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Ends tonight: last chance to pay whatever you want for a killer bundle of iOS design lessons and assets [deals]

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So you want to design apps for iOS. Good choice! Of course getting started can be tough, but today’s your lucky day: right now the iOS Designer Bundle is on sale for whatever you want to pay, but only until Midnight. It includes a slew of of lessons and tools that’ll bring you up to ninja level in no time.

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One of the best weather apps for iPhone just got a huge update

Dark Sky 5.0 displays 24-hour forecasts in a new timeline.

Dark Sky 5.0 displays 24-hour forecasts in a new timeline.

The Dark Sky app — famous for its crazy accurate weather predictions that give you down to the minute details on everything — has been updated to version 5.0 today, bringing with it an awesome new design and feature improvements.

Among the most noticeable differences is a new vertical timeline that dispenses weather predictions over the next 24 hours. It’s also adjustable so you can view precipitation, temperature, wind, humidity or the UV index.

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Repeat this simple mantra if you want to make killer Apple Watch apps

Joe Cieplinski, a designer with Bombing Brain Interactive, shares his knowledge about design at AltConf 2015.

Joe Cieplinski, a designer with Bombing Brain Interactive, shares his knowledge about design at AltConf 2015.

SAN FRANCISCO — The key to crafting great Apple Watch apps can be summed up with a simple mantra: “Make the user happy.”

That’s designer Joe Cieplinski’s approach to all design, really, but the precept is even more important than ever for developers making apps for Apple’s new wearable. Instead of attempting to cram all the features of an iPhone app onto that tiny screen, devs need to focus as much on what they leave out as what they include.

“That’s how you get a successful product,” Cieplinski, who works for Philadelphia-based Bombing Brain Interactive, told Cult of Mac after his AltConf panel here Tuesday. “It’s not just trying to be philosophical.”

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Second Edition Of The App Design Handbook Is A Great Resource For Designing iOS 7 Apps

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Have you ever wondered what it takes to design a great iOS app? The first edition of The App Design Handbook by Nathan Barry was made with iOS 6 in mind, and now the second edition is out, and it’s completely tailored for iOS 7.

Apple Design Award-winner Jeremy Olson has helped Barry update the book this time around and add additional resources, like video interviews with top designers. Written practically and simply, The App Design Handbook is a fantastic resource for novice and experienced app designers alike.

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10 Mistakes That Can Sink An App, A Mobile Site, And A Company’s Reputation

10 Mistakes That Can Sink An App, A Mobile Site, And A Company’s Reputation

10 mobile mistakes can ruin a company or developer's reputation

Apple’s meticulous focus on design and usability is one of the hallmarks of its products. That attention to detail is evident in almost every Apple product, but iOS devices epitomize Apple minimalist approach and its goal of removing any barrier between the user and a great user experience. Unfortunately, not all iOS developers or mobile web developers get to that same level of minimal and effortless design.

There are probably hundreds of small ways that developers can miss the mark when designing iOS apps or creating content designed for mobile devices, but Gartner research director Johan Jacobs notes that most mobile app/experience design failures boil down to ten common mistakes.

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Last Chance: The Most Comprehensive iOS App Development Course Ever [Deals]

Last Chance: The Most Comprehensive iOS App Development Course Ever [Deals]

If you’re looking to create some smashing iOS apps and want to get all the goods delivered to you in one comprehensive course, we’ve got a Cult of Mac Deals offer that more than fits the bill…but time is running out!

This is the most comprehensive iOS app development course we’ve ever seen, containing over 66 lectures and 11 hours of content. To get this kind of training in a live setting would cost you upwards of $3000 – but Cult of Mac Deals is bringing it to you in an on-demand capacity for only $89!

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The Most Comprehensive iOS App Development Course Ever [Deals]

The Most Comprehensive iOS App Development Course Ever [Deals]
If you’re looking to create some smashing iOS apps and want to get all the goods delivered to you in one comprehensive course, we’ve got a Cult of Mac Deals offer that more than fits the bill!

Containing over 66 lectures and 11 hours of content, this iOS app development course we’re offering will teach you the fundamentals of Objective-C and a ton of the advanced strategies used by the pros. To get this kind of training in a live setting would run you in the neighbourhood of $3000 – but at Cult of Mac Deals we’re bringing it to you in an on-demand capacity for only $89!

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Last Day For The iPhone App Design 101 Training Course [Deals]

Last Day For The iPhone App Design 101 Training Course [Deals]

If you’ve ever considered taking a course on iPhone app design and you want to do it in a way that won’t put a serious dent in your pocketbook, today is your last chance to pick up a great deal that solves that dilemma. With iPhone App Design 101 you not only gain knowledge and insight on one of the hottest markets out there today, you’ll save a whopping 68% off the regular price by acting today!

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