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Our "for sale" sign has been taken down and we are here to stay. BlackBerry recently announced it has entered into an agreement …
…invest in Greengage by resourcing their tech implementation ( Android, Blackberry and back-end support).
One of the developers assigned to work on the Greengage project was Dessy Daskalov. Dessy has been working with us for a while and was looking for an opportunity to spread her wings and try building a company of her own. Assigned to the Greengage project, her and Lindsey hit it off immediately, sharing a background in sustainability and a drive to build something that made the …
So what are your options when working on a new web site or application?
Don't use anything that IE8 doesn't understand. This includes CSS3 and media queries.
Create a separate stylesheet tailored for IE8. This is a common trend, but it's still a pain that requires a whole separate QA …
It's probably a good thing that the BlackBerry/Fairfax deal feel through . As an insurance company, FairFax is probably all about maximizing the value of its segmented funds, which it would've done by slicing into pieces and selling off the most valuable parts (most likely the patent portfolio).
As for now ex-CEO, he took on a really tough job, and I'd hate to be the guy to replace him.
…devices averaged about 14 times as many active users than devices running, , or platforms. If you break the numbers down by manufacturer, devices have four times as many users than and seven times as many users than .
72 different models . This is likely due to a number of factors, including apps that were targeted …sessions tended to be more concentrated on specific devices. Flurry detected that 80% of sessions were run on
Score + 1 if you know what OOP is
Score +2 if you write tests ( UnitTest, RSpec, or some other test driven framework)
Score -2 if you do not routinely use a testing framework.
Score +1 if you use source control extensively. Bonus +1 if you use git.
Score +2 for being very comfortable working in an *nix / linux environment.
Score +2 for each of the following database platforms that …
…dilemma.felt that letting BBM out in the open would make it easier for Blackberry users to leave. So they kept it proprietary. For way too long. Now they no longer have a dominant smartphone franchise or a dominant mobile messenger franchise.
When Amex to tap big data ( s. ) to expose fake reviewecosystems start merging it's not the end of the world, but building a different world:
Don't miss all that thehas to say on …
Write tests with UnitTest, RSpec or some other test-driven framework
Additional Desirable Business Competencies
Comfortable working with business model canvases such as Lean Canvas
Experience developing design requirements for a Minimum Viable Product ( MVP)
Undergraduate Computer Programming degree
2+ years in a professional environment providing full-service web and mobile shop …
Click to see thesearch for # ThorstenTips.
Wow — Karen Geier is killing it on Twitter with her " Thorsten Tips", a bunch of silly predictions inspired by Blackberry that ' crazy predictions in five years, no one will care about tablets and that Blackberry will be the undisputed leader in mobile tech . They're tagged with # ThorstenTip s, and you should get in on the fun!
I've posted some of my favourites below:
…also many different platforms for app development. From objective C for iOS to C++ for BlackBerry, each operating system comes with its own requirements and skill sets. There are also web apps, designed to be built once and deployed effectively across multiple operating systems.
Choosing where to build your app depends on your customers and how they behave, as well as considerations such as time and budget. For example, when building an Android app consider that a large portion of your budget …