Browsing Category iOS Programming

High Piracy Rate on Android Forces Developer to Make App Free


Monday, July 23, 2012

Aaron Souppouris reporting for the Verge writes: Dead Trigger, a zombie FPS for smartphones from the makers of Shadowgun, is now free to download on Android thanks to rampant piracy on the platform. This is why I'll remain an iOS ONLY developer for the foreseeable future. Absolutely unbelievable. You can pick up Dead Trigger from the ...

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#2 Free iOS App, Independent Devs Talk About How They Did It


Friday, July 20, 2012

LINK -> Mark J writing on his blog MarkJ.net: Over the 10 days launch campaign period, we had about 1 million downloads in total, but only 47k of those were ad driven downloads. So thats 95% organic downloads. That doesn’t happen for any old app. This is a great read. These guys Launched their app Hit ...

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Apple has Added New In-App Purchase Guidelines plus Code


Friday, July 20, 2012

Updated Link -> In-App Purchase Receipt Validation on iOS Apple has released to developers new guidelines for in-app purchase validation. They have also issued downloadable code to help developers implement the new validation procedures. If your app uses in-app purchases ( especially if you don't validate on your own server ) then you need ...

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Good App Sales, AppViz 2, and My Morning Ritual


Thursday, January 12, 2012

Over the past 3 months I've developed a morning ritual. Immediately upon waking up I go to my home office and wake my Mac from sleep. I click the AppViz 2 icon in the dock and click the "Get New Reports" button in the lower right of the app. Then I wait... ...

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WP Quotes HD – Inspirational Wallpapers for iPad


Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Today my most successful iPhone app Wallpaper Quotes has been converted to an iPad app: WP Quotes HD - Inspirational Wallpapers. WP Quotes HD is a collection of 218 inspirational quotes displayed with beautiful breath-taking photos in cool wallpapers for your iPad. The quotes are from famous people both past and present who have ...

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