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At Tapadoo we like to share what we’re learning. On our blog you can find updates about our projects and our thoughts on where the mobile app industry is headed.

What design teams really want

What design teams really want

There’s a lot of demand for UI/UX designers at the moment. And you’ll see job descriptions looking for skills in certain areas like graphic design, human centred design, wire framing etc and knowledge of programs like Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, InVision, Balsamiq...

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Sanitise Your App Idea

Sanitise Your App Idea

We've been writing apps for many clients for the last 6 years. We like to think that we know a thing or two about apps and app development. Each week, we have a number of approaches from people who have ideas for an app. The ideas vary a lot, but there are a number of...

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New Year, New You

New Year, New You

Dublin is awash with startups. It's a great vibe, and there's a real air of anticipation and positivity around Dublin right now. But let's face it. Whilst there are many great teams, great ideas may be thinner on the ground. I've no doubt that right now, there's a...

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A Christmas Gift to Ourselves

A Christmas Gift to Ourselves

In 2009, when Tapadoo first came to be, like many companies first starting out the identity of the company had been given some thought, but let’s just say it wasn’t the highest item on the list. In time, the company grew steadily and it became clearer who we are, and...

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Hello, World!

Hello, World!

Hello, Bonjour, Guten Tag, etc! I’m Emily, the newest intern here at Tapadoo and it’s a pleasure to ‘e-meet’ you. I’m a third year Computer Science student from Cork, but have just started my second week in Tapadoo for placement. Of course, moving up to the big smokes...

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Jobs. And not of the Steve kind.

Jobs. And not of the Steve kind.

We're still expanding here at Tapadoo. So this morning, we're announcing 3 new positions. We're looking for a UX Specialist/Graphic Designer, another iOS Developer and an Account Manager. One thing we try to stress: We find the right attitude with less experience is...

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TeamCity Slack Notifier

We love TeamCity here at Tapadoo. We use it to automatically build and deploy new iOS & Android app betas both internally for testing and to externally to clients. We've been using Slack lately as a replacement for Jabber and Mail for internal comms which don’t...

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State of the iPhone versus Android debate

I've been thinking about the current status of the "iPhone Vs Android" debate. Here's a brain dump of where I think this is at. In no particular order Android 4.0 is pretty slick. It has taken this long though. The earlier versions weren't actually that good It will...

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Twitter’s changes: Thinking Ahead

It was reasonably late last night in Ireland when the changes to the Twitter API was announced. My initial reaction was similar I guess to John Gruber's. I was concerned about what it meant to developers; I thought the matrix in the announcement was very "un twitter"....

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