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How we Launched Florida Pycon's Conference App for iOS and Android in Just 8 Weeks

How we Launched Florida Pycon's Conference App for iOS and Android in Just 8 Weeks

In October 2017, the first-ever Florida PyCon Conference was hosted in Orlando, FL. With 4 tracks, 20 speakers, and about 200 attendees Florida’s first and only regional Python language conference was a smashing success. Goals & Challenges Being a multi-track conference, FL PyCon organizers realized as conference day approached that it would be super helpful if attendees could easily find out which talks were happening when and where. While the full Florida PyCon schedule was posted on the FLPY website, experienced event organizers know that you can never rely on stable WiFi access at conferences and the PyCon organizers...

ReQLPro 0.2.1 Release Notes - Now with Keychain Support for Passwords

ReQLPro 0.2.1 Release Notes - Now with Keychain Support for Passwords

ReQLPro is a desktop RethinkDB GUI Client for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux. If you’re not sure what RethinkDB is, check out their website to learn more about what makes it “the open-source database for the realtime web.” Download ReQLPro What’s New in this Release? Persisting Connection Passwords and SSL Certs While ReQLPro has had the ability to add connections with passwords and SSL Certificates for a while, we haven't been persisting them to the filesystem. We wanted to wait until we had a secure method of saving passwords first, and now that is here! Passwords and...

How We Launched Hobbygoblin's MVP Web App in Just Eight Weeks

How We Launched Hobbygoblin's MVP Web App in Just Eight Weeks

“From the start, the Code Hangar team was uncommonly easy to talk to and wanted to know exactly what I was envisioning. They set a detailed course on how to get there and kept me involved in the process throughout. Ultimately, we were able to exceed our initial goals in a rather short time.” -MJ Brick, Founder and CEO of Hobbygoblin The Minimum Viable Product and Why it Matters to Startups App development is almost as much about speed as it is about quality or cost. While it's vital to create an awesome app that represents your business, products, and...

How We Helped Career Fair Plus Transform Their Native Mobile App for the Responsive Web

How We Helped Career Fair Plus Transform Their Native Mobile App for the Responsive Web

"Code Hangar has been fantastic to work with from design to development. They are organized, knowledgeable and great at communicating. On top of that, Code Hangar’s work output is top notch." -David Nicol, Founder and CEO of Career Fair Plus When it comes to developing the best mobile applications, it's vital that they work across any device, browser, or form-factor. User needs are changing, and native iOS and Android apps aren’t always enough. That’s why when we were approached by Career Fair Plus to develop their native mobile apps into a fully-optimized, responsive web app, we were...

How to Build Your Own Slack Bot Integration with Node.js

How to Build Your Own Slack Bot Integration with Node.js

It’s always nice to have a friend who can help you out once in a while. It’s even nicer to have a friend who can help you out 24 hours a day, who never gets tired or bored or sick, who is focused 100% on helping you do what you need to do. Slackbots can be such friends for you. Setting up a slackbot is easy, and we will show you how to build your own helpful slackbot in 7 simple steps: Get your Slack API Key Add a New “Bot User” Setup Your Project Import Dependencies Handle...