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Seattle Before the iPhone #5 - Paul Goracke


This episode was recorded 16 May 2013 live and in person at Omni’s lovely offices overlooking Lake Union in Seattle.You can download the m4a file or subscribe in iTunes. (Or subscribe to the podcast feed.)Paul Goracke is a senior staff engineer at Black Pixel, where he works on things he can’t talk about but that you’ve used. He’s also a former instructor at the University of Washington’s Cocoa development program, and has at times been the lead organizer of the Seattle Xcoders.This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Get 10% off by going to http://squarespace.com/therecord. Better still: go work for Squarespace! They’re hiring 30 engineers and designers by March 15, and, “When you interview at Squarespace, we’ll invite you and your spouse or partner to be New Yorkers for a weekend—on us.” The great designers at Squarespace have designed an entire weekend for you, from dining at Alder to going to the Smalls Jazz Club and visiting The New Museum. Seriously cool deal at beapartofit.squarespace.com.This episode is also sponsored by Microsoft Azure Mobile Services. Mobile Services is a great way to provide backend services — syncing and other things — for your iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps. Write code — Javascript code — in your favorite text editor on your Mac. (Mobile Services runs Node.js.) Deploy via git. Write unit tests using mocha (or your tool of choice). Supports authenticating via Twitter, Facebook, and Google — and you can roll your own system. It’s cool.Things we mention, in order of appearance (more or less):

  • CodeWarrior
  • SIOUX-WASTE
  • TextEdit 32K limit
  • WASTE
  • Usenet
  • Metrowerks Ron
  • John Daub
  • Compact Discs
  • Adobe
  • MacTech on SIOUX
  • WorldScript
  • Unicode
  • UTF-8
  • PowerPC
  • Apprentice CDs
  • DNA sequencers
  • California
  • Stanford
  • Sun workstation
  • PC
  • Minnesota
  • Egghead Software
  • NFR copies
  • Think C
  • Think C Reference
  • Learn C on the Macintosh
  • Inside Mac
  • Scott Knaster book
  • Ultimate Mac Programming Guide
  • Apple events
  • Inside OLE
  • 4th Dimension
  • Guy Kawasaki
  • Apple II
  • Atari
  • Commodore
  • VisiCalc
  • BASIC
  • Nibble magazine
  • Elephant Disks
  • Beagle Bros.
  • Byte
  • TRS-80
  • Creative Computing
  • 6502
  • C pointers
  • fseek
  • Apple IIe
  • Apple IIgs
  • Lemonade Stand
  • Token rings
  • 1994
  • The Computer Store
  • Powerbook 180
  • Filemaker
  • SQL
  • HyperCard
  • Myst
  • Broderbund
  • Sierra On-Line
  • King’s Quest
  • PowerPlant
  • Flash
  • JavaScript
  • Java Applet
  • Remote Method Invocation
  • Java Native Interface
  • Windows NT
  • Classpaths
  • Bioinformatics
  • Perl
  • use strict
  • Berkeley DB
  • MySQL
  • RedHat Linux
  • Emacs
  • Quartz Composer
  • Grok
  • Forth
  • Seattle Xcoders
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • NSCoder Night
  • CocoaHeads
  • Pirate flag
  • Advanced Mac OS X Programming book
  • Gus Mueller
  • Rogue Sheep
  • MacBU
  • OmniGroup
  • dBug
  • Lucas Newman
  • Mike Lee
  • Wil Shipley
  • Golden Braeburn
  • Joe Heck
  • Hal Mueller
  • WWDC
  • Luau
  • SFMacIndie Party
  • Jillian’s
  • Jacqui Cheng
  • Clint Ecker
  • Guy English
  • C4
  • NeXT
  • BeOS
  • UW Salvage
  • Subversion
  • Versions
  • John Flansburgh
  • Northside


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 28 February 2014  1h11m