The Distillery Blog

  • When You Need to Scroll Deeper: Addressing UIScrollView’s Optimization Problems

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    UIScrollView is an incredibly useful control for iOS development, so it’s not surprising that a huge number of articles have been written about ways to increase the overall performance of UIScrollView and UITableView. These articles range from recommendations on initializing a descendant view to complex ways to perform...

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  • Your Project, Documented: Why You Should Still Care About Documentation

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    To Document or Not to Document? Nowadays, with the cascade/waterfall software development method passing into history, it may seem that the huge and dusty time-worn books on project design must follow, freeing up some empty space on everyone’s bookshelves. That opinion is supported by one of the key rules...

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  • Distillery’s New Video: The Story of Our Name, Our Logo, and How We Build

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    With over a billion users worldwide — that’s nearly one-third of all internet users globally — Google’s YouTube platform is where individuals and businesses alike go to share their stories. Recently, Distillery joined the YouTube party, developing and posting our own short video telling the...

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  • The Top 5 Free Mobile Apps to Get You Ready for Your Wedding Day

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    “I want my wedding to suck,” said no bride or groom ever in the history of time. Instead, when you plan your wedding, you’re basically trying to throw the best party you’ll ever host. That means that — for the days, months, and even years leading up to the...

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  • Distillery’s Logo Story Video Wins Bronze Telly Award!

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    Distillery wins again — this time, for a video we made to tell our own story! Annually, the Telly Awards support their self-stated mission of “honoring excellence in video and television across all screens.” Distillery’s short animated promotional video telling the story of our name...

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  • What Does the EU’s GDPR Mean for Your Mobile App or Website?

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    Twenty years ago, if you’d been asked whether you had the right to control who had access to your personal data, you’d most likely have given a blank look and muttered something like, “Well yeah. No duh.” Fast forward to present day, when data...

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  • Painless Travis CI/CD for Android Project

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    The software development community thrives on collaboration. The overarching idea is that, if everyone contributes, we can build the best possible code. The open source movement is one extension of this idea, supporting the philosophy that developers should openly share and modify each others’...

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  • Distillery Honored with a 2018 AIVA Communicator Award!

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    We’re excited to share that Distillery has been recognized with yet another award! Distillery’s website has been honored with an “Award of Excellence” in the “Digital” category (sub-category of “Websites — General-Web Applications / Services”) in the 24th Annual Communicator Awards. The Communicator Awards program is an annual...

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