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SEP Named a Winning Company in the 2022 Powderkeg Unvalley Awards

Westfield, IN – January 2022, SEP, a software product design and development firm has been announced as a winning company in the 2022 Powderkeg Unvalley Awards. This recognizes SEP as one of the best tech companies…
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Babbling on about BabylonJS

I recently had the opportunity to do some investigation / prototyping work on a website that needed to render interactive 3D models in mobile browsers.  After some investigation on available technologies, I decided to give BabylonJS a try.  BabylonJS has a comprehensive API, is well documented, and has an active support forum.  On top of […]
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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?  […]
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Professional Growth and Development Meets the Butterfly Effect

The butterfly effect is the idea that a butterfly flapping its wings on one side of the world can cause a typhoon on the other. My story is not quite that dramatic, but you can never be sure what impact your small actions can have. This story starts as one of personal and professional growth […]
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Best of 2022: SEP’s Top 6 Software Development Resources of the Year

Looking back at our most viewed software development resource articles throughout the year. #6. WSL, git, and Beyond Compare Since I’m a git command line kind of guy, being able to sudo apt install git was a slice of heaven on a Windows machine. Getting that up and running was pretty nice. However, there is […]
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Happy Holidata from SEP {2022}

Happy Holidays from all of us at SEP!  
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Is going back to the office really worth it?

Travel back in time with me to November 2021… SEP executives felt that we do our best work together, in person. We had a date set – December 6, 2021. The opening of our new headquarters in Westfield, IN. This was happening. After almost two years of working from home, we are returning to the […]
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The Story of SEP’s Hexter the Owl: A Beloved Mascot in the Making

Meet Hexter! This is Hexter, SEP’s mascot who was first introduced in 2021. He made his debut with the grand opening of our headquarters in Westfield, Indiana. Why an owl? Clients frequently describe us as wise, focused, intuitive, methodical, and having unique perspectives. We take decisive and swift action—all while having the ability to see […]
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Happy 1st Birthday, Hexter!

One Year It’s officially been one year since the SEP owl mascot was introduced. At the time, our little feathery friend didn’t even have a name! Since the introduction on day 1 of moving into SEP’s Forever Home, Hexter was named and has been used in over 40 DIFFERENT WAYS. That’s pretty incredible. For a […]
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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 […]
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