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Mockups are simple to create and make it much easier to communicate your app or site ideas to a potential developer. Lets take an in-depth look at this important pre-stage of the app development process. 

Apr 25, 2017
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You might be surprised by the massive difference in app development estimates for the same brief. Here I'll try and explain why those numbers are so different and how to make sure you get the best deal.

Apr 20, 2017
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When you've found a potential vendor, you need to clearly and effectively communicate your project to them so that they can accurately estimate how long it will take them to develop. That's when you need a functional outline or project brief.   

Apr 12, 2017
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You’ve got an idea for a project. Now you want to find a trustworthy, capable company to help you realise it. Who do you need to talk to? How can you tell if they actually know what they’re doing? 

Apr 04, 2017
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This is the opening instalment of a complete guide to the app development process. Whatever stage you're at, from concept validation to app store submission and beyond, we're going to be sharing our deep well of experience, right here.

Mar 31, 2017
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If you've ever had your site hacked, you'll know how frightening it can be and the potential damage that can be done to your business. It's easy to protect yourself from low level opportunistic hacks though.  

Mar 14, 2017
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 Dependency injection is a specific form of Inversion of Control which lets us write code independent of other parts of its system. This means we can use the same module of application logic in many places...

Feb 02, 2017
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Making a Windows project with Ionic 2 is much easier now that Ionic officially supports the Windows platform. There are two popular ways to work with Ionic on Windows: Visual Studio, or Ionic CLI with GitBash...

Jan 23, 2017
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Remember our Ionic Starter Kit for jump starting new Ionic projects? We keep on improving and updating it. Today we’re pleased to announce that the latest version is now up on GitHub and ready to ease your Ionic development experience.

Oct 26, 2016
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Striving as we do to be the best possible company we can be, we decided to measure ourselves up against the 12 different criteria Jim Collins puts forward as being definitive of "visionary companies" in his book "Built to last".  

Sep 05, 2016
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Did you realise that PHP doesn't ever automatically clear it's own garbage? This is something I only just discovered and I decided to do a brief exploration. Here's what I found...

Aug 30, 2016
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It's great to have top quality testing data, but how can you make sure that your tests don't start taking up all your time? Today we're looking at a few ways to speed up the testing process. 

Aug 17, 2016
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This post will be useful for those brave people who are working on the creation of backends for social networks where users can exchange videos. I’ll show you a procedure to transcode video into the format and size you need.

Jul 25, 2016
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Productivity is always a metric worth improving for a growing business, that’s why we decided to make it the theme of our recent in-house hackathon...  

Jul 21, 2016
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 Interns seem to be a bit of a craze at the moment, but what’s the best way to run an internship program? What do the different parties involved get out of it? We decided to start our own internship program and offer some answers of our own...

Jul 11, 2016
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Music has always been both on the front line of creative expression and subject to much interest by investors keen to cash in on the mediums wide popularity. In today’s interconnected, mobile era this is more true than ever... 

Jul 07, 2016
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There are a lot of different ways to grow professionally. At different stages of our development different approaches to growth may be more effective than others. Here are a few of the things we've tried recently...

Jun 15, 2016
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Google first unveiled their Android 6.0 version over a year ago now, but it hasn’t been received particularly well, its successor though is already creating sizable buzz online, especially after Google released its third developer preview...  

Jun 10, 2016
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You’re probably keen for your own business to grow and to keep on moving forward. What do I mean by growth? It’s a word that gets used to refer to quite a lot of things. Over the last 7 years our company has grown...

May 31, 2016
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Creating a custom back button has always been a pain in iOS. The default iOS back button is inconvenient as it has the title of the previous screen. There is one solution though which has proven to be a good one...

May 30, 2016
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Learning about California's giant seqouias and their dependence on forest fires to survive and grow, I was struck by how often crises or "fires" in the life of a business can also lead to growth opportunities... 

May 16, 2016
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From giant corporations through to small, one team development shops, good company management always need an on-going review and feedback process...

