The Video-Transcripts Edition Saturday, July 9, 2016

Apple Makes Searchable WWDC 2016 Video Transcripts Available, by Jeff Benjamin, 9to5Mac

Not only does the transcript feature allow you to read through sessions, but developers can also perform keyword searches, see all instances where a specific keyword is mentioned in a video, navigate straight to the mentioned keyword, and even share a link to a specific time.

Apple's First iOS Developer Academy To Open In October 2016 At University Of Naples, by Joe Rossignol, MacRumors

The free academy will provide more than 200 students with "practical skills and training on developing apps" in the first year, with more to follow in the years ahead, as part of a nine-month curriculum designed and supported by Apple.

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iOS 10's Control Center Fixes Apple's Longstanding Mess At Last, by Nick Statt, The Verge

The new Control Center is another example of Apple's new philosophy on software, which is more focused on fixing failed launches than it is on clutching to bad ideas.


Google Is Making Better Apps For The iPhone Than For Android, by Dieter Bohn, The Verge

Here’s a thing I didn’t really expect to write: I’m finding that I enjoy Google’s apps more on iOS than I do on Android. Or more specifically: I think that there’s more interesting innovation coming out of Google’s iOS app teams than on Android — at least for the moment.

Best Coloring Books For Adults On The iPad, by Lory Gil, iMore

You've probably noticed more and more coloring books for adults popping up at retail stores recently. That's because it is a great way for grownups to take some time to relax and focus on art without having to be particularly artistic. There are some great coloring book apps built specifically for the iPad that cater to different techniques. We've got a list of the best coloring books for adults for all occasions.


Swift 3 Sherlocked My Library, by Jesse Squires

What’s my favorite thing about Swift 3? Not maintaining third-party libraries that make Cocoa more “Swifty”. Swift 3 sherlocked my libraries, and I couldn’t be happier.

The 6 Month Bug (And Why I Will Never Abbreviate Variable Names), by Beehollander

The problem: One file. One line. One term. One variable. One letter.


The 68 Companies (Including Apple) That Are Taking North Carolina's anti-LGBT Law To Court, by Dawn Chmielewski, Recode

Filing together with the Human Rights Campaign, the friend of the court brief argues that the law condones "invidious discrimination" and damages the undersigned companies’ ability to recruit and retain a diverse workforce.

2016 Will Be One Second Longer Than Expected, by Michelle Z. Donahue, National Geographic

“Leap seconds are now a really big deal, so we have to give six months' notice as to when the next one will be introduced,” Chester says. Despite that lead time, about 10 percent of networks around the world fail in one way or another any time a leap second is added, he says.