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Customers   •  28.2.2018   •  2 minute read

Guest blog by Teija from Orion Pharma

What would be better than having a job that lets you work with joyful dogs, fluffy kittens, and majestic horses? I work as an Online Sales & Marketing Specialist at Orion Pharma’s Animal Health department. This job combines many of my burning passions, such as Facebook and Google Ads, Amazon sales and marketing, website development, creative writing, and most of..

Technology   •  8.2.2018   •  3 minute read

The 57, one awesome browser

Good old days Mozilla used to make an amazing browser. Fast. Rendering websites much more reliably than Internet Explorer which was the most used browser at the time. There were countless extensions that made made Firefox even cooler. Everything was customizable with plugins. From the navigation panel to the dropdown and context menus. Then came Google Chrome. It was the..

Development   •  28.1.2018   •  5 minute read

Game Development – now and then

I’ve been programming since early 1990s. Fairly early on, I also started building different kinds of games: small quick action blasts, adventure games, car games, space shooters, brain quizzes, and so on. Truth to be told, many of them only reached proof-of-concept or prototype level, but there are e.g. several mobile games available in app stores that I’ve created. And..

Make Helsinki   •  18.12.2017   •  3 minute read

Hours After Hours

While we work in the industry where many of us are lucky enough to love our jobs, sometimes even better things happen when the clock runs out and it’s play time. Here at Make Helsinki we’ve never had problems keeping ourselves entertained.   We often play Rocket League At the office there is a playstation hooked up to a projector..

Mobile development   •  18.11.2017   •  3 minute read

What made me love Kotlin

There is a new light past the horizon and it shines Here at Make Helsinki we’ve decided to give Kotlin a go just few weeks before Google announced they would make it an official Android language, together with Java. We would have kept with it anyway, but the announcement cemented it. So far I gave it a go with few..

Development   •  15.11.2016   •  2 minute read

Code monkeys – we want you!

Code monkey! Looking for new challenges? Look no further! Make Helsinki is looking for talented people to join our team to develop products to our customers in mobile and web. At the moment we are especially looking for experts in (iOS || Android || ((React || AngularJS) && Node.js)). Unity and hybrid apps are bubling under. We offer variety in..