Mar 30, 2016
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Over the last couple of years we’ve been excited to step into a more holistic ‘business development’ role with several of our clients as well as with our own in-house startups. Here are some of the things we've learned along the way...

Mar 23, 2016
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After reading the announcement of the new Ionic 2 beta I started to look for an opportunity to use it in real life. On the Internet I found some great ideas about how to create a hologram projector that works with a smart phone... 

Mar 18, 2016
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A small team of ekreative guys entered into a "Challengathon" to create tools to aid Ukraine's ongoing reform efforts. The three day event was hard work, but inspiring, here's their write up of what went on... 

Mar 16, 2016
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'Fail fast' is something of a startup buzz phrase. Serial startuppers are keen to talk about how their failures led to their successes. Make sure you don't throw in the towel too early though, maybe your idea's sound and it's your team that's not all it should be...

Mar 04, 2016
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Using MongoDB, sooner or later you'll find that one mongod instance is not enough and you need to configure a cluster of several instances, replications and replication sets. There are lots of internet tutorials on this, but I want to draw your attention to...

Mar 02, 2016
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Today our post is dedicated to using Symfony2 and AngularJS in one project. Using AngularJS in a Symfony2 project is sometimes both appropriate and very convenient. It increases development speed and makes the whole process easier... 

Feb 18, 2016
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There are some cases when using UIImagePickerController to get photo permissions becomes problematic. When that happens, this custom image picker solution (using PHImageManager) can come in handy... 

Feb 16, 2016
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Today we're going to take a look at how to put together a simple S3 image uploader. The end result should be able to take an uploaded file, resize it using Imagick, create a thumbnail and then upload it to S3. Here's what you'll need...

Feb 11, 2016
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Digital Ocean only allows us to back up droplets once a week, handily though, they also enable us to create snapshots of a droplet at any time we want. This guide will explain how...

Jan 29, 2016
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Earlier this month Ekreative was honoured to host the Cherkassy end of a dual location hackathon event organised by our local GDG. The theme for the event was health in technology, a theme close to eKreative’s heart for a number of reasons...

Jan 27, 2016
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For a lot of app and web development companies, giving accurate estimates is a real challenge. We've tried a number of approaches over the years, but now we've settled on a data-driven process and the results are remarkable...

Dec 18, 2015
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There are some situations when use of Cron becomes impractical because the Cron minimum timeout of 1 minute is prohibitively long to wait. In such moments I use Linux Upstart. It can run your code without a timeout at all or you can choose to... 

Dec 16, 2015
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Today it seems that just about every application requires the ability to work with images of some sort. Too often setting up this functionality seems to involve unnecessary stress, like the use of difficult libraries that require a lot of configuring... 

Dec 15, 2015
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A recent project used a 3rd party component in a Joomla site. It needed to work with client data containing complicated structures and many nested levels. Once the project was done, I decided to find an easier way to create the same structure on Symfony...

Dec 10, 2015
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Use of mobile apps has become for many an integral aspect of daily life. Perhaps it’s time to take advantage of this fact, move on from being a passive app consumer and start utilising the power of custom applications to streamline your business...

Dec 09, 2015
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What do we need to do in order to set up a 'restore password via sms' function in Drupal? This short guide goes over some basics that should help you to set up such a function for yourself. So, to begin with... 

Dec 07, 2015
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Let's take a look at how to create a simple private chat using node.js and socket.io with a Symfony backend. "Private chat" in this case means that users can only join if they have permission. The script will also check the users rights and save their chat history...

Dec 04, 2015
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Cross-platform development can be a good choice for simple apps prioritising speed of development and reduced costs. Native-feeling results made using the power of Ionic and our experienced team are making cross-platform viable for even more projects...  

Dec 02, 2015
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Today I want to talk about Promises in JavaScript. One article I read described Promises as “Future Objects”, a phrase which goes a long way to explaining their purpose. Okay, so a Promise is an object, but what else? Firstly you need to know that...

Dec 01, 2015
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Whilst I’m usually an app and site designer, recently I was given a more unusual challenge. My task was to design an ekreative themed superhero (called Ekreator) for use in some comic form advertising material for our company... 

Nov 27, 2015
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Have you seen the gource video visualizations of git repositories? Gource lets you create beautiful animated tree visualizations of git repos. Creating such video visualizations on mac OS, is really very simple, let me talk you through it... 

Nov 25, 2015
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In our last post about personal development opportunities it seemed that everyone had been able to get to some sort of skills conference except for our dear project managers! That's been fixed now though. Here's a quick update from their recent travels...

Nov 23, 2015
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Our office intercom works well enough for letting people into the property, but given the huge technological potential avaiable to us, we felt sure that it could be improved by the addition of some wireless technologies and an API...

Nov 18, 2015
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Many influencers use smart audio player apps to improve the accessability and distribution of their messages. Everyone from conference organisers to motivational speakers to digital radio streaming services! But what makes a Good audio player app? ... 

Nov 17, 2015
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While looking at new libraries I could use to improve my JS code, I was advised to check out Polymer. It has some interesting solutions for speeding up apps and using the latest browser 'Web Components'. Let's take a look at some of what Polymer can do... 

Nov 06, 2015
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There are a lot of useful third-party libs that provide new opportunities for android developers. Today we’ll look at a couple of examples which help make networking easier. REST is a special pattern that describes how an application can "speak" with the server... 

Nov 05, 2015
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For basic security needs, the Role based permission system outlined in the Symfony documentation is enough, but what do we do for apps which require the flexibility to create multiple Roles? Let's have a look... 

Nov 03, 2015
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Keeping staff up to date with the latest methods, technologies and strategies is a continuous process. The last month our staff have had a lot of professional development opportunities. Here are some of their impressions... 

Nov 02, 2015
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What do you want to see from an android app? It should be simple, convenient, fast and smart! Unfortunately, it’s not unusual for these elements to get lost under a lot of well intentioned but bulky code. Let's look at a simple way to avoid this problem... 

Oct 30, 2015
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After visiting a conference about JS Frameworks, I was left with a strong positive impression toward React for web and React Native for development of cross-platform mobile applications...

Oct 28, 2015
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Ionic framework has become a regular part of our arsenal here at eKreative. After building a lot of projects with Ionic, we've noticed that most apps have a base set of functionalities in common. That's why we're pleased to introduce the Ionic app builder Starter Kit...

Oct 27, 2015
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 Sometimes when we present our work in progress to a client or when we want to test what we've done so far, we need to generate a lot of data (eg. user data) to fill the system with. Today I'll look at one way to solve the problem in Symfony... 

 

Oct 23, 2015
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Not long now before the Symfony 3.0 release! The new version sees the removal of functions deprecated in v2, which means code still containing them won’t work. This got me wondering if my own code meets the new upgrade's requirements...

Oct 22, 2015
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Hi! Today I will give you 3 simple pieces of advice for database optimization in Symfony2. Firstly, to reduce the number of requests to the database you can send a read request on read replica. To do this we need to create one or more database replications...

 

Oct 20, 2015
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We have many and varied server deployment and updating needs. Also, it's important for us to keep up to date with best practices and emerging tech. That's part of why we're starting a server admin course, beginning with this Linux server basics refresher... 

Oct 09, 2015
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Hackathons are a widespread phenomenon. With the goal of making an entire project in a short space of time, they provide fun in a professional atmosphere. As I’m about to take part in another, I’d like to share some of my thoughts going in...

Oct 07, 2015
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I got an update message from the Ionic framework team about their new Web Client and decided to explore it for myself. I’m writing this post to tell you about a few problems I encountered and the solutions I found for them... 

Oct 06, 2015
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Androids AccessibilityService is a great tool for detecting information about apps runnng on an Android device, or even for controlling elements of those apps. This article takes a quick look at some of the opportunites this provides us with... 

Oct 05, 2015
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We had to make a system for generating report documents including signatures. We chose a Signature Pad plugin which uses stroke speed to determine line thickness. In this post I’ll describe some problems encountered and how we solved them...

Oct 02, 2015
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For a simple website it's easy to create an "upload image" function. Creating the same function for a scalable, multiplatform site requires a little more forethought...

Sep 30, 2015
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As the CEO of a growing tech company I am truly surrounded by the world of the digital. Actively combatting technology addiction was something I needed to start addressing very early on...

Sep 29, 2015
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Recently we decided to reach out to more small app and web development companies and agencies, as we realised the huge potential value we have to offer them as a reliable and affordable development partner...

Sep 28, 2015
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Today I want to write about an essential php building block, I would even say that it should be in every php-Project. I'm talking about the Carbon library. Carbon lets you use all the standard DateTime methods plus some very convenient little extras ...

Sep 25, 2015
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It’s great when you love what you do! The eagerness of so many programmers to participate in hackathon events only goes to show how much pleasure their work gives them. eKreative’s September hackathon took place last weekend...

Sep 24, 2015
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The Assetic Bundle is used by default in the Symfony framework to process Javascript, css, Less or sass files. But sometimes this tool can stop working reliably. Eventually I decided that it was time to find a replacement...

Sep 23, 2015
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I want to show you clearly what an MVP is and how you can build one using a simple process, minimum costs and minimum fuss. It works, I recently did it for my own startup, and in just 8 weeks we went from a vague idea, to an actual product...

Sep 22, 2015
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After we upgraded our Apple devices to iOS 9 and XCode to v.7 with iOS 9 simulators, we started to experience problems with apps developed using the Ionic framework. We had to adapt our apps to function in line with the new specs and fast...

Sep 21, 2015
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Parental controls over children’s devices are becoming ever more necessary for the raising of children. The “igeneration” learn to navigate a touchscreen device before they can so much as read the names of the icons...

 

Sep 17, 2015
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I will tell you how you can easily and quickly build an infrastructure for a Symfony2-app, which can be automatically scaled in relation to the load. To run a Symfony2-project on the AWS platform you need to go through several stages...

 

Sep 16, 2015
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At the end of last week, eKreative were proud to host a meeting of the Cherkasy Google Developer Group. GDG Cherkasy are a group as inquisitive as they are active, always keen to broaden their horizons...

 

Sep 11, 2015
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Swift is a cool high-level programming language, but it’s still quite young and doesn’t have as many libraries and components as Objective-C. But this problem can be worked around with the help of bridging headers... 

Sep 11, 2015
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About a year ago, I started thinking along these lines: “We’re doing all this incredible work for our clients, and literally building people’s dreams! We help them to be successful by creating something from...

Sep 10, 2015
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One way to recognise a good developer is that he is able to achieve the same thing in several different ways and then choose the best one for the job at hand. While learning JavaScript I found out something very interesting about functions:

Sep 09, 2015
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Charities are a powerful force for good in the world today. They facilitate the charitable urge that grips us when we see or hear about tragedy and need and channel it into an effective force for change. ...      

     

Sep 04, 2015
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These days, social sharing links have become an integral and standard element of many sites. With the need for a wide variety of different styles and approaches, this means that when constructing a site, very often we need...                       

Sep 03, 2015
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In this blog post I’ll try to objectively present the pros and cons of commissioning agencies against those of commissioning freelancers in the development of mobile or web solutions.                                                      

Sep 01, 2015
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Over the coming weeks you’ll notice that there’s a lot of new activity here on the ekreative blog. It’s not that I’ve suddenly gone into a frenzy of blog article writing, so what’s going on?

 

Aug 31, 2015
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Do you ever have problems with time tracking? Everything’s in place to enable your staff to record the time they spend on different projects, but somehow they keep forgetting?

Aug 25, 2015
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In today’s deeply connected world, outsourcing has become the norm across a wide range of industries. When CNN published their list of confirmed American companies sending work overseas               

Aug 20, 2015
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Remember back in June when we told you about our open source Testflight replacement code? Well, it’s been useful from the off, but we should always be striving to improve, which is why at our in       

Aug 12, 2015
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If you want your workplace to have an atmosphere of exploration, pushing the limits of the possible, improving on the past and setting high standards for the future, you’ve got to be ready to invest...

Aug 10, 2015
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Where do you go looking for inspiration? There’s a lot of great ways to seek it and if you find something that works, great! The field of technology is so full of inspiring innovators and leaders

Aug 05, 2015
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The internet is great for forming communities of like minded people despite the large geographic distances between them. It can also be a fantastic tool though for more localised community...

Aug 03, 2015
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Deciding on a payment system for your new web or app based business? Finding the options overwhelming? The number of payment services available has ballooned over the years.

 

Jul 22, 2015
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Do you find you have bucket loads of great ideas, but they always arrive at just the wrong moment? A great way to improve your productivity but it requires a bit of set up time, which you just...

 

Jun 30, 2015
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Are you concerned about partnering with an overseas developer to bring your app or web service idea into reality? You’re not the first to have such concerns. There are some... 

 

Jun 24, 2015
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Have you been struggling to get effective beta distribution and feedback for your apps since Apple bought Testflight along with it’s owner Burstly back in early 2014? Ekreative developer... 

 

Jun 12, 2015
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At Apple’s worldwide developer conference (WWDC) they announced that their Swift programming language will be open sourced. It came as big news for most of us, as in many ways it had...

Jun 10, 2015
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How do you make a high quality transport application when the public data you need comes from a plethora of different sources and the aggregating services are prohibitively expensive? 

 

Jun 04, 2015
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Were you ready when #Mobilegeddon hit? Google rolled out their updated, mobile friendly search parameters several days ago now, yet many sites and companies seem to be...

 

Apr 29, 2015
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2015 has been hailed by many as “the year of video marketing”. Online video has been seen as a big deal for a long time of course, but much of its business potential seems to have remained untapped.

 

Apr 23, 2015
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We are happy to announce that guys from eKreative have implemented a charity project for Hromadske TV. Sergey suggested an idea to create an app for the Ukrainian Hromadske.tv channel. His...

May 28, 2014
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Geekhub 2014 graduation! Great results. Photos to follow. eKreative hired 2 graduates of geekhub already and is planning to hire more...                                                                                                                        

Apr 30, 2014
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eKreative feels very blessed to be able to buy some food to send to Crimea to support our troops who have been cut off by the Russian forces on the peninsula. If you want to join the initiative please PM us for details.                                                                                                                      

Mar 07, 2014
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Developers at eKreative created hromadske.tv apps for iOS and Android a couple of months ago. In february the hromadske iOS app has sent 19.000.000 push notifications with up to the minute news updates!!

Mar 04, 2014
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It's the first eKreative google GDG event in 2014! In two days we travel to London to have the mini hackathon at Google campus there! eKreative is trying to stay on the edge of innovation.

Jan 18, 2014
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Today we celebrated eKreative's birthday. This picture tells the story: the whole team was there, a competitve round of bowling set the scene, a gorgeous and delicious custom ekreative cake and a good time was had by all...                                                                                                                            

 

Nov 06, 2013
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On 24th of October Igor Pashchenko, a Google employee, visited the eKreative office. He is a Strategic Partner Manager at Google Ireland Ltd. The eKreative team got a fantastic chance to talk to the Googler about the AdWords, AdSense and DoubleClick Google...

Oct 24, 2013
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We are immensely proud of our Android developers Cheb and Anton, who have, together with 3 other developers from Cherkasy, won the Google Glass hackathon competing with the teams all over Ukraine and Russia...

Aug 02, 2013
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July's team time was as always great! eKreative's crew decided to do a summer race and compete in subteams against each other. The idea turned out to be very amusing and fun, because each of the races was pretty intense.

Aug 01, 2013
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One of eKreative's clients liked our designs so much that he used the logo we made for him, as a store signboard. Now the new Mr. H Carpets logo is displayed in Southampton, UK for everyone to see. It's an honor for us and a great pleasure to have...

Jul 31, 2013
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You might have heard that ekreative is very active in the sphere of philanthropy. This means we believe that people should do their best to help those in need. For a long time we have been cooperating with a local branch of the Red Cross.

Jun 03, 2013
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One of our coworkers, Vitaliy, enjoys creating cool things to make his home and workplace just a bit more fun. This time he put his heart and soul into making hardware and software for controlling his home lights! Cool isn't it?

Jun 03, 2013
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As you may have noticed, eKreative has recently updated its corporate video on the website! Keeping an eye on the modern trends we decided to shoot a video featuring the crazily popular Harlem Shake music. 

Jun 03, 2013
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eKreative has recently issued an English version of the Zoo in CK app. The latter is a nice application for the local Cherkasy zoo. It has great pictures, cool information about animals and a user friendly map. Owing to this, you can easily learn the information about the zoo inhabitants. 

Apr 14, 2013
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The continuation of my Windows "love" i shared on April 1st :)

Apr 12, 2013
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The team of eKreative wants to congratulate one of our developers on the occasion of his wedding! We are very glad that him and his beloved wife have got married. Each and one of us wants to wish them to live happily ever after, to have long lasting wisdom and love. 

Apr 09, 2013
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It seems like Microsoft is not only hated by Apple. Judging by the Windows mobile 8 phone experience Google is joining the club. Even though the IE browser on WM8 is pretty good with support of many CSS3, HTML5 and JS protocols, I noticed today on ekreative's WM8 that gmail looks like it was created in the dark ages.

Apr 07, 2013
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This month eKreative decided to spend their team time watching an awesome movie in a local cinema hall. We rented a cool cinema room to watch a movie called "Argo". It is a very famous peace of art, which received an Oscar...

Mar 29, 2013
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As we all may know App Store has never officialy revealed the secrets of the app review and approval. No one really knows how long it is going to take to get their app to iTunes.

Well, who'd guess that one of our employees would get to witness a truly...

Mar 22, 2013
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eKreative has congratulated its ladies with the International Women's Day! A lot of warm words were said that day to express the appreciation. Girls received a little something to make them just a bit happier - flowers, delicious cakes and a large mirror! You may...

Mar 08, 2013
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Our guys had another opportunity to improve their IT skills. They have recently taken part in the JavaScript Frameworks Day in Kyiv. Each and one of them was glad and excited they have visited this event. There were a number of cool lectures they got... 

Mar 05, 2013
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An important event in the local IT world took place recently! eKreative organized the first ever hackathon in Cherkasy supported by the Google Developers Group (GDG). We were excited and thrilled to hold such an interesting and challenging event in our office. Our company...

Feb 25, 2013
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eKreative has celebrated 23rd of February, a Day of Fatherland Defender in Ukraine. Historically, this day was meant to mark the "birthday of the Red Army". In the Soviet Union this became a day of men who served in the army or in any law enforcement agencies... 

Feb 23, 2013
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An awful incident happened in Bujumbura, Burundi. Besides all the material losses, thousands of people are left with no ability to get any food, as the main ragional market place has gone on fire. You can read more about it on Simon Guillebaud's blog...

Jan 28, 2013
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eKreative has recently donated money for a charity trip of one the young guys from Cherkasy. Matthew was planning on going to India as a volunteer and he needed some money to cover the travel expenses. Our CEO couldn't resist helping a good person...

Jan 23, 2013
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eKreative likes to bring some fun into a daily routine of its employees. We are also supportive of their professional growth. This is why our developers have recently been able to attend two exciting IT events. The 1st one was UA Mobile and it took place...

Jan 22, 2013
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Christmas and New Year are very special holidays for all of Ukrainians. Therefore, eKreative could not miss a chance to celebrate it together Christmas and New Year are very special holidays for all of Ukrainians. Therefore, eKreative could not miss...

Jan 08, 2013
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С 13 Декабря 2012 до 13 Января 2013 года компания eKreative проводит конкурс на лучшее приложение сделаное на платформе appshed.com и разширение к нему. Детальнее о условиях конкурса читай...

Dec 25, 2012
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Three of our developers have recently taken part in a hackathon organised by a local IT company. Guys had to code 12 hours strait and make an interesting application from scratch. It also had to be connected with a theme of the... 

Dec 24, 2012
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You know we couldn't miss it! Again we enjoyed an opportunity to be living in the 2nd millenium. For the last time ever we were able to witness a "perfect date and time". So, that's why eKreative decided to capture the moment and take a picture together on...

 

Dec 12, 2012
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eKreative greatly supports personal and professional growth of its employees. Therefore, we are very glad that one of our developers recently participated in an event organized by a Ukraininan Google Developers Group (GDG). There was a...

Dec 02, 2012
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This month we decided to come up with something new for our team time! eKreative's employees, happy and cheerful, visited a local amusement centre. The star of the night was the game called - LaserTag. It's obviously not as thrilling as paintball, but it surely...

Nov 30, 2012
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eKreative is happy and excited to let our friends know we have recently celebrated a 3-year anniversary. “Time runs fast”, they said, and who could deny that? With a blink of an eye we have grown into a bigger company with great staff and...

Nov 12, 2012
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As stated earlier one of our websites has been nominated to receive a Christian New Meadia award. And now, we are extremely happy to break the news - we came first! Our website was chosen to be the Best Christian Organization Website...

Nov 08, 2012
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Recent hurricane the US faced affected not only the States, but Ukraine as well. Who could expect that as far as we are, we still cannot be protected. The damage the storm has brought was major. In the centre of the natural disaster happened to be...

Nov 01, 2012
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It is very important for eKreative to use HTML5. It has become a key component for our Web and mobile developers. It helps us create applications that can be run on more platforms. The integration of HTML 5 into our production process...

 

 

Oct 15, 2012
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We have some good news to share with our friends. It is very important for eKreative to hear words of gratitude for our work. So, we have recently found out about one of our websites being nominated to receive a Christian New Meadia award

Oct 15, 2012
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Geeks like cool things, so we decided to add a little bit of decoration to our office. The well-known Amphibian man is now a part of eKreative team. He is pleaseing to our eyes and gives a rush of inspiration to each and one of us. The writing on...

Oct 12, 2012
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One if the special moments spent together with eKreative staff would be the teamtime at a go-karting site. No one expected that this activity would be a true unification for our employees. The go-kart driving brought the feeling of...

Sep 28, 2012
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Scientists at Rolls Royce built a gun specifically to launch dead chickens at the windshields of airliners and military jets all travelling at maximum velocity. The idea is to simulate the frequent incidents of collisions with airborne fowl to...

Sep 05, 2012
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In early 2011 eKreative made a commitment. We decided to enter a mobile development arena. As a result our demand for mobile devices has grown rapidly (iOS, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry, Android, phones, tablets). We love...

Aug 30, 2012
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We are surrounded by very creative people. Some our friends decided to start a new business - creative tshirt design company. The illustrations look VERY nice. eKreative is a small company too, but even in our scracity of resources we still love to support and encourage creative...

 

 

Aug 29, 2012
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On August 23rd we all had an awesome evening at our eKreative team time! Our CEO Viktor has invited everyone with their spouses and couples over to his house to celebrate the Ukraine's Independence Day. Everyone enjoyed themselves playing board games...

Aug 28, 2012
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The lead singer in this awesome video is a good friend of ekreative who works with us on various projects. Check it out! 

Aug 22, 2012
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We’ve been so thrilled to receive an offer to be a part of a TV show! On Monday, July 9, eKreative had been involved in aproject  taking place in Cherkasy during July 2nd - July 15th. We’ve signed up for a challenge of creating a mobile...

Jul 13, 2012
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Watch a video of the official launch of the VenuesUp app, which took place at the exclusive private member's only club Jalouse situated on Hanover Square, London on Thursday 14th June 2012. The attendees included press, trade and users of...

Jul 09, 2012
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We would like to write a few words of support and gratitude to the local startup http://buroznahidok.ck.ua/. One of the Cherkasy developers has come up with this idea for the lost&found web service, where people help each other...

Jul 04, 2012
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If you are the creator or host of a chat (usually if you set up the chat, you will be assigned this role) you can use various commands to control members in the chat, secure the chat with a password and do other administrative tasks.

Jun 30, 2012
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Our company is highly concerned about the health of our staff, that's why we actively encourage our workers to reduce the extra working hours to minimum and start thinking about their physical condition NOW! Besides, one of our coworkers sets a great...

Jun 20, 2012
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Haha! It's because in Estern Europe we know how to code hard! Or maybe "hard-code" - not sure :)

Jun 19, 2012
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We're passionate about putting together a great product for the good of the society. That's why we created Visit Kyiv app. We've put all our effort in order to finish it on time for the Euro 2012, so our guests can enjoy the work done for them...

Jun 08, 2012
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In the end of May Slava took a break from work and went on an exciting hiking trip about the Crimean mountains with a group of his friends. It lasted 7 days and gave them an unbelievable experience of observing wonderful views and...

Jun 05, 2012
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Man we've been waiting for this! It's one of those activities that bring guys the sense of fulfilment and a lot of excitement especially when they take someone out :) And neither bruises nor mosquitos can get on the way of enjoying this awesome game!

May 24, 2012
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Sasha has started at eKreative about 5 months ago. Now every morning this guy impresses us with his arrival not even on time, but about 15 minutes earlier! We could not let this go unnoticed, so we decided to reward him. A special little gift...

May 23, 2012
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Thanks to technology testing gets more fun with such a wide variety of devices we have out there! But fun is not all it brings, unfortunatelly...There's a dark side to it as well, but you don't want me to go in detail with that... 

May 22, 2012
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I was just trying to check the status of my UK visa, but it didn't go as smoothly as I thought! 

May 21, 2012
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So, continuing the topic of our office's team time, playing mafia, is a great way to finish the work day. The best part is when everyone dies, the mafia wins, and you are the mafia! Then you go home satisfied :)  You're probably thinking to yourself...

May 18, 2012
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Some of Viktor's experience at the Mall of America in Minneapolis. 

May 17, 2012
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This is what happens when Viktor is not around - we quit work and chill out! Well, not quite :) Viktor is actually the man who lets this happen! We established a new tradition at eKreative: one day a week at 4pm we put aside all work for the sake of...

Mar 30, 2012
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As some of you know my primary knowledge and expertise is in Internationlal Business Law and International Commercial Arbitration (SJD candidate at CEU). Interpreting legal acts and rules was part of my everyday life for...

Jan 22, 2011
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I am back from a Christmas trip to the UK and could not come back empty handed! :) The ekreative team is excited about our new 8 Gig flash cards with eKreative and Kreativity logos! Our Manager Kiril in particular is thrilled, as he has been using a 1 GB flash for years. What an upgrade!

Dec 28, 2011
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We're glad to introduce our new intern Zhenya aka Onegin, who will now be conquering the web along with eKreative team! Bright guy, bright student, bright personality... well, just like everyone else here! :)

Dec 27, 2011
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Does your internet provider ever let you down? You get to the office only to find that today it's not working? Well not any more, an upgrade to our router lets us make use of two ISPs simultaneously and when one lets us down, the other takes over...

Dec 20, 2011
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Someone has just left this note in the door of my office (and I think every door of our office center). People are desperately looking for jobs!

This note says: "Young man, 24 years old, is looking for a job. He will consider any offers!"...

Dec 19, 2011
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Just agreed with the team the days we will not be working this winter. A bit of a combination of UK and Ukrainian bank holidays! :)

Dec 12, 2011
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Hi Everyone. My name is Viktor Yevpak and I am the managing director of eKreative.

Sometimes I have thoughts, ideas, impressions about our IT work which you might find exciting, or funny, or horrible, or annoying, or all of the above together. This is the place...

Dec 12, 2011

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