Loren Brichter talks about pull-to-refresh

It was recorded before this became news (about a week ago actually), so it’s kinda weird it came up in this chat! Loren talks about how he came up with it and about the patent itself, but also talks about much more interesting things regarding being an indie dev, supporting your apps, paid upgrades and dispenses some sage wisdom on those topics.

Loren is the guy that came up with the concept. Worth a listen.



  • Gregz0r

    Did Loren license it out or something? Quite a few other apps use this feature, that I thought was a native part of iOS.

    • stenro

      Doubt that he licensed it. It’s bigger news now because Twitter (which bought Tweetie and his company Atebits) just filed for a patent. My guess is that he was happy and flattered that people were using something he developed and thought it cool enough to integrate into their apps.