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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..

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..

Mobile development   •  1.9.2015   •  1 minute read

HelsinkiOS meetup at Make Helsinki

On August 26 we hosted the HelsinkiOS meetup at our office in Kamppi.  The office filled up quickly as we had over 40 iOS developers joining. The conversations kept going until late in the evening.  Our CEO Petteri Kolehmainen started the evening with a welcome and told shortly about Make Helsinki, the work we do for our customers, and the..

Customers   •  28.8.2015   •  7 minute read

Interviewing Sammeli Liikkanen, Chief Digital Officer at Orion Pharma

As we have seen, more and more industries are digitalising their businesses. However, pharmaceutical companies have been rather slow adapting to the digital era, but are now speeding up their efforts to digitalise their businesses and services. Make Helsinki interviewed Sammeli Liikkanen, the Chief Digital Officer at Orion Pharma and asked what digitalisation can offer to pharmaceutical companies in general,..

Technology   •  11.8.2015   •  8 minute read

Virtual Reality is finally breaking through

Virtual reality (or VR) has been featured in (science) fiction for decades. After several failed attempts to commercialise the technology in the 80s and 90s, VR is finally on the verge of breakthrough. The new Millenia has benefited from the more and more powerful computers, the shrinking size of electronics and growing investments in the industry. Game consoles can be..

Our culture   •  21.7.2015   •  2 minute read

Interviewing Web Developer Bang

Bang works as a web developer at Make Helsinki and is always surprised about the open and relaxed working culture at Make. Also the coldness of the Finnish winter came as a little surprise. How did you end up working at Make Helsinki? I am a media engineer, graduated from Häme University of Applied Sciences and currently studying in Metropolia..

Make Helsinki   •  22.6.2015   •  2 minute read

Make Helsinki opened a street office in Ruoholahti for a day

For one day Make Helsinki went “Make Ruoholahti” and opened a street office at Itämerentori in Ruoholahti on Tuesday the 9th. Before Tuesday, it had been raining for a few days and we were a bit nervous about the weather. Fortunately, the weather was perfect and, as a matter of fact, it was the very first warm morning this summer..