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In July I received a welcome visit from an experienced work mate, to enable a week of pair coding. Having had a head start in coding a web app for a mobile application (built with Xamarin), our objective was to quickly knock it into shape...

Slack has been our backbone of communication for a couple of years now. Since OneSheep is an entirely remote team, it’s been essential to have solid, easy and clear communication between us. If you’re remote worker, in a busy office team, or part of an...

Starting a brand new project is always a fun component of our work for me. The opportunities and possibilities that lay ahead, the clean slate, the ideating, and the chance to set up all the tools. For me this is also a perfect time to bring...

Undoubtedly there is a growing sense that ministries should harness technology to venture deeper into the cyber-connected-media-social world of today’s unreached. There is also a sense of urgency created by the big perceived lead that the secular world has over the church in this area....

Around me is the fast tapping and fast talking of hackathon buzz. Here in Katowice, Poland, I’m visiting the first Code for the Kingdom Hackathon to happen in Poland, where there is a bot evangelist in the making. The organisers are hackathon veterans, but it’s the...

This is a short little post on a UX thing thats been bugging me for a while. I wanted to write it up as a good example of first impressions and how a UX covers more than just UI, but also how the initial UX...

This is the second post in a series looking at questions that have come out of Kingdom Code. If you missed the first one then do catch up with our answers to questions around tech start-ups. In part two I've picked out the questions around the network...

Working with a great designer or design team can be an invaluable asset to any team. With clear communication channels, and free-flowing co-operation, the designer should give you everything you need to speed up the building process and limit questions and confusion as much as...

It's not often the nitty gritty details of technology and web problems find their way into the national papers and news outlets, but the Heartbleed bug has been all over the news in the last week, often with much conflicting information and varying degrees of panic. We've been monitoring all this and now we can share what you should know and do.
450 million people will already know everything you're about to read, but the majority of them are not sitting comfortably with fast broadband service viewing their content on a nice big screen or even laptop. They are mobile-only users looking to cut out their service provider when it comes to messaging friends and family. We're looking at WhatsApp this month, while it's certainly not new, it certainly is timely.