Hello, I'm Sarp Erdag


I am an independent software developer and designer from Istanbul and the founder of Apperto, a boutique mobile app development shop. I hold a M.Sc. in Software Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Milan.

Currently, I'm focusing on developing Typorama - Typography Generator and Videorama - Movie Producer apps for the iPhone & iPad.

Typorama has been featured on the App Store by Apple more than 400 countries under "Best New Apps", "Best New Photo Editors" and "Best of April 2015". It has more than 200k monthly active users. And it's reviewed on various blogs and magazines including the Time Magazine, AppAdvice, BeautifulPixels, CNET and Webrazzi.

I am also the former lead developer of the popular photo and video editing apps, PicLab, PicLab HD and VidLab. These apps have got more than 50 million downloads worldwide, featured by Apple, Starbucks and The Next Web.

Other iOS apps I've built and lead the creation of include: TileFly, Stump Riddles, Yoyo, The Next Web's Mac App and MorningRain.

I also occassionaly write my stories on Medium.
- How we built an app with 20 million downloads
- How to thrive as a digital talent wherever in the world you are

... give talks in events,
- Part of my talk in MobileDays'15 conference in Bilkent University, Ankara
- Mobos 2016 in Cluj, Romania

... and get interviewed in podcasts,
- Episode 413 of The App Guy Podcast

You can learn more about me on Twitter, check out some of my code on GitHub or take a look at my latest talks on SpeakerDeck.

You can e-mail me directly at sarp at apperto.com