Using Amazon S3 as your iOS app’s server-side

While developing myDrumPad, I came across an interesting problem for my in-app purchase support. The app allows users to download additional packs of sounds (referred to as "sound packs" in the app) that they can use to tap out songs and rhythms. The sound packs themselves were a collection of CAF-encoded uncompressed PCM audio files, … Continue reading Using Amazon S3 as your iOS app’s server-side

New application: Should I use Three20 or raw UIKit?

I've been considering starting a new project recently, and have been torn: Should I create my project using Three20, or should I use UIKit directly?  I know Three20 is supposed to help by making applications easier to develop, but what does it really buy me as a developer?  In my experience, most of my time … Continue reading New application: Should I use Three20 or raw UIKit?