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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:
Ten Top Tips for Writing an App Press Release
We have just put together what I think is a great list of tips on how to write a Press Release over at AppLaunch and I wanted to share it...
A service to stop Apple IAP Hacks
iPhone Developers: The question is simple.. Would you use a service that handles all receipt validation, verification and processing & provides a simple client-side Framework for integration? If you have...
Get your App made for Free with AppIdol
I am proud to have been selected to act as both a judge for the AppIdol ‘get your App made’ competition and a mentor to the winning ideator. Every day...
AppLaunch App Review Submission Platform – Public Beta
When looking for a better alternative to sending 100’s of emails to App review sites in an attempt to get them to review the new version of Corkbin, I drew...
Google Plus Gets Refresh – Looks Awesome
Just hopped in Google+ (who knows why) and I noticed that it looks completely different – and in a good way. I love the new sidebar – it genuinely looks awesome....
I hope that iOS 6 doesn’t have an ‘App Shopping Cart’
The IB Times just posted an article suggesting that iOS6 will be released before the iPhone 5 – this is not impossible as the timelines have been messed up a little...
Facebook and Dropbox iOS Hacks – How to stop that happening to your App
Store credentials in the System-provided Keychain. There’s a fairly simple example available here The Apple docs can be found here
Another alternative to UDID in iOS: SecureUDID
I wrote just a day or so ago about OpenUDID – a third party, open-source library designed to replace UDID and provide the ability to track users across your Apps...
Dollar Shave Club Review – First Impressions
Go to the Dollar Shave Club I, much like the rest of America, watched a video about shaving a couple weeks ago. But not just any video about shaving; a...
iPhone App Cafe Profile Makes me Happy
I finally have an up to date profile on the iPhone App Cafe authors page This makes me happy: Chris Maddern I especially enjoy that we got the iPhone Wine...