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10 minutes with Chris

Meet our Technical Director Chris. He'll hate that we've written an entire blog about him.

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How can we make online meetings more engaging?

A team that eats together, stays together…. And we’re doing the best we can.

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Ecommerce App Pillar Contact Form

The Complete Guide To Developing And Launching An E-Commerce App

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10 minutes with Andy

Brightec wouldn’t exist without Andy, and his garden shed

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Build a Mobile App from Scratch

I’ve been building mobile apps professionally for two years now, however I’ve only recently built an iOS app from scratch as a side project. This blog post is a summary of what I’ve learned and resources I used, I hope it will help or inspire you to get started on your own app.

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Firebase App Distribution vs Testflight

Perhaps the most important part of software development is acquiring feedback from users. There are multiple efficient ways to do this for mobile app development. Two of the most prevalent are Firebase App Distribution and Testflight. Here are the pros and cons of each and what we use them for.

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Latest Posts

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Finding focus through self study

Like many organisations, Brightec were introduced to a new word earlier this year - ‘furlough’.

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Internationalise your multi-module Spring Boot Application

How and where to define your user-facing strings.

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WSDL client generation with Kotlin and Gradle Our Code
WSDL client generation with Kotlin and Gradle

How to use JAXWS to generate HTTP client code using the Gradle Kotlin DSL.

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What is Brightec life like online?

You know how it is. People ask how you are, and as humans, we tend to give a generic answer. We can tell you we’re doing well. But what’s really going on behind what you see and hear from Brightec at the moment?

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Jotham relaxed at work Culture
What is Brightec life like online?

You know how it is. People ask how you are, and as humans, we tend to give a generic answer. We can tell you we’re doing well. But what’s really going on behind what you see and hear from Brightec at the moment?

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10 minutes with Josh

No one could forget our Creative Director Josh

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Josh O'Riordan headshot People
10 minutes with Josh

No one could forget our Creative Director Josh

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Mapping, Filtering and Reducing | Swift Basics

These are some of the common ways of working with arrays.

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A-Z App Development Jargon Buster

A glossary of common app development terms explained

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Swift basics 002 iOS
Enums | Swift Basics

A standard feature of most programming languages is enumerations, allowing you to define a group of related items.

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