Software Engineering · watchOS

WatchKit: Best practices for sharing data between your Watch and iOS app

The Apple Watch is here! I’m looking forward to finally doing some development on the actual device. In the meantime, I’ve been getting a lot of comments and questions about sharing data between the WatchKit extension and the parent iOS app in my tutorials. While Apple has provided one API to do this (the reply… Continue reading WatchKit: Best practices for sharing data between your Watch and iOS app

Career · Design · Software Engineering

It’s not my job to care what the product looks like, or is it?

Well it doesn’t look pretty, but we’re not designers anyway…it’s not our job. -Software engineer¬†intern I overheard one of the interns earlier this summer talking about the project he was working on when he was updating his mentor on his progress. He was working as a client-side iOS engineer for the summer and didn’t seem… Continue reading It’s not my job to care what the product looks like, or is it?