New Geezers who Game and Code Podcast:

anchor.fm/gamecode/… We’re talking Nintendo SNES on Switch, Borderlands 3 and the new Destiny 2 Content
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Having spent only approximately one hour with the new Shortcuts in iPadOS 13.1 I can tell you it truly is a revolution over the old version. This really is going to change the way I interact with my iPad, there are so many new things I can do right from the home screen.
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Podcast Making Happiness!

I admit to a warm glow of happy satisfaction, just checked the play statistics for the CompileSwift Podcast and for just 9 episodes, it tipped over 800 plays today. Yet another reason to love the Swift community and another reason why making Podcasts is a great way to share your thoughts with the World. #podcasts #SwiftLang #Creativity
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Preparing for iPadOS, Some Tips.

At you ready for iPadOS tomorrow? (Tuesday Sept. 24th). A few things to consider before installing that upgrade. If you use a Mac and iCloud sync, then be aware that the iPad will be out of sync with the Mac until macOS Catalina is installed (October release) There is every chance you have some apps installed that have not been upgraded to support dark mode yet, that is the apps responsibility and not an error with the OS.
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Podcast Episode: Always Believe in Every Project + Maintain a Skill Wish List

Another new episode of The Life Creative Podcast Play the episode here: https://anchor.fm/peter-witham/episodes/Always-Believe-in-Every-Project--Maintain-a-Skill-Wish-List-e5elm8 Show Notes Part 1 Every time I start a project, I believe it's the one that is going to work out and make the difference. I have to, and you should as well, why? Because if you do not believe in it at the beginning, why bother even doing it. Part 2  Do you maintain a list of skills you want to work on?
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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 charity and you can too, just like I did. They have a blog post here all about it https://www.git-tower.com/blog/tech-animals But to TL;DR it, show you’re favorite tech and support a charity at the same time. Me…Well of course I went with Linux and Swift!
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Yep it’s Sunday, and that means time to break out the Podcast gear and get some recording going. So glad I took the time to automate some of the process so I can just get down to making the content.
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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 favorite season here in Texas. The Fall! The colors, the sounds, the smells, the resetting ready for next year.
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Some day’s I feel like this guy on my desk.
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Apple September Event Recap: CompileSwift Podcast

Freshly published today after the Apple Event. A new episode of the CompileSwift podcast covers all the hardware details. https://www.compileswift.com/podcast/s01-e08/
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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 some kind of stigma attached to using a pre-built solution. But often that is the fastest way to get to what really matters...making content. To start a new project you need to remove any excuse to procrastinate, and often it seems that generating a tool or system to make the thing you want to make gets in the way.
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Added Site Search

Shout out to @custom and Miraz Jordan @miraz for the walk through on creating a search box for micro.blogs, you can find it here https://custom.micro.blog/2019/06/17/add-a-search.html Thank you!
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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 surprised to see Apple release the Apple Music Beta for the Web. https://beta.music.apple.com/ So I’ve signed up again, the reason I always have a love/hate is the sync never seems to be happy, but if I just keep my library on the Web then that will solve the problem (I hope).
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Geezers Who Game and Code Episode 7

Another episode where I get together with my good friend and fellow gamer Newms. Destiny Moves to Steam, YouTube Streaming Experiments, How do we pick games based on reviews? First, I talk about some YouTube streaming analysis and observations of viewership compared to Twitch, then about migrating from Blizzard to Steam with his Destiny 2 account (and the cross-platform saves). Then Newms talks about game reviews and ratings and how that influences his choice to play or not, then finally I weigh in on my over analysis?
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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 popular posts. Using a UIPickerView as input for another control. https://www.compileswift.com/videos/uipickerview-to-another-control
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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 wonderful thing about this extra day is that I was able to clear my backlog of tasks, emails and all the other stuff that normally takes up the day. I was able to take care of all that and give myself a bonus day to create and play. To me, that means breaking out the camera gear and having some fun.
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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 iOS/iPadOS 13.1 betas? Finally, how did my experiences with macOS Catalina beta 7 go? All will be revealed if you turn your ears and fire up the episode!
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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 chance to reflect upon any changes that I think are needed or may make things better for the next year.

A few thoughts have been crossing my brain so far, and this is my little checklist of thoughts to complete. I am sharing them in the hope that they might provide you a way to approach doing the same. It is all too easy to forget all the things we did throughout the year that maybe need to be revised.


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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 DSLR and all its lenses.
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Back to the best

After trying out a few platforms, because we should never settle for something without trying others as well. I'm back! I'll probably write about my thoughts on the others I tried but I don't want to make this a negative post. The positive side is that micro.blog just works the way I want to and without all the foo foo.
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