iOhYes Retired


A podcast by iOS developers for iOS developers, delivering news, tips, and rants for professional iOS/Mac developers, with something for enterprise and indie developers alike.

Hosted by Darryl Thomas and John Sextro.

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25: Episode 25 - Are You a Cylon

February 13, 2014 at 5:30PM • 54 minutes • Wiki Entry

The News

  1. Saga of Flappy Bird
  2. Stackmob shutting down? - pastebin

The Discussion

  1. Are we in a “web 2.0” of iOS apps?
    1. See: Yahoo suite, Storehouse, FB Paper, iOS Weather, Tweet Bot, Rdio, etc.
    2. How long will this “fad” last? What aspects do you like about this trend? What do you dislike?
    3. These apps are "flat", but they're skeueomorphic in other ways (subtle animations, "sticky" modals, etc.)
  2. Are largely gesture-based apps "useable" (e.g. Storehouse, FB Paper, etc.)
    1. Certainly beautiful. Few affordances
    2. Deference to content vs. intuitive feel


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