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Vijay Santhanam

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Vijay's a co-founder of AppInstruct. He won the Vodafone Java Games Challenge in 2003 with his Skidlock Racer mobile game. Vijay taught various School of Software subjects at University of Technology, Sydney from 2010-12. He has built numerous apps for Big Name clients, including the Lasoo app and Optus (Australia's second largest mobile carrier). His favorite app is Tweetbot, for its beautiful design and elegant functionality.

How to make an app like FatBooth »

Take an ordinary photo with your phone’s camera and let the FatBooth software turn the image into a fatter version.  Easy. Fun. Viral.

FatBooth is a visual effects app for smartphones, developed by French company PiVi & Co. This simple application was estimated to be very short-lived, but turned out to be one of the most successful apps of all time. This week, we take a closer look at FatBooth. Read more…

How to make a game like Flappy Bird »

Flappy Bird is the retro designed game that has given every independent developer hope at the start of 2014, by racing to the top of the App Store and Google Play charts.  The app has demonstrated that with a solid amount of good luck, the top of the charts remain in reach of all those brave enough to fail. Read more…

Android app development »

Google’s Android operating system enjoys the largest share of the mobile device market.  All the prominent mobile device manufacturers produce a variety of Android smartphones and tablets that appeal to consumers. Android smartphones and tablets are available in many sizes and are normally cheaper than Apple’s iPhone and iPad. Read more…