Malcolm Kumwenda

I am a self-taught iOS Developer.


Hi, I’m Malcolm. Nice to meet you.

I'm an iOS Developer with two apps with over 23, 000 downloads. I have strong passion for Swift⚡️ and the iOS ecosystem. I love building simple, clean, intuitive and dynamic user experiences. I look to develop my expertise in mobile📱 and web🌐 technologies.

As an individual👨🏾‍💻, I'm self-confident, creative, and funny. I’m an innovative thinker, which others may find inspiring when working as a team. I am constantly look for opportunities improve my skills as a developer and learn from others.

I also enjoy sharing my knowledge by blogging. I would like to see myself as a major contributor to the Swift⚡️community. I contribute by writing about my development experiences and also by open-sourcing my code. In the future I would like to see myself publishing a book📚 on Swift and giving talks at tech conferences📢.

Work Experience

I have been making apps for over 3 years.

  • 2015

    Advent Praises iOS App

    December --> Current

    Solely developed Advent Praises iOS application from conceptualizing the idea, designing the UI and finally developing the app. I also gained experience in distributing to the AppStore and In-App purchases. This is my first application and currently has over 23K downloads in over 100 countries.

  • 2017

    Byte Orbit

    January --> October

    My first working experience as a junior iOS Developer. I was exposed to a vast array of applications from health, lifestyle and fintech. I was exposed to industry standards and learned a lot.

  • 2017

    Zapper South Africa

    October --> Current

    I am currently working on Zapper a mobile payments application. Continuously contributing to the development of new features and maintenance of the application in general. My skills have greatly improved under the guidance of a great team.

My Portfolio Projects

I get major satisfaction from working on applications that have meaningful impact on people's lives. Over the years I have been able to spend time working on my own creations. I have trailed lots of web and mobile apps, below are some that have went to production.

Advent Praise, a digital hymn book available in english and various southern africa vernaculars.

view in AppStore

Swyper, an iOS app that challenges your reactions and memory using simple swipe gestures.

view in AppStore

Bursify, a web app that enables students to raise funds various needs using crowd funding.

view website

My Blog Posts

I currently write for two Medium publications FlawlessApp and Swift2Go. My articles have twice been ranked in the top Swift articles for the month and included in a number of Swift newsletters. Two of my articles have been translated into Chineese. I look forward to writing more!

Swift

Network Layer Protocol-Oriented Approach

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Swift

Getting started with Moya for networking

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Swift

Making a UITabBar Framework

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