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Metamorphosis - times of change

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This post, is the first of many as we emerge from a year of planning and strategic change to Scaffold Digital - a new name, renewed focus and vision to Tepee, the name you will be more familiar with (for now at least). The context I’m a big believer in giving a clear context in any scenario where key decisions...

Dublin Tech Summit 2018 #DTS18

Recently I had the pleasure of a few days out of the office to attend the Dublin Tech Summit. What follows is my attempt to unpack my experience and share some interesting tidbits of information I picked up!   Day one   After a short trip down to Dublin, I arrived for the 2018 edition of the...

The Programmer Mindset

Introduction I want to describe what I have learned and hurdles I have faced in cultivating the mindset of a programmer. Doing this is not an easy task by any stretch, but important for progressing down this career path. I have written this post for aspiring developers, developers who are at a crossroads in their...

Hybrid vs Native

Mobile development debunked, what are the options and how are they different? With the number of mobile phone users in the world expected to pass the five billion mark by 2019 (Source: https://www.statista.com/statistics/330695/number-of-smartphone-users-worldwide/), it’s a given that businesses are turning to...

The Power of Laravel's Observer Pattern

Today I want to talk about hooking into Laravel model events, their benefits and potential drawbacks. This, along with some examples on how and when to use them and avoid them. Why use Observers? Keeps the controllers lean Using observers will allow controllers to do what they're supposed to do. Receive requests...

When to commission bespoke software development and when not to

As a digital business we’ve had the privilege of being part of a wide array of digital projects that result in a bespoke software solution being delivered. This also means we’ve had time to hone our process and know what to look out for in a project. If you don’t have a background in technology it can...

Trusted partner for Ionic Mobile App Development in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

In 2016 we were delighted to be accepted as a trusted partner for mobile application development using the Ionic framework for iOS, Android, Windows and Blackberry development. Since then we've produced a wide range of app-based solutions for clients across the UK & Ireland. What does it mean to be...

Smart Construct 2018 - Digital transformation in the construction sector

In November we exhibited at the Smart Construct event arranged by Naomh McElhatton and her team at Smart Global. This event was aimed at businesses and organisations in Northern Ireland involved in the construction and engineering industries, allowing them to connect with like-minded companies and associates...

2019 Trends for the digital transformation

As 2018 draws to a close we have been fortunate enough to work with fantastic clients across a range of sectors and for each project we pride ourselves in choosing the most appropriate technology that balances a fit for the current and future needs of a business. There are times when a ‘bleeding edge’ piece of...

Every business is a digital business…

They just haven’t realised yet. On a daily basis we consume an ever-increasing number of digital services and products. Indeed, due to this trend, there are 5-year olds who are more competent with digital technology than some hardened business people. Businesses that have embraced digital innovation are now...

You’ve built your digital product, now what?

So you’ve had your eureka moment, conceived a digital product, and commissioned your technology partner. They’ve taken your idea and delivered a working digital product. You're done, right? Unfortunately, it’s a common misconception that all of the hard work and effort needed to build your product will last...