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Launching An App Part 3: What to Do After Your App Hits The App Stores

  Launching an app is an art form. Now you know the secret to an uber successful app launch and how to get featured on major tech blogs. But the…

April 11, 2013
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Launching an App Part 2: How To Get Featured On Major Tech Blogs

  Here’s a little secret: no one cares that you’re building an app. It’s harsh, but it’s not you; it’s me. And everyone else. We just don’t know we love…

April 9, 2013
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Launching An App Part 1: The Secret to a Successful App Launch

Launching an app is a lot like a preparing for a movie opening. Well before a movie comes out, you get teasers, followed by full trailers, junkets, and actors and…

April 5, 2013
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Mobile App Development Bootcamp

Last night I taught the Mobile App Development Bootcamp class at the General Assembly here in NYC. For those of you who attended, thanks for coming! Here is the slide…

March 14, 2013
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Lessons From An Appster: Get People Using Your App

Michael Jacobs is the creator of the iPhone app SocialLink and this is the second in his series of articles on the lessons he’s learned while bringing his own app…

February 22, 2013
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4 Tips To Outsourcing Your App Development

  My name is Michael Jacobs,  I’m a 20-year-old app entrepreneur and this my app story. Over the past years I have been following the entrepreneurial path and it has…

January 31, 2013
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5 Things To Look For In An App Developer

Finding the right app developer is a lot like finding love. While you may not be planning on dating your developer any time soon, the entrepreneur-developer relationship is all about…

January 24, 2013
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How To Overcome Windows Phone 8 XAML Compilation Errors

I’ve been working on converting our Windows Phone 7 app to use the Windows Phone 8 SDK for the past 1.5 months, and it’s been quite the struggle. No matter…

December 23, 2012
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How To Debug Windows Phone 8 Apps On A Phone

Well we’re back with a quick tip for all you Appsters out there looking to sink your claws into the brave new world of Windows Phone 8 app development. If…

December 23, 2012
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We Wrote A Book: A Beginner’s Guide To App Entrepreneurship

I am happy to announce that we’ve just published ‘Appsters: A Beginner’s Guide to App Entrepreneurship’ ! We started this blog because we saw a real need for an easy-to-understand…

December 4, 2012
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How To Upgrade A Windows Phone 7 App To Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 8 is here! I know, the sounds of children singing and dancing in the streets is being heard across the world. Windows Phone 8 looks very much like…

November 9, 2012
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How To Debug Windows Store Apps On A Surface Tablet?

Today, I got my Microsoft Surface tablet. I rejoiced with a fist pump to the air, cracked my knuckles and said to myself “let’s build some apps!” I went to…

October 27, 2012
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Part 4: The Development Milestone

(This is the 4th part in an ongoing series on the Mobile App Development Process) We’ve finally reached it, where the rubber meets the road, when things actually get built:…

October 14, 2012
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Part 3: Planning A Mobile App Release

(This is the 3rd part in an ongoing series on the Mobile App Development Process) Ok, your mockups are finalized, your designers have finalized your colour schemes, and your engineers have…

October 4, 2012
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Part 2: Concerning Beta Releases

(This is the 2nd part in an ongoing series on the Mobile App Development Process) Going back to my Commandments of Mobile App Building, when it comes to managing the…

September 24, 2012
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The 10 Appster Commandments For Building Apps

Take it from me, building a mobile app is not easy. Even if you’ve built software before, building for mobility is much different than building for the desktop or web.…

August 6, 2012
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What Makes A Great App?

This probably won’t come as a shock to anyone, but I spend a lot of time on my iPhone.  Every morning, soon after my eyes open, my hand reaches for…

May 7, 2012
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#WhyNameItBahndr: What’s In A App Name?

Funny things happen when I tell someone the name of our latest app. Some furrow their brow in Dubya-esque confusion, others more subtly shift their weight and cluck their tongue, and once…

April 8, 2012
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Prototype Your Windows 8 App Idea The Easy Way

It’s no surprise to hear that technical talent is in short supply, especially here in New York City, and even more so in the solar-hot mobile space. However, what there…

April 7, 2012
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From Windows Phone 7 / Silverlight To Android: The Basics

Let me share with you some things I have learned during my first few days in the world that is Android. In particular, in this post I want to talk…

March 27, 2011

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