotty and John chat with Matteo Manferdini about his experience being part of a team developing an educational game.
Scotty and John discuss WWDC, Michael Jurewitz's rapid release of blog posts before returning to Apple and a new direction for the iDeveloper Podcast.
Scotty and John review NSConference.
After upsetting many people the week before Scotty explains to John why he beleives we need to re-focus our view of what it means to be indie.
Scotty , John and Saul Mora follow up on last weeks podcast by discussing "Is Selling Sleazy?".
Scotty , John and Simon Wolf discuss how indie developers should stop spending so much time working on code and start focusing on their business skills.
Scotty and John talk with developer old timer Georg Tuparev to talk about think about our software in a far more joined up way.
Scotty , John , Uli Kusterer and Martin Pilkington discuss if its ever acceptable to totally rewrite a software product for it's next release.
Recorded on Jan the 8th but wasn't edited for a few weeks.
Scotty and John close out the podcast year by getting together with 4 other podcasters, Brent Simmons , Saul Mora, Guy English and Manton Reece to chew the fat on all things 2012 and make dodgy predictions for 2013.
Scotty starts of chatting with Bill Dudney about C but it quickly turns into a discussion on self publishing with iBooks Author.
Scotty and John talk with Amin Negm-Awad and Christian Kienle about their new project, Objective-Cloud. Objective-Cloud allows you to create cloud based RESTful web services using Objective-C.
Scotty talks with author and blogger Erica Sadun about her favorite bits of iOS 6.
After the show guest had to bail Scotty and John spend time talking about organizing large projects, properties , dot notation, bindings, logging, GCD, Blocks and Delegation.
Scotty and John spend time with TUAW bloggers Steve Sande and Erica Sadun and talk about how to best pitch your new app if you want to get it reviewed by a popular blog.
Scotty and John link up with Simon Wolf as they discuss the iPad Mini , Scott Forstalls departure from Apple and the benefits of blogging.
Scotty and John catch up with Drew McCormack and discuss working as a one man app company
Scotty and John spend some time catching up by chewing the fat over Auto Layout, Conferences, Glassboard, iOS 6 and loads more.
Scotty and John chat about some of the difficulties you might come across when transitioning existing projects to iOS 6
Scotty and John have an impromptu talk with Michael Simmons of Flexibits about paying attention to the detail.
Scotty muddles through without John as he interviews Pieter Omvlee and tries to extract as much information as he can out of him about how he has managed to win not one but two Apple Design Awards.
Scotty and John get together with Simon Wolf and discuss the problems apps have when dependent on a third party service (Including the App Store). Simon also does the big reveal of what avTag actually is.
Scotty and John talk with Chris Ross of Hidden Memory about his developer tool Resource Helper and how to ensure you get paid by having good contracts when doing client work.
Scotty, John and Danny Greg discuss the release of Mountain Lion. Danny reveals how they do things at GitHub and Scotty mistakenly kills off James Earl Jones.
John has decided to spend his summer in Amsterdam and embrace the Appsterdam lifestyle. One year on from his last visit he has gathered a few people together to talk about the progress made so far.
Scotty talks with Chris Hardy from Xamarin and Nic Wise from Big Ted about MonoTouch an iOS layer on top of the opensource .NET clone Mono.
Scotty and John talk with RemObjects engineer Marc Hoffman about multi tier, mult user database development using Data Abstract.
Scotty and John are joined by some of the guys from JetBrains, the creators of AppCode to hear why we should consider using it over Xcode. To ensure it stays balanced we have some AppCode users on as well to find out what they really think. And if that isn't enough for you we are joined by Simon Wolf for another edition of the avTag Diaries.
Scotty welcomes John back after his three week absence and they discuss his time at WWDC
Scotty and Joshua Nozzi have a totally unplanned chat about the 2012 WWDC Keynote just moments after it ends.
Scotty talks with Michael Simmons from Flexibits about preparing for a new release.
Scotty & John host a joint episode with NSBrief host Saul Mora as they talk to RubyMotion creator Laurent Sansonetti.
