A Lot Can Happen in a Decade ➝

Craig Hockenberry, regarding the ten year anniversary of the original iPhone SDK:

After recovering from all the great news, developers everywhere started thinking about shipping. We didn’t know exactly how long we would have, but we knew we had to hustle.

In the end, we had about four months to get our apps ready. Thanks to what The Iconfactory learned during the Jailbreak era, we had a head start understanding design and development issues. But we still worked our butts off to build the first iPhone’s Twitter app.

What an exciting time that was. I just wish I would have had the foresight to spend some time learning about app development instead of simply writing about the platform.