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Frank Sinatra was renowned, among other things, for his ability to nail a recording in one take. The problem with making something look easy is that people start to believe it’s easy. The team at Shockoe spends a lot of time singing in the shower (and reading, training, and talking) to make it look easy in our own way.

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Improving Task Management While Covering Your Rear End

I am awful at a lot of things. Baseball is one of them. Fighting games like Street Fighter is another. The only thing I am awful at that has really bothered me to any extent is my time and project management skills. When faced with a large project and a list of...

Clutch Names Shockoe a Top Developer in Virginia

Align Mobile Technology to Human Behavior Shockoe brings a holistic view of what it take to bring emerging technology to the edge. We bring a deep experience in mobile apps and the latest in AR and voice technology. Understanding the changing world of software...

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There’s an Alternative to Rest API: GraphQL

Recently I was asked to update a Node.JS server to replace all of the standard REST endpoints with GraphQL functionality. The project I was working on had already seen me working with multiple technologies I had never used before but this one I had never...

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The Argument for Training an Aging Workforce

People are choosing to work for longer for several reasons. They are living longer than previous generations. Changes to Social Security benefits, a decline in employer contributed retirement plans, along with the need to save more. They have more...

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5 Useful Tips for Kotlin Users

In 2017 Google announced first-class support for Kotlin on Android at Google I/O, and shortly after I started looking into using Kotlin for our Android projects here at Shockoe. It took a few years before we officially started using Kotlin as our preferred...

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