83: “Adventure into widgets” with Scriptable developer Simon Støvring
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Simon Støvring, the developer behind several powerful iOS productivity apps, including Scriptable, joins John on an episode all about the new home screen widgets introduced in iOS 14. Topics include how to create and update dynamic widgets, managing and sharing data between an app and its widgets, and much more.
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- Simon on Twitter
- John on Twitter
- The previous episode with Simon
- Data Jar
- A Scriptable widget using the Spotify web API
- A custom calendar and app launcher built with Scriptable
- Displaying custom weather and calendar information using Scriptable
- The JSExport protocol
- Configurable widgets using intents
- The TimelineProvider protocol
- Sharing UserDefaults data within an app group
- In-app intent handling
- SwiftUI’s state management system
- Intro and outro music by Dariusz Dziuk