12: "Kicking the clock down the road", with special guest Casey Liss

Casey Liss joins John and Gui as the very first special guest on the show - to talk about going indie, CarPlay, and to analyze all of the new spelunking findings from the fifth beta of iOS 12.


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11: "What's a computer?"

John and Gui talk about Apple's recent updates to the MacBook Pro and the aftermath of their release, and use that as a starting point for a discussion about the future of the Mac and what really makes a computer a computer.


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10: "Parallel universe Rambo"

John and Gui celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the App Store by talking about how app development and design has changed during the last decade, followed by an in-depth look at the new Shortcuts app and an introduction to Sharecuts.

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9: "Non-pro laptop"

John and Gui dive into the latest news about AirPower, with some brand new details about iOS as an embedded platform. Apple's recent keyboard repair policy then prompts a discussion about what makes a pro machine and what the perfect developer laptop could look like.

Announcement: NSSpain live show

We're super excited to announce that we're doing a live episode of Stacktrace at the NSSpain conference this September! Read more about the conference and get your ticket on the NSSpain website. Hope to see you there!


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8: "I can has debugger"

After settling the scores from last episode's poker game, John and Gui dives into the announcements and news from WWDC 2018. What does the new Shortcuts system mean for Siri, how useful is Augmented Reality really, what's it like building a Mac app using UIKit and Marzipan, and much more.

7: "WWDC Poker"

On this special pre-WWDC episode of the show, John and Gui play a special variant of Poker to share their predictions, speculations and hopes for what Apple might release at WWDC 2018.

The Aftershow

Join us for the first Stacktrace Aftershow on June 5th, a live video stream on which we'll share our reactions to the WWDC keynote and answer your questions about Apple, tech, programming and beyond!

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6: "S**t will happen department"

John and Gui talk about Google's and Microsoft's recent announcements at their developer conferences, and how they might affect Apple. They also discuss the viability of 3rd party Twitter clients, whether Apple is behind in terms of AI, and if a developer's cut of an App Store sale will ever be increased.

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Announcing The Aftershow: Live Q&A with John & Gui

We're super excited to announce The Aftershow - a new monthly live video Q&A show for Stacktrace patrons! The first live stream will take place on the Tuesday of WWDC. Read more and sign up for The Aftershow here.

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5: "Space Gray Mode"

John and Gui dive deep into the possibilities of a WebKit & macOS system-wide dark theme and discuss all the new rumors about a declarative cross-platform UI framework for Apple's platforms.


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1: "Phone apps? Really?"

On this very first episode of the show John and Gui talk about the 10 year anniversary of the iPhone SDK, their memories of getting started with iOS development and what Apple might have in store for the future - including the rumor of a new cross-platform framework developed under the code name "Marzipan".

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