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2020-09-27: Episode 6 - Unity Courses, New Videos, AR What now? And a look ahead Show Notes Unity courses on Zenva.com Two new videos on YouTube on the Nova Mac App Set up a …

2020-09-26: Great version of Addicated to Love done metal

2020-09-23: Super excited to see the new Micro.blog 2.0, the details look very inviting and the interface much …

2020-09-18: Spent the evening working on a new icon set idea, starting with the ever popular folders. View here …

2020-09-16: So scribble on iPadOS 24 is pretty good, even with my terrible hand writing.

2020-09-14: That moment #Windows10 throws up a dialog saying your version of Windows 10 is about to reach end of …

2020-09-03: One word to describe the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series …. dang

2020-08-31: First day using the magic keyboard cover on my iPad Pro. Initial impressions are the build is solid …

2020-08-30: Follow along on my No Man’s Sky game stream. We encounter some weird situations like crashes …

2020-08-25: So glad to see a new episode of the Micro Monday Podcast drop in my player this week. Thanks …

2020-08-19: Spent some time with Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 tonight, it is amazing! Is probably the best …

2020-08-17: A little synth coding music for a late Monday night Unity session.

2020-08-15: I will not be surprised if my Apple watch actually says to me “Hey you finally completed a …

2020-08-15: Hands up all those who feel like they’ve seen everything on YouTube at this point? I spend …

2020-08-14: I want share a tweet I posted here, I think it is something software and hardware manufacturers need …

2020-08-09: The Unity Device Simulator makes mobile layout easier. Show notes Unity is a great platform for developing mobile games and applications, but configuring …

2020-08-08: A little late night funky blues to keep the brain moving 🎵

2020-08-08: Totally loving SF Symbols, it has speeded up my early design process tremendously. I just throw in …

2020-08-06: Just discovered this @SketchApp plugin that is simply amazing. Going to try it for a couple of days …

2020-08-04: Another every other Tuesday, that means Xcode beta 4 is another huge download. Let’s skip new …

2020-08-03: OK I’ve missed streaming the past couple of weeks as OBS died on my PC, but I’m planning …

2020-07-31: Breaking Benjamin Iris Cover I have always been a fan of this song by The Goo Goo Dolls. The cover version by a band I always …

2020-07-23: It is amazing to me that after all this time it is still near impossible to find a way to export …

2020-07-23: Finally that horrible battery icon is gone in Mac Big Sur beta 3. The World is finally starting to …

2020-07-21: I don’t care for some of the Big Sur icons but I do love the new sounds. Emptying the trash …

2020-07-18: Friday night coding stream was all about game development in Unity. A few tweaks to a game that I …

2020-07-15: Well my first full day with Beta 2 of Big Sur was a resounding success for the most part. The …

2020-07-14: OK today is the first day that I’m going to use Big Sur beta 2 all day and see if I hit a …

2020-07-13: Install Linux Mint on Parallels for Mac in under 15 minutes. Parallels for Mac is my choice of software for creating VM’s (Virtual Machines). In this step …

2020-07-08: Ok Big Sur beta 2 installed, Xcode 12 beta 2 installed. Took a long time, but it’s ready to be …

2020-07-06: Alright World, let’s make it a good week this week, deal?

2020-06-29: UIBuzz Podcast Episode 4 - Developer Journal 6/29/2020 Show notes I thought it would be interesting to have an audiolog as a developer journal. This week …

2020-06-27: Editing a new video today from Friday stream - Installing Ubuntu 20.04 on Parallels for Mac 15. …

2020-06-25: This is turning into one of those long weeks. Very busy with many things including keeping up with …

2020-06-23: One cool feature for UI layout in Xcode 12 - Canvas MiniMap This is so cool, there is now a minimap for SwiftUI canvas views, so you can zoom in and pixel peep …

2020-06-19: RIP Ian Holm, a great body of work. For me, he’ll always be a terrifying robot in Alien or a …

