Posts tagged “developers

It was like getting a tour of DisneyWorld from Walt Disney himself

Winter Wonderland with Walt DisneyI was looking for nice Christmas rooms and went into a room called Winter Wonderland. I clicked on it because I liked the picture and didn’t realize it was made by EricFr or even more surprising that Eric was actually there! I admit I was a little star struck because he’s one of, if not THE biggest brand name developers in IMVU.

snap02102He spent about an hour personally showing me the most amazing things in one of the most amazing rooms in all of IMVU. I edited it down a little for the video so it’s only 14 minutes. You can use the direct link to download the HD version if you like. It really was like being given the tour of Disneyworld by Walt Disney!

To find the room search your chat rooms for EricFR or Xmas or Winter Wonderland. One of the neatest things about IMVU is how with just a click anyone can have fun in and enjoy what must have taken a lot of time and effort to set up. It’s a long load but take your friends and have fun in it!

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Download the HD version

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Where did Apple go wrong?

Dancing in the moonlightMaybe they should follow the IMVU model. Apple babies it’s developers. They should be attacking them and blaming them for things, not making it easy for them. Apple should institute the three strike rule and if three bugs are found in developers apps then they should be banned for LIFE!

Apple should allow the things they don’t want to go through so that afterwards they can attack the programmer for doing it. Apple should make vague rules and change them as they go, and enforce them without any recourse or appeal process. Think how much more money Apple could make if they charged the programmer 100% of the sales for any programs sold that had bugs in them!

Maybe even better, if they find a programmer with bugs in his or her programs they should ban that programmer and still sell all of that programmers other programs and keep all of the funds for themselves! Since they’re making so much money from users complaining about anything they should also allow users to file totally anonymous complaints against their programmers and assume they are guilty until proven innocent, because the more programmers they ban the more money they make!

Apple business model vs IMVUI was going to add a developer section to the website. Unfortunately the most important advice I have for you if you’re interested in developing is to use other accounts so that when you do get attacked (which with IMVU seems to be just a matter of time) they can’t steal as much from you.

Unfortunately in IMVU the more items you have made, the more at risk you are for getting complaints about things that might or might not even have been objectionable. Someone can just get mad at you because of some honest misunderstanding or a bad breakup and all of a sudden you are getting complaint after complaint and getting kicked out of the system you were trying to support.

Apple supports it’s customers and especially it’s developers way too much. It should do anything and everything to enforce its morals regardless of how much it hurts it’s supporters and its community. It’s all about money to IMVU and that’s how they make money (in the short run). Sure in the long run it hurts their community much more than it benefits them but new tech companies don’t make money because of the size of their user base or community, it’s just short term revenue. Oh wait tech companies do make much more from the size of their user base just than the actual revenues, at least the smart ones do.


Megans beatiful red dance club

imvu room video dancing

imvu room video dancingI did my first product video for my friend Megan to show her new room. Some friends and I just hung out and played in the room a little. It’s imvu developer megan nyte angel a very attractive imvu room called Crimson Silhouette, that I thought was worth showing off a little.

Megan is a great designer and a very special friend. She has a lot of very sexy and creative outfits. I have a lot of her products and I’m going to include a link to her Megan’s imvu catalog in a new Products category I’m adding. I try to be a resource and highlight things that are especially worthwhile.