jtribe is hiring a mid to senior iOS developer

Who is jtribe jtribe is a specialised mobile development consultancy in Melbourne. We create mobile solutions for iOS, Android and mobile web. We run our company lean and use agile. Our values are impact, fairness and economic sustainability. We are looking for a mid-senior iOS developer to join our team. If you are the right candidate then you can probably figure out what kind of skills you need...

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iOS Developer Training Courses by jTribe

Check out the training details page Next training in Sydney Event Registration Online for Sydney 14-15 November, iOS training powered by Eventbrite Check out the Course Outline     NEW: Perth iOS Training This is the first iOS course scheduled for Perth. If we get enough interest we could make this a regular course. Event Registration Online for PERTH iOS Developer Training powered...

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jTribe developed South East Water Enterprise App

Over the past two years jTribe has worked on several iPhone enterprise apps for South East Water. The Client South East Water is a Victorian Government owned corporation that provides drinking water, sewerage, trade waste, recycled water and water-saving services in an area from the South East of Melbourne to South Gippsland in Australia. The Brief Our initial brief was to create an app that...

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Android Training

Here are the new Android training courses for Sydney and Melbourne. Melbourne Android Training Details Sydney Android Training Details   Sydney Event registration for Android Developer Training, SYDNEY, 28th & 29th October powered by Eventbrite Melbourne Sell Tickets Online through...

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iPad Fishing Game for the Marine Center

The Brief The iPad Fishing Game for the Marine Center is an educational game. It is designed  for kids who visit the Marine Center. The iPad installation is fitted into the exhibition environment. This is the second part of our work for DPI. The first part is an interactive touch screen installation that servers as the main educational tool for school groups visiting the center. The Game The...

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Experiences with UIStoryboard

A couple of weeks ago I presented at the Melbourne Cocoaheads meetup about UIStoryboards. Starting with a quick overview of UIStoryboard and going into the pros, pitfalls, and my experiences with them on actual projects. UIStoryboards are a fantastic way to quickly get an app started but as with everything, a thorough understanding of what’s going on underneath is needed for some of the...

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Simple HUD for iOS

When we develop apps we are using many useful CocoaPods that make the life of a iOS developer a bit easier. CocoPods are great and if you don’t use them yet check out the huge number of useful modules available at https://github.com/CocoaPods/Specs One Pod we use frequently is MBProgressHUD. Do it yourself One day I was completely offline and had no access to the internet. I had to come up...

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Ranting about Instragam’s new Video Feature (podcast)

Manchester Lane Podcast #3 Tm Martin, Armin Kroll and Mark Georgeson ranting (a bit) about Instagram’s new video feature. So, the instagram app update came out today and it allows users to post 15 sec videos. Listen to what 3 grumpy old guys think about this.     Your browser does not support this audio...

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WWDC 2013 event at the OpenHub and jTribe HQ

Many Melbourne Apple developers have missed out on the ticket sale for Apple’s word-wide developer conference 2013 in San Francisco. For those who staid back in Melbourne there is an event at the same time as Apple’s keynote at our office in the CBD at around 3am on Tuesday 11 June 2013 (that’s 10am SF time).       Event details Details about the session are on...

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WorkSafe Award Winner – Lone Worker App

jTribe helped South East Water to develop the “Lone Worker App by iota – iota Services”.  The app won the WorkSafe Australia “Best Solution to a Specific Workplace Health and Safety Issue” award (that’s a mouth full) Read the full article on the WorkSafe Website  The utility app helps keeping remote workers safe. A multitude of iPhone sensors are used to...

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Why you should not offshore your app development

We seem to see more clients coming to us and ask for help getting their off-shore app development back. : The major complaints we hear our clients about offshore development are: It takes too long. Management overkill. Clients needs to spend more time managing their offshore development then they thought. Code quality Changes are hard We do not know if those problems are caused by the client...

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Passbook on iOS for Retailers

It’s September 12 and today Apple will have their media event. There should be no surprised around iOS 6 as it was already presented in June at the World Wide Developer Conference. One feature of iOS 6 caught our special attention. The new Passbook app that keeps all your loyalty cards, store cards, boarding passes and tickets in one app. Since Daniel and I returned form San Francisco we...

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Passbook in iOS 6 will change retail

Passbook on iOS 6 will make it easier for consumers and retailers to make loyalty cards actually work. With services like passbrite.com passes can be created, distributed and scanned. This will change retail.

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Apple Passbook Service for Retailers

We are excited to be involved in developing a service for Apple’s Passbook. We are in the last phase of the project that implements a self-service system to produce loyalty cards that work with Passbook on iOS. The PassRocket will launch with Apple’s iOS 6 and Passbook app – PassRocket.com Please visit passrocket.com to learn more or sign-up for a...

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Preparing for Apple Passbook

Will the new iPhone come with NFC? As Apple is getting closer to it’s new iOS 6 release rumors are bubbling up that the new iPhone (aka iPhone 5) will have an NFC chip [source: 9to5mac.com] How strategic is Passbook for Apple? Analysts have quizzed Tim Cook about the importance of Passbook during Apple’s quarterly earnings call. When asked whether Apple’s new Passbook app for...

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Worksafe ‘Top Tradie’ mobile website quiz

A mobile web app/competition promoting workplace safety on building sites throughout victoria.

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PTV Metlink app rollout issues

jTribe worked with Metlink on their iOS app last year and completed initial development in December 2011. Since that time we have not been involved in any further development or the rollout of the version of the iPhone app that was released on the iTunes store. We were not aware of when the new PTV (previously Metlink) iPhone app was going to be released to the iTunes App Store. We would like to...

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Get a desk at the OpenHub

The OpenHub has currently 5 desks available right now. If you are a Tech startup company Designer Mobile app developer And if you want be part of a community of UX experts iOS developers Android developers Digital marketing experts GIS startup Designers Ruby developers Flash developers Then apply for a desk at the...

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Melbourne Easter and Augmented Reality

Happy Easter with this app from jTribe! EggRaider is an app developed by jTribe to show case the latest in mobile technology. We combined augmented reality, Facebook and game concepts to create a local mobile app for Melbourne. With the free app kids and adults alike can explore the city of Melbourne and find hidden 3D Easter eggs that are attached to landmarks around Melbourne. The app...

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EggRaider Augmented Reality Demo

jTribe’s been working on our own iPhone and Android project, EggRaider. It’s a marker based Augmented Reality mobile application based around Melbourne. We’ve made markers around the city using Melbourne’s signs and unique landmarks. How to demo our EggRaider app Open our EggRaider app and go to the Radar screen Pull open the camera on the right hand side of the...

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