Ben Packard

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About

About Me

I am a business analyst for J. Spargo & Associates and an independent software developer.

I graduated with a first class Software Engineering degree from the University of Northampton and made my BA bones as a graduate trainee for Tesco before moving from London to the US in 2009.

My software projects include the iOS apps No‑Hitter Alerts, Scored, and Food Files. I also blog once in a while. Oh, and then there's this Pizza thing.

I live in Washington, DC with my partner Ashlee and our collection of musical instruments.

For Hire

Need a professional and dedicated iOS developer for your next project? Get in touch.

I have a proven track record helping companies build exceptional software. I can help you design, build, test, and deploy your app.

I take pride in the quality of my work and I build strong, lasting relationships with my clients. I am enthusiastic, flexible and responsive.

If you think I might be a good fit for your next iOS project, feel free to email me.

Projects

Slender Seven

for iPhone

Slender Seven provides delicious and simple recipes that are perfect for eating healthy, wholesome meals throughout the day.

The app helps users browse recipes, save their favorites, and create grocery lists on the go.

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Modal Buddy

Ninebuzz Sofwtare

Modal Buddy helps guitarists take their solos to the next level. It features an interactive jam tool, zoomable scale charts, and an immersive checklist-style theory section.

Modal Buddy was built for Ninebuzz Software, a leading developer of music education apps.

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Scored

for iPhone

Scored is an elegant, lightning-fast sports app for the iPhone.

Scored generates revenue via in-app purchases and relies heavily on push notifications for score alerts.

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No-Hitter Alerts

for iPhone and iPad

Never miss perfection - no‑hitter alerts, direct to your iPhone and iPad.

The No-Hitter Alerts app lets baseball fans know when a pitcher is closing in on a no-hitter. Alerts include TV and radio listings, can be customized by team, and are synced via iCloud.

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Is Pizza Half Price?

Website + iPhone/iPad

IsPizzaHalfPrice.com is a popular DC website for checking pizza promotions tied to sports results. The accompanying iPhone and iPad apps send out daily pizza alerts and provide yesterday's scores at a glance.

As with all apps on this page, I also built the server, database and web API.

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Custom Components

I have built all kinds of custom iOS controls, some for clients and others just for fun. Most of the latter are open-sourced.

Github

Contact

ben@benpackard.org