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Technology   •  8.5.2020   •  3 minute read

The new kid in the domain of client-side UI frameworks

We Full Stack developers usually work with JavaScript frameworks such as Angular, React or Vue when creating single-page applications or SPAs in short. Single-page application is a web application where a single page is fetched from the server and then the rest of the views are rendered on the client side and not on the server-side like with more traditional..

Development   •  30.3.2020   •  2 minute read

Key-Value-Pair Utility

Utilitarian Life, Chapter 2 This is the second part in Utilitarian Life; a series of articles where programmers from Make Helsinki discuss tools and utilities we have written and reuse often. The first part was about a Unity Specific utility called VectorUtilities. If you are a Unity programmer I definitely recommend checking it out. Here we will talk about the KeyValuePairUtility...

Make Helsinki   •  24.3.2020   •  2 minute read

Remote team collaboration in time of coronavirus outbreak

With the coronavirus outbreak, many teams are currently working remotely. So are we at Make Helsinki, atleast until further notice. For some people, working from home can be a challenge. So how do we manage to collaborate as a team and manage our work when we all work from home without the familiar team members close by? Every morning at 10:15..

Development   •  17.3.2020   •  3 minute read

Vector Utilities for Unity

Utilitarian Life, Chapter I All programmers have utilities they find themselves writing over and over again into almost any project they work on. Some of these utilities will end up in common boiler-plates shared with the whole company and some will only ever be loved by the developer who wrote them. This is a first post in a series of..

Make Helsinki   •  13.3.2020   •  2 minute read

How coronavirus affects Make Helsinki

As the situation with the coronavirus is changing day by day, I wanted to give you a quick heads-up from Make Helsinki how it’s affecting our ways of working. We have been following the situation regarding the virus closely and taken actions accordingly. The most recent instructions to our employees include: 1. Requesting them to work remotely whenever possible 2...

Extended Reality   •  12.3.2020   •  2 minute read

XR Games Night

A few of us from Make Helsinki participated in the AWE Nite Helsinki: XR Games Night last week. I must say the event was quite a bit more than we expected, in a positive way. The event was organized by AWE – Augmented World Expo. https://awexr.com One theme seemed to be that demos did failed, but it was fine. The..

Technology   •  13.12.2019   •  3 minute read

Cyber Security, what is it and why should we care about it?

Cyber security in short is about protecting computer systems that are composed of hardware, software and data, against malicious actions. In the modern era, there seems to be nothing more important in the enterprises’ demand than cyber security. But why is cyber security so important? At the end of the day it comes down to safety and money. For example,..