Research On A "New Middle Class" Of Indie iPhone Game Developers


On August 13, 2009

iPhone OpenGL Programming Workshop: Sept 26-27, Denver. 360iDev Conference promotion: save $399 when you attend both! In September, at the 360iDev Conference, I’m giving a talk titled Warm, Clothed and Fed: Developer Run iPhone Businesses. A big part of the talk will be about where your money comes from in an iPhone business. You can […]

Simulator: Quick Launch, Easy Video Recording. Device: Hardware Goodies. iSimulate: A Compromise


On August 10, 2009

There are a lot of reasons to use the iPhone simulator and a few reasons not to. During development, I like to see my changes in the app ASAP; I use the simulator because waiting while a build is pushed to a device interrupts flow. Later, when it’s time to create an app screencast, it’s […]

This Week in iPhone News – August 7/2009


On August 7, 2009

iPhone Application UI Design Patterns Great discussion on how best to design your next iPhone application by following these UI design patterns. Environment Mapping Demo with OpenGL ES 1.1 Check out Noel’s environment mapping demo which is taken from his upcoming book iPhone SDK 3.0 Projects. iPhone Dev: The Honeymoon is Over Thoughts of a […]

20%/$99 360iDev Discount For OpenGL Workshop Attendees


On August 4, 2009

Our mutual admiration society with the good folks at the 360iDev Conference continues! I’m pleased to say that we’ve arranged a 20%/$99 conference discount for attendees of Noel’s OpenGL iPhone Programming Class that immediately precedes the conference. When you add up the discount to attend 360iDev, the discount we’re offering on our class to people […]

This Week in iPhone News – July 31/2009


On July 31, 2009

Apple’s much-anticipated tablet device coming early next year While this may only be a rumor, there are a lot of signs pointing towards Apple releasing some sort of a tablet-like device next year. Motally is Mobile Analytics It’s worth taking a look at this mobile usage statistics tracking/reporting tool. Create an iPhone Document Scanner from […]

iPhoneDevCamp 3: This Fri-Sun, Sunnyvale, $50


On July 28, 2009

iPhoneDevCamp 3 is this Friday, Saturday and Sunday on the Yahoo campus in Sunnyvale. It’s $50 to attend, and more than 400 people have already registered. iPhoneDevCamp is an unconference for iPhone developers in the a BarCamp model. BarCamps emphasize participation. Instead of having a fixed schedule of presenters talking to an audience the roles […]

iPhone Dev Drinks/Dinner: Thursday in Palo Alto


On July 27, 2009

Join me for dinner/drinks this Thursday at 7:30 at Gordon Biersch in Palo Alto! I’ll be in town to teach my sold out iPhone programming class and, well, I’m social. Email me ([email protected]) or call (612) 423-3694 to let me know you’re coming. The more the merrier: invite a friend, pass it on and let […]

This Week in iPhone News – July 24/2009


On July 24, 2009

Contacting Apple over the App Store Review Process Try this tip if you have any issues with your recent iTunes App Store submission. Chillingo unveils Crystal, the social gaming platform for the iPhone targeting Xbox Live Another option for those wanting to integrate social gaming platforms into your next iPhone game. iPhone Recipes Book Help […]

OpenGL iPhone Class. Superstar Instructor. Conference Discount.


On July 22, 2009

I’m pleased to announce Mobile Orchard Workshops’ iPhone OpenGL Programming Class. Developed and taught by gaming industry veteran and iPhone indie game developer Noel Llopis, this two day class is specifically designed to teach Cocoa-Touch/UIKit iPhone programmers how to create high-performance, 2D and 3D OpenGL applications on the iPhone. We’re holding the inaugural class in […]

This Week in iPhone News – July 17/2009


On July 17, 2009

Analyzing the App Store Paid Games Chart There may not be as many 99-cent titles on the App Store as one would think. Wildy Successful iPhone App Store A review of the App Store’s first year. Game Zichermann, CEO and Co-Founder of beamME An interview with a developer of iPhone enterprise and business application. iStat […]