馃摐聽As a general rule: with IAPs, go big or go home

As a general rule: with IAPs, go big or go home. Jeremy Olson (via Yep, paid apps are dead 芦 Tapity )

January 22, 2014 路 1 min 路 22 words

馃摐聽The future of sustainable app development is to give away as much

The future of sustainable app development is to give away as much value as possible and empower those who receive more value to pay more for it. David Barnard (via Blog: The Sparrow Opportunity )

January 22, 2014 路 1 min 路 35 words

馃敆聽How Much Does It Cost To Make An App?

How Much Does It Cost To Make An App? Estimate the cost of an app easily using this handy tool. This budget range is a rough estimate based on the amount of time it will take to complete your project and a recommended budget of $60-100 USD per hour (market rate for quality talent is typically in this range). Considering the base rates stated in the tool, we can derive the following effort estimates which, in my opinion, are much more interesting to analyse (from a development point of view):...

October 18, 2013 路 1 min 路 172 words

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Due to the interconnected, non-simple structure of ontologies, it鈥檚 difficult to give a simple diagram that fully models one. Instead, I鈥檓 just going to list the broad categories of classes that you find in an application and simply discuss how they actually interconnect. (via Cocoa with Love: The design of every Mac application ) See also, for a more practical view: What are the Xcode solution organisation best practices and guidelines?...

October 2, 2013 路 1 min 路 76 words

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I decided to shift away from pure value-based tables about sizes of design elements towards a simple guide that should help to get you started with iOS 7 app design (via The iOS 7 Design Cheat Sheet 鈥 Ivo Mynttinen / User Interface Designer )

September 19, 2013 路 1 min 路 45 words

馃敆聽Tools | Developer Economics Developer Economics

Tools | Developer Economics Developer Economics Boost development speed Test your idea & get feedback Before launch After launch Get more users Distribute your app Promote your app Monetize your app Monitor your app鈥檚 success Expand to new markets

September 17, 2013 路 1 min 路 39 words

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鈥淚鈥檓 writing to tell you about __APP__, my new __PRICE__ app for iPhone and iPad that makes it easy to __PURPOSE__. You can see screenshot and other details at the __LINK__.鈥 Here鈥檚 what I want to know about your app: What鈥檚 it called? What does it do? Why do I (and my readers) care? What does it look like? Where can I get more information?

August 30, 2013 路 1 min 路 65 words

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First and foremost, all we really did was our best implementation of what Chris Phin asked all App Makers to do in his talk at NSConference 5 . Our 鈥減erfect press release,鈥 was literally just a point for point copy of the ideal press release from his talk, which I hope nobody will mind me sharing here. (via Launch Thanks | mur.mu.rs )

May 16, 2013 路 1 min 路 63 words

馃敆聽Facebook Home prototyped in Quartz Composer – Tutorial

Facebook Home prototyped in Quartz Composer 鈥 Tutorial Facebook Home is prototyped with Quartz Composer (by Facebook), @DaveOBrien_ (a design student from Ireland) reverse engineered it and made 5 tutorials explaining how it鈥檚 done!

April 20, 2013 路 1 min 路 34 words

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Lowering your price may help you increase revenue, but lower it too much and you cost yourself money. (via Understanding App Store Pricing 鈥 Part 3 鈥 Jury.me ) Loosely speaking, we refer to situations where a percentage change in price leads to a larger percentage change in quantity sold as elastic. Situations where a the percentage change in price and quantity sold are roughly equal are called unit elastic....

April 15, 2013 路 1 min 路 130 words

馃敆聽Visceral Apps and You — Mysterious Trousers

Visceral Apps and You 鈥 Mysterious Trousers All of the apps mentioned above exhibit that same kinetic/potential interplay. They鈥檙e the UX version of bubble wrap. So here鈥檚 my theory: I believe that introducing visceral elements into an app will take it past the point of just being awesome. It will make your app speak to the subconscious, built-in affinity that humans have for the physical properties I mentioned before.

March 27, 2013 路 1 min 路 69 words

馃敆聽Mantia 禄 About App Icons

Mantia 禄 About App Icons I believe good app icons are most valuable for your customers, your everyday users, not first-time shoppers.

March 15, 2013 路 1 min 路 22 words

馃敆聽Get Your FAQs Straight: Convert Your Curious Customers

Get Your FAQs Straight: Convert Your Curious Customers You can improve your FAQ pages by鈥 Streamlining navigation through questions Prioritizing clarity over precision in language Connecting the answers in FAQs to other steps in the sales funnel so that no visitor goes uncaptured

November 25, 2012 路 1 min 路 43 words

馃敆聽UNHOSTED – Freedom from web 2.0’s monopoly platforms

UNHOSTED 鈥 Freedom from web 2.0鈥檚 monopoly platforms By 鈥渦nhosted web apps鈥 we mean browser-based apps with no server-side backend. Unlike server-side or client-server apps, unhosted web apps leave users in control of their valuable user data and privacy, by default.

September 19, 2012 路 1 min 路 41 words