The Distillery Blog

  • Inversion and Injection of Dependencies

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    In my line of work at Distillery I conduct a lot of interviews, and 90% of what I hear when I ask a question about dependency injection, frankly speaking, is complete nonsense. I even came across an interpretation...

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  • Processing Keyboard Events in the Attached Controller

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    We’ve been working on the Storgage application (not on the App Store yet) for the last few months, and we would like to share one of the techniques we used when developing it. Problem One of our app’s features is...

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  • Distillery CEO Andrey Kudievskiy Featured in App Development Hot List

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    Business of Apps recently included Distillery’s Founder and CEO Andrey Kudievskiy on their list of 44 App Development Leaders You Need to Know. A serial entrepreneur, Kudievskiy started his career in tech at the age of 19 while working on his degree in computer science. Within five years he had established his...

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  • VP of Engineering Carlos Anchia Predicts the Future of Mobile App Development

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    In the ten years since the launch of the iPhone, the app industry has become a global phenomenon with annual revenue across all platforms topping $50 billion. Business of Apps tapped 20 notable app development leaders for their insights on where the industry is heading in 2017,...

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  • Netvest Puts a Stable of Expert Investors in Your Pocket

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    Have you ever wondered how successful investors choose individual stocks? What’s the thought process that goes into their decision? What do they look for when adding to their portfolio? How do they know when it’s time to sell? Netvest is a new mobile app for...

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  • Device-Based Layout

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    With the advent of zeplin.io, turning a design into layout has become simple and easy — the created design can be easily viewed in detail. You no longer have to wonder which font, font size, thickness, letter spacing...

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  • Lightning fast search with ElasticSearch

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    It’s not a secret that tools are selected for the specific task, and our project was no exception. Since the requirements had been clearly defined before the beginning of the development, the backend architecture was chosen to meet...

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  • Vertical Paging Without Limitations

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    The Soapbox app for iOS provides a fun, simple way to capture moments, to share them with the world, and to help promote items and causes. Soapbox emphasizes the ability to monetize a social presence, too. You can...

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  • Facial Recognition for Personalized Emojis

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    So, we had this idea: What if you could use your child’s face as an emoticon in a text message? Instead of a punctuating a point with an everyday 😃, wouldn’t it be more expressive and more enjoyable...

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