Episode 117: Live from London

Synopsis:

Tom jetted off to England for the MacAD.UK conference, where he met up with Ben Toms of Datajar, Graham Gilbert of Airbnb and Joel Rennich of Jamf to talk about the state of macOS Management, what folks are hoping for this summer at WWDC, and how the conference went. There are NO April Fools’ Jokes in this podcast.

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MacADUK Conference

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Conference Sites
Event NameLocationDatesCost
ACEs ConferenceKansas City, MO5-6 June 2019$699 (Basic Event Ticket)
MacDeployment ConferenceCalgary, Canada10-11 June 2019TBA
MacDevOps:YVRVancouver, Canada12-14 June, 2019$275CAD – $495CAD
X WorldSydney, NSW, Australia26-28 June 2019$699 AUD Early Bird
MacAdmins ConferenceState College, PA9-12 July 2019Call For Presenters Open
Jamf Nation User ConferenceMinneapolis, MN12-14 November 2019$799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event NameLocationDatesCost
San Diego Mac AdminsInterlaced, Downtown SD10 April 2019, 6:00 p.m. PTFree
University of Utah Apple AdminsUniversity of Utah Marriott Library17 April 2019, 11:00 a.m. MTFree
Austin Apple AdminsCloudflare17 April 2019, 6:30 p.m. CSTFree
Apple Admins of the Pacific NorthwestLocation TBA18 April 2019, 6:00 p.m. PTFree

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Episode 116: Roundtable

Synopsis:

Marcus, Charles and Tom talk about WWDC, the latest app in the sandbox, MDS’ rapid iteration, McAfee’s new kextless security module, Apple versus Spotify, and Slack’s new Dark Mode.

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  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]
  • Marcus Ransom, Senior Apple Systems Engineer, CompNow [@marcusransom]

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Links & Notes

Tim Perfitt talks about MDS 1.4

Macquisition promises readable images of T2 Macs

BBEdit is sandboxed now

McAfee Endpoint Security 10.6.0 has “kextless mode”

Apple responds to Spotify

Slack gets iOS Dark Mode

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Conference Sites
Event NameLocationDatesCost
Mac Admin & Developer Conference, UKLondon, United Kingdom26-27 March 2019£597 General Adminission
ACEs ConferenceKansas City, MO5-6 June 2019$699 (Basic Event Ticket)
MacDeployment ConferenceCalgary, Canada10-11 June 2019TBA
MacDevOps:YVRVancouver, Canada12-14 June, 2019$275CAD – $495CAD
X WorldSydney, NSW, Australia26-28 June 2019$699 AUD Early Bird
MacAdmins ConferenceState College, PA12-19 July 2019Call For Presenters Open
Jamf Nation User ConferenceMinneapolis, MN12-14 November 2019$799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event NameLocationDatesCost
Apple Admins of PDX100 Market St SW, Portland26 March 2019, 5:30 p.m. PTFree
Houston Apple AdminsEnvision Design27 March 2019, 5:30 p.m. CTFree
MacDeployment Meetup805 10 Ave SW, #20028 March 2019, 6:30 p.m. MTFree
San Diego Mac AdminsInterlaced, Downtown SD10 April 2019, 6:00 p.m. PTFree

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Episode 115: Mat X and MacDevOps YVR

Synopsis:

Mat X of the MacDevOps YVR conference tells us what to expect this summer in Vancouver. What’s DevOps got to do with Mac Admin life? Plenty!

