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The Horrors of Sub-Contracting

I’ve been a full-time mobile consultant now for three years and, even in that short period of time, I’ve seen the kind of work I do change a lot. When I started, I did a lot of projects for budding entrepreneurs and fixed-bid work. I loved it! But over time, partly due to the allure […]

 

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That Day Animal Alphabet HD Beat Out Cookie Doodle

Last October, I unofficially partnered up with Fish the Mouse Media and headed up the programming for Animal Alphabet HD, the interactive and kid-friendly alphabet app exclusively for iPad. After nearly 6 months of development (in mostly evening hours) interrupted only by the birth of my daughter in January 2011, the app was released to […]

 

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Admitting Your Mistakes #AppFail

The software industry is like no other. As members, we accept some pretty nice salaries, but not without sacrifice. We work hard hours in front of a machine with very little human interaction (even if some of us prefer that). We routinely work extra hours for free when projects slip. We ALL bring our work […]

 

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Is Good Code Impossible?

Commercial-quality code. Huh. That’s pretty funny.

 

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