Posts by Scott Bolinger

AppPresser 4 is here!

AppPresser 4 - new design, new features, better performance

We are excited to announce that AppPresser 4 is now available. All new customers will be on version 4, and existing customers can migrate based on availability. You can purchase today and get a special launch discount by heading over to our pricing page. What’s New in AppPresser 4? We rewrote almost everything to create…

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Automated App Store Submissions with AppPresser 4

One of the biggest updates we made with AppPresser 4 was the backend app building. We moved away from PhoneGap Build to a more modern CI/CD system that allows for automated app store resubmissions. This is huge because app store submission is one of the hardest parts about building apps, especially for iOS. This move…

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New Design in AppPresser 4

One of the biggest improvements in AppPresser 4 is the design. All of the UI components got a fresh new look on both iOS and Android. Some things you’ll notice: update iOS 13 design, more modern style everywhere, better skeleton loading screens, and more. All of our base UI, plus every starter template got re-worked…

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Important News About AppPresser 3 Apps and the Apple App Store

Recently Apple announced that they were deprecating a component called the UIWebview, used widely amongst app developers. The specific error is ITMS-90809: Deprecated API Usage, which you may have seen before. Their announcement stated that they would no longer accept new apps to the app store starting in April 2020, and updates to existing apps…

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Announcing AppPresser 4: We Rebuilt Everything

AppPresser 4 is almost here, and it has a lot of exciting updates. Updates and Improvements We rewrote almost everything to create a stable infrastructure on the backend, and provide better features for your apps. I can’t understate how much went into this, it’s a major update. Apps updated to Ionic 5 This was a…

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New Features This Month: Media and More

This month we are excited to release 3 new features/improvements for your AppPresser apps. tl;dr – audio, video, and pdfs are much nicer now, app rebuild required. An external PDF app is now required for offline viewing on Android. New category lists in the ap-list component. Media Player The media player plays audio and video…

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What’s new in mobile this month?

Here’s a quick glimpse at what’s happening with mobile right now. iOS 13 iOS 13 is will be out on September 19th. Some notable new features include dark mode, Apple sign in, improvements to photo editing and Siri, and more. Android 10 Android 10 is out, and it has some great new features. Smart replies…

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How to Declare a Target Audience for Google Play

You may have received an email recently from Google Play that says “Declare a target audience by September 1st.” Here’s what they want you to do. Login to your Play console and click your app. Go to Store Presence => App Content. Under Target audience and content, click start. Select your audience age. If you…

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How a Self-Audit Improved Our Product Usability

Many product developers, ourselves included, focus more on the code than UI/UX. It can be helpful to take a step back and look specifically at usability with a self-imposed audit. After all, perfect code doesn’t matter if your product is hard to use, amirite? For this audit we’ll be using the Nielsen Norman Group’s 10…

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Mobile UI Tip: Steppers vs. Dropdowns

When designing websites for mobile devices, the devil is in the details. Many websites have a low conversion rate on mobile, and it’s usually because filling out forms is such a pain. It’s easier to fill out forms using a desktop keyboard, so most people don’t even bother on mobile. Making forms easier to fill…

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