I haven’t posted in a while but I have a good excuse! About a week ago I found out about a competition Sensis Australia were holding for developers to create an application that uses their new API.
Now, at this point I’d only been learning iOS development for about a month or so in my free time; I wasn’t ready for a full blown, public application. Not only that, but in order to get it in the App Store in time I would need to create the app – from start to finish – within a week.
That’s bonkers…but, you know, zombies! I can’t say no to zombies!
And so, after 6 days and about 100 hours of working non-stop – pausing only for Mothers Day on Sunday – I created my first application. I learned more in those 6 days than I had in the entire time I’d been learning iOS. I’m glad I did it, and think I’m ready for round 2 :) Keep reading →