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Android and iOS app developer information, resources and articles by the team at DreamWalk, the most trusted Melbourne iOS and Android developer Australia has to offer.

Created back in 2009, the DreamWalk blog has become a go-to resource for Android and iOS developer 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.

How to choose an app developer in Melbourne

Who you hire to design and develop your mobile application is an extremely important decision. So much time and money is at stake. Your choice can mean the difference between launching an app that succeeds and one that fails. Worse still, the wrong choice could...

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What it takes to win an Apple Design Award

A in-depth study into ADA winners and what they have in common.   Firstly, let me just state that I have personally never won an Apple Design Award (ADA). Not many people have. In fact, the highly prestigious award is only presented to a handful of app designers and...

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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...

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Clutch Ranks DreamWalk in Top 5 App Developers in Australia

Leading B2B research firm Clutch recently ranked DreamWalk in the Top 5 app development companies in Australia in their 2018 annual industry report. The companies highlighted in this research were ranked based on services offered, client feedback, work quality, and...

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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...

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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...

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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 overcome...

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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...

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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...

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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. Pre-seed investment in app ideas by...

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Investing in Apps: Can an ‘average’ app make good money?

When it comes to putting your money to work, there are so many options these days. You can buy shares in publicly listed companies on the ASX, invest in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), purchase bonds, buy property, trade currencies or invest in a small business or...

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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...

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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...

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