2020-06-16: Twitch.tv is great for reaching folks So the last couple of days I have made a real effort to reach out to folks on stream that I either …

2020-06-11: New Unity 2019 LTS is here Well this was a nice surprise today, the new LTS for Unity has been released. Hello 2019.4.0f1 This …

2020-06-08: UIBuzz Podcast Episode 3 - React-Native Show notes So what is React Native? Why use it over other tools? Cross-platform development made …

2020-06-07: Not content to settle for one solution I’m trying something a little different today. …

2020-06-04: Time to shift my photography to a new host I’m thinking of moving my photography site grfxmedia.com away from SmugMug, their service is …

2020-06-03: Can I just say, playing with the setup for my live streaming is great fun. So many options and …

2020-06-02: Next up on the UIBuzz Podcast - React Native I am currently working on the next episode of the UIBuzz podcast in which I will be talking about …

2020-05-31: Thinking about a new video series I’m working through an idea right now to start a new video series. I have noticed that there …

2020-05-24: Officially switched to Canary Mail on iOS for my email, worth the $19.99 in my opinion just for the …

2020-05-20: This is one of those weeks where you just have to knuckle down and get on with it. I have so much …

2020-05-17: Tonights gaming stream is Diablo 3 Season 20 on Nintendo Switch. Come and watch the fun and why not …

2020-05-17: As I live streamed my Unity work on www.cashontapgame.com on Friday, I now feel compelled to give …

2020-05-13: Writing tool discovery, trying iA Writer In my never ending search for perfect tools (I know, it will never end). I have been playing around …

2020-05-12: UIBuzz Podcast Episode 2 - What is Unity? Show notes So what is Unity? Why use it over other tools? Cross-platform development made easy …

2020-05-10: A quick tip for anyone that uses Windows and Chocolatey, if you want to upgrade everything installed …

2020-05-07: I’ll say it, how incredible are the new Microsoft surface devices. They really have found the …

2020-05-03: Some late night weekend fun playing and streaming Warframe on the PC.

2020-05-02: This is one of those days where I started writing a tutorial and am now so deep in how to explain a …

2020-04-30: Lately I have noticed a change starting to creep into my thinking when it comes to making apps for …

2020-04-30: UIBuzz Podcast Episode 1 - My iPad Podcasting Set-Up (Format test) I know what you are thinking, this is the same episode as the last one? That is true and yes it is …

2020-04-26: So I subscribe to both Apple Music and Spotify, but I have to say spotify’s station app nails …

2020-04-25: Twitch prime bundle for Destiny 2. You had me at S’Mores emote, but I stayed for the ship.

2020-04-25: What a week, finally the weekend is here and it’s time to hang up the coding hat for a little …

2020-04-24: UIBuzz Podcast Episode 1 - My IPad Podcasting Set-Up Link to my blog post with the results and details Blue Yeti Microphone Audio-Technica ATR2100-USB …

2020-04-23: If you are a gamer and like FPS (first person shooters), you may of tried or do not even know about …

2020-04-21: New SwiftUI video available to Patreon subscribers. www.patreon.com/pwcom Yep it took a while but I …

2020-04-21: OK this is the must watch YouTube playlist for anyone that wants to get the most out of Ferrite for …

2020-04-20: Hey iPhone / iPad app builders it’s 2020. Make a landscape version of that app already! Just saying …

2020-04-20: The Welcome Episode It all starts with nothing, or in this case an episode zero. Something that is almost the birth cry …

2020-04-19: Yep you noticed, well done. I changed the site name from Peter Witham to UIBuzz as that is my …

2020-04-18: Spent some time processing the last photos I took before the lock downs, the idea is to show the …

2020-04-17: Unity event system for broadcasting and listening is a great way to not have a bunch of references …

2020-04-14: Paying the price of procrastination, it’s been a while since I worked in Unity & wrote C# …

