The Death of My Java Blanky

When something is done a particular way over a period and it yields desired results, it must be a good way of doing things, right? Why change, there’s no reason to fix what’s not broken. Why switch to renewable energy, dial-up to fibre, or Java to Kotlin?

But stop for a moment and consider the type of world we’d be living in today had there been no change.

Xcode Tips and Tricks

In this post, I will show you some pretty neat and efficient tricks I’ve learned using the Xcode IDE which can help speed up your daily iOS development.

4 Essential things to kick start your Software Development career

There is a multitude of different languages and applications that can be built in this day and age. You could be starting off as a web developer, or creating mobile apps for Android or iOS. Regardless of what coding adventure you are embarking on, these 4 essentials are going to help you become a better software developer.

HarmonyOS and the future of mobile app development

Huawei has not had an easy time trying to recover from their recent ban in the United States. Since then, Huawei announced their very own distributed operating system, HarmonyOS, for which they have shared detailed plans to release it on all their devices, from smartphones and laptops, to smart TVs and even in your cars.

Automation made easy – Microsoft Power Automate

In this article, I will go over some of the technical requirements I was faced with when first working on an existing Microsoft Power Apps app. I will also cover some of my findings on Power Automate as well as my experience in getting to a working solution using the Power Automate/Flow documentation and examples.

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.

immedia recognised as Microsoft Gold Partner for Cloud Platform solutions

The immedia ecosystem, a Durban-based Microsoft Gold Partner, announced today that it has earned its third gold competency in Cloud Platform. This Gold competency represents the highest level of expertise within Microsoft solutions and further validates immedia’s growth as one of … Continue Reading

Innovators connect on new cloud app

GirlCode to host 3 hackathons for 2018

Removing confidential information from configuration files in .NET projects

Using Microsoft’s SlowCheetah we can easily specify different configurations based on the environment. In this post, I’ll be showing you how to remove confidential information from being committed to source control.

SuperSport tops the App Store charts

The Apple App Store has just released their annual lists of the best apps – and the SuperSport app has been proudly featured in both the Streaming and Sports categories.