Tools + Apps
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I just took the VMware VCP exam from home. Here's what it was like.
VMware now allows for remote testing of their Certified Professional exam. I just took the test from my home and here’s what it was like...
18 Aug 2020
How to Work From Home like a Boss
Public health safety is top of mind today and the driving force behind the Work From Home movement amid COVID-19 fears. Both internally and externally...
18 Mar 2020
How to revert your app's premium content if a user subscription lapses
In building Premium features into my SwiftUI app available with a subscription, one use case that I considered is, “What if someone cancels their subscription, or their subscription lapses?”
04 May 2022
All VMware Products Approaching End Of General Support In 2022
They say all good things must come to an end. But in the world of software, it’s usually because there’s something newer and better to replace it!
24 Mar 2022
Migrating A Paid App To Subscription/Freemium (Part 2)
In Part 1 of this 2-part series, I discussed the differences between the different pricing strategies developers are faced with in today’s app market.
23 Mar 2022
Migrating A Paid App To Subscription/Freemium (Part 1)
If I’ve learned anything from developing apps, it’s that there’s always something to fix. Something to change. Something to improve. The work is never finished, and therein lies the demon...
23 Mar 2022
Getting Started With Apple's In-App Events
At WWDC21, Apple introduced a new capability to developers called In-App Events which are timely events within your apps and games such as a game competition, a fitness challenge, a...
23 Mar 2022
Announcing Artbox 2.7 - Crafting Memories
I’m thrilled to announce a major update to Artbox: version 2.7 - Crafting Memories.
18 Mar 2022
We just enabled Apple Cash Family as an allowance system
Our oldest daughter turned 8 this month and is at a great age to start keeping an allowance for completing chores around the house. One challenge my wife and I...
10 Nov 2021
Review of your app is taking longer than expected
Is your app review “taking longer than expected?” This can be so frustrating for a developer. Here’s what my experience was like!
03 May 2021
Artbox 2 is now available!
The wait is finally over – Artbox 2 is live on the App Store!
26 Apr 2021
Adding Haptic Feedback to your SwiftUI App
In developing Artbox 2, one thing I set out to accomplish was making the user experience more immersive and personable. One of the ways to achieve this is to add...
08 Apr 2021
Virtual Backgrounds App now available for macOS
I’m very excited to announce that Virtual Backgrounds app is now available on macOS as a Mac Catalyst app! 🥳
26 Mar 2021
How to remove the widget component of a Mac Catalyst app
If you’ve found yourself building a modern application in SwiftUI, there’s a good chance you started building it as an iOS app, and eventually began tinkering with WidgetKit. As you...
25 Mar 2021
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