Archive for January, 2011

Minecraft World Explorer Digs it’s Way To The Top
January 28th, 2011 | Connor Turner

An interesting success story is brewing in the local Calgary iPhone development community. Prolific app developers, Robots & Pencils, seams to have dug-up a major success with their latest release of Minecraft: World Explorer for the iPhone and iPad.

How to Build a 2×2 UITableView Grid
January 28th, 2011 | Gavin Miller

Gavin Miller is a local Calgary iPhone app developer who will be gracing yycapps with a series of tutorials on app development. This is first in what we hope will be a series of great articles, so enjoy. Today you and I are going to work through some code to create a nifty looking 2×2 […]

Broken King’s Skwerl Code Give-a-Way
January 14th, 2011 | Connor Turner

I mentioned this in a tweet earlier this week, but if you are at all intrested in iPhone development in Calgary you really should be following Broken King’s Facebook fan page. Last weekend, Broken King set about the daunting task of churning out a new game within a weekend. Locked up in their apartment office, […] on GlobalTV
January 12th, 2011 | Connor Turner

It’s been quite the week for Last week, we had a great conversation with CBC’s The Homestrech on the growing iPhone Development community and the project. And last night, with our friends from Tapforms and Broken Kings were featured on GlobalTV’s Business Matters feature. (If you scroll to the 25:33 mark of […]

WiTEC’s Mobile Application Developer’s Forum
January 6th, 2011 | Connor Turner

Well, it looks like the Mobile Development community in our fair city continues to grow. On Wednesday January 19th, (from 1:00pm-5:00pm) WiTech Alberta is graciously holding an afternoon forum for mobile application developers in Calgary. Best of all, WiTec Alberta is not only providing a great list of speakers, but also free food and drink! […] on The Homestrech
January 5th, 2011 | Connor Turner

Yesterday, was an incredibly exciting afternoon for the yycapps project. Some of you may have caught it, others may have missed it in the hustle and bustle of trying to get home, but the yycapps web site was a featured segment on CBC Calgary’s The Homestrech. It was a great six minute conversation, where we […]