Platformability

Single Dealer Platforms, Industry Expertise

Windows Phone 7 development

Windows Phone 7 is the latest thing in the fast growing world of mobile. Microsoft's previous attempts all seemed to be based on shrinking down their desktop OS to work on various handheld devices, but the problem is, that didn't work very well. Apple, Google and others were making operating ...Read More

Taking C unit testing to the next level

In terms of formalised unit testing, we were fairly late to start generating repeatable test cases for our C products. Sure we wrote code to test our new features but they were just thrown away once the code was working. Even so, over the past 6 years or so, as we've ...Read More

Virgin Galatic: Innovation Tips

Yesterday I attended the BlackBerry Innovation Forum 2010, London.  With the theme "Love Big Ideas" and the reference to "Innovation" I thought I might be enlightened on how BlackBerry drive innovation and create those big ideas - silly me. After sitting through what was the equivalent of The Truman Show where ...Read More

The Web is Dead. Long Live the (3D) Web

Ok, well actually it's a bit more like the web is getting ready to transform. - quite literally. ;-) Developers will start needing to get familiar with depth cueing, mip mapping, vector normals, and perspective transforms as the standard hardware accelerated 3D capability becomes the norm. ...Read More

Collaborative Culture = Innovative Thinking

If companies are thinking about doing more “innovative thinking”, there is a lot of supporting material to provide evidence this is the right way to go – literature, studies, articles and examples out there that focus on innovation rather than maximising profit. Take a look at John Kay’s “ ...Read More