Mark Rickert


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Prepending the Default RubyMotion Build Task

UPDATE - I’ve rewritten this article with a more elegant solution.

Thank’s to the helpful Hipbyte team member Watson1978, I was able to figure out how to run tasks before and after build processes in RubyMotion. I’ve ofeen wanted to do...

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One Month Living in a Van

Today marks my 1 month anniversary of living full time in a Roadtrek Class B RV (1998 Roadtrek 190 Popular). I live with all my worldly possessions in about 140 square feet and it’s amazing!

I’ve never felt so free!

Things are definitely...

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Listening to User Feature Requests

I’ve gotten a lot of positive feedback on my new iOS app aloft. One user emailed me and asked if I could make the weather station screen searchable. I told him “no problem, it’ll be in the next version that ships”.

Searchable...

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Why You Should Internationalize Your Apps

This post originally appeared in Issue #20 of the RubyMotion Dispatch weekly newsletter on March 25, 2014

Internationalization (i18n) and localization (l10n) of your apps are a great way to reach a wider audience. The App Store is a global marketplace,...

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Every App Developer Should Also Be an iTunes Affiliate

This post originally appeared in Issue #19 of the RubyMotion Dispatch weekly newsletter on March 18, 2014

Are you an iTunes Affiliate? If you write mac or iOS apps you should be! You’re losing out on an additional revenue stream if you don’t...

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