A Guide to Google Home Integrations

Within the trend of IoT, Google Home is amongst the most popular. Thankfully, Google has made the development of actions quite approachable. To get an overview of the process, let’s create a weather integration together.

Vapor
Bugsnag for Vapor 3

At Nodes we have been working hard on a Vapor 3 provider for Bugsnag. Bugsnag is a reporting tool that we use extensively to help catch and fix bugs.

Vapor
Swift Alps

Swift Alps - as the name might imply - is a conference revolving around anything Swift related. As the name might also imply, the conference takes place in the Swiss Alps, in Crans-Montana more specifically. What sets this conference apart from many of the other conferences out there is the...

iOS
Augmented reality is here to disrupt the industry - Insights from Web Summit 2018

It has been two weeks since Web Summit took place in Lisbon, Portugal and we can still feel the energetic vibes. 3 days full of inspirational speakers, current tech trends, coffee astronauts, robots (have you seen the new social robot Furhat revealed at the summit?), diversity in tech and much...

iOS
Going to ServerSide.swift 2018

The first conference in the world to focus on server-side Swift We (the Vapor team at Nodes) were excited when we heard that a conference focusing on server-side Swift was announced. We did get the news a bit early since the conference is run by Tim Condon, Martin Lasek and...

Vapor
Android WorkManager

WorkManager is a new API in Android Architecture Components introduced in the Google I/O 2018. It simplifies and makes it much easier to do work on background threads. The WorkManager schedules tasks as instances of the Worker class and can schedule these workers based on certain conditions which you can...

Android
Book a test drive with Siri Shortcuts (a Siri Shortcuts intro)

Earlier this summer at WWDC 2018, Apple announced Siri Shortcuts, a new Siri feature that will allow you to extend your app’s capabilities by building custom voice actions.

iOS
Getting started with Vapor 3

Vapor has been our go-to framework when we develop backend solutions at Nodes since January 2017. A lot has happened during the past year, especially when we saw Vapor 2 got released back in May. Our overall opinion is that Vapor 2 has been a mature and a fairly feature-rich...

Vapor
Google Cast

Today, on the App Store, you are able to find a rapidly increasing number of apps that will allow their users to watch video content. There might come a time when you will have to develop such an app, and functionality like Google Cast and AirPlay is not only nice...

iOS