Saul Mora is the Founding Panda of Magical Panda Software, an indie Mac and iOS Development company. Magical Panda is dedicated to the art and science of software craftsmanship. The Panda lives by the guiding priciples when developing his products: Humble, Discipline and Passion.
Saul is the Producer and Host of NSBrief, a podcast for cocoa developers disucssing topics for all indie developers.
Saul has presented many topics on iOS development at conferences around the world.
Saul has also developed the popular open source library for Core Data, MagicalRecord. Magical Record, in conjunction with mogenerator, makes using Core Data as simple as other Active Record style libraries.
Being Humble means respect for another developer’s work, from noobs to neckbeards. The Panda believes even the newest developers have something to teach him. The Panda’s journey is that of discovery, being humble allows him to keep an open mind on every new encounter.
Discipline leads to the best possible solutions, without compromise. When you cut one corner early on, you end up cutting even more throughout a project. The Panda believes that engineering compromises and sloppy work are not equivelant.
Passion is what motivates the Panda to do keep going even when solutions are months away. Passion drives the Panda to create products and solutions with the highest quality. Passion drives the Panda to share what he’s learned along his travels.