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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

How Much is My App Idea Worth?

Putting a monetary value on your app idea is difficult. Even the greatest app idea can fail if it is executed poorly, and similarly a mediocre idea can be successful if executed exceptionally well. I read an interesting article by blogger Derek Sivers recently where...

Do I really want to release an app?

Questions to ask yourself before taking the plunge.   Q. Is my idea really a good one? A. Run your idea past as many people as you can. Get feedback from people outside your immediate family and friends circle. You need honest opinions from the intended target...

App Ideas, Concepts and Project Briefs. Where to start?

When it comes to developing an app, what’s the difference between an idea, a concept and a brief? Which one do I need when starting out? Everyone has ideas. When thinking about what to order for lunch or what to wear to work in the morning, your head fills with ideas....

See where the party’s at with Hive!

This week BLINC Corp. released their new app ‘Hive’, which has been in development at DreamWalk for the last few months. This simple location-based app fills a current gap in the market, letting users know where their friends are partying with a single click. Apps...

Optimizing an App for Profitibility

So, you’ve developed and released your app, invested time and money in marketing and PR but sales figures aren’t what you expected. It’s a situation no app developer wants to be in but most will experience this hurdle at some point. What to do in...