Category: Projects

  • I Need an App

    I Need an App

    As a startup coach and as a freelance app developer, that’s a sentence I hear a lot. Entrepreneurs with a business idea, but not necessarily the tech know-how to make it a reality, want to know what it takes to develop a mobile application. And of course, like many things, it’s not as easy as […]

  • Couchbase and the API model

    On my last job, working mostly on our iOS app as a frontend developer, something struck me hard. So much effort went into building plumbing code, things like offline caching, pagination, connection error handling. Whenever I spend so much time on infrastructure code instead of implementing features, I’ve always started questioning the very paradigms I’m working […]

  • WWDC 2010 Review

    Still one session to attend about closures in Objective-C, and I’ll call it a week. A little bit of shopping this afternoon in order to spend my last dollars and I’ll be ready for take-off tomorrow afternoon. So it’s time for a little summary of this week. Overall, it was my first WWDC and I’m […]

  • Here Comes Grails APNs Plugin

    That’s it. I’ve released my first Grails plugin ever. Woooo! Champagne! If you follow my Twitter feed, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve been playing a lot with Apple Push Notification service lately (APNs for friends). Indeed, ConferenceGuide still requires a data connection, which can be problematic on a lot of events because they’re usually abroad […]

  • MooPlan 1.0 is out!

    Yesterday evening has been  quite a night. I was watching a movie with a friend of mine when my cell phone rang, with a US number on screen. Hi, I’m calling from Apple. I’m finishing the review of your MooPlan app. But I just miss a few things before it can go on sale. I […]