Peter Witham

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2020-02-12: Finally got off my butt and added a dark mode to the site!

2020-02-09: I was skeptical, but I’m a convert to this daily news wrap. I generally avoid any kind of …

2020-02-07: 10 Years on Github Wow, I only just noticed that this is my 10th year on GitHub. It feels like a milestone of putting …

2020-02-04: The Life Creative Podcast: Go All In My problem might be my biggest strength. When I start something new I go all in, straight for the …

2020-02-02: This afternoons awesome coding classic song is Battle Without Honor or Humanity

2020-02-01: More keyboards means faster typing right? Now to increase finger count by 5

2020-02-01: Some great ideas on how to improve interaction on social networks for creative people. Social Media …

2020-01-29: Gatsby Cloud is Impressive The best part of being infinitely curious is jumping in and trying new things on personal projects …

2020-01-25: TLC Podcast: Always be you, be authentic I think it is very important to always be you. I get that for some people they might not like that, …

2020-01-24: I tried to say nothing. But I have tried not to say anything but I cannot hold back anymore. I am tired of all the Apple …

2020-01-19: For those moments things don’t go as planned, remember you actually can stick a pin in it …

2020-01-18: Trying a new mono font for code work Switching Visual Studio Code and Xcode over to the JetBrains Mono font today to see how well it …

2020-01-18: New post to CompileSwift.com For anyone that ever had to edit Apple’s device profile list. …

2020-01-13: I came across this new service/tool on Product Hunt today and I admit, it has some interesting …

2020-01-12: Long day grinding but 495 in #Diablo3 with just one belt missing from my Season 19 set. Here’s …

2020-01-10: This week I have been thinking about Podcast transcriptions, I have a couple of ideas and will be …

2020-01-09: Web site as macOS desktop background. This came by one of my Slack channels this morning and I think …

2020-01-04: Unity GameObject following a path I have been trying to make a game object follow a path in my Unity game I am working on and this …

2020-01-03: A great podcast episode for anyone interested in getting into game making. overcast.fm

2020-01-03: When I look back at what I learned in the last century it is breathtaking, so the next one will be …

2019-12-30: There is always something relaxing and refreshing wrapping up the year. I am looking forward to my …

2019-12-28: Idea for a new game born out of frustration. Time to scratch the itch and make a better one. Note to …

2019-12-24: Happy Holidays Happy Holidays all. A short podcast this week on The Life Creative since it’s holiday season …

2019-12-22: Live Stream of #darkmode support on PeterWitham.net today Today I think I need to take on the task I …

2019-12-21: Hello Vacation, time to open the creators box It’s end of year vacation time, which in reality means I can spend my time looking at my personal …

2019-12-18: The migration begins for my home site. I think I’m finally there and ready to start moving PeterWitham.com to it’s new look, and new …

2019-12-16: New CompileSwift Podcast Episode: 5 Tips for moving from Xcode 10 to 11 Moving from Xcode 10 to 11 can present a few interesting things that you have to adapt to and a few …

2019-12-15: I am taking a look at @gluon on iOS after listening to the Vincent Tritter on the Micro Monday …

2019-12-12: TLC Episode: Creative Journaling Ideas and Suggestions Journaling is hugely popular, and I believe a great way to learn and improve your creative process. …

2019-12-08: This might be the hardest time of year for software developers. No matter if you work for a company, …

2019-12-02: Thanksgiving is over, long live more productivity Last week I was so productive with videos, podcasts, coding, app work and blog posts all getting …

2019-11-29: Google Game Services Are Cool It has been a very long and interesting day. I have worked through the night and well in to today …

2019-11-28: Seth Godin Nailed The Software Problem OK I don’t normally embed other peoples media, but this episode of Akimbo by Seth Godin struck a …

2019-11-25: New TLC Episode: Capture ideas when you have them It is very important to capture those ideas in any form you can when you have them, even when they …

2019-11-19: The benefits of creating solo - The Life Creative Podcast Not everyone likes working in a team, if you are one of those creatives that likes to run solo then …

2019-11-16: So glad the weekend is here, it’s been a long but very productive week. This weekends schedule …

2019-11-12: New CompileSwift Podcast Episode: Three reasons to use source control Source control is something everyone should be practicing. Maybe you know the term but not the …

2019-11-12: Another wonderfully productive weekend. 2 Podcast episodes, live stream recordings of development …

2019-11-10: I have a new goal that I think I can get done before the year is out. I want to reach 500 commits on …

2019-11-09: Photo - Red Light That Friday night drive home always seems to find the Red.

