Yesterday I noticed that the Picklet Store previews weren’t working. It’s happened before that my in-progress back-end development deployment breaks the current version of the Picklets app. A real engineer would have a) unit test coverage to catch the regression, b) monitoring of the live server that flags the service failure or c) both of [...]
Today I’ve been trying out style and tech for individual picklet promotional videos.
This is something that I’d like to do for each picklet published in the Picklets app.
The concept is to provide a 30 second grab of content/author bio, equivalent to the in-app picklet preview, but intended for embedding in web pages on [...]
The Picklets Launch on Monday went off, enthusiastically attended by about 50 people packed into the 30-seated-capacity theatre at LOOP.
‘Mummy in the House!’ author Peter Nishitani skyped in from early morning Boston and Ben Hutchings and Arran McKenna did a live reading of ‘The 3 Baddest Bandits of the Wild Wild West’;
My thanks [...]
Picklets version 1 is now available as a free download in the Australian App Store.
After you download it to your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad you’ll be able to read previews of;‘The 3 Baddest Bandits of the Wild Wild West’ by Ben Hutchings with Arran McKenna and [...]
By Ben Hutchings, Arran McKenna and Jase Harper
This is the 5-panel preview as it will appear in the Picklet Store within the Picklets app on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. The full picklet consists of 23 panels.
I’m back in Melbourne and starting a final development push to finish the iPad ‘Picklets’ app.5-panel [...]
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