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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:
A/B Split Testing on iOS
Mobile is growing up and as a result more and more engineering convention is growing around it. One area that there has been very little focus on (which is surprising...
Dear Long Tail of Apps – Fuck You
Dear long tail of Apps, Fuck you … … begins Apple’s announcement of the new and redesigned App Store in iOS 6. We felt that too many of you were...
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...