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Sponsored by Helpshift

by Aaron Brethorst | October 26, 2013

We're delighted to have Helpshift back as our sponsor this week. Check out their new CocoaPod for even faster integration into your iOS apps:

pod 'Helpshift', '~> 3.2.0'

This week's Weekly Roundup is brought to you by Helpshift, the customer engagement platform for iOS apps. I've tried out Helpshift and I must say I couldn't be happier. It is, by far, the best support system I've used for my apps, and the easiest to integrate.

Every customer conve...


Weekly Roundup: New iPads and Entitled Users

by Aaron Brethorst | October 26, 2013

Apple's big fall product announcements happened last week. Plus, iOS 7 app updates continue to trickle in. This past week finally saw Tweetbot 3's release. Not surprisingly, but perhaps somewhat irritatingly, a large number of reviews for the app are one star on the basis that it's a paid upgrade. I'm continually astounded by the sense of entitlement that some users have, especially on a product that they will likely use every day (or in my case several times a day). But, that is the nature of...


Control of the Week: FastImageCache

by Aaron Brethorst | October 26, 2013

FastImageCache

FastImageCache

Weekly Roundup: Get your wallets ready!

by Aaron Brethorst | October 19, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup! This coming week, we'll see Apple's final round of product announcements for calendar year 2013. And, as always, the event promises to not disappoint. Whether you're looking for new Mac Pros, the release of Mavericks, MacBook Pros, iPads mini and otherwise, you're undoubtedly in for a treat! It's even possible, depending on how reliable you consider MG Siegler's sources to be, that we'll see a n...


App of the Week: Google Translate

by Aaron Brethorst | October 19, 2013

Google Translate
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Control of the Week: FunctionalReactivePixels for iOS

by Aaron Brethorst | October 19, 2013

FunctionalReactivePixels

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Weekly Roundup: Core Data vs SQLite...FIGHT!

by Aaron Brethorst | October 12, 2013

Hello, and welcome to our weekly roundup! This week, Brent Simmons continued his fantastic series of articles over on his blog about building Vesper, the note-taking application created by him, Dave Wiskus, and John Gruber. He offers up a lot of great insight into making a decision on SQLite3 vs Core Data. Speaking for myself, I actually spent a good deal of time this past week getting a handle on Marco Arment's SQLite ORM library, FCModel. ...


Control of the Week: SWTableViewCell for iOS

by Aaron Brethorst | October 12, 2013

SWTableViewCell

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Weekly Roundup: Mavericks and Remembering Steve

by Aaron Brethorst | October 05, 2013

Hi all, and welcome to our weekly roundup. The second anniversary of Steve Jobs' death was last Saturday, October 5th, a day after OS X Mavericks was declarared GM.


Control of the Week: iOS 7 Sampler

by Aaron Brethorst | October 05, 2013

iOS7 Sampler

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