How are apps made?

Craig Mod
Craig Mod
Jul 2, 2014 · 5 min read

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By Craig Mod
Illustration by Luis Mendo

How are apps made? Painfully with deliberation or effortlessly without thought. Blind inspiration. Eight hours over a lazy weekend. Fifty grand a day. A million dollars a syllable. Do not look for the sense in it.

Apps mirror life in their unfairness. Time spent making an app in no way…