Your Spaceship Is Actually A Boat - Band of Coders

Your Spaceship Is Actually A Boat

Our team spent some time last week reviewing our marketing and messaging. As it often does, the topic of process, and specifically, scope management came up. We were outlining a few examples of how our teams work with our clients on scope management and how we explain software development when Kristin jumped in to summarize her perspective. I’m paraphrasing here …

5 ways to test your app idea - Band of Coders

5 ways to test your app idea

What about a Snapchat for older people (with a slower message disappearance rate)? How about an app that reminds men to wash? What about a game that lets you pretend to be a samurai and chop fruit? We all have ideas.  If you sit quietly enough in a coffee shop, you’re bound to hear someone talking about one.  Some of …

Fundation of a Javascript programmer - Band of Coders

The Foundations of a JavaScript Programmer: Prototypal Inheritance

JavaScript is a dynamic language that likes to play fast and loose with traditional programming rules.  This makes JavaScript an easy language to learn, but a challenging one to master.  The amazing library, jQuery, lowered the bar to being a JavaScript programmer even further by abstracting out the more complex pieces of JavaScript.  Modern JavaScript has seen a proliferation of …

Tips on Hiring Your Rails Developer - Band of Coders

Tips on Hiring Your Rails Developer

Ruby on Rails is a very powerful framework in the web application space.  It is a very popular framework that runs many current web sites and there are always new sites being built with it.  If you find yourself in need of a Ruby on Rails developer you will face stiff competition in the marketplace to hire one.  Here are …

Tips on Hiring Your Node.js Developer - Band of Coders

Tips on Hiring Your Node.js Developer

Node.js has been getting a lot of attention in the technical press.  Node.js catapults JavaScript out of the browser and on to the server.  In other words, Node.js is a JavaScript runtime environment. The Node run-time environment includes everything you need to execute a program written in JavaScript.There are a lot of benefits with this arrangement.  Companies such as LinkedIn, …

Tips on Hiring Your Java Developer - Band of Coders

Tips on Hiring Your Java Developer

Java is a staple of enterprise application development, and it is everywhere.  The language has been around forever in technology years, with 2015 marking the 20th year anniversary of the first public implementation of Java.  Very few languages can claim to have a thriving developer base and widespread adoption after 20 years in existence, but Java does. This is good …