Struggling with a basic macOS SideBar, RowList & DetailView app in SwiftUI

Its amazing how fast you can prototype in SwiftUI, it seems like magic. At the same time, when you start to get into the details, it can be infuriating…  Let me explain… After completing the prototype last week and deciding on the key features for the app  I started implementing them. One of the very …

What differentiates good from great Project & Product Managers?

Although this blog is entirely focused on my developer-side, this is a part-time (nights and weekends) enterprise. My ‘main’ job is not in development, it has quite a bit to do with product management. **I promise you this is going somewhere** Over many years, in many roles, the one thing that I’ve seen consistently differentiate …

ML Exploration: Titanic Dataset

In summer 2019 I blogged about how I was taking a couple months to work on Machine Learning. Since then I’ve mostly focused on software for the Mac and server-side development. My ML hands-on knowledge was getting a bit, rusty… Plus, things have evolved a bit: new technologies, new approaches, new concepts… Perfect timing as …

NewsWave 2021.5 for Mac & iOS

I’m happy to report that NewsWave 2021.5 for Mac & iOS has been submitted to the App Store.This is a minor update for both apps, focusing on improving stability and addressing minor edge case bugs.  This includes better handling of posts returning ‘NULL’ as the summary or edge case handling for certain websites, like ‘Engadget’, returning …