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Why we're leaving our office behind

How is it possible that after five years in Vantage Point, we’re leaving behind a space that reflected our values for so long? I thought I’d take a few moments to explain our thinking and what might be next.

Culture
How to look after our mental health while working from home

WFH. Social distancing. Furlough. These are some of the terms that have become the new normal in this strange time.

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Top Posts

Swift basics 001 iOS
Control Flow Statements - If/Guard | Swift Basics

There are many control flow statements in Swift, far too many to cover in 1 post. Here we'll just briefly look at the if and guard statements.

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Rhys working at his desk in the Brightec office Our Code
Secure Secret Storage using Google Cloud Platform

A simple solution to securely storing client and application secrets when using Google Cloud Platform

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Andy sitting at a desk with one of the Brightec team Our Code
Refactoring with Empathy

Is it just me or do the words ‘refactor’ and ‘rearchitect’ fill you with dread?

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Latest Posts

Alistair and Rhys working alongside each other Android
Introducing Vectordrawable-Seekable

Using the new and improved AnimatedVectorDrawable to pause and seek your animations.

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Alistair holding Android character Android
Education through motion

Educating Android users can be subtle by using motion

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Andy sitting in the Brightec office smiling as he thinks about leading a remote team Organise
How I'm adapting to manage a remote team

Like many, I have been thrust into the completely new situation of leading our team remotely.

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Podcasting to those without Internet access Android
Podcasting to those without Internet access

Creating a phone number which plays podcasts over the phone from an RSS feed or JSON object

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Podcasting to those without Internet access Android
Podcasting to those without Internet access

Creating a phone number which plays podcasts over the phone from an RSS feed or JSON object

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Caz and Elle taking part in a standup in the Brightec office Culture
What did you say?

Our Stand-Ups weren’t serving us as best they could, but its nothing a freshly brewed coffee couldn’t solve.

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Caz and Elle taking part in a standup in the Brightec office Culture
What did you say?

Our Stand-Ups weren’t serving us as best they could, but its nothing a freshly brewed coffee couldn’t solve.

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Remote Team Activities Illustration Culture
Remote Team Activities

Remote working games and working from home activities for you and your team.

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Nick Holcombe Headshot on the firebase app distribution blog post Android
Firebase App Distribution: Improving our sharing process

We wanted to make sharing our apps with testers easier

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iOS
Kotlin Multiplatform iOS: Certificate Pinning

How to implement certificate pinning in Kotlin Multiplatform using Ktor

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