I spent the last hour building this mad stupid app, which counts how often my cat Karlsson meows, to play around with Apple's 'Sound Analysis' framework.
The app already recorded ~3.500 meows.
His high score is 32 MPM (meows per minute)
I added some simple statistics to see when he is most active:
Tonight I can hear another cat replying to Karlsson.
I like to imagine it is his brother, who ran away in August. It sounds far away, tho.
Created an app icon in 2 minutes based on the #Pagi app icon.
Last night, we finally all got some sleep again. #Karlsson was pretty calm until sunset. We came home around 1 am.
Yesterday I spent a little time to learn more about #CoreData and CloudKit, which seems to be working now. So all the data recorded with macOS or iOS will always stay synchronized, which I tested yesterday on our night out. Even tho we weren’t at home, we were getting live data of #Karlssons mood.
I played a bit with #Midjourney to create an app icon for this app. It took a while, but I think it turned out pretty well.
I improved the stats a bit to give more insight about each day. As you can see, Karlsson finally stopped meowing like crazy and returned to a more normal level again.
I moved the event record list into its own view, like Apple Health does it. Feels way cleaner overall.
✅ Updated meow.lucas.love and added a contact section + contact email address.
✅ Updated the onboarding wording: `Allow Access` → `Continue`
📧 Created a new email address I am going to use for all new apps I build: email@example.com
🧑💻 Resubmitted the app for another App Store review.
Finally! Going to release tomorrow morning. ⚡️
Submitted a new version to Apple, which lets cat friends record videos like this one.
Version 1.1 with background mode and video recorder is now live in the App Store! 🚀
@lucas wow that is wild—congrats! :)
@lucas Thanks for that. Saw this seconds before I sent out my This Week in Sound email newsletter. Slipped a mention in.
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