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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.

The Importance of App Quality Assurance

The Importance of App Quality Assurance

Or why Testers are not just monkeys smashing buttons and tearing your app apart. Honestly, we aren't! We take our role very seriously. App Quality Assurance (QA) is the difference between a successful user experience that sees your users happy and one that sees your...

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iOS and Android Design Differences & Why They Matter

iOS and Android Design Differences & Why They Matter

Is iOS and Android design really that different? A common request we get here at Tapadoo is to build an app that has the same iOS and Android design features. A reasonable ask, by all means. “Our app should look the same to everyone no matter what platform they are...

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Focused Engagement through UX Design Strategy

Focused Engagement through UX Design Strategy

UX design strategy When working with a new client on a UX design strategy for their mobile app they lay out their full requirements and product goals. The session generally starts with an ambitious statement or goal from the client; We're gonna make an app that does...

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App Performance; Measuring & Optimisation

App Performance; Measuring & Optimisation

A new client came to us recently with a project that would test our ability on app performance. They had a sample iOS app, which loaded a point cloud into a 3D model. They wanted to build a proof of concept app and incorporate this 3D model into it as a nice visual....

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Native App Development or Cross Platform?

Native App Development or Cross Platform?

Native App Development At Tapadoo, we commit to delivering only the best mobile apps. That’s why we are sanctimonious advocates of native app development for iOS and Android. We believe this is the best approach for product design and development.  You could say we...

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Welcome back Caoife

Welcome back Caoife

At Tapadoo we love when new people join our team. Although Caoife is not entirely new! She did an internship in Tapadoo for six months in 2017 as part of her college course. Here's a little info on Caoife:   I studied Computer Science in UCC and had to do six...

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Learning a New Skill

Learning a New Skill

What do you get from learning a new skill? New found appreciation Having gone through the design process, I’ve a greater appreciation for almost everything I see today. It’s fascinating to think the amount of thought and effort that goes into products. I can imagine...

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Trying New Things

Trying New Things

Developer turned Designer Stepping out of your comfort zone is always a scary thought, but also an opportunity to grow as a person and to expand your repertoire of skills. It’s a challenge to your current way of thinking and to gain a new sense of perspective for your...

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My Dublin Bus – Android

My Dublin Bus – Android

It took its time, but My Dublin Bus for Android is now here. Take that iOS!  Simple and easy to use, the app provides you with information on when the next bus is due for your bus stop in Dublin.  Just open the app and it grabs real time information for your stops and...

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The Bus App for the rest of Us – Now Free

The Bus App for the rest of Us – Now Free

TL;DR: My Dublin Bus 2 is now compatible with iOS 11 and is also made free. A long time ago, we tasked ourselves to do an app to make it easy to get real time information for busses in Dublin. Essentially, though there was an official app, we always felt it tried to...

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