Face Detection API

In Your Face! Figuring Out Apple’s Face Detection API

Derek Andre Mobile, Technology Snapshot, Tutorial Leave a Comment

I am making a native iOS app that has face detection. Apple has an awesome image detection API that can find faces, barcodes, and even rectangular shapes in images or video frames. The API came out with iOS 5.0, but I thought that an updated example with Swift 2.2 and Xcode 7.3 would hopefully help people out. The code, located …



MockOla

Keyhole Releases UI Design Tool MockOla For Free, Public Use

Lauren Fournier Company News, Design, Keyhole Creations Leave a Comment

The Keyhole Software team is excited to announce the standalone release of MockOla for free, public use. MockOla is a rapid design tool to easily create user interface mockups and wireframes. Using a drag-and-drop element editor implemented with HTML5 Canvas, users can lay out user interfaces mockups, concept designs, and wireframes. The tool boasts a number of customization palettes, including handy templates for …



Angularjs Blind date

Blind Date with AngularJS

Chris Shatrov AngularJS, JavaScript, Tutorial Leave a Comment

Are you starting to work on a new application that is using AngularJS? You have heard of it before and would like to know more about it? And have no idea where to start? You are in luck! Continue reading this blog and start learning this hot thing called Angular! AngularJS is a JavaScript MVC framework that has some compelling …



Sitecore

Learning Sitecore: My Project Builds, Now What?

Donna Beger Tutorial Leave a Comment

I found a plethora of articles on how to build a Sitecore project and get to its infamous welcome page. I could create data templates and content and even workflows, but I found myself confused on how everything fit together. Placeholders, renderings, layouts, sublayouts, Oh My! In an effort to learn Sitecore MVC, I decided to build a small website …



Seriate

Seriate: The Glue Between SQL Server and Node.js

Chris Berry .NET, JavaScript, Node.js, Technology Snapshot 3 Comments

An example Node.js application which connects to a SQL server and serves up data via HTTP endpoints. Before leaving my last client, I was asked if it was possible for Node.js to connect to Microsoft’s SQL Server. The reasoning behind this was that the company wanted to move away from a pure Microsoft stack because of the cost and try …



Nebraska Code COnference

Keyhole To Sponsor Nebraska.Code() 2016 Conference

Lauren Fournier Company News Leave a Comment

We are pleased to announce that Keyhole Software is a Gold Sponsor of the 2016 Nebraska.Code() Conference. The Nebraska.Code() Conference is a software developer conference in Lincoln, Nebraska on May 18-20, 2016 at the Innovation Campus Conference Center. The topics covered range from .NET, JavaScript, Java, Node.js, Angular.js, Ember.js, Azure, Architecture, SQL, MongoDB, Agile, and more. Thursday, May 18th, will be a day of …



Spring Batch

Introducing The Delegate Pattern

Rik Scarborough Java, Spring Batch Leave a Comment

Delegate: a person who is chosen or elected to vote or act for others – Merriam-Webster. Delegate pattern: In software engineering, the delegation pattern is a design pattern in object-oriented programming where an object, instead of performing one of its stated tasks, delegates that task to an associated helper object – Wikipedia. Make things as simple as possible, but not simpler – Albert …



Microservices

Implementing A Bounded Context

David Pitt Microservices 4 Comments

Arguably one of the most difficult Microservices patterns to apply and implement is the bounded context. The bounded context concept originated in Domain-Driven Design (DDD) circles. It promotes an object-model-first approach to a service, defining a data model that a service is responsible for and is “bound to.” In other words, the service owns this data and is responsible for …



NPM

Automate your front-end development environment with npm

Joseph Post JavaScript, Technology Snapshot, Tutorial Leave a Comment

For JavaScript development, there are more build tools than you know what to do with. The non-verbal utterance category contains the two most popular ones, Grunt, and Gulp. Then you have your food-related tools, like Brunch, Mimosa and Broccoli. You’ve got fancy new hot stuff like fly. Then there’s classic make-like tools like Cake, Jake and ShellJS’s make. Some folks just …