2019-11-06: Eagerly awaiting delivery of my Brydge keyboard/cover tomorrow for my iPad Pro. I have been wanting …

2019-11-05: The Life Creative Podcast: A new project to truly leave my comfort zone Through a series of synchronistic events I have a new project I am working on. For the first time, I …

2019-11-03: That magical morning you wake up and realize you are right in the middle of a 4 day vacation, joy! …

2019-11-02: Trying to use OBS Studio on macOS Catalina and having problems? Trying to use OBS Studio to stream video and audio on macOS Catalina? You may have some problems …

2019-11-02: Asking for people to get in touch with you at the end of podcast episodes truly does pay off. …

2019-10-31: Stop bashing every mistake companies make With the new details on the MacBook Pro 16” it amuses me that people still say they ‘moved on’ …

2019-10-30: Sheesh what a night/morning in DFW for Weather. Hope all my friends and colleagues out there are …

2019-10-26: DeveloperTip: Need to know what npm packages you have installed globally? $npm list -g --depth 0 …

2019-10-25: Amazing Icons by Shape.so In need of icons that export in SVG, PNG, React and React Native Components? Then I strongly …

2019-10-23: Designing is hard, don’t listen to those that say it’s easy. You sketch ideas for ages and hate …

2019-10-23: Just incase you need a few words to help you get through hump day… You do not need permission …

2019-10-20: Swift is my favorite language of the past few years and the foreseeable future. However that is not …

2019-10-18: New and old developers will get something out of this 37 tip 15 minute Podcast by Sean Allen, so …

2019-10-18: So masternewms and myself and have now finished the storyline for Destiny 2 Shadowkeep and it was …

2019-10-17: New CompileSwift Podcast episode: Should Apple still release yearly OS updates? I think it’s time to have the discussion don’t you? This year the rollout was rough and …

2019-10-15: Well I tried something new, live streaming as I worked on code for my Web site. Not as terrifying as …

2019-10-11: TLC Podcast: Free time...Now What? Free time is a wonderful thing, as a creative person I love having time to work on my projects, but …

2019-10-09: Fall Colors, Time to photograph again One of the great things about the weather changing here in Texas is it gets me in the mood to grab …

2019-10-06: iPadOS 13.1 Initial Thoughts – PeterWitham.com I spent a week working with iPadOS on my iPad Pro. …

2019-10-05: Old TV or old camera flash? You decide.

2019-10-04: So this weekend is hopefully going to have a lot more Destiny 2 Shadowkeep game play streaming as I …

2019-10-01: If the Servers do not die tonight then I plan to stream some game play of Destiny 2 Shadow Keep You …

2019-09-29: Having some fun with SwiftUI and sharing the knowledge SwiftUI is something that I could tell from the announcement was going to change the nightmare that …

2019-09-28: New Geezers who Game and Code Podcast: anchor.fm/gamecode/… We’re talking Nintendo SNES on Switch, Borderlands 3 and the new …

2019-09-25: Having spent only approximately one hour with the new Shortcuts in iPadOS 13.1 I can tell you it …

2019-09-25: Podcast Making Happiness! I admit to a warm glow of happy satisfaction, just checked the play statistics for the CompileSwift …

2019-09-23: Preparing for iPadOS, Some Tips. At you ready for iPadOS tomorrow? (Tuesday Sept. 24th). A few things to consider before installing …

2019-09-18: Podcast Episode: Always Believe in Every Project + Maintain a Skill Wish List Another new episode of The Life Creative Podcast Play the episode here: …

2019-09-18: Share and Show the Tech Love with Tower's Help Not only do I love tech, but I love helping if I can. Tower, the Git client for macOS is helping …

2019-09-15: Yep it’s Sunday, and that means time to break out the Podcast gear and get some recording going. So …

2019-09-14: Almost my favorite Texas time of year As the temperature slowly, oh so slowly, starts to move downwards, I start to get excited for my …

2019-09-12: Some day’s I feel like this guy on my desk.

2019-09-10: Apple September Event Recap: CompileSwift Podcast Freshly published today after the Apple Event. A new episode of the CompileSwift podcast covers all …

2019-09-10: It's OK to start with a template! New Podcast Episode There is no shame in using a template or preset to get a project started. Often I hear that there is …

2019-09-09: Added Site Search Shout out to @custom and Miraz Jordan @miraz for the walk through on creating a search box for …

2019-09-09: Apple Music on the Web! Cool I have an on and off again love with Apple Music, but I have to admit even I’m impressed and …

2019-09-07: Geezers Who Game and Code Episode 7 Another episode where I get together with my good friend and fellow gamer Newms. Destiny Moves to …

2019-09-05: Use a UIPickerView as input for another control. I write a lot of things about Apple Swift, here is an updated version (video) of one of my most …

2019-09-04: With Just a Little Time, Comes Creativity This weekend in the US, we had a holiday. This means I got an extra day to stretch my brain. The …

2019-09-02: New CompileSwift Podcast, Season 1 Episode 7 It’s that time again, September is here and another Apple event. Plus just what is up with those …

2019-08-30: Digital House Keeping and Planning Ahead

In the later part of every year, I like to regroup my workflows and online presence, this gives me a …

2019-08-26: Moody Car Shot Time, Shot on an iPhone How about a nice moody car shot. Shot on a mobile phone, oh how far we have come as I look at my sad …

2019-08-26: Back to the best After trying out a few platforms, because we should never settle for something without trying others …