Category Archives: Release Notes

#423: CaaS

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We’re joined again today by Curtis Herbert, developer of Slopes, to discuss WWDC. Last week we talked about announcements that made the keynote. Today we dive into some of the WWDC sessions that Joe and Curtis have watched and how what they have seen will affect the businesses of iOS and Mac developers. We discuss how StoreKit2 should make it easier for developers to validate and monitor receipts, App Store changes that will allow for A/B testing, the ability to report scam apps, privacy improvements, and more. Continue reading

#422: A Middle Finger to Android

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We’re joined today by Curtis Herbert, developer of Slopes, to discuss the WWDC keynote and how the announcements that Apple made will affect the businesses of iOS and Mac developers. We talk about new Swift language features, how Apple’s focus on privacy will affect marketing efforts, changes coming to the App Store, developing and deploying iOS apps in Swift Playgrounds, Xcode Cloud, TestFlight for Mac, and lots more. Continue reading

#421: It’s Cheap…But It’s Also Cheap

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Charles is preparing for another round of cold email marketing, so today we continue our discussion about email marketing. We talk about doing the pre-work that’s necessary to make sure your pitch is relevant to the recipient, developing a willingness to step outside your comfort zone to market your business, and exploring alternate real-world channels like postcards and pizza boxes. Continue reading

#420: I Think Mine Are Helpful

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Charles is preparing for another round of cold email marketing, so today we discuss some of the considerations that go into a cold email campaign. We talk about getting over the uncomfortable feeling that you’re bothering people with your advertising, strategies for targeting higher value customers, and the importance of developing trust when selling to potential customers. Continue reading