One week with SwiftUI

I just wrapped up a week of working with SwiftUI full time. It certainly has some rough edges and each new beta version brings a lot of changes. Here is a recap of what’s working for me and what I still need to figure out. List views are really simple … Read More

Thinking about SwiftUI

Last week I decided to spend the weekend learning about SwiftUI. The weekend turned into an entire week but I was eventually able to learn everything I set out to learn. This course on Udemy was particularly helpful. I’m going to take a long weekend to give myself time to reflect … Read More

Questions for myself about SwiftUI

This weekend I’m going to spend some time with SwiftUI. I tried to think of the most important questions that I want to answer. I have no idea how much progress I will make but if I come up with answers to these I’ll write about them. Can I connect … Read More

Symbols and icons

I’m working on an icon picker for my app. The idea is to allow users to select a color and icon as a secondary way of identifying their lists. I have 10 colors picked out and the color picker is up and running, and I just wrapped up the first … Read More

Finding the right work

When I started Radical Application Development in 2015 one of my core goals for the business was to get into app development. At that time I had built a number of business systems and databases and I was eager to make a consumer product. I didn’t have time to pursue … Read More

New Podcast: Project Update

In spring of 2018 Dave and I put VR Hermits on hiatus. Dave had some interesting work he wanted to focus on and I needed to spend some time on a few consulting projects. We had planned to resume in the fall but I think somewhere along the line Dave … Read More

Updating my website

Sometime last year allowed myself to get away from working on this site. I was never “complete” to begin with, but it got to the point where the content on this site was no longer relevant to the work I do. Today I decided to spend some time trying to … Read More

Project Phidias Day Two – 5/17/2018

Today I wrapped up my initial development cycle for Project Phidias. I added a list/check list system that uses project templates to create lists for tasks. I’m sure I’ll make lots of small changes in the coming weeks but for now I have enough done on this system that I … Read More

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