I'm creating this app as a learning exercise for me, and to 'scratch my own itch' so to speak - to have a nice simple way to read HN from my iphone while pushing my daughter on the swing: Available in the app store

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Available in the app store here

I also intended from the start open-sourcing this so that people can have a look and learn with a nontrivial demo app. The more people that know obj-c/UIKit, the merrier! https://github.com/chrishulbert/HackerNewsReader

[[posterous-content:cadkulJdxzoijfuJltlx]]Attributions:

* Icons by app-bits: http://app-bits.com/free-icons.html

* FMDB sqlite wrapper: https://github.com/ccgus/fmdb

* ConciseKit: https://github.com/petejkim/ConciseKit

* ASIHttp: https://github.com/pokeb/asi-http-request

 

Thanks for reading! If you found this article helpful, do me a favour and check out my upcoming web-app: ScrumFox agile team management. And if you want to get in touch, I'd love to hear from you: chris.hulbert at gmail.

Chris Hulbert

(Comp Sci, Hons - UTS)

iOS Developer in Sydney.

I have worked at places such as Google, News Corp, Fox Sports, NineMSN, FetchTV, Woolworths, and Westpac, among others. If you're looking for a good iOS developer, drop me a line!

Get in touch:
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github.com/chrishulbert
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