Apple Treats

Bite-sized show for Apple developers.

Episodes air every two weeks

Listen on Apple Podcasts

Podcast hosts:

Danis Tazetdinov Apple competency head, EPAM Systems
Iryna Yatskevich Lead Software Engineer, EPAM Systems
Vladimir Burdukov Lead Software Engineer, EPAM Systems

Wonders of the fall

Date: 14 September 2023 | 6:18 pm Duration: 00:43:59

It's been a long time, we get it. Finally, Apple hosts their regular annual event. New devices, new things to talk about. Let's go through the announcements and also discuss everything happened this…

Spatial computing!

Date: 14 June 2023 | 5:51 pm Duration: 01:06:18

We're yet processing everything we've seen and heard at WWDC23. This was a truly packed event. And now we have to learn new thing – spatial computing. What it is, what it is…

New Hope

Date: 1 June 2023 | 5:45 pm Duration: 00:57:11

WWDC23 is just around the corner. Apple Treats team hopes that there will be some new hype. XR headset? Maybe. New Swift features – definitely. Something else – for sure. We're playing prediction…

Let's chat about GPT

Date: 6 April 2023 | 6:17 pm Duration: 00:49:26

The world is going crazy about generative machine learning models. Now it's not just funny profile pictures, but also chat bots. Or answering machines. Or even junior developers. Let's check what's this hype…

International Women's Day

Date: 8 March 2023 | 9:04 pm Duration: 00:49:26

Apple Treats is back! Finally! And we have another special episode devoted to International Women's Day! We invited Natalia Penferova (from Nil Coalescing) to talk about development, books and IT community and general.…

Holiday Special

Date: 29 December 2022 | 10:08 pm Duration: 00:58:59

2022 is almost over. Podcast team gathered together in a festive mood to look into the year from developer's perspective. What devices captured our attention, events, new features?.. And also, couple of the…

No special event November

Date: 17 November 2022 | 8:18 pm Duration: 00:47:46

We decided to talk about current news. Fears of recession, new beta versions, Stage Manager in production, SwiftUI on Mac. Not much news to report, but still a lot to discuss. And we’ve…

All the news

Date: 20 October 2022 | 6:56 pm Duration: 00:41:47

We're back with couple of recent updates. New iPads are weird. Especially, the pencil. Macros are coming to Swift. iPhones are dominating in US and iOS 16 adoption is also good. And all…

Looking far out

Date: 8 September 2022 | 9:04 pm Duration: 00:52:27

Apple announced new Apple Watches, AirPods and iPhones on 'Far Out.' special event. Podcast team goes through all of the announcements and reflects on possible signs of new features during WWDC22. Podcast hosts:…

Waiting for the release

Date: 19 August 2022 | 12:10 am Duration: 00:48:01

It's August. We're all waiting for the big releases to happen next months. And the only thing we could do today is go through current news and updates for Apple developers. Market reports,…

WWDC22 personal favorites

Date: 21 July 2022 | 8:15 pm Duration: 00:43:32

Apple Treats returns to regular programming with episode on WWDC22. Yes… Better late than never. We're discussing our own personal favorite announcements of WWDC22. Kind of clunky episode, though. 🙂 Podcast hosts: -…

Winter updates

Date: 9 February 2022 | 7:30 am Duration: 00:44:23

We're back! With great new co-host! Probably, with some new podcast sections. And with more fun 🙂 Let's review, what happened in the winter for Apple developers. And there is a lot, actually.…

Dec 28, 2021 – New Year resolutions

Date: 29 December 2021 | 7:36 am Duration: 01:20:16

For the finishing episode of the season we decided to look into next year. For the New Year some developers might want to see new Swift IDE to be released. And so… we've…

Dec 14, 2021 – Betas and education

Date: 15 December 2021 | 9:47 am Duration: 00:53:52

Apple publishes new OS releases just before the show. So these are no longer betas. Meanwhile, Apple partners with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to teach kids how to code. And, yes,…

Nov 30, 2021 – Lawsuits and frameworks

Date: 30 November 2021 | 4:26 pm Duration: 00:46:30

Some say these were slow weeks in Apple developers' world… Probably not so much. Apple sues NSO Group and launches two programs – Self Service Repairs and MacBook Upgrade. New beta versions are…

Nov 16, 2021 – Platforms and services

Date: 17 November 2021 | 7:50 am Duration: 00:52:34

Apple made couple of interesting announces and released couple of updates which affect us, developers. Business essentials program and updates in macOS and iOS, SharePlay and ProMotion displays – we got it covered.…

Nov 2, 2021 – Kotlin Multiplatform Mobile

Date: 3 November 2021 | 7:22 am Duration: 00:46:44

Kotlin Multiplatform Mobile got some updates recently. We invited Anna Zharkova, Kotlin GDE to discuss it and compare to Swift. We're discussing Kotlin and Swift from developers' perspective, looking for similarities and differences.…

Oct 19, 2021 – Pet projects and open source

Date: 20 October 2021 | 5:25 am Duration: 00:37:59

We've invited Alex Grebenyuk to discuss pet projects, open source activities, problems and benefits. How to find time, how to contribute and how to pay respects to those who publish their work. Also…

Oct 5, 2021 – What's new for developers?..