2020-04-10: SwiftUI and State Programming Just finished streaming another coding session. SwiftUI and State is the problem of choice to solve …

2020-04-10: Fridays feel really weird at this point, normally you get excited because it’s the weekend. …

2020-04-07: I have to say, I’m rather liking the newer Microsoft Edge browser on Windows, Mac and even …

2020-04-01: Twitch.tv desktop streaming app testing on Windows. It is not as fully featured as say OBS or …

2020-03-31: Darn you social distance Today might be the first time that quarantine started to get to me, the weather outside is great and …

2020-03-29: Updated Unity and dusting off some game projects, it’s been too long and I need to keep my …

2020-03-28: Live Stream Highlights - macOS Programming Fixing a Bug Here’s the highlights of last nights live stream where I work on an attributed string display …

2020-03-22: How to use Xcode 11 and GitHub together. Setting up Xcode 11 to work with GitHub and repositories is much easier than previous versions. In …

2020-03-22: Since SwiftUI came out I have been looking for a solution to multiline text input. Thanks to this …

2020-03-21: New CompileSwift Podcast Episode: WWDC20 In this episode I talk a little about what we know for WWDC20 this year and the changes due to the …

2020-03-20: For those now working from home and needing a good monitor. I use this one on my PC and Mac’s. …

2020-03-20: iPadOS Get's a Cursor Yep, it finally happened without the need to use accessibility or any other work arounds. The iPad …

2020-03-20: Interesting news from the most well known coding repository. GitHub has acquired NPM which I’m …

2020-03-18: Tonights coding album is a new discovery thanks to Apple Music

2020-03-14: Diablo 3 Season 20 is here! That means streaming time, here’s my grind from 0 to 38 for a …

2020-03-12: The fun of moving a domain with G Suite Email Oh how I hate having to repoint a domain name. Today I finally repointed PeterWitham.com to …

2020-03-12: It is going to be very interesting to see how all the remaining conferences handle the COVID-19 …

2020-03-04: Another life saver for USB-C users As a MacBook Pro user it happens to me all the time. Machine = USB-C, Almost everything else = USB …

2020-03-02: Milanote is the collection tool for creatives I’m trying out a new note / collection tool aimed for the creative side of your brain. …

2020-02-28: Love this Apple Watch charger I think my Apple Watch is now charged more times using this little beauty than using the normal …

2020-02-23: The Life Creative Podcast - The one about priorities We all have them, and we all have to make choices. But just how do you do that? Subscribe to the …

2020-02-19: It's about Fractals and roots So short version of a long history, I got into computer graphics after seeing a demonstration of …

2020-02-17: Wolcen Online Play Stream The servers came online again yesterday (Sunday) for Wolcen so tonight I got to sit and do some …

2020-02-13: Finally got off my butt and added a dark mode to the site!

2020-02-09: I was skeptical, but I’m a convert to this daily news wrap. I generally avoid any kind of …

2020-02-07: 10 Years on Github Wow, I only just noticed that this is my 10th year on GitHub. It feels like a milestone of putting …

2020-02-04: The Life Creative Podcast: Go All In My problem might be my biggest strength. When I start something new I go all in, straight for the …

2020-02-02: This afternoons awesome coding classic song is Battle Without Honor or Humanity

2020-02-01: More keyboards means faster typing right? Now to increase finger count by 5

2020-02-01: Some great ideas on how to improve interaction on social networks for creative people. Social Media …

2020-01-29: Gatsby Cloud is Impressive The best part of being infinitely curious is jumping in and trying new things on personal projects …

2020-01-25: TLC Podcast: Always be you, be authentic I think it is very important to always be you. I get that for some people they might not like that, …

2020-01-24: I tried to say nothing. But I have tried not to say anything but I cannot hold back anymore. I am tired of all the Apple …

2020-01-19: For those moments things don’t go as planned, remember you actually can stick a pin in it …

