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ESP8266 Programming: Building An IoT Weather Station - Episode 2

By Florian Harr, Software Engineer | 2/9/17 11:11 AM

This is part II of a series of tutorials that break down the process of building an IoT weather station with ESP8266. If you missed the first part, you can find it here: Part I. In this post, we're going to go over the protocol for MQTT before we set up a MQTT server that we're going to use in part III to communicate with our little weather station. 

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Continuous Integration for Unity 5 Using TravisCI

By Erik Rahtjen, Software Engineer | 2/6/17 10:55 AM

Unity is a cross-platform game engine which has risen to prominence as the go-to engine for indie game developers. Coming from the world of application development, I've become quite enamored with process. Specifically, I have become enamored with good process.

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Life As a Nomophobe and How to Deal

By Jason Russell, Managing Partner | 2/3/17 12:36 PM

Recently I went nearly an entire week without a cell phone. I know, I know, amazing right? You’re probably thinking my mental fortitude is incredible isn’t it? Was it part of my New Year’s resolution for 2016? Well… um, sadly, no.

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Creating Keystores and Signing Android Apps

By David Mays, Software Engineer | 1/30/17 1:30 PM

As a security measure, Android requires that apps be signed in order to be installed. To sign an app, you must first create a keystore . A keystore is a storage mechanism for security certificates. A public key certificate is used to sign an APK before deployment to services like the Google Play store.  

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How Does Google Translate Work?

I just returned from a trip down to Mexico for my best friend’s wedding where, despite many shocking sights and sounds, the most astonishing thing I experienced was the Google Translate word lens in action.

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How to Keep Your Style Code Clean in Swift

By Marcus Smith, Software Engineer | 1/23/17 10:57 AM

You've just finished your new app, and you go to show it off to a friend, and they say "Those red buttons look kind of harsh. What if you changed them all to be blue instead?" Your heart sinks, especially if you're using xibs or storyboards. It's going to take a while to go through them all and update the colors.

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Simple Live Templates for Easy Testing in Android Studio

By Jason Atwood, Software Engineer | 1/19/17 10:45 AM

I'd like to share three quick and easy Android Studio code templates that make writing unit and UI tests much easier. Because so much of the boilerplate for new test methods and test classes is the same, these templates can save a lot of time.

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Finishing Strong: Approaching App Launch With Confidence

Finishing a development project strong and launching an app successfully is about more than just crossing the finish line by releasing the app to the public. With our strong desire to establish long-term partnerships and build a solid foundation for our clients, it more closely resembles running the 5000m race in track.  

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Mobile Development For Arduino Part 5

By Bryan Richardson, Software Engineer | 1/12/17 10:45 AM

The Internet of Things is transforming society’s concept of the world wide web. What was once an invisible virtual environment has evolved into a tangible physical network of electronic devices. This development has provided an opportunity for a broad spectrum of programmers, ranging from code ninjas to nascent developers, to control their user experience and interaction with the physical world.

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Artificial Intelligence Fuels Consumer Product Innovation at CES 2017

This past week marked the 50th anniversary of CES - the Consumer Electronics Show. It’s the hottest event for consumer technology and electronics. As electronics become more connected, we are paying attention to what’s next and how these new innovations will impact the future of our industry.

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