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Clay Schumacher, Senior Software Engineer

Clay Schumacher, Senior Software Engineer
Clay Schumacher is a Senior Software Engineer and Practice Lead of Mobile Development at ISE. Clay lives in Normal, IL where he works from his home office and Slingshot Cowork. For the last four years he has worked to develop mobile solutions that delight our clients and end users. Clay enjoys agile/lean software development, and treats each project team as a startup bent on delivering the best app for each unique problem. He enjoys traveling and playing games with his wife and two daughters.

Recent Posts

Google Play Store Release Checklist

Mar 16, 2017 | by Clay Schumacher, Senior Software Engineer | Tags: Mobile App Development

A couple months ago we published a high-level checklist we use to ensure the successful release of apps to the iOS App Store.

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How to Use Xamarin.Forms to Create a Cross-Platform Mobile App

Feb 09, 2017 | by Clay Schumacher, Senior Software Engineer | Tags: Mobile App Development

Xamarin has gained a lot of traction in the mobile development community as a viable cross-platform solution for developing performant mobile apps. When we first started with Xamarin a few years ago, the only option was to create a platform-specific UI (Views and ViewControllers/Presenters) for each platform you wanted to bring your app to. Then Xamarin introduced Forms, a solution for simple mobile apps to be created cross-platform with a shared UI that still used native controls on each platform. As many mobile apps contain as much or more presentation logic as business logic, this makes much more sense as a cross-platform solution.

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iOS App Store Release Checklist

Jan 12, 2017 | by Clay Schumacher, Senior Software Engineer | Tags: Mobile App Development

Getting an app into the iOS app store can be intimidating. Everyone has heard horror stories of long review processes, cryptic rejections, and too many things to remember. While no one is able to offer a formula to follow that guarantees a successful review, we use this checklist to make sure we have done everything we need to have a successful submission and app launch.

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Turn your Android Device into an Amazon Echo

Dec 01, 2016 | by Clay Schumacher, Senior Software Engineer | Tags: Mobile App Development

If you're not familiar with Amazon Echo or its competitor Google Home by now, take a look around you. You're living in the future. We can now control things in our homes, get information and sports scores, or even order a pizza (well, more on that later) all by just asking Alexa.

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