Me Talking About Marco Talking About Vesper

I like Marco Arment, and even if you don't, one of the things that I respect about his personality is that he doesn't allow you not to have an opinion of him. If that opinion is strong dislike, then at least he inspires something in you. I have read his blog; marco.org; for a while now and there have undeniably been times where I have disagreed with him. One such time (and I had to find a way to bring this up and reveal myself to be the over-caring internet troll I really am) was his blog post about the Playstation 4 reveal conference. I really don't enjoy people talking like experts about a subject they are completely ignorant on. Glad I got that off my chest.

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What It's Like To Not Ship 100 Apps

I'm the sort of guy who learns by doing, and so after 9 months of studying iOS development, I have 'done' a lot. A lot of the so called apps that I have made are a quick test of a certain framework, or maybe even just some experimentation with a particular Cocoa Touch View / View Controller. Nonetheless, there are over 100 functioning (this is what I'll call them, don't judge me:) applets on my hard drive. I wouldn't say that any of them are in a state where I could feel comfortable putting them on the App Store, but they exist, and they work.

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