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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...

Our culture   •  28.1.2016   •  3 minute read

Interviewing Make Helsinki’s creative director Joonas

In this blog post we interview Joonas, Make Helsinki’s creative director and extremely talented dancer. Joonas and his crew “Will Funk For Food”, have taken part in many dance competitions including Talent Finland and Got to dance Finland (Pakko tanssia). At work, when there is need for visual work of any kind, Joonas is the one to contact. How did..

Our culture   •  12.1.2016   •  4 minute read

Interviewing Make Helsinki’s software developer Ali

In this blog post we’ll get to know Ali – a software developer at Make Helsinki and a heavy Netflix user. Ali works with front end and backend development and also with different mobile development projects. How did your career start at Make Helsinki? I joined Make Helsinki in 2012 when I was finishing my internship and started looking at..

Technology   •  3.12.2015   •  3 minute read

The new Apple TV and the unbearable lightness of discovery

The new, fourth generation Apple TV has been available for over two months for developers, and now some weeks for the general public. During this time, we at Make Helsinki have been testing this new digital media player and prototyping some apps for it. And there is potential, but also hurdles to overcome. The Apple TV itself is slightly taller..

Customers   •  28.10.2015   •  5 minute read

The future of pet healthcare is digital – Interviewing Morrr

New digital services, artificial intelligence and wearable devices are changing the way we take care of our pets. Morrr, a long-term and close customer of Make Helsinki, is a new marketplace that helps pet owners to get accurate and quick information about pet healthcare and pet-related activities when they need it. We interviewed Maria Estlander – Head of Marketing and..

Creative design   •  12.10.2015   •  4 minute read

3D printing

Many industries are using 3D printing technology for testing purposes and some even use it to create real products for their customers. During the last couple of years 3D printing has taken huge leaps, technology wise, and is now a viable solution for rapid prototyping. At least here in Finland there has been quite a big hype around 3D printing..

Technology   •  24.9.2015   •  6 minute read

My hundred days with Apple Watch

I got my Apple Watch on the 21st of May. After using it actively for over hundred days, I’ve learned to appreciate it in many, subtle ways. The Apple Watch was unveiled a little over a year ago, and it hit the markets last April. During the first day of pre-ordering, almost one million Apple Watches were purchased only in..