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iPhone Design Award-Winning Projects by Chris Dannen

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Chapter 1. Tweetie

Developer name: Loren Brichter

Development Company: Atebits

Tags: Layout; Efficient Code; Workflow

URL: http://atebits.com

"I can't go into details because I think everything is under NDA for, like, the next 20 years," says Loren Brichter, the founder and sole developer at Philadelphia-based Mac shop atebits, and developer of Tweetie (Figure 1-1). He's talking about the top-secret program he worked on at Apple: the iPhone.

Tweetie's innovative UI won it a cult following.

Figure 1.1. Tweetie's innovative UI won it a cult following.

He stayed for a year—the most exciting year of his life, by his own account. But having grown up on Manhattan's Upper West Side and gone to Tufts University ...

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