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App Development Cost – What Does it Cost?

The all important question everyone has to ask is: how much will it cost? App development cost varies based on several factors and can range widely. App Development Cost Of course the requirements of the app drive the app development cost. However, that’s not very clear since some requirements are easy/cheap and some are very Read more about App Development Cost – What Does it Cost?[…]

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iOS Icon Resolutions Creator Script

I saw a script online somewhere (stackoverflow?) a while back that created some iOS icon resolutions. I updated it and found it very useful. iOS Icon Resolutions Create icon.sh in a directory and post the code below (don’t forget to chmod 777 the file). Then put the icon (1024×1024 png) in the same directory and run Read more about iOS Icon Resolutions Creator Script[…]

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iTunes TestFlight – TestFlightApp.com Shutting Down Services on 2/26

You may have noticed that TestFlight will shut down on 2/26/15 moving iOS app testing to iTunes TestFlight Beta Testing via iTunesConnect. While this is going to be work, it won’t be much different ultimately. Testflight has a useful FAQ on it. And Apple has a good site with a helpful video. iTunes Testflight Testers Read more about iTunes TestFlight – TestFlightApp.com Shutting Down Services on 2/26[…]

Dev Rocket – Photoshop panel plugin for iOS developers

DevRocket is an iOS development panel plug-in that provides Adobe Photoshop with additional iOS specific tools and functionalities that are designed to assist key areas in iOS app design for all iPhone models including the iPhone 5 and all iPad models. A simplified solution to working between display resolutions, breaking down full ui designs into Read more about Dev Rocket – Photoshop panel plugin for iOS developers[…]

Jumpstart Platform

Screen Shot 2013-04-02 at 12.27.41 PMI haven’t used this, gotten the trial nor benefit in any way, but wanted to mention it b/c I think people might benefit from it since UI/UX is such a challenge to take from vision to reality.

Let me know if you have any thoughts on it especially if you’ve used it.
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Draw Something Email

If you play Draw Something, you may have received the email below from March 24th. I believe in a fairly short email, there’s a lot to notice… It starts w/ love They use humor, pop culture and informality (friendly) They quickly point out features they’re going to add which basically answers the questions users’ have Read more about Draw Something Email[…]

How to Build an App: TestFlight – Testing Apps by Users

  I added a new category called ‘how to build an app‘ and this is a great post for it. It’s certainly not the very first step in how to make an app, but it’s important. TestFlight is a great, free service that allows you to send builds to testers for use on their device. Read more about How to Build an App: TestFlight – Testing Apps by Users[…]

ShareKit Account Setup Needs

For the sharing, you’ll need to create accounts (or use existing accounts) for facebook and twitter. Facebook: 1. Create an account (unless you want to use an existing account): 2. Go to http://www.facebook.com/developers 3. Click on ‘set up a new app’ You’ll need to validate the account w/ a mobile number (it will text a Read more about ShareKit Account Setup Needs[…]

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[…]

Mobile Design Starter Kit v1.0 by Jen Gordon

[UPDATE: Jen Gordon’s “starter” kit is now “full blown” – details here: Tapptics] Check out this designer start kit for mobile design: Mobile Design Starter Kit v1.0 by Jen Gordon. I intend to get it for myself for both learning and using in design. Design isn’t easy (especially for a developer). The set includes leather Read more about Mobile Design Starter Kit v1.0 by Jen Gordon[…]

Interview with app marketing guru, Matthew Palmer, of Marketing Your App

I get asked a lot about marketing apps and what’s best. I’m no expert and the ‘art’ of marketing is wide and deep. But this article should be a good start…    Interview with app marketing guru, Matthew Palmer, of Marketing Your App. We asked for your top questions about promoting your mobile apps, and Read more about Interview with app marketing guru, Matthew Palmer, of Marketing Your App[…]

AppifyWP | WordPress Theme for iPhone and iPad Developers

AppifyWP | WordPress Theme for iPhone and iPad Developers. Build a stunning site for your app in just a few minutes. Drive app downloadsDesigned and optimized to promote your app. Save time & moneyDont bother with designers and HTML, just get it out there. Requirements WordPress 3.0 or higher PHP 5 or higher Self-hosted version Read more about AppifyWP | WordPress Theme for iPhone and iPad Developers[…]

iOS Custom Icons and Images

Here’s info on application images/icons/etc. for size/resolution: iPhone Human Interface Guidelines: Creating Custom Icons and Images. Here’s some more info on naming conventions, etc.: http://developer.apple.com/library/ios/#documentation/iPhone/Conceptual/iPhoneOSProgrammingGuide/BuildTimeConfiguration/BuildTimeConfiguration.html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/TP40007072-CH7-SW12

10 iPhone App Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

10 iPhone App Marketing Mistakes to Avoid. I’ve been fortunate enough in the last year to help Pinger promote 8 different apps into the top 100. I’ve learned as much from the mistakes we’ve made, as from the things we’ve done correctly. ~ Brook Lenox

Information and Files Needed to Submit an iPhone App to the App Store

Below is a list of the various areas and details that you need to determine and enter when submitting an app to the app store… Overview Company Name: (first time only) to appear on iTunes Encryption: Is it used? (I will handle this if you’re my client) App Name App Desc (text only) Primary Category Read more about Information and Files Needed to Submit an iPhone App to the App Store[…]