Category Archives: Mobile development

Double gold for White October team

You’re quite right, yes, we’re really proud to be design winners – a double gold in fact – with Oxford Analytica’s Daily Brief and the Let’s Talk FGM app with Oxford Health. Congratulations to the teams working on both projects. The London Design Awards celebrate the creativity and courage of those who are leading the […]

The tale of JSONModel and the type-hinted arrays

Lately, I’ve been working a lot with JSON (see Intro-to-jq), and this led me to the excellent Objective-C library, JSONModel. One thing I couldn’t find documented was how I could type-hint array properties so that I didn’t need to manually cast them to the type I knew JSONModel was producing.

Using Fastlane to promote QA builds to beta

We’re trialling Fastlane at White October at the moment, and getting quite excited about it :-) Fastlane is a set of tools that take all the pain out of building, provisioning and shipping iOS apps. We’re using it as a streamlined and consistent way to produce iOS app builds that get shipped to QA (via […]

Oxford’s White October builds online sports platform supported by Dame Kelly Holmes

The following is a shortened press release. White October is the development partner for Ultimate Player, a new online programme that inspires children to learn more sporting skills and get involved in sports.  Speaking at the launch event at Lord’s Cricket Ground last week, Olympic gold medalist Dame Kelly Holmes said: “It is crucial we […]

Midwives get emergency help

Childbirth Emergencies delivers handy training and revision resource for maternity care practitioners We’ve recently announced the launch and availability of the Childbirth Emergencies app. Childbirth Emergencies is the brainchild of experienced NHS midwife trainer Hannah Hulme Hunter.  In her work with midwives and doctors, she recognised the need for a resource which gives the most […]

White October founder Dave Fletcher is Oxfordshire Young Business Person of the Year

We’re so proud to announce Dave Fletchers win as Oxfordshire Young Business Person of the Year 2014. Dave founded White October when he was just 24, after completing a Mathematics degree from Nottingham University, and a stint at RM Education as an analyst programmer. White October is now one of Oxfordshire’s most successful digital agencies, […]

Obesity combat app myPace wins Mobile & App Design Award

Following is the complete press release. June 2014 – myPace, an app which helps health professionals and their patients to tackle obesity, has won a coveted Mobile & App Design Award.  The Award was given in the Medical category and was announced on June 18 at an event at Boxpark in Shoreditch, London. Dave Fletcher, […]

White October helps Foyles enhance in-store shopping experience with new app

Foyles, on London’s Charing Cross Road, has always been a booklovers dream. You could spend months browsing through the 200,000 plus titles on the store’s shelves. But what if you’re looking for something specific? Needle in a haystack, right… and not all of us have the time to look. Foyles realise that. And that’s why, […]