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13 Questions to Ask an App Development Team Before You Hire Them

13 Questions to Ask an App Development Team Before You Hire Them

You’ve reached the stage in your startup where you need to hire a software development company. The developer you work with will build the foundation of your app which will dictate decisions possibly for the life of your company. Plus, it’s easily one of the largest first expenses for a startup which means you need to choose who you decide to work with carefully. Ian and I founded Code Hangar because we understand the important partnership between development companies and startups. That’s why we really want to develop good working relationships with the companies we partner with....

Technology Incubator Programs in Orlando

Technology Incubator Programs in Orlando

Orlando has a vibrant startup community and there are many organizations in Central Florida that are integral in providing resources for the community. Luckily, one of those resources are incubator programs which help tech startups who have little money but need access to resources like mentorship, coworking spaces, staff that can help with business models, intellectual property laws, and advice on funding and building teams. While there are multiple programs to choose from, they all offer different resources and focus. Some programs are for entrepreneurs who are just in the ideation stage while other programs are geared towards scaling companies...

How to Successfully Build an App at Every Stage of Your Business

How to Successfully Build an App at Every Stage of Your Business

So you’ve just thought of the perfect app, great! Once you have an awesome idea for an app, you’re going to have to actually build it. However, there are a lot of challenges you might face in this endeavor as a startup company such as limited access to resources, multitasking many different types of work in early stages as a founder or solopreneur, limited funds, lacking extensive technical experience with at least some aspects of your build-stack, etc. — all of which can feel like a lot to overcome on your own. Luckily, an effective app development process will...

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...