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Made a few small changes to the Summit subsite.

January 5, 2018 2 Comments

App icon design, one size does not fit all January 5, 2018

Creating Summit: The current summit view October 26, 2017

I’m making a lot of progress with this multi-platform C# application I’m working on for a client. I’m anxious to use what I’m learning on this project to bring Summit to Android.

October 25, 2017 1 Comments

I am happy that I have to do very little to my app’s UI for it to work on the iPhone X. Apple has handled that well.

September 13, 2017

E19: Launching Summit’s public beta September 6, 2017

An auto layout constraint bug is hindering progress on Summit. I hope to get over this hurdle soon so that I can resume improvements to the app.

September 5, 2017

Pedometer++ 3.0 August 30, 2017

Colin Walker on the Summit beta August 26, 2017

Just issued several invites to the latest build of Summit via Test Flight. I’ve already doubled the number of beta testers. Looking forward to the feedback streaming in.

August 24, 2017

Presenting at the August 2017 Lehigh Valley Tech Meetup August 24, 2017 1 Comment

Repost: Dan Kimbrough on Twitter August 23, 2017

Summit – The Adventurous Step Counter August 22, 2017 11 Comments

An announcement post will be published on my blog in just under 4 hours. May your brow drip with the sweat of anticipation until then.

August 22, 2017 5 Comments

I can work on anything I want July 26, 2017 1 Comment

I try to think of everything that I do as practice.

July 21, 2017

I rewrote some of my app’s UI last night using Swift rather than Storyboards. While it takes me longer (at least currently) to build Views this way – it does seem to be the better way of going about it.

July 18, 2017 3 Comments

Published Build 11 of my iOS app to TestFlight this morning. Some great improvements in this build. Now to fly the UAV a little.

July 15, 2017

Observations on building my first iOS app in Swift July 13, 2017 3 Comments

You never get to “start over”. You only get to try again. There is a big difference.

July 10, 2017

Peter De Vries wrote “Write drunk. Edit sober.” I feel the same about most ideas. Speed through version 1 as fast as you possibly can getting all of your ideas onto the “canvas”. Then slow down, remove anything unneeded, and refine version 2. Version 2 should be what you ship.

June 20, 2017

Programming isn’t very difficult. However, frameworks, dependencies, device hardware and software fragmentation, and distribution are all very difficult.

June 19, 2017