It all came to a head when we were on a business trip and in a meeting with a handful of individuals whose opinions we really respect. With our usual gusto we showed off 1Password for Apple Watch and…it fell flat. Out of the five people in the room with us, only one person was genuinely excited about. They say two outta three ain’t bad. No one ever says anything about one outta five.
We knew we needed to do more.
The makings of a great app.
Source: Agile Blog | On The Design And Building of 1Password for Apple Watch
“Want of foresight, unwillingness to act when action would be simple and effective, lack of clear thinking, confusion of counsel until the emergency comes, until self-preservation strikes its jarring gong – these are the features which constitute the endless repetition of history.”
Source: Quote by Winston S. Churchill: “Want of foresight, unwillingness to act when ac…”
We’ll be able to start building plug-ins as the product matures to enable all sorts of development, including Swift!
Who’d expect Visual Studio to work with Swift?
Source: Swift and Visual Studio Code – owensd.io
By using View Models the developer can create wrappers around their model objects, simplifying their extension architecture while at the same time reducing the network traffic sent from the phone to the watch.
Source: Reducing WatchKit Traffic With View Models — theScore Tech Blog
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In the last post, we made a simple command line tool. In this post, we’ll add subcommands to that tool.
Source: The npm Blog — Adding subcommands to your command line tool
Every once in a while we’d interrupt that to discuss the typography and the color of the cover. And after each discussion, we were asked to vote. I thought it would be most efficient to vote for the same color we had decided on in the meeting before, but it turned out I was always in the minority! We finally chose red. (It came out blue.)
— Richard Feynman, What Do You Care What Other People Think?
Source: 9 Anti-Patterns Every Programmer Should Be Aware Of
“Audio is one of the most intimate forms of media because you are constantly building your own images of the story in your mind and you’re creating your own production,” Rodero says. “And that of course, is something that you can never get with visual media.”
Source: This Is Your Brain on Podcasts: Why Audio Storytelling Is So Addictive – The Atlantic