iOS Development with Firebase (Online Course)

Firebase is popular software suite that enable mobile developers to quickly and easily add server-side functionality to apps: authentication, data storage, and more. This course explores some of the most useful services in the Firebase SDK for iOS app development. Instructor Bear Cahill starts by showing how to set up a project in the Firebase Read more about iOS Development with Firebase (Online Course)[…]

iOS Unit Testing with Xcode (Online Course)

Unit Testing for iOS Developers   Unit testing is a useful method for verifying functionality—both before and after development—and can help you catch and fix bugs. Xcode can automatically add unit test support to your projects. In this course, explore the fundamentals of unit tests in Xcode and discover how to add unit tests to Read more about iOS Unit Testing with Xcode (Online Course)[…]

iOS CoreBluetooth BLE Online Course

Adding Bluetooth LE functionality to your app can be intimidating. Dealing with hardware connections is always a bit of a mystery. CoreBluetooth really helps simplify the details and the heavy lifting. It boils down the connection and communication to something more familiar to most developers. The course: @Lynda @Linkedin Learning However, there are still a lot Read more about iOS CoreBluetooth BLE Online Course[…]

Linkedin Career Clinic

Featured on LinkedIn Career Clinic: Developer Insights

Bear is featured on the latest Linkedin Career Clinic: Developer Insights video. The video features a handful of content authors for Linkedin Learning on the topic of clean code practices. Being passionate about your work is always plus and hopefully a goal. Even though development is often as much math and science as anything else, Read more about Featured on LinkedIn Career Clinic: Developer Insights[…]

iOS Network Development Using URLSession and Alamofire Online Course Release

  iOS Network Development Using URLSession and Alamofire with: Bear Cahill …is now available on LinkedIn Learning: https://www.linkedin.com/learning/ios-network-development-using-urlsession-and-alamofire and on Lynda.com: https://www.lynda.com/iOS-tutorials/iOS-Network-Development-Using-URLSession-AlamoFire/645028-2.html Course Description: Networking is a common component of modern mobile apps, necessary for authenticating user accounts, fetching data, and downloading and uploading files. Learning the latest networking frameworks is vital to quality, maintainable Read more about iOS Network Development Using URLSession and Alamofire Online Course Release[…]

Stack Overflow Developer Survey Results 2017

The stack overflow Developer Survey results for 2017 proved fairly interesting, somewhat confirming, slight surprising and a semi-overwhelming. You can read the results yourself to decide what’s interesting. There’s a few things I felt noteworthy to me…   FREEDOM! When I went solo I had a few intentions: no physical product, no physical location, no Read more about Stack Overflow Developer Survey Results 2017[…]

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App Development: Hire, Outsource or Freelance

There’s a not of pros and cons to the different approaches to getting an app developed. But first there’s apps and then there’s apps. App Development: Hire, Outsource or Freelance Does your “app” calculate tips? That’s pretty basic. But if you’re building “the next Facebook” it’s really more of a company you’re building. If you’re Read more about App Development: Hire, Outsource or Freelance[…]

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HelloTechPros.com Podcast Interview Posted

I did an interview recently with hellotechpros.com podcast. Their “Saturday” topic is on Entrepreneurship. From the site… If you’re painting a picture of a sunset and someone tells you to add a dolphin, does that person’s idea represent your vision? If not, Bear Cahill recommends that you thank them for the input and move on. Entrepreneurs have Read more about HelloTechPros.com Podcast Interview Posted[…]

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App Development Market Study Infographics

Here’s a couple of interesting infographics on the App Development Market from ContractIQ – see the full article  Techcrunch and various other industry magazines App Development Market Study Infographics Download the whole report here – https://contractiq.com/mobile-app-development-report-2015 Hourly rate info…     SDK/API usage…

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My Book “iOS in Practice” is the Manning “Deal of the Day”

Use code dotd042614tw at manning.com/cahill iOS in Practice is a hands-on guide with 98 specific techniques to help solve the specific problems you’ll encounter over and over as you work on your iPhone and iPad apps. You’ll dig into the practical nuts and bolts of applying views, view controllers, table views and cells, audio, images, graphics, Read more about My Book “iOS in Practice” is the Manning “Deal of the Day”[…]

New App: Leaky Faucet Drip Calculator by Tapping

Leaky Faucet Drip Calculator – Tap to determine water waste, location-based sponsorship/advertising (Android version) Check out a recent app we developed – the Leaky Faucet Drip Calculator will help you determine water waste from a drippy faucet. Tap on the app with each drop and the app will tell you the water wasted per day, month Read more about New App: Leaky Faucet Drip Calculator by Tapping[…]

