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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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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Modeling In Software Development

Modeling in Software Development

Part 1 in Lucas Moser’s Four Part Series. Extended life spans of custom software mean that production deployment is no longer the end all be all for development. In the series to follow we will explore the concept of modeling and how it affects multiple aspects of the...
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Connect Think Welcomes New Hires

New hires at Connect Think round out a growing team of mobile and web developers Introducing a few new faces to our mobile app development team After several years of working with Connect Think partner Justin Bolles developing apps for our clients, Arthur Nisnevich has joined...
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Breaking Ground-How to Build Your Great App

Breaking Ground: How To Build Your Great App – Part 2 of a 2-Part Series advance payday Will the App Store Accept It? Following our last post, How A Great Idea Becomes A Great App, once you’ve established that there is a market for your idea, and that you’re willing to...
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How A Great Idea Becomes A Great App

Part 1 of a 2-Part Series What you need to know so your great idea becomes a great app and how Connect Think can help. Perhaps you are one of these people. One of the first things we will ask is why you want to build an app. Many people don’t realize that a simple,...
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