1. Episode #60
  2. Aug 12, 2020
  3. 44m
  4. 44m

The Future of Mac Development with Lucas Derraugh - Part 2

The Future of Mac Development with Lucas Derraugh - Part 2

In this two-part episode, Leo talks with Lucas Derraugh about the future of macOS development. In this second part, we talk about distributing mac apps, Apple Silicon, and the UI changes with Big Sur.
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  2. 44m video at youtube.com


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Apple Silicon

  • Are you getting a DTK?
  • What the future of Windows on the Mac?
  • Running Virtual Machines and Docker on Apple Silicon
  • What are the battery life improvements with Apple Silicon?
  • Migrating Apps using C and C++ Libraries

macOS Big Sur

  • Challenges running on older machines
  • New UI Updates
  • Building UI by staying with Apple's APIs
  • Ensuring Keyboard Support
  • Ensuring Discoverability for "Pros"

Distributing Mac Apps

  • App Store vs Selling Your Self
  • Challenges with Sandboxing
  • Dealing with Notarization
  • Dealing with Permissions Dialogs

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