Author Archives: Stephen Fung

A sample mobile app and architecture for Xamarin (iOS, Android) using MvvmCross, ReactiveUI, and SQLite

Xamarin is a hot platform these days for writing cross-platform mobile applications in iOS, Android, and other platforms. You code in C# for all these platforms, which is great for us since we love C# and we can share code… Continue reading ‘A sample mobile app and architecture for Xamarin (iOS, Android) using MvvmCross, ReactiveUI, and SQLite’

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A process for feature selection and release planning

We’ve got a strong team of developers working on inFlow Inventory, but we also have 231 feature requests right now, with more coming in all the time. What do we do? Step one: take a deep breath. Step two: realize… Continue reading ‘A process for feature selection and release planning’

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Why Startups Need to Send Employees to Conferences

This article originally appeared on Techvibes Many startup employees want to attend conferences, but get denied. “But it’s expensive,” they’re told. “The videos are posted online afterwards, or there are free tutorials on the internet. And with this release coming… Continue reading ‘Why Startups Need to Send Employees to Conferences’

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Like food? So do we.

We have lunch together every day when we’re in the office, but one of our most popular traditions is a company-sponsored lunch out once a month.  We’re lucky to have a few foodies on our team and to be based… Continue reading ‘Like food? So do we.’

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Open Offices? Private Offices? Here’s a third option.

There’s been a lot of debate recently about open vs. private offices. There was a study that showed that open-plan offices tend to have more dissatisfied workers. Developers like Joel Spolsky have argued that private offices make developers more productive,… Continue reading ‘Open Offices? Private Offices? Here’s a third option.’

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