BHW Group Blog

March 2015

March 16 2015
Brett Burnett / Development
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Welcome to our third article discussing website design and development in Clojure. Clojure is an exciting Lisp language that offers full-stack web development, compiling to the JVM for server execution and to JavaScript for client side execution. In our first article we presented Clojure as a server-side programming language by demonstrating a simple REST API for a Single Page Application (SPA). In our second article we demonstrated

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March 11 2015
Paul Francis / Process
Computer Science graduate looking for job

I graduated from Southern Methodist University in 2012 with a BS in computer science. While I definitely learned a lot there and was able to find a job without too much trouble, I do feel like there are several things my professors could have easily incorporated into my courses that would have better prepared me for a career in software development. Additionally, there are some things I wish I had realized or taken the time to understand as a student. With that in mind, I have compiled a list of 8 skills that computer science majors need (or at least should try) to have before graduation.

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March 8 2015
Paul Francis / Business
mobile phone usage

Smart phones are here to stay, having quickly grown from a status symbol to a vital part of modern daily life. In 2014, Nielsen—the same company that has tracked TV viewing for decades—took an in-depth look at consumer usage of mobile apps. They found that while the number of apps used by American adults remained flat, at just under 27, the number of hours spent on those apps jumped by 65 percent in just two years. The average American adult now spends more than 30 hours per month using mobile apps.

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March 4 2015
Paul Francis / Development
2015 SXSW Interactive Award logo

We are thrilled to announce that CareCycle Navigator, a web application we developed, is a SXSW Interactive Innovation Award finalist. This article will explore the technologies we used to build CareCycle Navigator, why we chose them, and what made them successful.

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March 2 2015
Jason Gray / Process
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In every profession that involves building something, there is a translation process where you take a designer or architect’s vision and make it a physical reality. Working for a web consulting company, we encounter a full spectrum of design/build projects for our clients.

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