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Apple Launches Public Links for TestFlight – Beta Testing Made Easy

Public Links for TestFlight The most anxiously awaited TestFlight feature has arrived! Public links, announced at WWDC back in June, is now available in App Store Connect. This feature will allow up to 10,000 external testers to access your beta build using a shareable public link, essentially functioning like a limited open invitation. Creating the link in App Store Connect is straight forward. Then, developers can create groups of testers…
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7 Tips for UI Designers

Photo Credits: https://unsplash.com/photos/1_CMoFsPfso Over the past 10 years of my career as a programmer, UI/UX designer and project lead with custom software development company, AppIt Ventures, I have taken part in building more than 300 apps. Throughout those projects, I have worked alongside many designers, including those within our organization, from design agencies, from client teams and freelancers. In my observation, there are some very common mistakes designers make that can result…
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U.S. Based vs Overseas Developers and The AppIt Advantage

U.S. Based vs Overseas Development When searching for a software development partner, you’ll find that there are two main camps: those that employ in-house developers and those that contract overseas developers. While a difference in price is undoubtedly the first thing that comes to mind, there are also a variety of other factors to consider when deciding which sort of arrangement is a better fit for you. Price: As mentioned,…
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Automating UI Tests As a Non-Programmer: An Introduction

Automating UI Tests AppIt Ventures Every application should be thoroughly tested before going live to ensure a bug free product for its users. As most apps contain many different features/screens, run on different platforms (iOS/Android/Web) and are used on multiple browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera and Edge, ideally the Quality Assurance (QA) person will test every single feature on all platforms, browsers and devices for every sprint release as part…
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Delightful Animations in Android

As mobile app developers and designers, you often create apps to solve problems or get things done for your users. Your app’s UI/UX plays a very important role in creating an emotional connection with your users, so it's crucial to design it in such a way that it makes people as happy as possible while they are interacting with your app. Why should I care about delighting my app users ? Nobody…
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Releasing a Mobile App – Using your own App Developers Account or Not

Should you release your mobile app under your own App Developer Account or leverage your software developer's App Developer Account? When development on your mobile application is complete, you’ll have a couple of choices to make regarding the account under which it will be released: 1. Does your app require a standard or an enterprise account? 2. If it requires a standard account, should you create your own or have…
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Cross-Platform Development vs Native Development

How to choose between Cross-Platform Development vs Native Development When it comes to building a mobile application, you have to choose the strategy that best matches your return on investment (ROI) requirements. That said, while a strict budget may have you leaning toward the cost savings of cross-platform development, we almost always advocate for native development. If your business case for developing an app in the first place is sound,…
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Healthcare Mobile App Developers

How Custom Software Can Help Healthcare Providers Succeed Under The Fee-For-Value System

The shift away from Fee-for-Service and toward Fee-for-Value Due in large part to the Affordable Care Act, the shift away from fee-for-service and toward fee-for-value is well underway in the U.S. healthcare industry. With the bipartisan passing of MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act) in 2015 and private insurers, like Aetna, publicizing their decision to switch over, value based healthcare appears to be here to stay, regardless of the…
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Choosing a Cloud Service Provider: Amazon Web Services (AWS) vs Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

Here’s the deal. AWS is, frankly, the industry leader. They had a roughly 7 year head start in developing their cloud services, and during that time they’ve developed over 200 products and services within their platform. Since the beginning, they’ve owned the lion’s share of the market, with the highest user adoption. They are the industry standard. But, they’re not alone anymore. Microsoft’s Azure is actually the second highest market…
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Tips for Choosing a Software Development Partner

Effectively Minimizing Scope, Budget, and Timeline Risk Choosing a custom software development partner is probably the most important decision you’ll make when creating your mobile app. Much like a contractor for your home remodel, your software developer should be someone you can trust to be honest, reliable, and accountable throughout the duration. Likewise, if you’ve ever worked with a contractor before, you know that choosing the right one to begin…
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