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Joe Conway, CEO

For the past 16 years, Joe Conway has programmed everything from macOS to Android to iOS. As a former instructor and lead developer at Big Nerd Ranch, he fine-tuned his skills and expertise in overall mobile strategy, specializing in iOS Development. Author of "iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide," an Amazon Best-Seller, Joe quickly made a name for himself in the mobile space. He has worked with Fortune 500 companies, technology start-ups and government entities to build mobile platforms, enhance existing applications and develop mobile strategies. Joe was recently named one of Atlanta Business Chronicle's "People on the Move."
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Recent Posts

Erlang and Nested Case Statements

By Joe Conway, CEO | 7/28/16 12:00 PM

Erlang is a fantastic programming language, but its flow is sometimes hard to think about if you spend a lot of time in the C family of languages.

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Reading YAML Configuration Files in Dart

By Joe Conway, CEO | 5/11/16 12:00 PM

Nearly any dart:io application is going to have a configuration file for values that are different across instances and environments. While deploying a dart:io application is really easy, managing configuration files in an ever-changing system is prone to error.

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A Dream Without Accountability is Only a Dream

By Joe Conway, CEO | 4/25/16 11:19 AM

This morning, I walked in and noticed the sign that said "Lobby Boy says:  First we drink coffee, then we do the things," sitting next to a way-too-large picture of the lobby boy from the Grand Budapest Hotel. And I just busted up laughing.

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Swift Subarrays: Array and ArraySlice

By Joe Conway, CEO | 12/10/15 1:57 PM

Swift has a nice syntax for grabbing subarrays:

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Three Features That'd Be Real Swifty

By Joe Conway, CEO | 10/22/15 11:00 AM

So far, I have enjoyed Swift. I'm still a bit curmudgeonly about having to explain - in great detail - what I want to the compiler like it was a small child that keeps asking 'Why?,' but there is value to it.

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How Do I Implement Optional Delegate Protocol Methods In Swift Without @objc ?

By Joe Conway, CEO | 10/15/15 11:00 AM

Swift optional protocols - right now, they don't exist unless the protocol is tagged with @objc. So far, this has been an acceptable solution for providing optional method functionality. 

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Dart: A Simple, Elegant Language Programmers Will Love

By Joe Conway, CEO | 10/7/15 10:39 AM

In just a few short years, RESTful web services have become the standard in inter-application communication.

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The Stack Overflow Generation - A Guide for the Novice Programmer

By Joe Conway, CEO | 5/12/15 2:18 PM

Recently, I gave a talk at the Atlanta iOS developer meetup. The talk took up the first hour of the meetup, and the second hour was occupied by something called 'Open Spaces'. 

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The future of iTunes Connect and TestFlight?

By Joe Conway, CEO | 4/23/15 2:16 PM

Since switching over to Apple's TestFlight,  we've been pretty pleased. 

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XIBs & Autolayout: A guide to controls and keyboard shortcuts for managing constraints

By Joe Conway, CEO | 3/24/15 2:14 PM

One of the challenges to the iOS autolayout system when it first came out was that the interface for editing constraint-based XIB files was unforgiving. 

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