Issue #11

Issue #11

2012-04-26

Editor’s Note

So, WWDC sold out in 2 hours. Videos again I guess. I think it sold out in 12 hours in 2011, 2 hours in 2012, so that means 2013 tickets will be on sale for 10 or 15 minutes?

Headlines

The ugly side of Kickstarter: the risks in backing game dev campaigns are greater than you think

  1. Raise $2M on Kickstarter. 2. Figure out how to make a game.

A Mid-Career Switch: From Massachusetts State Trooper to iOS Developer-To-The-Rescue

3 Insights You Can Learn About Your Freelance Business from Google Analytics

Useful if you have a web presence promoting your apps

Amazon introduces Send to Kindle for Mac

Cool, not sure how relevant, but cool.

How to Build an App Empire: Can You Create The Next Instagram?

Lots of good information in here, including marketing tactics.

Before naming your startup, read this.

Not useful for your app, but useful for your business, if you need a name.

Resources

25 Free iOS Design Resources

Exactly what it says it is.

“EGO” Xcode Theme for Xcode 4 + EGOv2

If you’re into customizing Xcode.

Podcasts

What Now? Episode 19 – “Did you ask for permission?”

Events

WWDC 2012

June 11,2012 – June 15, 2012 but unless you have tickets already it won’t matter.

DC Area CocoaConf

June 28, 2012 – June 30, 2012

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