Tag Archives: iOS

Introduction to Corona SDK – MADExpo 2012

This is a talk I gave at the 2012 MADExpo.  It covers why we chose to use Corona SDK for our cross platform game development and the benefits we’ve seen from using Corona.  The presentation includes a screencast of me coding a project. The project files can be found here: Cloud Jumper The artwork for […]

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Intro to iPhone Game Programming in Denver, CO

Did you miss the awesome Intro to iPhone Game Programming workshop that Ray Wenderlich and Rod Strougo gave in Atlanta?  If so, here is your opportunity to catch them again in Denver, CO. Rod and Ray literally wrote the book on iPhone Game Programming when they authored Learning Cocos2D: A Hands-On Guide to Building iOS Games […]

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Are You Ready for the PondHopper Challenge?

To celebrate the release of PondHopper v. 3 , we are hosting a 3-week contest and giveaway! Our goal is to help promote the app and build some excitement about the game. There are a few ways you can enter and you can find all the information for the contest right here. The contest begins […]

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PondHopper is Back and Better Than Ever!

PONDHOPPER WILL RETURN TO THE APP STORE TOMORROW WITH A NEW VERSION!! The puzzle game you know and love will be back in the App Store TOMORROW with a new version! PondHopper v. 3.0 is more fun and fresh than the original. New to PondHopper? Keep reading… The biggest improvement in the newest version is […]

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Calculating Heading with CoreLocation

It’s fairly easy to get the heading of the user as they move in an iPhone app. More difficult however, is how to find the heading between two specific points that the user may or may not be at. In my case, this was in order to let the user pick a specific point, walk […]

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New Core Location and Map Kit workshop

Having trouble building location based apps? What about creating custom maps for your apps? I’m pleased to announce that I will be teaching two new workshops for developers covering the CoreLocaiton and MapKit frameworks. These workshops will be online so anyone can attend! I’ve written a few tutorials on this site that discussed customizing MapKit. […]

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New App Released: Pro vs. Con

My latest app has been approved and is now available for sale.  Pro vs. Con is an app to help you make informed (or fun) decisions.  The app is fun to use and the interface, designed by Baltimore local John Reichenberg, models an old boxing/wrestling poster.  Enter your question, then add arguments either for it […]

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Xcode 4 Shortcuts and Tricks

Here’s a few useful shortcuts and tricks that I’ve found for using Xcode 4. I thought they would be useful to share with you. If you have any that I missed, feel free to share them in the comments! Also, don’t miss my tips on using Accessorizer for other quick shortcuts for development. Switch Between […]

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Tools for Devs: App Viz 2

Idea Swarm has announced a new version of their popular tool for iOS developers, App Viz 2. The popular App Viz products give you insight into your iOS app sales on the iOS and Mac App Stores. It provides a number of charts and graphs that help you get an idea of how your apps […]

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Tools For Devs: Blueprint

One of the hardest parts of development for me is staring at a blank page. Sometimes I dive right into code and it’s always a mistake because having a design doc or a flow chart helps you organize your thoughts and ideas and also provides a workflow for you to focus with. You can say, […]

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