A weekly discussion with beginners to the Swift language.
21: Marc Aupont - iOS Developer @ YouMap
January 16th, 2018 | 1 hr 32 mins
On Today's episode, I interview Marc Aupont (again!). When I first spoke with Marc in Episode 2, he was in the process of finding a job as an iOS developer. His job hunt ended in success and he is now employed as an iOS developer with YouMap.
This will be the end of Season 1 of The Learn Swift Podcast. I am expecting my first child very soon, and will return in approximately 6 weeks. Thank you to everyone that has liked, listened, subscribed, and rated the podcast this first season!
20: David Okun - Developer Advocate @ IBM
January 8th, 2018 | 53 mins 29 secs
On Today's episode, I interview David Okun. David is a Developer Advocate for IBM Cloud Services using Node and Swift. He recently released a tutorial titled Writing Reusable Frameworks on LinkedInLearning (formerly known as Lynda). He also recently released version 1.0 of his open source project named Lumina that allows developers to easily integrate CoreML models with the camera.
19: Graeme Sheppard - High School Physics Teacher
January 1st, 2018 | 52 mins 37 secs
On Today’s episode, I interview Graeme Sheppard. Graeme is a high school physics teacher in Thailand who has released numerous sticker packs and two apps on the app store. He is currently working on an app he calls "Working Class" to aid teachers in their day-to-day workflows.
18: Igor Kulman - Former Windows Phone Developer
December 18th, 2017 | 57 mins 2 secs
On Today’s episode, I interview Igor Kulman. Igor is a former Windows Phone developer in Prague, who switched to iOS development after the death of the Windows Phone and is currently working on a native re-write of his organization’s Titanium-based app.
17: Bashir Sentongo - CS Student @ University of Surrey
December 11th, 2017 | 59 mins 7 secs
On today's episode, I interview Bashir Sentongo. Bashir is a computer science student at the University of Surrey near London, and is learning Swift and iOS development in his free time.
16: Bart Jacobs - Author of Cocoacasts Part II
December 4th, 2017 | 1 hr 3 mins
On today’s episode, we continue with Part II of the Bart Jacobs interview. Last week we discussed Bart’s background and the four Swift patterns he swears by, which include name spacing in Swift, dependency injection, value types, and mvvm. In this episode, Bart and I discuss his four books, Mastering Core Data with Swift, Mastering MVVM with Swift, Autolayout Fundamentals, and the Missing Manual for Swift Development.
15: Bart Jacobs - Author of Cocoacasts Part I
November 27th, 2017 | 53 mins 31 secs
On today's episode, I interview Bart Jacobs. Bart is the author of the Cocoacasts blog as well as several Swift and iOS tutorial books such as Mastering MVVM with Swift and Mastering Core Data with Swift.
14: Josiah Mory - Customer Support Representative
November 20th, 2017 | 55 mins 49 secs
On today’s episode, I interview Josiah Mory. Josiah does customer support for a startup and started learning Swift shortly after Swift 3 was released. He put out a fantasy baseball drafting app back in February and hopes to become a professional iOS developer.
13: Mark Fransen - Craft Brewery Bartender
November 14th, 2017 | 47 mins
On today’s episode, I interview Mark Fransen. Mark is a bartender at a craft brewery in downtown LA and holds peer-lab style meet-ups when he gets the chance.
12: Asma Merchant - C# Developer
November 6th, 2017 | 42 mins 43 secs
On today’s episode, I interview Asma Merchant. Asma is a professional C# developer who took an interest in Swift and iOS development. She currently has her first app, “My Pain Tracker” in the App Store.
11: Rob Royce - CS Student
October 30th, 2017 | 52 mins 46 secs
On today's episode, I interview Rob Royce. Rob is a full-time computer science student that works full-time who aspires to be a professional iOS developer.
10: Mike Charland - Developer in Test
October 20th, 2017 | 44 mins 6 secs
On today's episode, I interview Mike Charland. Mike is a QA developer who hopes to become a professional iOS developer.
9: Richard de Borja - Computational Cancer Researcher
October 12th, 2017 | 55 mins 25 secs
Richard is a Computational Cancer Researcher who recently started learning Swift so that he can one day publish an app that will benefit cancer patients.
8: Me, Myself, & I - Inventory Manager
October 9th, 2017 | 24 mins 14 secs
On today's episode, I interview...myself! Due to technical issues with the recording and publishing platform I use for the show, I was unable to record or publish any episodes last week, so in the interest of getting a show out I discuss my backgroun ...
7: Patrick McCrory - Interaction Designer
September 28th, 2017 | 44 mins 26 secs
On today’s episode, I interview Patrick McCrory. Patrick is an entrepreneur and interaction designer who is working on a yet-to-be released augmented reality app named Casper.