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SpiralKit

Introducing SpiralKit

After several very successful releases of our iPhone handwriting-based notepad application, Spiral by Digital Generalists, we have decided to release the drawing engine for Spiral as an open source framework. What Is SpiralKit SpiralKit is a Quartz 2D-based drawing framework for iOS written in Objective-C. The framework enables ‘drawing’ on a UIView in iOS and […]

Aspire to Be Useful and Elegant

What Makes a Good Product? My favorite applications are ones that solve a simple task really, really well. The task or problem doesn’t have to be a grand, ambitious goal. Often the products I most enjoy using are ones that concentrate intently on solving relatively modest and mundane tasks. Shazam is one of my favorite […]

Spiral by Digital Generalists

The Next Best Thing to Being There – Videos from 360|iDev 2013

We received a big surprise a few days ago in our email.  The organizers at 360|iDev decided to release all of the video recording from this year’s conference for free. You can stream them from here. In years past, 360|Conferences have charged for the session recordings, so having them released for free this soon after the […]

Thoughts from 360|iDev 2013

This past week I had the pleasure of attending 360|iDev in Denver. I’d been hearing really great things about all of the conferences put on by 360|Conferences for the last few years. Happily, this conference completely lived up to that reputation. Most of the sessions I attended were very well done and quite informative. In particular, I […]