Our Favorite Mobile Product Design Tools
The app boom isn't over; it's ramping up.
Busting 5 App Development Myths
For something you use in the palm of your hand, good apps require a lot of effort. Smartphones are getting smarter, and mobile development's barriers to entry are getting higher. On average, IT professionals say they spend more than three months developing a mobile app.
Walk Up and Do Anything using the Physical Web
What is the Physical Web? After working with iBeacons in iOS, we wanted to see if there was a similar technology available for Android users. This was where we discovered Eddystone, an open Bluetooth protocol that supports several varieties of data packets so your beacon can emit different types of information.
Lessons From Launching Chelsea Handler: Gotta Go
With launching any new project, a variety of insights and lessons are learned on both the technical and business end of things. It was certainly no exception when we launched the Gotta Go app in collaboration with famous comedian Chelsea Handler. When launching an application we typically gain users organically and scaling issues are managed over time as the user base grows. With Chelsea Handler’s Gotta Go, it was a unique situation because we immediately had thousands of people downloading and using the app, after it’s debut on Netflix.
Using Curried Functions in Swift
Here at Yeti, we’re big proponents of using Swift for our iOS apps. In fact, every iOS project we’ve taken on since the end of 2014 has been completely written in the language. We chose Swift over Objective-C because of its clean syntax, type safety, and modern features. In this post I’m going to give an overview of curried functions, a feature that Swift and a few other modern languages contain.