5 Ways to Make People Hate Your Mobile Apps

Here’s five ways to make people hate your mobile app. I mean, there’s probably hundreds of ways. I can certainly think of dozens of ways, but these are five that come to mind because I encountered all of them this week. So in no particular order here they are:

The Norman Conquest: Adventures in Woodworking

My in-laws came to visit last week and part of the visit turned into an epic yak shave, so I thought I would share the fun. Not just because it’s a funny story (which it definitely is), but because I see so many parallels as to how we respond to requests as developers.

Sad News

I don’t really have the energy to do this more than once, so I’ll just post it here and share the link.

Why RubyMotion

I’ll probably get burned for this one, but it’s all my opinion, based on my experiences and observations. You may have different opinions, because you have a different career with your own experiences. That doesn’t make either of us wrong. We can agree to disagree. But I’m right. 😉

Anyway let’s get to it. Why RubyMotion for your mobile development? Why not a mainstream, officially blessed language like Swift or Objective C for iOS development? Like Java or Kotlin for Android work? Or why not Javascript with Ionic/Cordova/React Native?

Next Steps for Learning Ruby

So I had a discussion about this topic last week with the Adult Programs Manager from Canada Learning Code. I love Canada Learning Code, and have volunteered as a mentor and instructor with the organization since the Calgary chapter opened its doors, for the Ladies/Kids/Teachers Learning Code initiatives and briefly as a chapter lead myself, down in Lethbridge where I currently reside.