It looks like I have notifications working in the iOS version of my Back To Now app, so I’ll be releasing that during this coming week.
If you need a Flutter file logger, I just came up with the following approach, which seems to work well. First, a little background and a few caveats.
I went to a local coffee shop and a talkative man behind the counter asked what I do for work. I told him I’m currently writing three books on computer programming, one young adult novel, and a mindfulness app for iOS and Android, in addition to running this website. When you say it out loud it sounds a little crazy, but in the midst of it it’s not a problem, I like bouncing between the projects.
My free Back To Now app is now available for iOS and Android devices. For more details, see our blog post on the Valley Programming website.
This “People don’t want to use your software” quote by @SHL seems pretty smart. And Gumroad does a pretty good job of keeping their software simple.
I was actually thinking a little bit of the opposite yesterday; I thought, “I could care less about Apple hardware, I just like MacOS, or at least I used to love what it used to be.” But in the end I don’t really love the software, I just like that it works how I think an OS should work, and it has a Unix terminal that I keep open all the time.
I used to use wunderground.com all the time. Then, over time, I noticed that it kept getting slower and slower. Out of frustration I looked around for other good weather websites. Today I use accuweather.com.
On the web and with apps, performance — or lack of performance — is important to acquiring and retaining customers.
A friend of mine is an honest reviewer of apps. When I asked her to use the AAA iOS app while we were driving back from Florida, she said, “OMG, please don’t make me use that piece of crap again.”
Android 7 comes with a cool new “split screen” feature where you can look at two apps running at the same time. This little pictorial/tutorial shows how to use this split-screen feature.
LionsRoar.com has two good articles, Thirteen Buddhist apps and Ten leading thinkers choose their favorite Buddhist films.