New App – Pomelo Tree Sticker Packs

This new app for iPhone and iPad lets you use your favourite stickers where you want. Including native integration with Apple Messages and WhatsApp*, plus the ability to copy and insert in any app you wish.

Hundreds of original designs, hundreds of adorable stickers.

     
   

 

* At present WhatsApp stickers cannot be animated, but when this changes we will enable native use as soon as possible.

Refactoring for a better state of mind

As a part-time/hobbyist coder I have probably been Apple’s target programmer: keen, full of energy but in serious need of help if I’m going to actually achieve anything.

It’s no secret that Apple advocates a variant on Model-View-Controller app design, but thankfully they don’t market it like that; they just give you all the tools you need, and the templates, and the auto-complete to let you build your first app within a single file, a UIViewController to be specific. It is possible to do wonderful things without ever leaving that file, but if you do venture out into another scene that’s fine, just put another UIViewController on the StoryBoard, create a segue and off you go.

Now you have a rich app with things to do, and just two files to worry about. The simplicity is beguiling and it means anyone can make an app and sell it on the App Store.

But then I started making apps with 4 views, then 5, 6. Then I wanted to make it look different on iPad. And what about orientation. Oh, and of course I want everything to be connected and flow. I was starting to seriously lose control and wonder what MVC even meant, since I only seemed to have ViewControllers aplenty, but luckily a podcast came to help me and show me another route.

Swiftcoders by Garric Nahapetian: Episode 38 with Krzysztof Zabłocki

 
Protocols tell the coordinator what happened, so it can choose the next action

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Is this sweetener fooling me?

“… It’s the holidays season …” and I have had far too many lattes and mince pies in the past few weeks. It’s like one continuous sweet celebration. Still, we are social animals and here I am, just popping out for a coffee with friends. Will I choose a standard cinnamon dolce latte with good old syrup (273 kCal) or the skinny version with only 108 kCal to its name and not sacrificing any sweetness as my LattePilates App told me? (click here for free download, link) The choice should be a no brainer. But I linger on the “confirm” button for the standard cinnamon dolce even though my App is questioning my decision, telling the world, queuing behind me, that I am about to overshoot my limit yet again.

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Animated Christmas Script

Send the season’s greetings with beautiful style through smoothly animated cursive script.

* 16 Large Stickers
* Up to 50 frames for fluidity
* Small file size

We’ve used state-of-the-art techniques to get high frame rates and small file sizes to bring you animated stickers like you haven’t seen on the App Store before.

We also have a popular set of Cursive Script stickers and other animated sets, just take a look at our Developer’s page.

If you like these, please leave a rating or review, it really helps us keep on developing.

Available on the App Store:
http://apple.co/2omnPY8

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