I have twin girls who will be four in July. I often think: how did we get here so fast? I know it’s a parental cliche, but man is it true. Time flies by at a breakneck pace. It seems like just last week my girls were communicating in their indecipherable language, and somehow they understood one another.Read More >
April is a big month for stable|kernel. This year marks our 4th anniversary and in an age when 90% of start-ups fail, we know each hard-earned year of growth is worth celebrating. There’s no shortage of pundits espousing theories on the 90:10 startup failure to success rate so I won’t regurgitate their thoughts here.Read More >
Configuring git submodules on a Gradle Android project can be painful when shared dependencies need to be updated. I've lost count of how many times I've had to reconfigure my project and its submodule dependencies after updating my Android SDK. I encountered this annoyance again recently and decided that there must be a better way to handle the matter.
stable|kernel is developer-focused consulting company located on the BeltLine in Atlanta, GA. Our mission is to guide our team to become better programmers, communicators and business strategists. Founded by Joe Conway, whose award-winning iOS programming book has trained hundreds of thousands of developers over the last 7 years, stable|kernel invests heavily in deepening and broadening a developer’s skillset through a team-oriented approach.Read More >
As a user experience designer, the first question that comes to mind when presented with any challenge is: Why? Why is this happening, why do we want to solve this, why is this the best way of solving this problem?Read More >
Scroll views are a great way to get more content on a screen than can actually fit, especially for smaller devices. However, it can be difficult for users to tell that they are able to scroll for more content without some other visual indication. Fading out the edge of the content is a clean, simple way of hinting to the user that more is available.Read More >
A term familiar in the worlds of business, finance, education, entertainment and sports, and also not a pleasant one to hear. With the growing maturation and saturation of the use of mobile apps, bad performance is also a crucial term or rather, factor to avoid and mitigate if you want your app to succeed.