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Paul Francis History

Paul serves as the primary point of contact for many of BHW’s clients. He assists app owners in making high-level decisions and guides them through the design, development, and deployment processes. As a developer, Paul has worked on numerous web and mobile projects, including several of BHW’s flagship applications. When not at the office, he can often be found at the Alamo Drafthouse, the Flying Saucer, The Ballpark in Arlington, or The New Movement.

 

 

January 16 2017
Paul Francis / Mobile
Mobile App Maintenance Costs

Mobile apps can be expensive to initially design and develop, but many app owners forget to consider the ongoing maintenance costs of mobile applications. These costs vary from app to app and can play a meaningful role in your app’s overall profitability. For that reason, you would be wise to carefully consider them before getting started.

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December 8 2016
Paul Francis / Business
Austin Mobile App Development Summer Camp - 2016

We recently completed our first Mobile App Development Summer Camp and it was a great success! We hosted about 20 Austin-area (and even a couple from Houston) students at our 2-day interactive camp. During the camp, 7th-9th graders were able to learn directly from professional mobile app developers and designers. We discussed the processes and tools we use when creating apps and each group left with a completed click-through model of their own app!

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August 23 2016
Paul Francis / Business
A SQL query used as an analogy of finding the best app developer for you!

Many, if not most, companies solicit outside help when building a web or mobile application. The problem is that there are numerous app development companies and app developers who could be hired for the job. How do you go about choosing the best fit for your particular project? In this article, I am going to share with you the things I would consider when selecting the development company for my next project.

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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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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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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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