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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 every programmer should know about phone numbers

What every programmer should know about phone numbers

I regularly see mistakes in how phone number are formatted, or called out to people, particularly when we start to reference phone numbers outside of our country. People incorrectly call out international access codes, country codes and the like. And in fact, it isn't...

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7 Years in – Develop in house, outsource, or offshore?

So. You're thinking about developing an app. And you're probably considering three options: - Develop it in house - Offshore it to a low-cost development agency - Partner with a local development agency Developing in-house On the face of it, developing in house is...

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Running an App Development Agency

Running an App Development Agency

I'm running Tapadoo 7 years now. As a retrospective, I'm writing a few articles about this. I hope you like them. This is the first one: a general set of ideas rolling around my head. The app store is very difficult to make money in. The chances of getting rich...

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A look at WWDC 2016

A look at WWDC 2016

World Wide Developer Conference 2016 The Apple World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) has finally arrived. The annual event is used by Apple to announce and showcase their latest products and technologies. It's the biggest Apple event of the year, watched by millions...

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My Thoughts on I/O No. 9

My Thoughts on I/O No. 9

Last week, Google held their ninth ‘Google I/O’ event. For those unfamiliar with this occasion, it’s a gathering for developers and enthusiasts alike to come and listen as Google announces their latest advancements in the world of technology. At Tapadoo HQ, the...

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Android Unit Testing 101

Android Unit Testing 101

On a recent project for Kitman Labs we were asked to add automated testing to the application we were developing. It is rare that a client would ask for this - mostly because of the additional cost of including automated testing to a project. However, the increase in...

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How to Make Your Users Happy

How to Make Your Users Happy

This is a short post based on my presentation at Swipe Summit 2016 "Tips for designing outstanding mobile customer experiences", or as I would say "How to make your users happy". You can also read a more detailed version here.   One - Grab a pencil. Whatever...

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