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16 01, 2017

Remote Work Strategies: Give Yourself a Break

By |2020-10-20T16:45:52+00:00January 16th, 2017|Categories: Featured|

Time Flies When You’re Having Fun Have you ever gotten so wrapped up in your work that the next time you look at the clock you realize the entire day has gone by and you haven’t even moved from your chair? It is pretty common for remote workers, particularly developers, to become engrossed in their [...]

28 12, 2016
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Remote Work Strategies: Boundaries

By |2020-10-20T16:45:52+00:00December 28th, 2016|Categories: Culture|

Between not having a required routine, home distractions, and lack of watercoolers to talk around, working from home can be challenging. Over the past couple of weeks we’ve been posting about some of the strategies our mobile developers use when working from home. We have covered how location conditioning and behavioral conditioning can be used [...]

21 12, 2016
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Remote Work Strategies: Location Conditioning

By |2020-10-20T16:45:52+00:00December 21st, 2016|Categories: Culture|

Remote WorkWorking from home can be both rewarding and challenging. Our mobile developers meet monthly to socialize and discuss any challenges we encounter. This article is the second in a series where we discuss some of the tips and tricks that we have used in order to create routines and maintain a work-life balance. [...]

28 11, 2016

Remote Work Tips: Conditioning

By |2020-10-20T16:47:29+00:00November 28th, 2016|Categories: Culture|

When you do remote work, you don’t have the same natural constructs in place that mentally prepare you for the work day. There is no lunch room where co-workers are, no fridge to squeeze your lunch into, no smell of coffee wafting out of the kitchen, no colleagues hanging out by your desk to gab [...]

26 01, 2016

A Guide to XCode UI Test

By |2020-10-20T16:47:37+00:00January 26th, 2016|Categories: Apple/iOS, Coding & Development|Tags: , |

Apple’s new UITest suite has some developers excited, and others disappointed in lost functionality. UITest works differently than the functional testing solutions developers have come to rely on, such as KIF. Instead of giving you access to elements themselves, UITest gives access to proxy elements with minimal parameters to interact with. Learning to separate unit [...]