3 07, 2017

Yes, You Have APIs, But They Suck

By |2020-10-20T16:45:48+00:00July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Coding & Development|Tags: |

Why mobile app developers struggle to use poorly implemented APIs Every mobile application developer has had that “I need data” conversation with a customer who eagerly responds, “We have APIs.” The first reaction is usually a guttural ugh! “We have APIs” usually means that the company has a ReST web service that [...]

14 06, 2017

An iOS Developer’s Review of the Most Exciting WWDC Tech

By |2020-10-20T16:45:48+00:00June 14th, 2017|Categories: Apple/iOS, Coding & Development, Tech News|Tags: , , |

This year, Metova sent me to WWDC to get an early first-hand look at all the new upcoming technologies Apple is releasing. This was my first time attending WWDC, and it did not disappoint. Essentially, every rumoured announcement you could find on the internet actually was delivered along with multiple other exciting big ticket items. [...]

5 06, 2017

Apple’s WWDC 2017 News

By |2020-10-20T16:45:49+00:00June 5th, 2017|Categories: Apple/iOS, Coding & Development, Tech News|Tags: , , |

Apple has been holding its WWDC developer’s conference this week. On Monday, during the keynote, they announced the new iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS operating systems. They also announced new iMacs, iPad Pros, Macbook Pros, and an all new HomePod which is a speaker designed to fill a room with music and act as an [...]

22 05, 2017

News From Google I/O 2017

By |2020-10-20T16:45:49+00:00May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Android, Coding & Development, Tech News|Tags: , , |

Beginning May 17th and spanning a handful of days, Google had its annual developer conference. Google announced what they’ve been working on since the last I/O conference, and wow, have they been busy! The central theme of the conference was mostly centered around artificial intelligence. If I only had a dollar for each time the [...]

24 04, 2017

How To Make a Chrome Extension

By |2020-10-20T16:45:50+00:00April 24th, 2017|Categories: Coding & Development|Tags: |

Chrome’s rising popularity as the world’s pre-eminent web browser makes it a great time for developers to write Chrome extensions. According to NetMarketShare.com, Chrome makes up over 58% of the desktop browsing market right now. Luckily, Google makes it easy to publish Chrome extensions, plus you get to use technologies that you already know. Chrome [...]

17 04, 2017

Audio Manipulation Using AVAudioEngine

By |2020-10-20T16:45:50+00:00April 17th, 2017|Categories: Apple/iOS, Coding & Development|Tags: , |

Audio manipulation in iOS can be very daunting. The documentation for low level core audio doesn’t seem to be up to par. There are, of course, frameworks out there that can be used to make things a little less painful when dealing with low level core audio. However, those may not fit your needs or [...]

13 02, 2017

Android Wear 2.0

By |2020-10-20T16:45:51+00:00February 13th, 2017|Categories: Android, Coding & Development, Tech News|Tags: , , |

Android fans are excited about Google’s release of Android Wear 2.0 and with good reason. The previous version was primarily an extension of the Android phone. Now smartwatches supporting Android Wear 2.0 give users more freedom and personalization. New Features We’ve talked about the importance of both user interface and knowing your users multiple times [...]

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