Apple recently gave developers the ability to transfer ownership of apps in the App Store. While this certainly helps people who are selling their app to another developer, it’s immediately useful to me to solve a problem I’ve had for about a year now.
Occasionally I have the need to generate some static HTML files. They may be for a static site or just as examples of how something will look. If the HTML is simple, I don’t mind typing it out by hand. But if there’s more to it, the repetitiveness of HTML tags starts to get to me. When I’m doing a Rails or Sinatra site, I use Haml for the HTML. So I wanted to be able to use Haml for generating static HTML as well.
Lex Friedman recently wrote an article at MacWorld titled “A $5 app isn’t expensive: Customers need to help fix the App Store economy” discussing pricing and the race to the bottom on the App Store. If you haven’t read it, I highly recommend it.
Sometimes when developing for iOS it’s nice to show an alert dialog that has some functionality in addition to that available from the standard UIAlertView.