Analysis

Android background processing – a decision guide

If you’ve ever done anything in Android that takes more than 16 milliseconds to process then you’ve probably heard of Android services and background processing in general. Why 16 milliseconds? At Android’s refresh rate of 60 frames per second, the main thread can not be delayed by more than 16 milliseconds to avoid frame skipping … Read More

Developers’ Perspective on Design

Developer Poll There is a lot of discussion about the value of design for end-users, and lately even about how companies utilize design to tackle challenges and achieve goals. However, there’s less out there about the impact that design can have for the rest of the team producing the product, specifically the engineers who are … Read More

What is on our Tech Radar for 2019?

With 2019 officially kicking into gear, we decided to check in with a few members of the Chariot team who’ve revealed some of the technologies they will be looking forward to working with, or paying attention to, in 2019.

Not sure about Kotlin on Android?

I’ve been developing in Java for over 17 years on both client and server side. I don’t get involved with the JVM-based “language wars”, quietly frankly it’s because I’m not overly passionate about programming languages. That’s not to say that I don’t have preferences or enjoy languages it’s just that I choose not to put … Read More

What's New in Ionic 2

Now that Angular 2 is final, I thought I’d take another look at Ionic 2. With an Ionic 2 Release Candidate also available, hopefully everything will be a bit more stable from here on forward… (Hopefully.) In any case, here are some of the differences I’ve found in Ionic 2 compared to Ionic 1: The … Read More