From Legacy to Web 2.0

Musings of a developer on the cutting edge, just steps away from the bleeding edge.
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iPhone coming to Verizon, what it means to me…

As a developer this means more potential customers, and more potential sales to those customers. Does it mean less jailbroken phones? Not sure.

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iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad App Store Rank

An update to AppStoreRank.pl which checks the ranking of your app in each app store. The new version now also allows for checking the Featured Categories for your app as well!

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iPad App Store Rank

AppStoreRank checks the rank of a given application in every app store. Updated to add the new stores from the Feb 18th update and now tracks iPads as well.

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App Store Adds New Countries

AppStoreRank.pl will grab your app store rank for every known app store country, as well as your top 100 placement per country. Add AppStoreRank to a cron job to run each morning and email the results, instant status reports available daily to watch your application’s progress!

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May 0
May 0

iPhone App Hurricane Ranking

In my previous post, I mentioned an app that shows you your current ranking in the iTunes App Store. ┬áThis list is modified for order, but uses the script: Hurricane Ranking in Category Weather: Mexico: 1 United States: 8 Canada: 11 El Salvador: 12 Slovenia: 17 Indonesia: 22 Deutschland: 24 Thailand: 26 Singapore: 29 Luxembourg: […]

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May 0
May 0

How to track iPhone App Success

A few months ago, I posted that our Hurricane App hit #1 in Mexico. I checked back again yesterday, and it still seems to be at #1, or it hit #1 again. While I haven’t automated the check, I did notice that there were a lot of people looking for how to find their App […]

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Mar 0
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Taking classes? Need flash cards?

She simply created her flash card deck on Study Stack, then grabbed the stack using gFlashPro, and now she can take it with her anywhere we go. In the car, in a restaurant, or in her room – Study Stack lets her study when and where she wants without taking a bulky stack of cards anywhere.

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Mar 0
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Are you afraid of shadows?

Have you ever wondered how iTunes manages all those cool effects with the iPhone App images? The neat text shadows and box shadows for images, the curved corners… I thought it was something they were using an image tool for, but the more I looked at the feeds, the more I noticed that the the […]

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Mar 0
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iPhone Web App Performance Tips

I just found this about inlining images, they say ideally put the images in the external css since it’s cached… iPhone Web App Performance Tip: Use Inline Images Another tidbit of information that I want to be able to find again: iPhone URL Scheme Referece Of course, there is always the good stuff: Safari Events

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Feb 0
Feb 0

iPhone – I can’t hear you!

Sigh — the next iPhone needs to have a more significant vibrate feature so that when someone calls, I feel it.

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