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How to Run Protractor End to End Tests in Microsoft Edge (Chromium)

Microsoft’s new version of Chromium-based Edge has been released. If you’re a Windows user, you might be excited or perhaps indifferent to have a new browser available to you. If you’re a developer, however, you know this new browser represents a new requirement. Perhaps you were just days from finalizing the testing effort on your […]
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SMART on FHIR: What is SMART? What is FHIR?

When creating an application that will be used by health care providers, a developer will often need to access data about a patient. This data is kept in Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems. As a developer, one of the main struggles of creating such an application is that EHRs are not guaranteed to follow the […]
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Dear Intern/New Hire: How to Be an Effective New Person

Dear intern/new hire, Welcome! I’m sure you are excited about your new position and can’t wait to meet your team.  First, let’s address some common fears that new people have and make sure we’re all on the same page here.  As an intern or new hire, it’s likely that you will be the least experienced […]
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Swift iOS Tutorial: How to Customize UISegmentedControl

Customizing a UISegmentedControl If you have spent any time developing an iOS app, you have probably realized that customizing UI elements in Swift can be hard. There is either a checkbox that does what you want, or it takes hours of research and trial and error to get something just the way you want it. […]
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Swift Animation Tutorial – SpriteKit, Xcode, and Swift

But wouldn’t it be cool if it did this?… I’ve thought these words to myself many times during my career in software development, specifically in mobile development.  I want a product to do more than simply function properly; I want it to look good when it does it.  That’s not to say that I’m looking […]
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The Intern Perspective

I like to think that after 5 internships, I hold a few records at SEP.  For instance, I have had more first-days at SEP than anyone else, and consequently I have had the most exit-interviews as well.  I am the resident expert on New Hire Cookouts and receive more E-bucks every year than a full-time […]
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