2020-01-18: Trying a new mono font for code work Switching Visual Studio Code and Xcode over to the JetBrains Mono font today to see how well it …

2020-01-18: New post to CompileSwift.com For anyone that ever had to edit Apple’s device profile list. …

2020-01-13: I came across this new service/tool on Product Hunt today and I admit, it has some interesting …

2020-01-12: Long day grinding but 495 in #Diablo3 with just one belt missing from my Season 19 set. Here’s …

2020-01-10: This week I have been thinking about Podcast transcriptions, I have a couple of ideas and will be …

2020-01-09: Web site as macOS desktop background. This came by one of my Slack channels this morning and I think …

2020-01-04: Unity GameObject following a path I have been trying to make a game object follow a path in my Unity game I am working on and this …

2020-01-03: A great podcast episode for anyone interested in getting into game making. overcast.fm

2020-01-03: When I look back at what I learned in the last century it is breathtaking, so the next one will be …

2019-12-30: There is always something relaxing and refreshing wrapping up the year. I am looking forward to my …

2019-12-28: Idea for a new game born out of frustration. Time to scratch the itch and make a better one. Note to …

2019-12-24: Happy Holidays Happy Holidays all. A short podcast this week on The Life Creative since it’s holiday season …

2019-12-22: Live Stream of #darkmode support on PeterWitham.net today Today I think I need to take on the task I …

2019-12-21: Hello Vacation, time to open the creators box It’s end of year vacation time, which in reality means I can spend my time looking at my personal …

2019-12-18: The migration begins for my home site. I think I’m finally there and ready to start moving PeterWitham.com to it’s new look, and new …

2019-12-16: New CompileSwift Podcast Episode: 5 Tips for moving from Xcode 10 to 11 Moving from Xcode 10 to 11 can present a few interesting things that you have to adapt to and a few …

2019-12-15: I am taking a look at @gluon on iOS after listening to the Vincent Tritter on the Micro Monday …

2019-12-12: TLC Episode: Creative Journaling Ideas and Suggestions Journaling is hugely popular, and I believe a great way to learn and improve your creative process. …

2019-12-08: This might be the hardest time of year for software developers. No matter if you work for a company, …

2019-12-02: Thanksgiving is over, long live more productivity Last week I was so productive with videos, podcasts, coding, app work and blog posts all getting …

2019-11-29: Google Game Services Are Cool It has been a very long and interesting day. I have worked through the night and well in to today …

2019-11-28: Seth Godin Nailed The Software Problem OK I don’t normally embed other peoples media, but this episode of Akimbo by Seth Godin struck a …

2019-11-26: New TLC Episode: Capture ideas when you have them It is very important to capture those ideas in any form you can when you have them, even when they …

2019-11-20: The benefits of creating solo - The Life Creative Podcast Not everyone likes working in a team, if you are one of those creatives that likes to run solo then …

2019-11-16: So glad the weekend is here, it’s been a long but very productive week. This weekends schedule …

2019-11-12: New CompileSwift Podcast Episode: Three reasons to use source control Source control is something everyone should be practicing. Maybe you know the term but not the …

2019-11-12: Another wonderfully productive weekend. 2 Podcast episodes, live stream recordings of development …

2019-11-10: I have a new goal that I think I can get done before the year is out. I want to reach 500 commits on …

2019-11-09: Photo - Red Light That Friday night drive home always seems to find the Red.

