In our increasingly fast-paced lives, finding the time for fog-busting puzzles is hard to come by. This makes having speedy games that can enrich your day even more important! JOTJOLT! and Quorbo both take a multi-pronged approach to revving you up: featuring some of the wittiest quips ever concocted alongside brain-teasing action. It’s a combo… Continue reading Presenting JOTJOLT! and Quorbo: quick-quote puzzles that give your noggin a boost.
I have a Mac app, CurrentKey Stats, in the App Store. It has been a free app since the beginning. When it launched it had IAP purchases, but around mid-2020 I made the app fully free, and I know that thousands of people have gotten use out of it! The project represented many milestones for… Continue reading Because I do not have a Mac capable of running the upcoming MacOS Monterey, I am removing my app CurrentKey Stats from the Mac app store
Update: CurrentKey got approved. The story: The day after Christmas this year I spotted some bugs in my app, I fixed them – I also added a cool new feature, and submitted the new build to the App Store for review as soon as the holiday downtime was over. Within a few hours, my app… Continue reading [Updated: it’s been approved] Why is CurrentKey Stats not in the App Store? Because it’s been stuck in app review purgatory for weeks.
Last May I launched my Mac app, CurrentKey Stats, which helps you keep track of how you spend time across Spaces (virtual desktops) and apps, as well as navigate between your Spaces. It was not always a foregone conclusion that I’d distribute the app through the App Store. In fact — I had round-tripped the… Continue reading Key takeaway from developing for the Mac App Store: it’s unreliable
Quick note/disclaimer: This blog post is from a historically introverted solo hacker, who – aside from personal-use command line tools – has exclusively shipped web app projects until this app. A long time ago I took a day in the library with my (still shiny new) mid-2011 Macbook Air and poked around Xcode with the… Continue reading Building my first Swift app, from a background of web app hacking