Chapter 7. Postage

Developer Name: Chris Parrish and Brad Ellis

Development Company: Rogue Sheep

Tags: OpenGL ES; Art; Memory Management; Team Development

URL: http://postage.roguesheep.com

This is the story of a band of engineers from a serious public software firm and their attempt to go solo and make serious software. What they ended up with: construction paper scraps on the floor, an ADA award, and one of the iPhone's most exquisite apps, Postage (shown in Figure 7-1).

A postcard created in Postage, ready for in-app mailing.

Figure 7.1. A postcard created in Postage, ready for in-app mailing.

In 2002, five Adobe engineers from the Seattle office were culled together to work on a spinoff project, a scaled-down ...

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