Straight from the Vokal Lab.

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    • UX/UI

    The importance of paging.

    Saturday, November 15, 2014Good choices about data paging are an important part of design and development. Sometimes we need to get lists of data from the server, and sometimes these lists can be really long. Breaking lists up into smaller, discreet "pages" can reduce server overhead and improve response time.

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    Lunch & Learn: Time Divisible

    Tuesday, November 18, 2014Once or twice a month, Vokal hosts an internal Lunch & Learn where any member of the team can take the opportunity to inform their peers on a specific practice, technique, tool, experience, event, ...anything really!

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  • Hackdays: GotClocked

    Tuesday, November 18, 2014Twice a year, Vokal sets aside two “Hack Days” for our team members to help bring their individual ideas to life and pursue new solutions to challenges they identified. Fresh off the heels of our first event, we invited Josh Wu to share his experience.

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    • iOS
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    Looking Into Data Structures in Swift

    Monday, November 10, 2014I've written up a couple pieces surrounding performance and usefulness of various collection data structures in Swift.

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    VOKAL Hack Days: Sales Process Punch Up

    Wednesday, October 1, 2014Mobile agencies face a major challenge when it comes to creating an effective business development / sales process that optimizes for both win-rate and customer acquisition cost in our nascent industry. Choose any handful of agencies to compare, and you are sure to find drastically different approaches. Some invest a substantial amount of time (and resources) upfront developing concepts & strategic direction for clients to win business. Others charge from the start to gain buy-in from the client-side in an effort to break even if the business doesn't come through. Yet another group of agencies may just pitch on experience, process, and provide a quote to lock down business with little investment from either side before the project kicks off.

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