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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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The Design System: The Hero Your Brand Needs

  The Case for Design Systems Maybe you want to build a design system. Maybe you don’t. Maybe you have no idea what one is. Regardless of where you’re at on the scale, you need one.Does your life depend on it? Well, no probably not. But does the success of your product or brand...

What to Expect in iOS 12 and Android 9 ‘Pie’

  Organizations in the market for new mobile solutions should find plenty of ideas to play in the recent introduction of Android 9 ‘Pie’ and the release of iOS 12. But what really stands out are the UX improvements which elevate your app’s potential to delight the end...

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An Intern Project to Drive Good: Feed Racer

What is Feed Racer? Feed Racer is a competitive food donation app built to help FeedMore in its mission to help provide in-need Virginia families and individuals with food supplies  — it’s a race to win where everyone wins. A two-fold project:...

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Scaling a Push Notification Server

Previously we explored the topic of setting up a sandbox push notification server in Node.js. This featured a Mongodb instance to store users and device IDs, as well as endpoints to register users and send them the push notifications all at once. But what...

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