the missing piece

THE OAK CITY LABS DEVELOPMENT BLOG

the missing piece

THE OAK CITY LABS DEVELOPMENT BLOG

the missing piece

THE OAK CITY LABS APP DEVELOPMENT BLOG

Code can get a little intimidating.
Let’s break it down, 101 style.

The Oak City Labs blog features articles written by our team to help you better understand the world of app development.

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Mobile

SDK 101: What it is, Examples and Product Opportunities

During some recent discussions with clients, I noticed we tend to throw around the SDK acronym quite a bit. Today we’re going to simplify what an SDK is, share examples of SDKs and talk through how you might think about an SDK as a potential software product or product extension in the future.

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Entrepreneur

Why You Should NOT Build a Mobile App or Web App

Yes, you read that headline correctly. On a blog focused on bringing you the latest tech trends and coaching you through the app development process, we’re pumping the brakes a bit and talking today about reasons why building a mobile app or web app might NOT be a good idea

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Mobile

Solving Daily Challenges with Simple Solutions

Often, our daily challenges are solved with simple solutions instead of overly complex or “clever” ones that even the authors don’t understand a month later. Not long ago (in a galaxy quite close to our own; okay, the same one), we ran into an issue where we needed to add activity indicators on some tableviews

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Mobile

Realm vs. Room for Android

Today I’m going to discuss some pros and cons of Realm and Room for Android data persistence. Room was introduced at Google I/O 2017 as part of the Android Architecture Components. Realm is a mobile database solution that was launched for Android in May 2014 and has become a feature-rich choice for data persistence.

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Entrepreneur

Customer Acquisition Planning for the New Year

The new year is a great time to focus on new customer features in a mobile or software application, set some goals for user acquisition or put some new processes and systems in place to grow your business. Today, we’re introducing you to some resources that will help you set a plan for user

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Office

Looking Back at 2017 & Looking Forward to 2018

At Oak City Labs, technology excites us. We keep a keen eye on emerging technology and enjoy observing its impact on the world around us. For one of our last blog posts of 2017, I asked our developers for a technology that impressed them this year, and a technology they are excited about for in 2018.

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