2019-11-06: Eagerly awaiting delivery of my Brydge keyboard/cover tomorrow for my iPad Pro. I have been wanting …

2019-11-05: The Life Creative Podcast: A new project to truly leave my comfort zone Through a series of synchronistic events I have a new project I am working on. For the first time, I …

2019-11-03: That magical morning you wake up and realize you are right in the middle of a 4 day vacation, joy! …

2019-11-02: Trying to use OBS Studio on macOS Catalina and having problems? Trying to use OBS Studio to stream video and audio on macOS Catalina? You may have some problems …

2019-11-02: Asking for people to get in touch with you at the end of podcast episodes truly does pay off. …

2019-10-31: Stop bashing every mistake companies make With the new details on the MacBook Pro 16” it amuses me that people still say they ‘moved on’ …

2019-10-30: Sheesh what a night/morning in DFW for Weather. Hope all my friends and colleagues out there are …

2019-10-26: DeveloperTip: Need to know what npm packages you have installed globally? $npm list -g --depth 0 …

2019-10-26: Amazing Icons by Shape.so In need of icons that export in SVG, PNG, React and React Native Components? Then I strongly …

2019-10-23: Designing is hard, don’t listen to those that say it’s easy. You sketch ideas for ages and hate …

2019-10-23: Just incase you need a few words to help you get through hump day… You do not need permission …

2019-10-20: Swift is my favorite language of the past few years and the foreseeable future. However that is not …

2019-10-18: New and old developers will get something out of this 37 tip 15 minute Podcast by Sean Allen, so …

2019-10-18: So masternewms and myself and have now finished the storyline for Destiny 2 Shadowkeep and it was …

2019-10-17: New CompileSwift Podcast episode: Should Apple still release yearly OS updates? I think it’s time to have the discussion don’t you? This year the rollout was rough and …

2019-10-16: Well I tried something new, live streaming as I worked on code for my Web site. Not as terrifying as …

2019-10-11: TLC Podcast: Free time...Now What? Free time is a wonderful thing, as a creative person I love having time to work on my projects, but …

2019-10-09: Fall Colors, Time to photograph again One of the great things about the weather changing here in Texas is it gets me in the mood to grab …

2019-10-06: iPadOS 13.1 Initial Thoughts – PeterWitham.com I spent a week working with iPadOS on my iPad Pro. …

2019-10-05: Old TV or old camera flash? You decide.

2019-10-04: So this weekend is hopefully going to have a lot more Destiny 2 Shadowkeep game play streaming as I …

2019-10-01: If the Servers do not die tonight then I plan to stream some game play of Destiny 2 Shadow Keep You …

2019-09-29: Having some fun with SwiftUI and sharing the knowledge SwiftUI is something that I could tell from the announcement was going to change the nightmare that …

2019-09-28: New Geezers who Game and Code Podcast: anchor.fm/gamecode/… We’re talking Nintendo SNES on Switch, Borderlands 3 and the new …

2019-09-25: Having spent only approximately one hour with the new Shortcuts in iPadOS 13.1 I can tell you it …

2019-09-25: Podcast Making Happiness! I admit to a warm glow of happy satisfaction, just checked the play statistics for the CompileSwift …

2019-09-23: Preparing for iPadOS, Some Tips. At you ready for iPadOS tomorrow? (Tuesday Sept. 24th). A few things to consider before installing …

2019-09-18: Podcast Episode: Always Believe in Every Project + Maintain a Skill Wish List Another new episode of The Life Creative Podcast Play the episode here: …

2019-09-18: 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 …

2019-09-15: Yep it’s Sunday, and that means time to break out the Podcast gear and get some recording going. So …

2019-09-14: 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 …

2019-09-12: Some day’s I feel like this guy on my desk.

2019-09-10: Apple September Event Recap: CompileSwift Podcast Freshly published today after the Apple Event. A new episode of the CompileSwift podcast covers all …

2019-09-10: 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 …

2019-09-09: Added Site Search Shout out to @custom and Miraz Jordan @miraz for the walk through on creating a search box for …

2019-09-09: 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 …

2019-09-07: Geezers Who Game and Code Episode 7 Another episode where I get together with my good friend and fellow gamer Newms. Destiny Moves to …

2019-09-05: 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 …

2019-09-04: 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 …

2019-09-02: 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 …

2019-08-30: 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 …

2019-08-26: 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 …

2019-08-26: Back to the best After trying out a few platforms, because we should never settle for something without trying others …