Cookbook – Recipes manager - Interview with the developer of a fantastic app

Did you have any prior development or coding experience?

Yes, I have over 10 years of experience in mobile app development.

What was the most challenging aspect of developing mobile app?

Find a good idea and make a user-friendly interface.

I enjoy designing good user interfaces, programming, and learning new technologies. I started programming in Basic in 1989, then moved to DOS, then Windows. In 1998 I created my first website and started learning graphic design and web development with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, etc. Ten years later I switched to Mac and in 2010 I started studying mobile development. Now I have about 23 years of experience in web development and 11 years in iOS/Android development. In total, I have created and launched more than 50 websites, 4 Android apps in Google Play Store, and 11 iOS/tvOS apps in AppStore.

Name a few of your favorite apps and reason you love them.

I'm using mine to make them better. For example, Task Tracker Utility. Also, I think Amazon Kindle App is good. Other app that I used and liked are Dropbox and IMDB app.

How long have you been working on this app?

A couple of years with long breaks, as this is my hobby project.

What need of the user did you have in mind when developing this app?

While developing an app, I look to solve a genuine problem. After that, I look at the existing solutions and understand what they lack in them; and then I write my own best version of the application.

In what way do you think your app is better than similar apps on the market? Please describe in detail what innovation you think you bring and what you are proud of in your app.

I wanted to write a fairly simple app for storing my own recipes, without being tied to online services, with the obligatory registration before use. I wanted to create an easy-to-use interface, without unnecessary details and with an attractive look.

What are your future plans and expected features of the coming new versions of this app?

Maybe create an iPad version and add the ability to export recipes as a PDF brochure ready for printing

Assuming new users of your app are reading this page. What do you want to ask them to do (contact you about X, Share the app, etc.)?

Try to use it and spread the word.

Cookbook – Recipes manager

About App:
Simple, elegant, and intuitive recipes manager. With this app, you can easily organize your recipes in a convenient manner. The app supports next features:

- Add and edit your recipes
- Search through recipes by title or ingredients
- Sort recipes list by title or date added
- Special mode to keep your iPhone active while viewing recipe
- Easily share your recipes through email and social networks

The Cookbook app has been designed to be as simple for use as possible and I hope you will like it. Just add title, number of servings, preparation time, ingredients list, and recipe description. That's it! Optionally you can choose the corresponding category and add the photo of the dish.

You don't need any internet connection or any type of registration in the social networks to use this app. All recipes are stored locally on your device.

Categories: Food & Drink

Date: December 28, 2021

Developer: Mike Melnikov

About developer: I enjoy designing good user interfaces, programming, and learning new techno ... Read more



App URL in Google Play


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