Every once in a while, we raise the minimum version of Android that we support in our development. W...

February 14, 2019
Tim Phipps
Tim Phipps

Productivity is always a metric worth improving for a growing business. There are a lot of different ways to go about it, both on a personal/individual level (eg. setting daily goals, developing rhythms and rituals of work, etc.) and on a company wide level (adopting standard ways of working, picking ...

July 21, 2016
Tim Phipps
Tim Phipps

Interns seem to be a bit of a craze at the moment. From the popularity of last years hit film The Intern, taking a fun look at the concept of a “senior intern”, through to all the online hullabaloo caused by the recent story of an entire class of interns fired for petitioning for a change in dress...

July 11, 2016
Tim Phipps
Tim Phipps

Apps are a vital part of today’s music scene From JS Bach to Jay Z, music has always been both on the front line of creative expression and the subject of much interest by investors and businessmen keen to cash in on the medium's wide popularity. In today’s interconnected, mobile era this is more...

July 7, 2016
Tim Phipps
Tim Phipps

From teaching the basics to learning from the best 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. In a company like ours we represent a wide range of talent, from junior developers, des...

June 15, 2016
Tim Phipps
Tim Phipps

Marshmallow flops Google first unveiled their Android 6.0 version over a year ago now, but it hasn’t been received particularly well since it's release in October. In fact, it is currently struggling in terms of usage as research details that Marshmallow only received installs on 1.2% of Android de...

June 10, 2016
Tim Phipps
Tim Phipps

The 'fail fast' approach You hear a lot about the need for failure in the startup world. It’s a natural part of innovative experimentation into new territory that some ideas don’t work out as planned. Serial entrepreneurs always have some failed startups under their belts informing their later su...

March 4, 2016
Tim Phipps
Tim Phipps

Hackathon hosts Earlier this month Ekreative was honoured to host the Cherkassy end of a dual location hackathon event organised by our local GDG. The other side of the event was running simultaneously in Columbus, Ohio! The theme for the event was health in technology, a theme close to eKreative’s...

January 27, 2016
Tim Phipps
Tim Phipps

Encountering the problem I’m not exactly Joomla’s biggest fan, but somehow it’s worked out that the latest project I’ve been working on is a Joomla3 project. For one part of the site we used a third party component. The client provided us with data (a list of categories and companies) which w...

December 10, 2015
Tim Phipps
Tim Phipps