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Pixel Perfect Web Development: Merging Design and Development

Pixel Perfect Web Development: Merging Design and Development

Posted on Aug 25th, 2015 - By Gabriel Arronte

As a Front End Developer, my main goal has always been to make my websites and mobile apps look exactly like the Design handed to me. By spending the extra time working with Creative, I not only learn more about the principles of design, but the designer learns more about what can and can’t be done. 

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Apple Watch: The 5 Day Review

Apple Watch: The 5 Day Review

Posted on Apr 29th, 2015 - By Jeff Pierce

I was one of the lucky ones to get that shipping message telling me I would receive the Apple Watch on launch day last Friday the 24th.  We at M&B had been working on a couple of prototype watch apps for a few clients but without an actual watch on hand, it can be challenging to fully realize common interactions and best design an experience for it. 

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Apple Passbook (Myrch Series)

Apple Passbook (Myrch Series)

Posted on Mar 31st, 2015 - By Ken Orji

We recently finished working on a point of sale system that incorporates Apple Pay and Passbook. The front-end is an iOS app written in Swift, and the back-end leverages Spree Commerce, an open source e-commerce Ruby on Rails framework. We’ll take a look at how we went about integrating Passbook into the system, from front to back.

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Google Compute Engine (Myrch Series)

Google Compute Engine (Myrch Series)

Posted on Mar 25th, 2015 - By Ken Orji

In the land of cloud computing Amazon Web Services is king, with the platform’s slew of services, it’s hard to deny this claim. But today we shift our gaze away from AWS and towards the strongest competitor for the crown, Google Cloud Platform. I recently got to play with Google’s cloud platform, specifically Google Compute Engine (GCE), and was pleasantly surprised with it. GCE is the Infrastructure as a Service portion of Google Cloud and Google’s answer to Amazon’s EC2.

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Apple Pay (Myrch Series)

Apple Pay (Myrch Series)

Posted on Mar 16th, 2015 - By Gabriel Arronte

Apple Pay lets you use iPhone 6 to pay in stores and within apps in an easy, secure, and private way. There are two ways you can use Apple Pay to purchase items: at the point of sale using Near Field Communication (NFC), or within an iOS app. This tutorial will teach you how to allow your users to pay with apple pay through the app.

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