BHW Group Blog

May 25 2016
Paul Francis / Business
2016 Austin Business Journal Best Places to Work List

The BHW Group is thrilled to announce that we have been selected as a 2016 Austin Business Journal’s Best Places to Work finalist. This nomination reflects our steadfast commitment to providing the best possible work environment and community. Employee happiness has been a core tenant at BHW since its founding 11 years ago. We built and continue to grow our company with this employee-first approach.

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March 22 2016
Paul Francis / Mobile
Screenshot of Chains. Chains is one of our new favorite mobile apps!

At BHW, we love making mobile apps. Whether they are apps for work, self improvement, or just for fun; we love designing and developing mobile apps. A large part of being a great mobile app development company is keeping up with the current trends and keeping an eye out for new and exciting apps. After all, you would never want to hire a mobile app developer who is not well versed in the current app store offerings!

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March 14 2016
Clayton Anderson / Development
Clayton Anderson Speaking on ReactJS at the March 2016 Austin ReactJS Meetup

At BHW, we are big fans of ReactJS and React Native. We have developed several web and mobile applications using these technologies and our Technical Strategist and Partner, Clayton Anderson, has been lead developer on many of those projects. He also wrote our internal React app template and trains all new BHW web and mobile developers. He was the presenter at the March 2016 Austin React and React Native Meetup. His presentation was titled "A Pragmatic Intro to React."

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January 6 2016
Paul Francis / Process
Bad code is like spaghetti. It is hard to follow and single changes can be far reaching. So, this is a picture of spaghetti.

How do you handle bad code? Learn how I approach old and often incomprehensible code and leave it better than I found it.

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November 16 2015
Brett Burnett / Development
Migrating to Jekyll from Drupal

We recently migrated our website and blog from Drupal to Jekyll. In this article we cover the reasons behind our decision.

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November 4 2015
Kevin Wade / Development
Example of an Android ListView from the Backspin App.

Writing bad Android ListViews can lead to crashes and poor performance. This guide has several examples that will help you write better Android Listviews.

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September 27 2015
Paul Francis / Business
Google Analytics Organic Sessions per month

Developing a website that follows the best practices for SEO (search engine optimization) can be challenging. Here are 10 common website mistakes that could be hurting your Google rankings.

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September 23 2015
Paul Francis / Mobile
Mobile Friendly website demo

It is now absolutely essential to ensure that your website is mobile friendly. Here are the top 5 reasons why.

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