So, your business needs an app? (Spoiler, you probably don’t)

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I recently presented this at the Eastern Innovation Business Centre about everything you need to know before including an app in your digital strategy, with steps and tips for success for startups to large enterprises.

Technology and the human touch

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Last week we had the pleasure of welcoming Kelly Schulz to b2cloud who ran an amazing accessibility and inclusion workshop to help further our understanding and empathy for all our users. While the focus was

The car of the future is shared and driven by software

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There are many visions on where mobility is going and how transportation will evolve. Which will prevail? Where will the disruption occur? I suspect the car I drive now, will be the last one I

Hey Siri, how do I start a conversation with someone with a disability?

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We all love Siri’s little witty quips, but I recently read a heartwarming article over on Mashable that reflects the power of technology to change lives in ways that most of us would never appreciate. I won’t spoil

CES 2017: Health and Accessibility

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This year’s CES certainly lived up to the Las Vegas expo’s reputation as the place to see what’s next in tech, showcasing innovations that will set the tone for the rest of the year and beyond. The

Yammer integrations in ReactJS

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I am writing this blog while I am working on a project for our client’s intranet website. The client requires the website has the ability to share, like and write comments in the website through

Why We Love Sketch & Why You Should Too

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New design software comes out all the time, unfortunately, most of them trying to compete with adobe fail. Sketch however, is one of the few exceptions to this rule. Our design team are passionate learners who

Write JNI wrappers for Android

Code snippets | Guides | Thoughts By 2 years ago

Following are the steps that you need to follow in order to make things working – 1. Setting up the NDK on my machine 2. Learn how to write JNI wrappers 3. Learn C++ briefly so

iOS performSelector with multiple parameters

Guides | Tutorial By 3 years ago

On iOS the built in convenience method performSelector method call only allows for up to 2 parameters. – (void) aMethod { [self performSelector:@selector(doSomethingWithObject:otherObject:) withObject:@(1) withObject:@(2)]; } – (void) doSomethingWithObject:(id) object otherObject:(id) otherObject { // Code

Transparent Background Modal View

Guides By 3 years ago

I wanted to create a modal View Controller that would have a transparent background but when I tried setting the alpha of the background to 0.5 it just made the view behind it completely black.

UIScrollView paging size

Guides | Tutorial By 3 years ago

Now updated with example project, see end of post for link I recently tackled a difficult problem at work. In an app I’m currently working on we have a horizontal collection view with paging. The

Google Play SEO

Guides By 3 years ago

It is critical that users can easily find your App on Google Play, and this can be achieved by following these tips. App Name Probably the most important place to have relevant keywords. The name

Presenting UIViewController on launch in iOS 8

Guides | Reviews By 3 years ago

When you show a login screen or a walkthrough in your app, a common strategy is to present a view controller with no animation in your application:didFinishLaunchingWithOptions: method. In iOS 8 this has caused some

Removing separator lines from bottom of Plain UITableview

Guides By 3 years ago

Plain style UITableViews show extra separator lines below the cells of your UITableView. This is default behaviour but it is sometimes not the behaviour you want. To stop those extra separators from showing, set the

iOS view hit regions

Guides | Tutorial By 3 years ago

According to the Apple Human Interface Guidelines, the smallest point size a control should be in iOS is 44×44 points. In some designs you will get really small controls which you need to still work