As a mobile app developer, I am frequently approached by people with a “great” app idea. Now I tell them to first read Idea to iPhone by Carla White. It spells out many of the issues I routinely bring up. For example, avoid ideas that require a server — that complicates
Displaying styled text in an iOS app has always been a hassle, resorting either to an HTML view or cramming together attributed text, but now there's a more convenient option, markdown support provided by iOS 15. And now I have a reason to upgrade my Talk Dim Sum app requirement
This has got to be a personal record – I have two updates for the same app, Talk Dim Sum, released on the App Store in the same day, I suspect because I included the phrase "fixes for iOS 15" in the release notes. The first update replaced all the action
I've been cleaning up my github repos and found this slide presentation of my gamedev career I made for some students last year. I hope it was inspiring!
I don't know why Canadians have the reputation (or stereotype) of being super polite. My worst app reviews are from Canada. Or maybe it's just my dim sum app. One reviewer got in a huff that I didn't include Vancouver and San Francisco in the restaurant list. Well, just ask.
One thing I enjoy about Flutter development is escaping the confines of Xcode. In particular, Visual Studio Code and your formatting extensions, where have you been all my life? In Xcode, I didn't even know about Control-I, so I've been manually indenting like I'm still typing BASIC code on my
There are a lot of language learning apps out there (my favorites are Drops and Memrise), but one immersive way of forcing yourself to learn a language, short of traveling to another country, is to go to your iPhone/iPad Settings->General->Language and Region and then dragging
I just got an email from Apple saying they've updated their app guidelines (probably because it's time for WWDC and also a side of ongoing litigation) There's always that bit about protecting customers, whether they're trying to get their 30% cut of all you revenue or telling me there's something
Sundays, especially on holiday weekends, are dim sum days, and the first thing they ask you at a dim sum restaurant is what tea you want. If you want to show you know your stuff, try ordering chrysanthemum pu'er tea, which is pu'er tea brewed with chrysanthemum leaves. It's not
Sure, major updates are nice, but it's the hotfix release immediately following that I'm interested in. So hot on the heels of Flutter 2.2 is Flutter 2.2.1, which fixes my iOS builds. Here are the details from the flutter announce group, which I now realize I need