Tools of the Trade: Making iOS Development Easy

Tools of the Trade: Making iOS Development Easy

Let's face it, development has gotten easier throughout the past few years. Gone are the days where you'd have to write all of your code through terminal on your favorite modded vim or emacs editor. Every language almost has an IDE built for it, and at times, we've grown to live with it. Yet even with these luxuries, there are still parts of the development process that can act as bottlenecks for those who rapidly bust out updates on a periodic basis. Thankfully, with the help of some tools crafted for such issues, we can reduce those bottlenecks and continue developing at a fast pace.

Fun with Inversion

Fun with Inversion

It's always fascinated me how certain combinations of instruments and vocals can harmonize together to create something truly beautiful. Listening to each track separately makes it even all the more amazing, by seeing how creative the human mind can get. Have you ever been curious as to how you could separate the vocals from a song? There are ways to minimize vocals from a song, but how can we accomplish the opposite? There's a fun trick dealing with inverting waves. It's actually simpler than you'd expect.

"It'll always be better tomorrow."

"It'll always be better tomorrow."

Quotes are awesome. They're simply just a combination of words strung together that make up something meaningful to you or to others. It sounds kind of silly, but it's amazing how much power words can have on people. As humans, we live and feed upon sayings, trying to conform to what we've been taught.

The Driving Force of Music

The Driving Force of Music

Music is an odd but wonderful entity that exists in our lives. It's known as a universal language that everyone can understand through emotions. Anyone can listen to it and create some vivid scene in their imagination. Anyone can be happy when listening to an upbeat song; sad when hearing a slow and soft melody resonate; full of vigor when a grandiose tune starts playing. We can invoke just about every emotion humanly possible with the power of music. It's rather amazing.

Evolution of UI from an Amateur.

Evolution of UI from an Amateur.

User interfaces are important concepts to take in with the ever-expanding market for mobile applications. The experience that you want to give to your users has to be a simple but rewarding one. You don't want to needlessly burden them with too many interactions, buttons, or text. These days, people expect things to just work, and on top of that, they want it to be easy to use.