As of December 2013, I finally got my newest Endangered Language Revival mobile app upgraded, published, and it’s available from the Google Play Store for Android devices. My software development machine had issues and my external hard drive where I stored backups was damaged earlier this year and I ended up losing my original software [...]
Category Archives: Mobile
I worked as a freelance consultant developing websites, web apps, and other solutions since January 1996. It’s a fun career filled with tech challenges that I enjoy creating solutions for. In the mid 1990s, I could see how mobile, wearable computer, and artificial intelligence technologies can provide a pleasant user experience. Self-taught (Autodidact) Software Engineers [...]
Keeping data from remote servers in sync with the data stored on the local device is getting easier with the introduction of iOS 7 Multitasking APIs. I finally found time to review the iOS 7 SDK, so I’ll be adding my notes as fast as I can for future reference. As a life long student, an [...]
Mutability refers to the ability to mutate or change. Immutable refers to lacking the ability to mutate or change. These are my notes from the apple developer website. I rewrite my notes because it helps me to retain the information I am learning and use most often with my line of work as a mobile [...]
Some of my past clients share what it’s like for them to hire me and you can see what they say at LinkedIn. I’m flexible and can join projects in any phase with small, medium, or large teams. I still attend University full time, so I am available for small part time projects to develop [...]
I create weekly videos to show the mobile app I developed and designed that week. I learn from Team Treehouse, Lynda.com, OReilly.com, and SitePoint. Each video is 5 minutes or less.
I finally found time to edit my own website and wordpress theme to make it more responsive for all screen sizes. I’m using the Portfolio Press wordpress theme from Devin Price because it is awesome for a self-hosted wordpress blog for busy web developers and designers to showcase their most recent projects. It’s already responsive [...]
Here is a list of various online tools for anyone that is planning to create a new mobile Internet business model, web app or native mobile app. The links in this article test responsive design elements and provide mobile emulators. Good responsive design is when a website responds to each unique visitor’s screen resolution, language, [...]
I’m going to highlight some of the most important features that your website, mobile web apps, and native apps absolutely must provide, if you are truly serious about providing your end users with the best User Experiences possible. Please note that these necessary features are no more or less important than the next one. If [...]
I will start by saying that I’ve decided to focus mainly on iOS development for my career as a freelance mobile developer. Of course I still keep my eyes and ears open to everything else too. I like developing android apps too, but I don’t plan to focus my efforts and investment in that direction.
I show you how to create, edit, delete, move your self hosted WordPress pages, posts, and themes with a short video.
Color creates moods and influences the online experience for website visitors, so it’s no mystery that it’s important for web developers and designers to know how to use color to create a pleasant online experience for end users. A blue sky is not actually ‘blue’, it just appears that way to the human eye because [...]
Sometimes I’m asked by traditional office workers, why I won’t just work at a traditional office during traditional office hours for a traditional hourly wage and benefits. This article is meant to help bridge the communication and understanding between freelance web developers and traditional office workers. I do totally understand and ‘get-it’ that traditional office [...]
This article includes the answers I give to the most frequently asked questions during client consultations and website critiques. I’m not sharing the details here, but you get a good idea of what you can expect during a consultation with an experienced Web Developer. Your own website consultation will typically result in you receiving [...]