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SEP Selected as a Nominee for TechPoint’s Innovation Mira Award
TechPoint has announced the nominees for its 25th annual Mira Awards, highlighting the most innovative companies, universities, and organizations in Indiana’s tech sector. The awards celebrate achievements across various categories, including the Innovation Partner of the Year. Nominees in this…Read Full Post
What are Shared Element Transitions? Shared Element Transitions are animations that move elements from one screen to another within an app. They help users understand how the interface changes when navigating between screens. They are particularly effective when users are browsing diverse content and frequently switching back and forth between screens. These transitions can be […]Read Full Post
Your App Uses Xamarin.Forms, but That Tech is Going Away. Don’t Panic! 😱
You may be hearing a lot of chatter about Xamarin.Forms going away. If your app is built in Xamarin.Forms, this is probably concerning news to hear. Our advice? Don’t panic! 😱 We recently sat down with Adam Livingston, Staff Software Engineer, and Charles Tippett, Engagement Manager, to get the scoop on the upcoming transition from […]Read Full Post
Think Software Maintenance is Expensive? Here’s Why It’s Worth the Investment.
The world of software and software development moves at lightning speed. Every day, new tools are introduced. Languages and frameworks are upgraded. App store requirements change. Operating systems are updated. New hardware is announced. So, what happens if the software world evolves but your software codebase doesn’t? Development Tools Chain Reaction Development tools continue to […]Read Full Post
A Shallow Dive into WebGL Rendering Technologies
I was recently posed an interesting problem. What sort of technology could we use to generate an interactive training/tutorial application on a webpage that can be viewed on a phone? Sure we could develop an app, but then we’d have to force people to download the training. Sounds like an interesting problem to solve, right? […]Read Full Post
Testing React Native Apps: A Sweet Setup for Full-Stack Cross-Platform Testing
Short on time? The answer is to use Jest, React Native Testing Library, and Detox. Here’s a sample repo with it all wired up: https://github.com/klcantrell/testing-react-native-apps-post. The advantages of building an app with React Native apply when testing the app as well. When building, you write code once and get native apps that work well on […]Read Full Post
Is Your Xamarin.Forms Project Ready For Migration To MAUI?
What’s up with .NET MAUI? If you have seen any news about .NET 6.0 or anything Xamarin.Forms related, you have probably heard about the new framework called .NET MAUI. Microsoft has decided that the next major iteration of Xamarin.Forms will instead be replaced by the .NET Multi-platform App UI: MAUI. Since Xamarin support is intended […]Read Full Post
Designing Health, Wellness, and Medical Apps for Smart Watches: 10 Things to Consider
For many of us, smart watches have become everyday health and wellness devices: tracking our steps, monitoring our heart rate, charting our workout intensity. They can alert us when our blood sugar has gone too high or too low. They can even call and communicate with 911 dispatchers if we take a hard fall and […]Read Full Post
Cross-Platform Mobile Toolkits
Most developers agree that Flutter, React Native, Xamarin are the top three cross-platform mobile toolkits. If you’re just getting started on a project, it’s helpful to have your options narrowed down to this list of three, but there are still some major differences between these toolkits. To help you choose the best toolkit for your […]Read Full Post
meHive: The story of our mobile app
At SEP, we are always on the look out for new things to learn. When we saw a surge in mobile development, we decided to tinker with some new technology. And what better way to do it than learn along with our interns on our own mobile product? The year was 2013, and we decided […]Read Full Post