Podcast Downloader

Since I stopped working on Beer Style Guidelines, I have been looking for something to work on. I've tinkered with a few things here and there. Nothing really stuck until recently. I just finished a small project. I wrote a small app to download podcast episodes. I have two music…

My Development Toolbox (2022 Edition)

In 2018, I wrote about My Development Toolbox. I thought I would revisit the subject and write an updated post. These are tools that I use daily. Some of these have changed since 2018, but many remain the same. Xcode Xcode is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) developed by Apple.…

Beer Style Guidelines 2022.5

Beer Style Guidelines 2022.5 has been released. This update includes: * An updated sidebar (guide list) * Fixed a crashing issue when putting the app into the background * Fixed a crashing issue that occurred sometimes when rotating the device. * Added macOS support via Mac Catalyst. The key feature for this release…

Laptop Upgrade

I’ve recently upgraded my laptop. Previously, I was running a 2017 13” (Intel) Apple MacBook Pro. It was good in most situations. However, the battery has started to suffer. I would get about an hour of (side-project) development time before the battery was at about 10%. I’ve upgraded…

Beer Style Guidelines 2022.4

Beer Style Guidelines 2022.4 has been released. This update includes the following: * I’ve re-added all older guides. If it used to be in the app, it’s in the app again. * I think I’ve also fixed the favoriting of BJCP (2015 & 2021) 20A, 20B, & 20C. I am…

The Future of Beer Style Guidelines

I shipped the first version of Beer Style Guidelines on Jun 26, 2015. I’ve been supporting the app in an on and off fashion since then. There was a two-year hiatus when I didn’t ship any updates to the app. That’s over seven years of updates and…

WWDC

WWDC 2022 was this past week and it was great. I didn’t get to watch enough sessions. There are a ton that I want to watch. I’ll slowly chip away over the next few months. I’ve been lucky enough to attend Apple’s WWDC in person several…

Beer Style Guidelines 2022.2

Beer Style Guidelines 2022.2 has been released. I’m on a bit of a roll with these updates. In both of these updates, I’ve added new guides. This update includes the following: * Adds the 2022 Brewers Association Beer Style Guidelines. * Fixes a crashing issue. For real this time.…