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This is Chris Maddern's blog. Chris is a British entrepreneur, engineer and co-founder of Button. 📱📲
Prior to Button, Chris led mobile engineering at Venmo, created AppLaunch, Corkbin and a few other mobile things. 📱⚡
You can read more of Chris's work on the following publications:
Please, WWDC 2017.
I’m on a flight to San Francisco on the way to WWDC 2017 and I got to thinking - what could Apple announce that would truly forward the ecosystem? What...
Creating custom GPX files for Xcode Location
Xcode allows you to simulate your device or simulator’s location in order to test your app’s behavior in different locations. It comes with a list of major city centers out-of-the-box,...
On apps, users, trust and silos.
This isn’t going to be a missive, just a thought. After my post last week on the Building Button blog, I received a number of notes summarized by this one....
How Apple is teaching the world about app connections
iOS 9 is getting close to ready (we’re on Beta 5 as I write this) so now seems like a good time to think about what Apple is really doing...
The way we measure apps is changing
In Phase I of mobile commerce, we focused mostly on moving existing eCommerce to mobile; specifically the purchasing of inventory & digital services. This is all well & good, but it’s later that...
My Favorite 5 Apps from 2014
Christmas is a great chance to relax, spend some time with friends & family. It’s also a great opportunity to reflect on the year passed and collect your thoughts for...
The Dynamically-Delivered Future of Mobile Apps
The fundamental state of apps hasn’t changed in the past five years. They are smarter, faster, and there are definitely more of them. However, the basic story remains the same....
Launching DeepLink Commerce with Uber
Today we announced the launch of DeepLink Commerce with Uber as our first partner. With the Button SDK and our DeepLink Commerce Uber integration, you can integrate the Uber Ride...
Building Button with Best Practices
Starting new projects is fun.. everything will be different this time. There won’t be any technical debt, everything will be tested and onboarding new team members to the codebase will...
Is Product Hunt the new product launch tool?
I’ve often wondered what the effect of being featured on ProductHunt was & how it compared to other, more established outlets. The effect of being covered by TechCrunch has been pretty well documented, as...