August 21, 2011
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Observation: iOS Programming Is Hard

I’ve been up to my ears in iPhone and iPad programming lately. It’s been a few years since I’ve jumped to a new platform, a new language, and a new framework all at once. Of course, scads of developers and coders and students have been doing the same thing in the last two years.

The iTunes App Store makes lots of money and it's a big success. But an awful lot of those apps we see are tiny fripperies with fancy graphics glued on. Long term, that’s a danger to the platform.