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By Chris Stevens

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Articles, books, and shows about successful people are much more popular than stories about losers, and so the press loves to write about Apple. The popular narrative of the App Store often continues unabated — you can make a million dollars! In the next chapter I’m going to take a look at the brutal realities of the App Store, but also the spectacular successes. You’ll learn the cold fiscal truth of what many developers invest, and lose, on the App Store. But, like me, you’re probably a sucker for the big dream and are likely to ignore the failures and concentrate on the successes — there’s plenty of those too.

At the time, I was working day shifts at a newspaper in London, so the only time I could spend designing apps was limited to nights. What made things even more difficult was that the programmer on Alice was based in Seattle, thousands of miles away and in a completely different time zone. Just before I went to sleep, I would check in and explain the designs I’d completed to the programmer, Ben Roberts, at which point he would then take over. No other business in the world would let you run a major programming project over Skype across time zones, but it worked out for us.

It sold over one million copies just nine days into its release. SOURCE: Copyright Chillingo Ltd. Chapter 1: Introduction In this book you’re also going to meet the underdogs. The broken-hearted, the failures, and the disasters. The rise of the app has massively altered the public perception of what a software programmer is. It’s turned a generation of geeks from social misfits into superheroes. Mention to someone that you make iPhone apps and their interest will pick up instantly. They may even ask if you’re a millionaire.

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