What are its claims?To save you the hassle of digesting the sales pitch I have summarised all they have to say about themselves here:
Tutorials for iPhone / iOS Developers and Gamers
- iOS 5 By Tutorials – The quickest way for intermediate and advanced developers to learn the new iOS 5 APIs
- The iOS Apprentice Series – Learn how to make iPhone and iPad apps via epic length tutorials
- Learn how to successfully migrate to ARC – and worry a lot less about memory management.
- Space Game Starter Kit – You get full source code for a cool game to study and learn from
- Learn how to make your apps more quickly with the new Storyboards feature
Is anyone actually buying it?Time for some hard facts. We can use statistics provided by the payment processor. They release something they call the product’s “Gravity”. It can be used a an indicator of how well the product is selling. I’ve processed this figure and produced a rating out of 100. Products with a high rating are popular. Ray Wenderlich Tutorials scores 68.71/100 which is around standard.
Your buying optionsSo, you’ve read through the summary of what the product does (or claims to do…). You’ve examined the user reviews and testimonials. Perhaps you’ve even decided you might like to buy the product. So what next?
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