Dallas/Ft Worth (DFW) App Development

The Dallas Morning News had a tech-blog a while back. It’s gone now. It has several articles on it about local (to DFW) app development shops including this one (Brainwash Inc.). The tech-blog is gone now due to the Dallas Morning News being purchased. I guess they shut down or replaced the tech blog. It’s Read more about Dallas/Ft Worth (DFW) App Development[…]

Featured on ContractIQ

Brainwash Inc. is featured today on ContractIQ. They are showcasing the ITGO app developed for interval training using the user’s fast/slow playlists for the various intervals. ITGO utilizes a very custom interface with dials and nobs. Also, the interval timing is displayed with a circle of on/off LED-like images. The playlists are created by the Read more about Featured on ContractIQ[…]

Fit4Today – Fitness App

No In-App Purchases – one price you get it. A simple tool to track your 400 rep workout. Randomly generated 4-move workout. 10 reps, 10 times. 400 reps. Great for a quick, at-home workout. A variation of the deck-of-cards workout but with out the variation of 2, 3, 4 reps – it’s all 10 reps. Read more about Fit4Today – Fitness App[…]

Manning: iOS in Practice – RELEASED!

iOS in Practice is a hands-on guide with 98 specific techniques to help solve the specific problems youll encounter over and over as you work on your iPhone and iPad apps. Youll dig into the practical nuts and bolts of applying views, view controllers, table views and cells, audio, images, graphics, file structure—and more. Examples Read more about Manning: iOS in Practice – RELEASED![…]

Remote Workers More Engaged, Committed

Nice little article about communication with remote workers versus on-site workers: I agree the many people assume that being on-site (visible) means they are controllable, engaged, focused, etc. but I think it’s far from true as a rule. What I mean is, it’s not a given. It depends on the person, the job, the environment, Read more about Remote Workers More Engaged, Committed[…]

iOS 5 beta update iPhone/iPad

I do it every time! The beta of the new iOS comes out, I update to it and regret it. Every time.

Every time I do it, I can’t remember the reason I regret it and so I do it again the next time. I need to write it down… here?

[UPDATE: I also always forget that the betas expire… and never at the right time. Like a smoke alarm beeping in the night.]

So I updated to iOS 5 the other day. Regret. Actually, this time it probably wasn’t as bad as usual…
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How to Hire an App Developer Primer (part 1) | 148Apps.biz

How to Hire an App Developer Primer (part 1) | 148Apps.biz. Here’s the first in a series of posts I hope will analyze the relationship btwn client and developer. I deal w/ a lot of clients varying in size, concept, ideas, etc., etc. – I enjoy the variety and most clients have their concept developed Read more about How to Hire an App Developer Primer (part 1) | 148Apps.biz[…]

We won! Announcing the winners of the AppifyWP WordPress theme!

  Announcing the winners of the AppifyWP WordPress theme!. Corey from AppifyWP graciously offered a few licenses of his great WordPress theme to our readers. He has selected the winners: @albertgrala @bearc0025 @AppleNTech @tjreo @GFCTheme The winner of the unlimited license is: @Stoicjustice83 Congrats to the winners and thanks again to Corey for providing this Read more about We won! Announcing the winners of the AppifyWP WordPress theme![…]

iOS in Practice Book Table of Contents

Here’s the current chapter listing for the “iOS in Practice” book I’m writing for Manning Publishing. Table of Contents Resources 1. Getting Started with iOS Development – FREE 2. Creating an iOS Application – AVAILABLE 3. Using View Controllers and Images in PicDecor – AVAILABLE 4. Accessing the Address Book/Contacts in Dial4 – AVAILABLE 5. Read more about iOS in Practice Book Table of Contents[…]

Beer Me

Beer Me is a beer location finding app for the iPhone. Using your current GPS coordinates, zip code or city/state location, Beer Me finds nearby places that sell beer using the database from ratebeer.com. You can view details including address, phone number, rating and distance – even get directions using the Google Maps app. For Read more about Beer Me[…]

About Brainwash Inc.

Sequincing 0’s and 1’s for your development needs. Specilizing in mobile development including iPhone, BlackBerry, J2ME and TC65. Contact us at support@brainwashinc.com Client list: Bottle Rocket Apps AppCubby Handmark Semaphore Mobile FasterCharts More available upon request.