WaiverStevie: Seamless eSignature for devs

eSignatures are not Signatures Collecting a physical signature is a clear-cut process: one party presents a document to the other who can then sign and return. The entire flow occurs in one simple exchange. Incorporating a physical signature into a large pipeline is still easy. Take, for instance, a builder that: Submits an estimate Signs … Continue reading WaiverStevie: Seamless eSignature for devs

Automating Vuex boilerplate with Hygen

Vue developers: want to up your programming output? Start with automating Vuex boilerplate code. The Vuex Tradeoff Vuex is a wonderful tool for managing state in Vue applications. Unfortunately, it requires a great deal of boilerplate code. What was once a single method is now three mutations and an action spread across three files. Yes, … Continue reading Automating Vuex boilerplate with Hygen

Serverless out of Control

Inspiration for this post comes from Kevin Vandenborne’s article, and the Serverless Failure Stories repository We love using serverless whenever we can. It makes a ton of sense for many of our client-fat projects that only need to interact with a REST API or PaaS (see our typical cloud setup here) .  In our experience, we’ve … Continue reading Serverless out of Control

Spending next to nothing on the cloud

Update: AWS is launching DocumentDB. Mongo on AWS may make more sense now.  Hosting bills, even for small startups, can reach into the thousands of dollars per month.  That’s in spite of robust cloud providers like AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. You no longer have to spend a lot- even with plenty of users. But … Continue reading Spending next to nothing on the cloud

How to build an app in two days

In this article we will tell you how we built an app in two days. Hopefully you will be able to use it as a template next time you have an idea and want to test it out! The Concept We adhere to the concept of the Minimum Viable Product (MVP). You can read about … Continue reading How to build an app in two days

Building MVPs with K-Optional: The Pipeline

Have an idea for a platform? Building a robust MVP is the first step. This can be very challenging for many reasons. Particularly: The bureaucracy of large software companies is almost always overkill. Plus they’ll charge you a fortune and will be generally poor at prioritizing features for launch. Smaller development teams and freelance developers … Continue reading Building MVPs with K-Optional: The Pipeline