Ever wonder what it's really like to develop your first app? Developer Ondrej Sedlacek from Promnia took his first iOS game from idea to the top of the charts. In this interview, he offers a behind-the-scenes look into what it was like to create Froggies -- and watch it #become the #1 Puzzle and Board Game in the Czech App Store.AC: Tell us a little about you and your company Promnia. What is your background?Ondrej: I was born in the Czech Republic, grew up in Australia and now live back in the Czech Republic. I was always intrigued by computers and spent some time programming Windows apps as a hobby in my teens. This naturally led me to study IT at university and eventually to professional work in the IT industry. I've been an IT Consultant for the last 6 years, working mostly on enterprise software in large companies.
AC: Froggies is your first app. Why did you want to start developing for the iPhone and iPad?Ondrej: I have always liked developing software and mingling with the newest technologies and I've also always hated having a boss. I saw developing for iOS as an opportunity to do something I enjoy in an newly emerging and fascinating industry while being my own boss. (more...)