Android and iOS Development Blog

Android and IOS development info, tips and articles by the team at DreamWalk, the most trusted Melbourne app development company.

Created back in 2009, the DreamWalk blog has become a go-to resource for Android and iOS development information, tips, inspiration and articles from one of the longest standing mobile app development companies in Melbourne. It is a colourful and insightful tour of the app development industry in the words of Australia’s most experienced, trusted and ethical app development team. For more information and regular updates you can follow us on Facebook.

Breaking the Mobile UX Design Rules

Breaking the established rules and conventions that others conform to seems to be essential to the pursuit of innovation. In any industry, it’s always the rule-breakers who disrupt and revolutionize.   Just as Napster broke the entrenched rules of the record industry,...

App Investors Want Proof, Not Pitch Decks.

Convincing an investor to invest in your app startup is not easy for a first-time entrepreneur. This is especially true if all you have is an idea and a business plan.   Investors want proof, not a pitch deck.   If you've ever watched Shark Tank or Lion's Den you will...

How to Develop Apps Faster and Cheaper

App development is a time consuming and expensive business. Even the simplest apps can cost tens of thousands of dollars and take months to complete. For a business keen to jump into the mobile space or an entrepreneur itching to get their product to market, the cost...

What Aussies Want in a Dating App

According to a new study by research body YouGov, a staggering number of Australians are now finding love using dating apps but we are a long way off being comfortable talking about it.   So what do we find so embarrassing about online dating and how can an app...

Local VS Offshore App Development

Local app development VS offshore app development.  Does your developer build apps in-house here in Australia or send the work offshore? It can make a big difference to the outcome of a project and should be carefully considered by anyone in the process of choosing an...

DreamWalk Co-founder Talks App Development on 2UE

DreamWalk co-founder Joe Russell joins Talking Technology hosts Trevor Long and Nick Bennet on 2UE to talk app development.Check out the podcast to hear some of Joe's views on: Starting an app startup The future of apps Things to look out for when developing an app...

The “Investors will fund your app idea” Myth

It’s a very appealing proposition -- You come up with the app idea and someone else will pay to build it. After all, why wouldn’t they? It’s a great idea!   Unfortunately for the ideas people out there, it is never that simple and seed and pre-seed investment in app...

Will iOS 11 Kill Your App?

Image courtesy of Apple.   Apple fans are jumping with joy today as this morning saw Apple unveil the latest version of their flagship product, the iPhone X, which is the most significant change to the iPhone in years. App developers share their excitement with the...

20 Tough Tips for App Startups

Written by Joseph Russell - Co-Founder and Director of DreamWalk Apps.   The original LinkedIn Pulse article can be found here.   Developing and launching your first app is a challenge and an adventure. It can be exciting, daunting, stressful and rewarding all at the...

Word Invaders: First Look

A frantic 8-bit word game mash-up Word Invaders is what you get when you cross Words with Friends and Space Invaders. It's a frantic retro mash-up for those who find traditional word games a little slow-paced. Word game enthusiasts and casual gamers will love the...

DreamWalk Makes Top 3 Developers!

Digital Marketing specialist Ankit Thakor rates DreamWalk in the top three mobile app developers in Melbourne. Read Ankit’s article at the following link: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/top-melbourne-app-development-companies-make-your-another-thakor Category: App...

AirBnB – From nothing to $10 Billion

An interesting infographic that shows how the founders of AirBnb took a simple idea and turned it into a $10 billion business. Got a simple idea but need help with the development of it? Contact DreamWalk now and we’ll discuss the next steps with you. Category: App...

Number 1 Reason Startups Succeed

Is there any one reason why startups are successful? Surely the answer is a great idea, right? Actually, the idea is only the third most important factor, according to Bill Gross, CEO of Idealab. Bill studied two hundred startups, including a hundred companies he...

The App Development Process

So you have a brilliant idea for an app. You see a clear need for this app, and you can’t understand why someone hasn’t already thought of it. You are ready to take the plunge to get this thing built but you have no idea where to start and the whole process seems so...