What is Github?

When we write an app, lots of developers need to be able grab the latest working copy of the code at any moment. That code lives in a repository (repo) and those repos often live on Github. Github is a lot more than just a repository of repositories. It’s one of the few things that […]

PWA Offline

Say I haven’t got an internet connection… I can test that by… not having an internet connection. If I open my App, does it show anything? Does it work? PWAs do. That’s a key feature. Say you are in the middle of using one of our apps and get on a plane. The app works […]

Deploying to firebase with scripts

The aim is to be able to type a single command: yarn deploy And then be able to have a cup of tea while the latest version of your App is rolled out to every user on every platform.

Live Geolocation

Let’s say you’re big company like the one I work for. It almost doesn’t matter what product the company actually sells, there are orders, there are customers, there are deliveries and there are problems and phone calls to support. It’s logistics. And wouldn’t it be nice to know the exact location of your entire fleet […]

Lighthouse audits

Lighthouse is an open-source, automated tool for improving the quality of web pages. You can run it against any web page, public or requiring authentication. It has audits for performance, accessibility, progressive web apps, and more.

Time & place for Single Page Apps

There’s a time and a place for everything and for SPA’s, the time is in the past and the place is in the bin.

Open Source

The technology we use is all open source with a thriving community of users and maintainers keeping it secure and up to date. WordPress makes up 32% of all websites on the internet. The majority of these are forgotten personal blog projects, but there are many, many businesses who’s entire web presence is on the […]

To use PropTypes in React or not

We’ve developed a simple rule of thumb to follow on this question; “Don’t. Use. Bloody. PropTypes. They’re just annoying.” Why do people use PropTypes? One way to catch and debug errors in your software as you develop is the use of typed programming. JavaScript didn’t used to have that and that was thought of as […]

Talk Tech

We like to talk tech. It lets us measure our client’s accuracy of knowing what they want. We like to work with people who know what they want and understand the value we can add.

Google PWA Guidelines

At it’s core, PWA is nothing more than a set of guidelines set down by our good friends at Google. When a chrome browser requests a page which meets the criteria of being a PWA it gets treated as such. Other browsers are adopting this standard. Even Safari.  A PWA needs a manifest. This is […]