Rebuilding CommuterPal with Azure Functions and CosmosDB

A few years ago I built an iOS called Commuter Pal. I never actually launched the app, since I tried to do *way* too much in terms of route planning and intelligent alerting. Since I didn't actually commute myself, it was not something I could field test. Fast forward to 2017 and I've been commuting … Continue reading Rebuilding CommuterPal with Azure Functions and CosmosDB

Introducing Commuter Pal

Commuter Pal is a new iOS app that is aiming to take a different approach to a Londoner’s commute than other existing London Underground iOS apps. THE PROBLEM Most of the current iOS apps that provide information for the London Underground are all pretty much the same. They have a status board, departure information, route … Continue reading Introducing Commuter Pal

Location Services in Commuter Pal–thanks to iOS 6

As part of my overhaul of “I May Be Late” (now known as Commuter Pal), I’m adding in some location based services to the app. The idea is that when you move within range of a tube station, you’ll get quick access to the status of the lines and current departure times. I’m working my … Continue reading Location Services in Commuter Pal–thanks to iOS 6