Improve Behavior Driven Development!

Improve Behavior Driven Development! We continue to champion Behavior Driven Development (BDD) to accomplish a high-quality, stable automated tested environment. Last month we co-sponsored with Ascent […]

How Behavior Driven Development Helped Us Release Software In Record Time

Our developers at The Smyth Group have found BDD to be revolutionary to our process as well. In fact, we’ve standardized on this development methodology for […]

Add a Spinning “Beach Ball” Pinwheel To Your Slack Channel

“I’m stuck,” “Hold on,” “I’m waiting for something…” Unfortunately common expressions that deserve an emoticon. I whipped up a little gif to use in my Slack […]
A car console interface for changing audio volume

Raising The Bar For UX In The Car

As a financially irresponsible American, I’ve purchased my share of new cars in the past few years. Each year auto makers lure us in with better […]

Proximate.

Making an app for Apple Watch prox·i·mate ˈpräksəmət/ from Latin proximatus ‘drawn near,’ We’re happy to announce the release of our new app Proximate! It’s a […]

Apple Watch Design Resource Roundup

With Apple’s new Watch device just around the corner, everyone is thinking about apps. Behind every great app, though, is powerful design. To that end, we […]

Some of my favorite web app tools

We use pre-built tools and libraries because they’re supposed to make the tedious parts of our projects easy to put into action. A well-designed web app […]

‘The Loop’ Magazine Launches On TypeEngine Platform

SEATTLE, Wa – 9 May 2013 – iOS-exclusive publishing platform TypeEngine today announced the release of Jim Dalrymple’s The Loop Magazine on Newsstand.  The Loop is […]

Working with UIPasteboard – Images and text

UIPasteboard is a built-in API that allows you to copy items to the pasteboard in iOS.  A user then taps the blinking cursor into any field […]

Coffee Cup Icon Tutorial

This  tutorial assumes some previous level of experience with Photoshop. We’ll be using Photoshop CS6, but the principles apply regardless of the version. The first thing […]