Scotty & John talk with Peter Krajčík and Miso (Mike) Antonic of PixelCut about PaintCode the tool that generates code for you based on what you draw. We also get to hear episode 5 of the avTag Diaries from Simon Wolf
Scotty & John chat with author and developer Chris Adamson about Core Audio. They briefly talk about WWDC and the new cocoadev.com and John reports back on using JMC
Scotty & John link up with Nick Pellow & Josh Devenny from Atlassian to talk about JIRA Mobile Connect (JMC) as well as hearing the views of JMC user Stefan Nicolin. There are also a whole bunch of excuses for very little progress on avTag from Simon Wolf in the avTag Diaries
Scotty & John interview Randy Luecke about his college journey while developing apps and being an intern.
Scotty & John spend an hour talking with Niklas Saers & Karl Krukow about automated UI testing with Calabash as well as spending little time talking about WWDC
Saul Mora & Simon Wolf join Scotty in the studio & along with John, they review NSConference, the importance of face to face meetings, good designers, Appsterdam, Sauls Magical Record & Simon offers another avTag diary.
Far too much content & guests to fit in the iTunes summary this week so you'll just have to listen! But there's talk on the new iPad, is it worth it, the insanity of USA's day light saving, the point of Radar and getting fit while coding.
It's a full house this week with Dave Wiskus of Black Pixel and Kyle Rictor of Dragon Forged Software, who share their experience of collaborating on the development of the new app, Slender. Plus there's Simon Wolf with the avTag diaries.
Join Scotty & John to hear how Simon's getting on with avTag & how Cyprian Ciéckiewicz has been turning up the heat at Mac World.
John & Scotty are once again joined by iOS developer, author & now lecturer, Rich Warren who talks about story boards. They also discuss the surprise release of Mountain Lion & whether Xcode 4.3 it's as stable as the claims make.
He's back! Mr Simon Wolf is in the studio sharing his experience of going paperless and getting his life organised. John also shares an eye opening warning on why, as indie's, we need to be good administrators as well as good developers.
Will it be sand in ya face Apple, or buck up and box your apps developers. Daniel Jalkut of Red Sweater Software, maker of Mars Edit, joins Scotty and John to talk about what the 1st of March App Store deadline for sandboxing could mean for us all.
Scotty & John are joined by Andreas Linde this week and talk about HockeyApp, along with the new iBooks Author app.
Along with the usual look at current tech affairs, Richard Warren, writer of 'Creating iOS 5 Apps', brings enlightenment to Scotty & John on how we should be using and thinking about iCloud.
Scotty and John Fox team up with show regular Simon wolf to talk about developing using virtual machines and developing iOS application that use 2nd screen and Airplay.
Scotty & John are joined by Kevin Hoctor of No Thirst Software and take a look back at 2011 and a glimpse forward into 2012
We are joined this week by Michael Simmons from Flexibits just an hour after discovering their product Fantastical had won a Macworld Eddy and the same day Fantastical became part of another software bundle. John & Scotty with special studio guest Simon Wolf discuss what both might mean for Fantastical.
He's back already! Following on from last week, Joshua Nozzi takes a second dive into the pros and cons of Xcode 4 and his guests, Steve Scott and John Fox, offer their thoughts and experience into the mix.
It's all going too well! Sensible chat from Scotty & John, more insight into Xcode 4 with Joshua Nozzi. Can it really end without a comedic crash & burn from the boys?
He's back! Mr Bill Dudney joins the boys and shares his experience at the mother ship, helps John unpack ImageIO and shares a new found joy of teaching.
John puts his foot in it & Scotty struggles to keep order while Simon Wolf tries to bring some intelligence to maters chatting about the new Steve Jobs' biography, SCOTutor and AV Foundation.
This week John is confronted with his nemesis in the guise of Uli Kusterer. The boys chat through Xcode plugins, data sharing and Uli enlightens us on using the screen as a canvas.
The sad news of the death of Steve Jobs inevitably prompts reflection and consideration for a true innovator and visionary. Plus the timely release of the iPhone 4S offers a focus for discussion and Mike Lee updates us on Appsterdam.
MacTech, MacTech, MacTech, everybody loves MacTech! Neil Ticktin gives us an insight into the MacTech conference in November and the guys discuss the joys of the app review process & the realities of deploying apps for IT departments.
