consulting

Consulting for Software Developers 101: A How-to Guide

The question keeps arising: how can one person be both a good at software development and consulting? While there may have been a broader difference in the past, that isn’t the case anymore. In a world where clients want it all and software development can take on many forms, it...
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Q & A: Justin Bolles on WWDC 2016

This week we decided to talk all things Apple with Justin Bolles, a senior iOS developer and co-founder of Connect Think. Check out what Justin had to say about his 3rd attendance at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in this info-packed interview. Q: Our team carves...
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Creating A WatchKit App Using Swift

Creating A WatchKit App Using Swift: Part Two

This is the second and final part of a post focused on creating an Apple Watch app. You can find the first part here. Part one goes over writing an iPhone weather app that uses the user’s current location to retrieve temperature from an online weather service. This second...
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Creating A WatchKit App Using Swift

Creating A WatchKit App Using Swift: Part One

WatchKit is the framework used by developers to create apps for the forthcoming Apple Watch. It was released alongside the Xcode 6.2 beta (which was at version 4 when this was written). Apple has done a great job of introducing WatchKit basics – even going so far as include...
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Top 10 Reasons Apps Are Rejected

Apple Publishes Top 10 Reasons For App Rejections

For iOS Developers, it can be a mystery as to why an app submitted to Apple’s App Store is rejected. It can also be disheartening to have worked so hard on a project only to have it not meet App Store standards, meaning more time will have to be spent fixing issues you...
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WordPress Security Vulnerability Discovered

WordPress Security Vulnerability Discovered

Anyone who works with computers in this day and age knows the importance of website security. Now, more than ever, it is imperative that you keep your website up to date with the latest security protocols to protect not only your website from attack, but to also ensure your...
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WP-SEVU

Search Engine Visibility Updater for WordPress

If your development process looks anything like ours, your development and staging servers are separate from the client’s production server. While developing a website, you don’t want it accessible by search engine, so you check the box in WordPress to...
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Developers: Modeling Leads to Better Code

Developers: Modeling Leads to Better Code

The models created during the design phase aren’t just for managers and stakeholders. They are needed for creating quality code. If you (as the developer) take the model and translate it into a 500-line procedure with dozens of GoTos, you’ve really missed the opportunity to...
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IT Staff: How We Model

IT Staff: How We Model

Part 3 in Lucas Moser’s Four Part Series. At times, chemistry students have a difficult time wrapping their heads around the structure of a molecule. For help, they carry small plastic models to help them think through molecular structures. The models are comprised of...
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Business Analyst: What Is A Model?

Business Analysts: What is a model?

Part 2 in Lucas Moser’s Four Part Series. In my pre-software days, the word model would have made me think of model cars. Specifically, I remember model kits that included hundreds of plastic pieces that needed to be cut apart with an Exacto knife, glued together, and...
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