Transitioning from Android to Swift & iOS Development

When joining the Head Start internship programme, I started working with Android as this was the only experience that I had. Since then I have been granted the opportunity to learn iOS app development, which is where I find myself at the point of writing this blog post.

Skills to learn in order to become a successful Android developer

Android is a vast and dynamic ecosystem and you could spend weeks learning about specific tools or concepts, only to discover that what you learnt either isn’t as important, or shouldn’t be used anymore. In this post, I share the list of skills that I think Android developers should learn in the hopes that these will help you to concentrate your efforts on the important stuff.

A Different Time

When change comes, it comes fast. That opportunity that we thought we would ramp into is already here and real. In three months, we have flipped over from the Analogue past to the Digital future and there will be no going back.

It’s real right now. We were more right than we realised.

How the Coronavirus has tested our Fabrik platform

The Fabrik platform is being stressed as our clients fulfil their mission in servicing their audiences. The work they are doing, and by extension the work we are doing to support them, to enable them with platforms like Fabrik are saving lives.

Coronavirus and the South African response

It is the hardest thing of all, being kept away from your loved ones, but we need to be stoic about these measures. We are entering a period when our humanity will be felt keenly by all of us.

State of Disaster – Coronavirus and immedia response

We are going through necessary challenges of growth and maturing and the National State of Disaster will be a further test to us to navigate as a business.

Radio in the age of Coronavirus

During the coming hunger for trusted information and community support and resilience, because of its real-time, human and curated nature, radio will find a new relevance against the digital platforms.

Children of the Cloud – 2020

202x: a new generation of youth will decide to not simply protest a system…but to hack it. To go over the top of obsolete education and brutal economic systems to a new way.

Mindshift seminar engages businesses on the digital market

“The event was very productive. I have learnt many ways of using our phones on a day to day basis. The most powerful thing I have learnt is that I can actually use my phone as my office and actually make money using the apps. It was a powerful session.”

Accessing Azure VMs over RDP and SSH on Private IPs with Azure Bastion Preview

Securely connecting from the outside world to workloads and virtual machines on private networks can be challenging. Here’s how Azure Bastion can help!

Hosting static websites from Azure Storage

One of the capabilities of Azure Storage is you can host and serve static web content. In this post, I demonstrate how this can be achieved.

General Availability of Premium Azure File Shares

Azure now supports hosting File Shares on Premium backed storage media (SSDs) and are useful for IO-intensive workloads, hosting databases and high-performance computing (HPC).