6 AM Friday morning I headed to my local Apple Store and joined the line to get a new iPhone 5s. Even before getting a reservation ticket, it was clear that the gold iPhone 5s was in high demand, having limited supply online and in stores across the world. Fortunately, I had […]
Got an iPhone 5s today! I’ll post some thoughts on the hardware tomorrow.
Over the summer I worked on a contact sharing app for iOS 7 called Card Share. More information about the app will come soon, but if you’re interested, I talk about it during my guest feature on the NSVille Podcast.
The app is about 90% finished, just needing the addition of In-App Purchases, a walkthrough screen, and localization. However, I have decided to go ahead and submit the app to the App Store. I want to put the app in front of the app review board and get their approval before I put more work into it. I don’t have any reason to believe why it would be rejected, but I think this is just a good precaution to be safe. Also, when I submit my update to complete the app, the review time for that build should be shorter.
In general, the sooner you can submit your app for review the better. You never know what could go wrong or why it could be rejected. Hold off on perfecting your screenshots, app description and tags, but make sure this information will look good enough for the reviewer. I’ve found that by submitting early I can make the app launch process more in my control.
I’ll post updates about the review process and more details about the app soon.
9/11 – Version 1.0 Waiting for Review
9/16 – Version 1.0 In Review
9/17 – Version 1.0 Pending an Apple Release
Well that was painless. Now that I know my app is good to go, I’ll add the In-App purchases, final touches, and submit the release version.
I traveled with several of my co-workers to San Francisco for the 5th annual Outside Lands music festival in the city’s Golden Gate Park. At Aloompa, we’ve been providing the Outside Lands app for several years now, and this was my first opportunity to attend the festival.
Of the many […]
This evening, several friends and I went to see the Jobs movie starring Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs. After seeing the trailer for the movie, my hopes lessened since the trailer was overdramatic and quite over the top.
The movie proved to be fairly enjoyable despite its significant weaknesses. Ashton Kutcher’s […]
Discovered a fun app the other day. It’s basically a quiz game aimed at iOS developers. Pretty addicting, check it out! https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/developer-challenge-mobile/id586010705
This year at WWDC, Apple announced iOS 7, the largest and most significant redesign of iOS to date. The software update is not merely a visual change, but rather a revision of the platform’s fundamental design paradigms. Content has been maximized and stretched from edge to edge while interaction has […]
Last week’s trip to San Francisco was my first visit to the city and first time at WWDC. I flew in from NYC since I was on another trip and arrived Sunday afternoon. Getting up early for the Keynote on Monday was easy since I was still on east coast time. […]
Nashville CocoaHeads met on Wednesday night, April 24th at the Aloompa offices. After our usual social time, Jon Wiley gave a presentation on using Magical Record for Core Data. He showed a sample project with and without Magic Record showing how the framework removed boilerplate code and simplified things like […]
The March CocoaHeads meeting had and excellent turnout with some new faces joining us. Aloompa sponsored pizza and drinks again. For this meeting we had a series of short presentations on several development topics. Below is a brief summary of each talk along with the resources they covered.
CKRefreshControl – John […]