Friday Talk: Content filters

Written by Dumè Siacci  on  Friday 24 May 2013

Have a look to the new content filters available in your sections: you can now set up permanent searches as subsections.
 
Listen to Jerome & Laurent, they will tell you everything.

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Back in town

Written by Méryl Fiamma  on  Wednesday 22 May 2013

Hi there !

My name is Méryl and I just joined the GoodBarber’s team.

Graduated from an Advertising and Communication school in Paris named ISCOM, I got a job at Kassius’s agency (WPP group) after my final internship. I was Digital Project Manager in this agency during one year and a half.

After this job, I decided to realise my dream and go to the american west coast to learn english, discover California and see the Silicon Valley ;)

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Beautiful Apps Engine: Update #1012

Written by Dumè Siacci  on  Tuesday 21 May 2013

Here is the changelog for this Tuesday update :

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How to highlight and promote your app in Google Play?

Written by Jerome Granados  on  Monday 20 May 2013

During Google I/O 2013 , some recent figures were given about Google Play. 

48 billion apps installed from Google Play, 900 million Android activation, and soon, 1 million apps in the store. Looking at those huge figures, you may wonder how to make your app stand out from the crowd ?

Here are some tips to help you highlight and promote your app in Google Play.

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Friday Talk: HTML5 WebApp

Written by Dumè Siacci  on  Friday 17 May 2013

Have you ever tried the HTML5 version of your app provided by GoodBarber? In the next weeks, you will be able to use it in production to provide mobile version of your website.

Listen to Jerome & Laurent, they explain everything in this Friday Talk!

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GoodBarber #Students tour in Italy

Written by Dumè Siacci  on  Thursday 16 May 2013

Hey Italian Students! The GoodBarber team comes to meet you next week, to present our great summer internship recruitment program :)

We'll host a big contest in Florence on Monday May 20, and we'll meet students of Napoli area on Tuesday May 21 and Wednesday May 22.

The whole operation is described on our Students page .

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Showcase: Presse Citron

Written by Dumè Siacci  on  Thursday 16 May 2013

We love what the Presse Citron team did with their GoodBarber app :)

Look at this showcase and go to download the app, for iPhone and Android!

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Beautiful Apps Engine: Update #982

Written by Dumè Siacci  on  Tuesday 14 May 2013

Here is the changelog for this Tuesday update :)

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Friday Talk: Notify your users!

Written by Dumè Siacci  on  Friday 10 May 2013

One of the best features of GoodBarber is the Push Notification service.

Discover with Jerome & Laurent how you can tighten the link with your users.

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Beautiful Apps Engine: Update #955

Written by Mathieu Fancello  on  Tuesday 7 May 2013

Here is the changelog for this Tuesday update :)

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Backend tricks: Customize your preview

Written by Dumè Siacci  on  Monday 6 May 2013

If you follow our blog with attention, you probably noticed a new backend feature in the last Tuesday update :)

You can now set the default tab for the preview (iOS or Android), and choose the phone's color (black or white). Trust us, it will be such a useful feature when designing your app!

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Friday Talk: GoodBarber for developers?

Written by Dumè Siacci  on  Friday 3 May 2013

We always say that GoodBarber is for non-developers.

But did you know that if you have coding skills you can develop your own plugin? GoodBarber has 3 types of APIs: Plugin, Content & Settings.

Listen to Jerome & Laurent, they tell you everything about that.

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Beautiful Apps Engine: Update #921

Written by Dumè Siacci  on  Tuesday 30 April 2013

Starting from this week, we'll publish 3 differents changelogs each Tuesday: iOS, Android & backend.
 
The backend changelog summarizes the week's changes, that you can already see.
 
For iOS and Android changelogs, as usual, don't forget to re-build your app to apply the corrections :)

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Focus on a feature: Search engine

Written by Dumè Siacci  on  Monday 29 April 2013

Did you know that since the Beautiful Apps Engine Update #753, you can now add a Search Engine to your app ?

It can be very useful for your users, by allowing them to search a specific term within the whole content of your blog.

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Friday Talk: How to monetize your app

Written by Dumè Siacci  on  Friday 26 April 2013

This week, Jerome & Laurent are presenting GoodBarber's monetization features.

You'll know everything about ads in GoodBarber: internal ads, external networks and strategy!

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How to set up correctly the sharing options in your Android app

Written by Dumè Siacci  on  Thursday 25 April 2013

Many of you have enabled the social sharing options into your apps, and you're right! It's a very good way to encourage your users to spread the word about your app and your content.

Since last week, the Android beta is opened on GoodBarber. You probably noted that new options have appeared in your backend: in expert mode, you can now upload a specific icon and a specific splash screen for your Android app.

