This post is adapted from a
talk that Aaron and I gave on July 30 at the E-Commerce Demo Night at Huge.
Graphics adopted from Kathy Sierra’s talk at Business of Software 2012
When it was time to make our native app back in March, we looked to Android. Why? First and foremost, we’re a small team of 7 and have limited resources. With many features yet to build and two veteran Android developers in-house, it made sense time-wise. Second, we looked at the market -
many of the apps we use daily, such as Sunrise, Day One and Currency, are iOS-only. Others who had attempted to make an Android version of an app simply fell short on visual design and performance. Continue reading
Grand St. Friends,
We launched our
Android app a few weeks ago, and it is available for download now in the Google Play store.
You can see all your favorite Grand St. products on your Android device of choice. We wanted to create an immersive and well-designed marketplace that reflected everything we care about: independent and creative technology that makes you happy.
For everyone who has been emailing us about Android-specific products…we decided to make you one of our own.
Joe and Aaron have been making Android apps for over four years, and the evolution of the platform over that time has been truly amazing. Looking forward to watching the Grand St. app evolve.
Go download it now!!
was originally made on June 17, 2013.