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Building an Open Source iOS app: lessons learned


Below you can find an abstract and materials for the talk I gave at the Silicon Valley Mobile Developers and Designers Meetup at Hacker Dojo, Santa Clara, Dec 12th, 2016.


Slideshare slides.

Building an Open Source iOS app: lessons learned from Wojciech Koszek

For easy download, go to GitHub link below.


In this talk I’m going to talk about lessons learned from building Sensorama, an Open Source sensor platform for data science. The main theme of the talk will be Open Source: what is great about it, what is bad and how you must become a part of the Open Source community to really move quickly and benefit from it. For this project, I did both the code and the design, so you’ll have a chance to see how solo-developer deals with time/feature constraints, which tools I’ve used and what my approach towards development in this mode is. In other words: I’ll tell you what I did to stay sane. If the iOS development were a walk in a dark city park, this talk may turn out to be your flashlight. If you like it, star it at GitHub:



We have recorded the video from this event.


Here are some of the links from the slides: