Ten Ways to Teach Kids to Code

by Caryn Humphreys on January 9, 2016

Many of us have kids in our lives (sons, daughters, nieces, nephews, etc.) who see us engaged in programming and coding regularly. And as kids do, they love to be involved in things we’re doing. Here are ten ways you can get those kids involved!

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We’re growing again!

by vehikl on October 20, 2015

The Vehikl team is excited to welcome Rob Drimmie to our ranks!

From web to desktop to native, Rob has been developing software for over 20 years. Rob spent the last four years at Communitech, first as the Apps Factory Development Manager and most recently as the Director of Technical Strategy.

Rob is also an active member of the Kitchener-Waterloo tech community, and helps organize mini-conferences and community groups for developers and entrepreneurs.

We are excited to welcome Rob to our team of developers, and we’re looking forward to seeing his skills on the ping pong table and slinging some Nerf.

Sticky footer with Flexbox

by Caryn Humphreys on September 25, 2015

So you’ve got body content and a footer. Unfortunately you’ve got a page that contains a small amount of content, and you notice your footer floating part way up the page. Gross!

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Discovery with clients

by Caryn Humphreys on September 15, 2015

Every team has its own way of handling project ramp up. That part of a project where you get to know the client and what you’ll be building for them. You attend meetings, and in greenfield cases you plan the minimum viable product (MVP) that your team will be building, then your team equips itself as best as possible to get to work.

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Do More During Registration in Laravel 5

by Colin DeCarlo on September 9, 2015

Laravel 5 ships with some really handy traits that will take care of some of the more mundane aspects of building a modern web app. The RegistersUsers trait used by the AuthController handles functionality which I was happy to hand off to the framework. For those unfamiliar with it, the RegistersUsers trait handles loading your registration view and processing the registration form submission (this includes validation and logging in your newly registered user).

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