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Nick McKenna

We are computer programmers at heart and implementing high quality, tailored systems to suit your needs is what we do best. We have been delivering revenue generating, time saving and life changing bespoke software development in Harrogate, Yorkshire since 2004.

Co-Sourcing App Software Development Companies

By Nick McKenna | 11th November 2019
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Our specialist App development teams have a long history working alongside existing in-house software development teams. This has allowed us to find the optimal mix of rapidly delivering value to our clients, as well as up-skilling their staff. Why do Businesses Co-Source Software Development Companies? … more

What Is A Progressive Web App?

By Nick McKenna | 28th October 2019
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How does progressive web app work? A progressive web App is a web site that runs in a web browser but provides an experience to the visitor that is more like a familiar mobile App (like the ones that run on your iPhone, iPad or Android phone). … more

Why is Systems Integration Important?

By Nick McKenna | 25th October 2019
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Why Systems Integration? The system integration process is when communications are created between disparate systems that do not normally communicate with one another. The information communicated between systems varies widely from company to company. Typical information exchanges include customer information, orders, production line information, customer … more

Mobile App Development Step 1: What Do You Want?

By Nick McKenna | 22nd October 2019
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Defining The Scope Of Your Mobile App The first step of building a mobile App (for iOS, iPhone, iPad or Android) is working out what it should do, and it’s always the hardest step. In general, the narrower the scope of your idea, the easier it will be to develop … more

Bespoke Software Development vs Off The Shelf

By Nick McKenna | 2nd October 2019
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The choice between bespoke software development and purchasing off-the-shelf software is a difficult one for companies. Every company is different and distinct from every other company, which means that no two companies will operate in the same way, have the same customers, or the same … more

Are You Thinking About IoT?

By Nick McKenna | 25th September 2019
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Why IoT? If you are thinking about creating a new product or integrating an existing product with the Internet of Things, it’s probably because you’ve heard about the great benefits of making a physical device integrate with the virtual world of the Internet. The Internet … more

Are You Drowning In Spreadsheets? Discussing ERP System Integration

By Nick McKenna | 18th September 2019
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We start off with the best of intentions. We’re going to manage this new service/ product/ project using a simple spreadsheet. It won’t be complicated, as we’re going to put it on a shared drive so we can collaborate, until a number of varying factors … more

Microservices and Microservice Architecture Explained

By Nick McKenna | 21st August 2019
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Everybody seems to be doing microservices these days, so what are microservices (or microservice architecture) and how does it affect your architecture? Well, in the good old days (not so long ago), computer systems were developed in large units of deployment. A web-based system may … more

SaaS Platform: A Core Part Of Your Digital Transformation

By Nick McKenna | 18th July 2019
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Software as a Service (SaaS) has become an increasingly dominant part of the modern Digital Transformation over the last few years. Digital Transformations are increasingly seeking to create their own SaaS platform for their customers and for internal use as part of their Digital Transformation. … more

Access Logging, Legal Issues And Debugging For Your Digital Platform

By Nick McKenna | 8th July 2019
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Digital Platform Part 10 Of 10 Progressive Digital Platforms typically have various monitoring and logging mechanisms. These mechanisms allow for simple availability monitoring or sometimes a more detailed access log is needed. Access Log In low-trust environments it may be important to track which users … more