Scotty, Simon Wolf & the legend that is Mr Marcus Zarra all squeeze into iDTV Towers this week & John drops in from across the pond to catch up with the recent news from Apple HQ, Appsterdam & Core Data on Lion.
Having just finished recording a new training video on Cappuccino, Scotty & John are hosting this weeks show live from iDeveloper Towers!
While it may have sounded so for those listening live, Scotty was not recording while in the bath. Instead, he was joined by Kent Sutherland to have a look at the Natural Language Date Parsing features of Fantastical.
The new iDeveloper Live audio feed was just too much excitement for John and he so had to spend this week in a darkened room. That left Scotty to interview Michael Simmons of Flexibits creators of Fantastical.
This week Mike Lee joins Scotty & John offering a great insight into the development & vision for Appsterdam.
Following the obvious round up of WWDC, Scotty & John take a look a rather more serious aspect of Indie life with Jonathan Freeman.
Joined by the security guru himself, Mr Graham Lee, the boys speculate over WWDC & whether Apple have their head in the right cloud and Graham looks at whether it's time to accept the inevitable onslaught of malware.
This week Simon Wolf pops by & joins Scotty & John as they chat about all things WWDC, being a game developer &working with audio &video in iChat Theatre.
In this episode Scotty and John talk with Marc Hoffman from RemObjects about handling remote servers and data , patent troubles and how to get a Russian wife.
Matt Long joins Scotty & John while in town recording a course on Core Animation and shares a few thoughts, tips & tricks, while both John & Matt are left in awe of Scotty's production skills & use of background loops to add true authenticity.
Steve & John are joined by Graham Lee who's chatting about Unit Testing as well as recording a training video on it. Plus there's general chat on the iPhone 4 white or black & iPhone 5 this year, will they or wont they?
So what do we think of Xcode 4 & App Code??
Put simply, this week's all about WWDC.
Looking back at another successful NSConference & chatting around WWDC, QTKit, Git GUI's & Devs against poverty, Scotty is joined by local boy Simon Wolf this week, as he pops in to iDTV HQ to do a spot of filming.
A cram packed show this week sees a Cocoa Fusion on 'Accessibility' with Martin (Pilky) Pilkington and a Mac Software Business with Jiva DeVoe.
It's a packed show this week as Scotty & John are joined by Michael Fey for a Cocoa Fusion, looking at NSNotification Centre & Brendan Clavin of Tethras who talks us through localisation.
They've cut the waffle, taken control of the chat room and got straight to the point. Well, you have to admire them for at least trying! Join Scotty & John along with Danny Greg on this weeks show as they look at Core Data migration and discuss git GUI tools
With data model tips from Kevin Hoctor and a Mac Software Business section with Simon Maddox sharing why he took his app 0870 from free to paid Scotty and John host a much more composed show this week.
In amongst the banter Scotty & John still manage to extract some meaningful content from Jonathan Freeman's experience as an exhibitor at Mac World & Danny Greg's thoughts on NSCell.
With John gone skiing Scotty promotes Mr Michael Fey, this weeks guest, to co-host and Cocoa Fusion returns with a look at the responder chain, but where are Kevin and Danny?
Scotty and John make a 2nd attempt at recording episode 8 as they talk with David Spector about mixing an indie and consulting lifestyle and some of the legal issues that can raise.
In this short Christmas show, Scotty & John consider the high points of 2010 and look forward to 2011.
Scotty and John talk with Graham Lee about security particularly concerning the Mac App Store
Scotty talks with Kevin Hoctor about how NoThirst software evolved its software support as its user base grew
Scotty talks with Justin Williams on why he left iOS then came back. Managing a multiple product portfolio as an indie developer and his thoughts and preparation for the Mac App Store.
Scotty and John spend time with Sandvox developer Dan Wood and discuss how having Apple compete with your products isn't always bad
Scotty, John and Drew McCormack discuss how the new Mac App Store might change the culture of Mac software development
John & Scotty are back at last in their new live show "iDeveloper Live". This episodes guest is Kevin Hoctor from NoThirst Software. They discuss the OS X Lion, the new Mac App Store and Kevin's journey bringing Moneywell to the iPhone.
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