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Book Your Ticket on Vessl: A Cruise through Modern Java Development

Book Your Ticket on Vessl: A Cruise through Modern Java Development

Posted on Mar 13th, 2015 - By Andrew Zuercher

Over my development career I've had the opportunity to be exposed to 20+ languages and have seen the implementation of even more server side application frameworks. It's been a long trip that has included tons of ORM implementations and services above and beyond that. After a couple of years away from java development I embarked on a project and was unsuccessful finding a combination of services that I had gotten used to with different platforms.

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WatchKit with Shared Core Data

WatchKit with Shared Core Data

Posted on Mar 6th, 2015 - By Lindsay Thurmond

With Apple Watch set to be released next month we decided to get our hands dirty by building a sample WatchKit app. We didn’t build anything earth shattering, but wanted to prove we could put together the different pieces of an iOS/WatchKit application that shares data between each other. This is what we learned.

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Swift REST Design (Myrch Series)

Swift REST Design (Myrch Series)

Posted on Mar 4th, 2015 - By Ian Stansbury

One of the greatest difficulties a developer faces is how to keep code clean while at the same time producing functional code at a steady pace. This is compounded when trying to figure out how to do this AND at the same time learn a new language, such as Apple's Objective-C replacement, Swift.

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Courier iBeacon Implementation

Courier iBeacon Implementation

Posted on Feb 24th, 2015 - By Lindsay Thurmond

In our previous blog Getting Hands On With Beacons we discussed a high level overview of our internal R&D Courier project using iBeacons and some of the changes we’ve been making to it.  You may have seen us demo it at the Atlanta Tech Demo on February 12, 2014 but if not this post will break down the technical details starting with how iBeacons actually work.

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Getting Hands On with Beacons

Getting Hands On with Beacons

Posted on Feb 10th, 2015 - By Lindsay Thurmond

Here at Make and Build we started an internal R&D project, named Courier, to create a beacon experience that doesn’t require a mobile app.

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