In the first of a two-part series, we discuss whether the App Store needs improvement for our benefit, or whether it's working well enough for Apple and customers already.
Considering paid-up-front, freemium, ad-supported, and completely free business models for David's newest app.
Maintaining a healthy work-life balance for consultants and the self-employed.
Accommodating unexpectedly heavy usage, basic web security, and avoiding user-generated spam.
Marketing, promotion, and celebration of successful launches and major updates.
An introduction to running your own Linux servers.
Weighing the costs of external dependencies in the wake of the Parse shutdown announcement.
Apps with personality vs. neutral voices, and whether independent developers should project a corporate image.
Real-world experience with ad-funded apps, and what the iAd shutdown announcement may mean.
Getting by without a designer, and programmatic drawing of image assets.