BHW Group Blog

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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August 31 2015
Paul Francis / Business
list of failed mobile apps

Mobile apps have become a priority in today’s always-connected world, and they provide a golden opportunity for small businesses to compete on a level playing field with the big boys. Yet customers have literally thousands of apps from which to choose, and it is easy for yours to get lost in the crowd. In addition, some apps are inherently broken, whether due to design flaws or unfocused ideas. To give your mobile app the best chances for success, make sure you avoid the top 5 reasons why they fail.

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August 24 2015
Paul Francis / Mobile
Save money when making your mobile app

Mobile apps have become a necessity for small business owners in today’s world. According to 2014 data from Nielsen, the TV ratings company, the typical American adult spends more than 30 hours per month using apps. Mobile apps are a terrific way to ensure a streamlined user experience across different devices, to engage with customers, and to build brand loyalty. Yet they can be expensive to design and build. Here are 5 key ways to save money while building an app that makes you proud.

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