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May 13, 2013

iPhone/iPad iOS music making app round-up: Week 82

If you want to try your hand at creating a viable iPad app, then you’re going to have a long hard road ahead of you.  It begins with an idea; what it is exactly that you want to accomplish.  The next step is to really take a look at your resources and seeing if it is worth your time.  Creating an app that is needed and utilitarian is everyone’s goal, but such apps have already been explored by big name developers and teams of programmers who are getting paid to code.  Creating an app on your own could take countless hours, maybe even years.

This is why a lone developer will struggle trying to make a popular synthesizer app when there are hundred to choose from.  On the other hand, a lone developer might have an easier time making an eccentric app that hasn’t been thought of before.  There won’t …

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May 13, 2013

Meet the programmers: FabFilter

If you are luck or unlucky enough to meet a programmer in your life, you might realize how different they are from the rest of the world.  Programmers aren’t using to see things that are actually tangible, and they can understand what a program or picture will look like when it is purely based on text or code.  This kind of logical mind is not something that can be acquired as much as it is something you are, or aren’t born with.  Programmers are gifted at what they do on many levels, not simply technical ones.  When they design an app for music producers OR DJs, they not only need to think about how the program will work, but there has to be careful attention paid to how well users will interact with it.

This is why iPad apps are so special.  They rely on touch technology rather than a …