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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.

20 Tough Tips for App Startups

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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Word Invaders: First Look

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...

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DreamWalk Makes Top 3 Developers!

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...

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AirBnB – From nothing to $10 Billion

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...

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Number 1 Reason Startups Succeed

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...

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The App Development Process

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...

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How Much is My App Idea Worth?

How Much is My App Idea Worth?

App Idea VS Execution Putting a monetary value on your app idea is difficult. Even the greatest concepts can fail if executed poorly. Similarly a mediocre idea can be successful if executed exceptionally well. I read an interesting article by blogger Derek Sivers...

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Do I really want to release an app?

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...

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

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....

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See where the party’s at with Hive!

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...

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Optimizing an App for Profitability

Optimizing an App for Profitability

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 this scenario is a...

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Apple Watch Goldrush?

Apple Watch Goldrush?

There have been various smart watches released in recent times, such as Pebble, Samsung Gear and LG’s G Watch, but as yet, none have had anywhere near the impact on the watch industry that Apple’s iPhone had on the mobile phone industry back in 2007. So,...

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Barrel Buster Early Screenshots

Barrel Buster Early Screenshots

As an internal mini-project we are currently developing an arcade smash-em-up for iPhone and Android called Barrel Buster. The game mechanic pays tribute to the barrels bonus level in Street Fighter 2 with a bunch of extra twists, features and surprises to make it a...

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Pre-Release Marketing for Games and Apps

Pre-Release Marketing for Games and Apps

It seems sort of counter intuitive to spend time and money promoting something that your customers cant even buy yet and I must admit, up until recently I hadn’t ever taken pre-release marketing veryseriously. Up until recently I was of the belief that...

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Is an Apple Feature the Holy Grail for an App Developer?

Is an Apple Feature the Holy Grail for an App Developer?

A prominent spot on the front page of the App Store has long been the ultimate goal for app developers looking to build an audience for their apps, but is an Apple feature all it’s cracked up to be? Here we look at the real-world affects of an Apple feature...

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