Weekly links 2018-01-28 including a glorious essay about the McRib as a commodity, PR luvvies and how to pay for followers on social media.
Looking forward to the next Limerick iOS Development meetup on Feb 9th. Local dev Allen Wixted will be showcasing his new AR app No Place Like, and sharing some of its backstory.
Weekly links 2018-01-21 including BuzzFeed’s style guide and German board games.
New podcast episode “Return immediately or your tree will die” with some good game recommendations from Baz at the end.
Links 2018-01-14: including cryptocurrency cynicism, the origins of the Iraq war in 1990s WWII nostalgia, naming things, mens fashion and the 17 year-old in Ratoath teaching the world how to (maybe) make a fortune.
Starting a new job today. The commute is very nice.
[Weekly links 2018-01-07](http://thomas.bibby.ie/links-2018-01-07/)
Great coffee returns to Limerick’s Mallow Street. So happy!
@aaronblock I enjoyed your blog post about using Swift as a teaching language. Curious to know how changes in Swift 3/4 have made a difference, e.g. readLine()?
Interesting news for iOS devs – Buddybuild has been acquired by Apple. There have been consistent improvements in continuous integration/delivery in Xcode over the past few years but this could be a big step change. I wonder if they will make the additions to Xcode Server or will they switch to a cloud model for testing and deployment?
A new experiment I’m running – [a weekly list of links to things I enjoyed reading over the week.](http://thomas.bibby.ie/links-2017-12-31/) Feedback welcome!
New podcast episode! If you’re looking for some holiday gaming recommendations, Baz and Dave have some good ones towards the end. http://worstcasescenario.ie/podcast/049-technology-to-enable-me-to-use-less-technology/
New post: “Eight opinionated tips for people learning Swift” http://thomas.bibby.ie/eight-opinionated-tips-for-people-learning-swift/
When you close a street to traffic, you open it to hearts and minds.
New blog post: “Starting to break out from the walled garden” http://thomas.bibby.ie/starting-to-break-out-from-the-walled-garden/
Think everything is hooked up now. I can even post to my own microblog from the micro.blog app! Love the simplicity of it all. Kudos to @manton for allowing me to take control of my own content. Wonder if that @ mention will work?
Hopefully this is now set up to post to micro.blog – am taking notes and might do a writeup later.
Weekend project start (this!) new micro-blog and hook it up to http://micro.blog – going for an off-the-shelf wordpress theme to get it up and running quickly