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How to Use Regular Expressions in 2019

For many developers, regular expressions are arcane magic at best, impenetrable nonsense at worst. I once felt the same way, until in a caffeinated mania I plunged in headfirst and discovered a fascinating and endlessly useful world under the surface. Five years later, regex is...
React Native: Upgrade Dos and Don’ts

React Native: Upgrade Dos and Don’ts

While React Native is a great framework for cross platform development, the process to upgrade from one version to another is generally painful.  If you created a new application this time last year, it was most likely running on version 0.56. Today the...

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Droidcon Lisbon 2019: An Overview

Droidcon Lisbon 2019: An Overview

This week, I attended a Droidcon event in Lisbon, Portugal. The conference itself was at the University of Lisbon, known at this time of year for bright sunshine, mild temperatures, and a unique initiation ritual for freshmen known as Praxe, which was...

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eTail Round Two: Our Favorite Sessions in Review

eTail Round Two: Our Favorite Sessions in Review

For years, eTail has brought together the leaders of retail and technology. This year, we had the opportunity to hear the perspectives of some of the biggest names in retail, including CarMax, J. Jill, Chico’s, and Foot Locker. The topics included the...

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Cross-Platform Design Strategy Tips in 2019

Cross-Platform Design Strategy Tips in 2019

Android and iOS users have been at odds for over a decade. Each platform carving out its path and even stepping on each other's toes in the process. However, for many consumer app developers to pick a side would mean to ignore a large chunk of users....

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Clutch Names Shockoe a Top Developer in Virginia

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

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

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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