Developer Spotlight: Ray Marshal of mSecure
iMore's developer spotlights are like DVD/iTunes Extras for the App Store -- a weekly look behind the scenes at the programers and designers that bring you the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad apps and games you love. This week Leanna talks with David Ashman from mSeven Software.
What's your name? Ray Marshall
What's your company's name? mSeven Software
Where are you located? Portland, OR
What's your website address? http://msevensoftware.com
What's your Twitter name? @msevensoftware
How long have you been a developer? 27 years
How long have you been an iOS developer? 3.5 years (since the very beginning!)
Do you develop for any other platform in addition to iOS? If so, which one(s)? Mac OS, Windows, Android, Palm (in past)
What primary computer setup do you use for your iOS development? 27" iMac
What iOS device(s) do you personally use most often? iPhone 4S, iPad 2
What mobile devices, other than iOS, do you currently use? Kindle
What's your favorite thing about developing for iOS? Great development tools, stable environment
What's your least favorite thing about developing for iOS? Nothing. iOS is a joy to program for. (Although, haven't warmed to xcode 4 yet)
What feature would you most like Apple to add to the iOS 5 SDK? Ability to integrate with Siri.
What feature would you most like Apple to add to the App Store? Support for software upgrades
If we were to eavesdrop on you while you were coding, what curse word would we hear you use the most? Argh is about as foul as I get.
1What do you do when you're not coding iOS apps? Attending my kids’ events with my wife, Guitar, Piano
What should we look for from you next? The world is not organized enough. We have some great new productivity apps made simple in the works!