Date: 6 October 2021 | 7:47 am Duration: 00:41:33

iOS 15 is released. Xcode 13 is. So is Swift 5.5. And new SDKs. Together with Vladimir Burdukov we're discussing recent changes and overall impressions of modern day development for iOS and other…

Sep 21, 2021 – iOS 15 is here!

Date: 22 September 2021 | 7:33 am Duration: 00:38:57

Apple Treats team gets back to news. iPhone 13, iPad mini, but that's not all. Epic Games v Apple, rulings in Japan and South Korea – what does it mean for the future…

Sep 7, 2021 – Talks on Swift

Date: 8 September 2021 | 7:37 am Duration: 00:53:49

While we’re waiting for new iPhone, release of iOS 15 and other platforms, Swift 5.5 getting out of beta, let’s talk with Chris Eidhof, founder of and Swift Talk. We’re covering SwiftUI,…

Aug 3, 2021 – Day in iOS developer's life

Date: 4 August 2021 | 5:33 am Duration: 00:47:11

Summer is still quite busy time for developers. While Apple readies iOS for release, we're still doing our projects. So, let's look what are developers doing these days. We're getting into our own…

Jul 20, 2021 – Future of Combine

Date: 21 July 2021 | 7:47 am Duration: 00:40:26

We're getting into reactive programming. WWDC21 has zero attention to Combine. Is it alive? What is the future? How Swift Structured Concurrency will affect it? And we're also touching DocC a bit. Why?…

Jul 6, 2021 – Server-side Swift and VAPOR

Date: 7 July 2021 | 7:22 am Duration: 00:39:16

We've already discussed how Swift expands to Web. So, now it's time to focus on server-side Swift. And, yes, VAPOR. Tim Condon joins our podcast to talk on Swift's future on server, VAPOR…

Jun 22, 2021 – Swift for Web

Date: 23 June 2021 | 7:18 am Duration: 00:47:16

In this episode we're discussing interesting topic of Swift getting into new platforms. Server-side Swift, Swift WebAssembly, Tokamak – we're covering these and other topics with our special guest – Max Desiatov. He…

Jun 8, 2021 – WWDC21!

Date: 9 June 2021 | 6:40 am Duration: 00:41:15

We’re discussing all the things announced by Apple on Keynote and State of the Union. What developers should do the whole next year, what technologies will be trending, what tools we should adopt.…

Jun 1, 2021 – Kids vs apps

Date: 2 June 2021 | 9:04 am Duration: 00:48:38

We're celebrating Children's Day. Together with our guest, Olexandra Dmytrenko, we're discussing all the ways our kid interact with mobile devices. We try to define the age when you should first allow your…

May 18, 2021 – Open source projects

Date: 19 May 2021 | 7:06 pm Duration: 00:28:30

Stuart Breckenridge from NetNewsWire team comes to our podcast. We're discussing origins of NetNewsWire, practices of open source developments, and recommendations for those who want to start contributing to open source or willing…

May 4, 2021 – Sourcery for developers

Date: 5 May 2021 | 8:10 am Duration: 00:52:36

We are joined by Krzysztof Zabłocki to talk about Sourcery, Sourcery Pro and his other projects. As well, as his path in IT. What is Sourcery, and how Pro is different? Unexpected uses…

Apr 20, 2021 – Special pre-event show

Date: 21 April 2021 | 7:39 am Duration: 00:27:10

Apple announces "Spring Loaded" special event for April 20. So we gathered with our team and friends to make some predictions. Listen to this episode to find out, if our predictions were correct.…

Apr 6, 2021 – Security for developers

Date: 7 April 2021 | 6:35 am Duration: 00:39:43

In our fifth episode we talk on Application Security and, of course, about privacy. What are our expectations of WWDC21? What iOS 14.5 brings to users and developers? Apple rejects apps using privacy-unfriendly…

Mar 23, 2021 – Teamwork on mobile projects

Date: 24 March 2021 | 8:59 am Duration: 00:35:07

On this episode we're discussing specifics of working on mobile projects in big (or small) teams. Our guest: – Nikita Leonov, principal developer at Atlassian,

Mar 8, 2021 – International Women's Day

Date: 7 March 2021 | 9:05 pm Duration: 00:36:48

Special episode of Apple Treats devoted to International Women's Day. We cover stories of girls getting into iOS development and discuss what it takes to make apps for women, and look into smartphone…