In order to set up properly the sharing options in your app, you need to set up a new parameter in the Facebook and Twitter apps you have already created.

Here is a little summary of the modifications you have to apply to your social apps if you have already created them.

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Beautiful Apps Engine: Update #871

Written by Dumè Siacci  on  Tuesday 23 April 2013

Thanks to all your feedbacks, here is the first Tuesday update of the Android engine.
All the team has been working hard on Android this week. Next Tuesday we'll update both engines :)
 
So here is the changelog for this Tuesday update, for Android only:
 
- Bookmarks sections are now enabled
- Custom sections are now enabled
- GoodBarber statistics are now enabled
- Bug fix: Images are now displayed correctly in the header
- Bug fix: The template 6 in Article sections doesn't crash anymore
- Bug fix: The opacity is now correct on all the toolbar buttons
- Bug fix: Events dates are now correctly formatted
- Bug fix: The first category filter of a section is now automatically selected
- Bug fix: The Facebook login is now working correctly
 
Don't forget to re-build your app to apply these changes :)
 
You'll also have some work to setup properly your Facebook & Twitter apps now that your app is running on Android. Stay tuned, we'll post the process to follow soon.

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Friday talk: GoodBarber Plugin for WordPress

Written by Jerome Granados  on  Friday 19 April 2013

If you have a WordPress website, install the GoodBarber plugin for WordPress to access very cool features in your native app for iPhone or Android.

The plugin can be found here : http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/goodbarber/

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GoodBarber for Android. Now open in beta

Written by Jerome Granados  on  Wednesday 17 April 2013

Time has come to create Beautiful Apps for Android !

Today, we are very happy to open GoodBarber for Android. Thanks everyone for your kind messages to encourage us during the final stretch. The team worked very hard to finish the Beautiful Apps Engine for Android as quick as possible.

From now on, you can enjoy on your Android device almost all the features of GoodBarber. There is still work to be done. This is the reason why we say this is a beta. But you’ll see, the result is already fantastic!

If you want, you can even submit your app on Google Play. If you do so, take the time to review your app before publishing. Hey, it’s a beta ;)

Last thing, remember that every Tuesday, we update GoodBarber with new features. You’ll be able to publish a new version of your app on Google Play, in order to make it even more beautiful ;)

Now, go to your backend and have fun !
(or test for free if you're not already a GoodBarber )
 

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Beautiful Apps Engine: Update #791

Written by Dumè Siacci  on  Tuesday 16 April 2013

Today, everyone is working hard in the GoodBarber team to open the beta for Android. If everything goes fine, you'll be able to test your app on your Android device tomorrow!

So, this week the changelog for iPhone is a bit short, but you can understand why :)

Changelog for this Tuesday update, for iPhone:

- There is now a relaese to load more feature in the comments pages
- It's now possible to use the token [COMMENTS] and [NBCOMMENTS] in the lists subtitles (Settings API)
- The headers of Events sections show now the day of the week
- Bug fix: the Events sections handle now correctly the absence of thumb
- Bug fix: the Search Bar appears now correctly when a Circle Band categories template is set
- Bug fix: the app doesn't crash anymore at launch when there is no connection
- Bug fix: the app doesn't crash anymore when sharing the app in the Settings section

Don't forget to rebuild your app to apply these changes… and prepare yourself to build your Android app!

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Friday talk: Android is almost ready

Written by Jerome Granados  on  Friday 12 April 2013

We are almost ready to open the Android beta.

More info in this Friday talk. Next week is going to be a very exiting week !

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Beautiful Apps Engine: Update #753

Written by Mathieu Fancello  on  Tuesday 9 April 2013

Changelog for this Tuesday update :  
 
- It's now possible to add a search engine in Articles and Videos sections
- Comments are now displayed immediately in the list when sent
- Bug fix : "Download button" wrong color fix in Sound / Podcast section
- Bug fix : Statistics are now correctly sent
- Bug fix : Crash fix in Template 3 of Photo section
- Bug fix : Vimeo videos are now played correctly on iPad
- Bug fix : Fix error in ads downloading on the app launch
- Bug fix : The "load more" is now available in template 3 of Article sections
 
Don't forget to re-build your app to apply these changes!

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GoodBarber Theme : Children

Written by Lesia PIETRI  on  Monday 8 April 2013

Children is one of the 50+ themes available in your GoodBarber backend. Use it as a starting point to create your Beautiful App.

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Friday talk: What is GoodBarber?

Written by Jerome Granados  on  Friday 5 April 2013

You are so many to join GoodBarber everyday that we had to make this general video about GB!

So, if you have ever wanted to know, in 3 minutes, what is GoodBarber, you are on the right page ;)

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