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Keeping the Development Flow

A friend referred me to an old blog post on how to avoid memory loss from being interrupted while coding. This post is chock-full of good suggestions that any developer can follow to minimize disruption. However, there are also some good patterns teams as a whole should consider if they [...]

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Salesforce Mobile SDK QuickStart

Swift-ly Access Salesforce data in iOS Let's assume your organization is one of the thousands that uses Salesforce for customer relationship management. For those of us less inclined to sell widgets, but more inclined to build software to help sell those widgets... good news. Salesforce has a robust Force.com development [...]

By |June 7, 2016|Blog, Mobile App Development, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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RecyclerView: Android’s UITableView cousin

In iOS development, UITableView holds an important and prominent place at the table. Apple has consistently used UITableView throughout iOS since the very first release of the iPhone and subsequently the SDK. The pattern is repeated throughout many of the apps on the platform as well. If you develop in [...]

By |June 2, 2016|Blog, Mobile App Development|0 Comments
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ASP.NET Core 1.0 Unit Testing

With ASP.NET Core 1.0 applications, *.csproj and *.vbproj file extensions no longer exist — instead there is the *.xproj file extension to take their place. Previously the “cs” and “vb” in the extension names were indicators of the programming language in use for that Visual Studio project (C# and Visual Basic respectively). This could be helpful I suppose, although I never really paid too [...]

By |February 15, 2016|Blog|4 Comments
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Cookie Driven Development

Much wisdom has been passed from generation to generation. Often, it is passed through word of mouth or shared experience. For those lucky enough to have grandparents who share their wealth of knowledge and experiences, what follows may seem like common sense. For the rest of us, especially those in [...]

By |January 29, 2016|Blog|0 Comments
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Tutorial for Angular2 with MVC 6 on ASP.NET Core 1.0

Overview The purpose of this post is to establish ourselves with a working environment geared towards development on ASP.NET Core 1.0 through Visual Studio 2015. I will walk through creating an Angular2 Single Page Application with MVC 6, Web API 2 and TypeScript. The sample application is available here on [...]

By |January 19, 2016|Blog|14 Comments
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The Importance of Self-Awareness

Inspect, Adapt and React to Change One of the most critical aspects of any agile process is the inspection/adaptation cycle. However, retrospective meetings often feel pointless because nobody can think of anything to say. If they do, it’s usually a positive platitude. While great for morale and team strength, the power [...]

By |January 15, 2016|Blog|0 Comments
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Want Team Engagement? Motivate People with Purpose

Integrate purpose and employees will be more fulfilled, involved in their work Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher once said, “Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end… it’s when you have everything to do and you have done it.” Productivity and success on the job [...]

By |January 6, 2016|Blog|0 Comments
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Top 10 Software Development Blogs of 2015

At Centare, our development center specializes in developing custom mobile, web and enterprise applications. In order to produce the best quality product for our clients, we operate in Scrum teams to offer transparency into the project, reduce risk and time to market. Since we are passionate about creating great software, we [...]

By |January 5, 2016|Blog|1 Comment
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Top 10 Agile Blogs of 2015

Centare lives and breathes agility. Not only do we coach & train teams and organizations to practice agile methods to transform the way they do business, but we also practice agile methods within our own organization - our custom software development center operates in Scrum teams. So naturally, we enjoy reading content about agility from [...]

By |December 29, 2015|Blog|0 Comments