11 12, 2017

How to Improve Your App With Unit Testing

By |2018-08-08T16:43:54+00:00December 11th, 2017|Categories: Coding & Development, Getting Started|Tags: , |

“This feature is almost ready, but I still need to write some tests.” This a regular statement from developers during client update meetings at Metova, but what does it mean? Our developers are referring to automated testing via unit tests, a systematic process used to validate a software solution such as a mobile app or [...]

2 10, 2017

Pixels, Resolution, & Aspect Ratio: What Does It All Mean?

By |2018-08-09T15:34:00+00:00October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Design & Strategy, Getting Started|Tags: , |

With the announcement of the new iPhone X adding another aspect ratio to the iPhone squad, I found that I didn’t fully understand some of the design vocabulary that was being used. As I have done with many topics that I had trouble wrapping my mind around, such as ADA compliance and cryptography, I wrote [...]

21 08, 2017

Understanding LoRa WAN Basics: A Non-Technical Explanation

By |2019-12-09T20:19:19+00:00August 21st, 2017|Categories: Internet of Things, LoRa WAN|Tags: , |

Here at Metova, we strive to be on the cutting edge of technology. This means changing our proficiencies as new technology and tools come out. Most recently we have been concentrating on the Internet of Things (IoT), particularly embedded development and LoRa WAN. We see IoT as an enormous opportunity in multiple industries, ranging from [...]

8 03, 2017

5 Qualities of Successful Applications

By |2018-08-10T21:37:41+00:00March 8th, 2017|Categories: Design & Strategy, Getting Started|Tags: , |

Building an application is an endeavor not to be taken lightly. They require large amounts of time, money, and energy. The survival of startups and businesses can revolve around their success. Know what qualities effective applications have and use them as guides when designing and building yours. Here are five that we recommend paying close [...]

1 03, 2017

App Monetization Options

By |2018-10-24T16:54:19+00:00March 1st, 2017|Categories: Getting Started|Tags: |

Why do people build applications? To add value to either themselves or their business. Many times, this is measured by the amount of money made. While it may feel superficial, it is important to consider how your application will be monetized. At the very least, you will want to make enough [...]

25 01, 2017

How To Get Funding

By |2018-08-14T15:41:58+00:00January 25th, 2017|Categories: Getting Started|Tags: |

You have an amazing idea for an app. The people you’ve talked to about it agree- it could turn into a profitable business! You’ve done some research, read about the cost to develop an application and what questions to ask when hiring a developer, but are lacking the funds to bring it to reality. How [...]

7 12, 2016

Funding Your Project With Crowdfunding

By |2018-10-01T20:56:49+00:00December 7th, 2016|Categories: Getting Started|Tags: |

CrowdfundingOver the past several years, crowdfunding has become a popular way to get funding for projects. Crowdfunding is a tactic where an individual or company asks for small donations from friends, family, and strangers in order to reach their monetary goal. With enough people donating, the economy of scale kicks in. Even if you are [...]

18 11, 2016

Metova’s Development Services

By |2018-09-28T13:25:28+00:00November 18th, 2016|Categories: Getting Started|Tags: |

Metova’s development team specializes in creating innovative apps that integrate security at every level.  Through a disciplined and thorough software development approach, Metova has built a broad portfolio of satisfied customers. These customers range from large brands who need complex, secure, enterprise-level solutions to small start-ups on the cutting-edge of innovation that require stable code [...]

6 07, 2016

Should You Use A Hybrid App Framework?

By |2018-10-01T13:15:40+00:00July 6th, 2016|Categories: Coding & Development, Getting Started|Tags: , |

Common Motivations for Using a Hybrid App FrameworkGenerally speaking, clients should reflect on their motivation for using Hybrid frameworks instead of native development. Below, I’ve outlined some typical motivations I’ve seen with potential clients and cleared up some common misconceptions. All of these sentiments are very valid and should be explored before making a final [...]

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