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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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Shockoe Announces 6th Annual Hackathon

This past December, Shockoe hosted our annual Hackathon. Seven teams gathered with the goal of creating a working and fully-functional application within a 48-hour window. This year's theme was to create an application related to any common daily activity. But here's the catch:...
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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5 Useful Tips for Kotlin Users

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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