iOS indie developers writing every day about their stuff.

On Progress

Ray Merkler
hindrances.com

Something has started bothering me a lot recently: How do I gauge my own rate of progress? My first thought is to compare how quickly I Get Things Done to how quickly other developers do so. If my friends at Final … Continue reading →

Subversion to Git

Tod Cunningham
fivelakesstudio.com

A couple weeks ago Ken and I decided to make the plunge from Subversion to Git.  The main catalyst for this was some Hype generated files I wanted to check into Subversion.  Unfortunately, every time you generate the HTML for a Hype project it blows away the folder structure, which removes the .svn folder and gets subversion all confused.  I understand there are newer versions of Subversion that resolve that issue, but I decided to just do the switchover to Git given that’s where it seems most people are going today.Picking a Hosting ProviderGiven Ken and I work together on […]

The REAL Trouble With Android

Steffen Itterheim
learn-cocos2d.com

It isn’t piracy! … Not even close. I have a problem with terms that are not clearly defined. Words like “much”, “a lot” or as in this case: “unbelievably high”. If you argue that the problem with Android is its high piracy rate based on one developer’s subjective statement and general hearsay, it’s not an […]

Are Your (Older) Apps Ready for iOS6?

Mark Granoff
hawkimedia.com

I would hope this is obvious to anyone who’s been around the iOS eco-system during an iOS beta period: Make sure your apps will continue to work with the new release! Last week I tweeted this: The message was clear: Now is the time to smoke-test your existing apps using the available (to developers) iOS6 … Continue reading →

Adventures in App Monetization: Search Optimization

Colin Phillips
angrychickensoftware.com

In the last two weeks updated versions Photo Notes and One Stop Crop have been released in the app store. The changes to One Stop Crop were fairly minor – I updated the version of the Aviary suite which included Sepia and Black/White filter effects.  Photo Notes was somewhat more extensively changed: I introduced a […]

Adventures in App Monetization: Search Optimization

Colin Phillips
angrychickensoftware.com

In the last two weeks updated versions Photo Notes and One Stop Crop have been released in the app store. The changes to One Stop Crop were fairly minor – I updated the version of the Aviary suite which included Sepia and Black/White filter effects.  Photo Notes was somewhat more extensively changed: I introduced a […]

Adventures in App Monetization: Search Optimization

Colin Phillips
angrychickensoftware.com

In the last two weeks updated versions Photo Notes and One Stop Crop have been released in the app store. The changes to One Stop Crop were fairly minor – I updated the version of the Aviary suite which included Sepia and Black/White filter effects.  Photo Notes was somewhat more extensively changed: I introduced a […]