App updates & the quagmire of iPhone App development

I’ve been meaning to update my first iPhone app FIB-U-LATOR now for a while, and have been consistently distracted by many a thing; not the least of which is developing a new app which. Since I originally posted FIB-U-LATOR to the App Store, a lot of things have changed on my end as far as … Read more

FIB-U-LATOR iPhone app ready for sale

After what seemed to be an eternity of waiting, developing, waiting, mucking around with settings, more developing, and yet more waiting – my iPhone app FIB-U-LATOR has been listed as Ready for Sale, and is awaiting propagation into the App Store. w00t! w00t! I’ve been working on this app for several months in my spare … Read more

Finally submitted app to iTunes for review

The last week has been the ultimate test of my development patience and intestinal fortitude (yyeeaaahhhh!!!). I’ve have spent probably around 12 to 15 hours creating, deleting, downloading, and veraciously swearing at certificates, provisioning profiles, and xcode trying to work the Apple Voodoo to get my app to be able to be signed, then accepted … Read more

iPhone app development: Fade in a label with randomly placed text

With the latest app I am working on I am populating a label with text after a button click (ooohh so exciting), and rather than have it just plop in, I wanted the text to fade in and fade out. Well I haven’t gotten it to fade out first, then fade back in after the … Read more

App development on the Mac

I started working in my spare time a week or so ago on building my first iPod/iPhone app using Apples Xcode and App Builder tools, and right off the bat I noticed something unique about these applications; they are intuitive and well developed. The interface for both applications is clean, and uncluttered, cut down to … Read more