Innovation begins with an idea. A spark of intuition based on an assumption - that there is a problem or that something could be better, and that we can solve it.
With the new home screen, apps can now play fullscreen video previews, which makes the Apple TV 4K more discoverable and engaging.
Rails 5 is on the horizon. There are many great new features in this new version, but the one I'm most excited about is built-in WebSockets support.
In a previous blog post, we talked about the benefits and challenges of ResearchKit and ResearchStack.
As promised in my previous post, here is part 2 of my series on Rails Templates.
Learn how to implement a Rails and React monorepo that achieves the perfect balance between speed and sustainability.
At SB.Quality means fully tested applications and websites with thoroughly defined test plans and test cases that are created and executed from a user’s perspective.
When it comes to managing your QA and testing processes, it’s ideal to have a tool that fully supports your business needs.
Two weeks ago, we co-hosted the 5th Annual mHealth@Duke Conference with the conference founders, the Duke Global Digital Health Science Center.
Most developers are encouraged to contribute to Open Source Software projects.
When Moogfest announced it was coming to Durham, partnering with the event was a no-brainer for Smashing Boxes.
No matter where you look on the web today, Responsive Design is there.
In this third and final part of my "Merging ember-cli with Rails" blog series
After the first two parts of this series, you have a simple app for posting messages into a feed.
After working through the first part, we have a simple app that writes “Hello World” to the page.
Smashing Boxes encourages us to find better ways to deliver high-quality products.
At Smashing Boxes, we encourage our developers to teach the rest of our team about trending technologies, innovative concepts, and new workflows that they are interested in or testing out.
I’ve been having tons of fun lately learning Elixir and, being a Rails developer, it was only a matter of time before I tried out Phoenix.
The Dragonfly gem is a really efficient way for a rails project to support on the fly image resizing and processing.
First launch an EC2 instance with the desired AMI. Now we’ll need to enable root ssh access.
Developing software is a lot like cooking. Specifically, it’s like slicing and peeling an onion. At every turn you peel back layers and layers of details, complexity, and possibilities.
You don't have to try very hard to hear about the latest cyber attack. Sony, Yahoo, LinkedIn are just a few of the recent victims.
In my previous post, QA Automation and Domain Knowledge, we discussed the importance of acquiring domain knowledge and being intimate with the details of client priorities and needs with empathy.
This is the first of a series of posts relating to Quality Assurance, automation testing and automation engineers.
Security, Privacy, Performance, and Machine Learning were focal points of this year’s Google I/O event. Let’s dive into the key takeaways.
Programming is a fashion industry. As developers, we have to keep on top of the trends or we quickly become outdated.
As front end engineers, we live in exciting times. The big three of web frameworks are all approaching or have had major new releases.
Our developers Jordan Clifton and David Sweetman dove into the new programming language, “Swift,” that was announced yesterday during Apple’s keynote at WWDC14.
If you are building your own product, here's a "Cliff's Notes" version of the QA process to help you get your product off the ground.
Continuing a connection with alumni after graduation can provide a valuable form of support to higher education institutions. But maintaining that relationship can prove more difficult over time.