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  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]

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MacDevOps YVR

2019 MacDevOps YVR Speakers

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Conference Sites
Event NameLocationDatesCost
Mac Admin & Developer Conference, UKLondon, United Kingdom26-27 March 2019£597 General Adminission
ACEs ConferenceKansas City, MO5-6 June 2019$699 (Basic Event Ticket)
MacDevOps:YVRVancouver, CanadaJune 12-14, 2019$275CAD – $495CAD
MacAdmins ConferenceState College, PA12-19 July 2019Call For Presenters Open
Jamf Nation User ConferenceMinneapolis, MN12-14 November 2019$799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event NameLocationDatesCost
Austin Apple AdminsCitizen Eatery20 March 2019, 6:30 p.m. CTFree
Dallas Apple AdminsBottle Rocket Studios21 March 2019, 6:30 p.m. CTFree
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Greater NorthwestSplunk Seattle21 March 2019, 6:00 p.m.Free
Apple Admins of PDX100 Market St SW, Portland26 March 2019, 5:30 p.m. PTFree
Houston Apple AdminsEnvision Design27 March 2019, 5:30 p.m. CTFree
San Diego Mac AdminsInterlaced, Downtown SD10 April 2019, 6:00 p.m. PTFree

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114: Git It Done, with Nick McSpadden

Synopsis:

Nick McSpadden at Facebook joins the pod to talk about the basics of Git for folks who have never worked with it before, or who could use a refresher of how commits, forks and pull requests all work.

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  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]

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Source Tree
Git QuickStart

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Event NameLocationDatesCost
Mac Admin & Developer Conference, UKLondon, United Kingdom26-27 March 2019£597 General Adminission
ACEs ConferenceKansas City, MO5-6 June 2019$699 (Basic Event Ticket)
MacDevOps:YVRVancouver, CanadaJune 12-14, 2019$275CAD – $495CAD
MacAdmins ConferenceState College, PA12-19 July 2019Call For Presenters Open
Jamf Nation User ConferenceMinneapolis, MN12-14 November 2019$799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event NameLocationDatesCost
San Diego Mac AdminsInterlaced, Downtown SD13 March 2019, 6:00 p.m. PTFree
Mac DMVLost Dog Cafe, Merrifield14 March 2019, 6:00 p.m. ETFree
Dallas Apple AdminsBottle Rocket Studios21 March 2019, 6:30 p.m. CTFree
Houston Apple AdminsEnvision Design27 March 2019, 5:30 p.m. CTFree

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Episode 113: Rich Siegel and 25 years of BBEdit

Synopsis:

Rich Siegel of Bare Bones software joins the pod this week to talk about BBEdit, TextWrangler’s departure, and life in the App Store World.

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  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge]
  • Marcus Ransom, Senior Apple Systems Engineer, CompNow [@marcusransom]
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  • Rich Siegel, Bare Bones Software

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Links & Notes

BBEdit

The old guard of Mac indy apps have thrived for more than 25 years

Apple asks app makers to remove or disclose behavior recording tools:
A Light Discussion on Bug Bounties
Tom’s Rant Corner on the SSD Service Program
SecureToken troutsplained
Resyncing local account passwords and Secure Token

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Conference Sites
Event NameLocationDatesCost
Addigy Partner SummitMiami, Florida6-8 March 2019$500
Mac Admin & Developer Conference, UKLondon, United Kingdom26-27 March 2019£597 General Adminission
MacDevOps:YVRVancouver, CanadaJune 12-14, 2019$275CAD – $495CAD
Mac Admins at Penn StateState College, PA12-19 July 2019Call For Presenters Open
Jamf Nation User ConferenceMinneapolis, MN12-14 November 2019$799 Early Bird Rate ($699 for EDU)
Meetups
Event NameLocationDatesCost
Toronto Mac AdminsGlobe and Mail Centre28 February 2019, 6:00 p.m. ETFree
St. Louis Mac AdminsHotel Saint Louis, Autograph Collection7 March 2019, 6:00 p.m. CTFree
San Diego Mac AdminsInterlaced, Downtown SD13 March 2019, 6:00 p.m. PTFree
Dallas Apple AdminsBottle Rocket Studios21 March 2019, 6:30 p.m. CTFree
Houston Apple AdminsEnvision Design27 March 2019, 5:30 p.m. CTFree

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