Category: Development

December 9, 2018 Development

Bringing an idea to life: How AccessoAR came to be

—–extra live demo video at the end of this blog

——no pattern markers required. no preliminary pictures need to be taken

One fine day I began bowling ideas with Robert, Triangela´s CEO about how IT would look and feel like.

With him being the technical mastermind behind all we do, I knew I would get a fair quote regarding the resources and time we would need to invest in having IT done.

“When do we start?” he asked rhetorically, and that´s when I realized we were going to do IT.

Six months later, AccessoAR has already won a national start-up competition, been selected in SLUSH 100 out of 2 500 european startups, been featured in the news as well as put us at the negotiation table with two major fashion retailers.

This is a story about our road into the unknown and how we succeeded as a team.

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November 28, 2016 Development

Raster vs SVG: Part 2 (with bonuses)!

Hello again guys! As promised, in today’s blog I will be covering scalable vector graphics, SVG, as well as offer you a little extra something: an insight on GZIP compression for your webserver. The reason of this addition: the advantages of GZIP compression, one of which to save you at least 50% on your bandwidth usage.

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November 21, 2016 Development

Raster and SVG – The old and the new

In the first part of today´s blog I would like to talk a little about scalable vector graphics (SVG).

For the seasonable developer this is no new topic, however for those interested in tech matters, the post might give a couple of answers to your thoughts, so let´s get going!

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October 10, 2016 Development

Import CSV and Excel to SQL

Most of us have been there

It’s late afternoon. You look forward to going home to your family and have a nice evening off relaxing. Then, all of a sudden, your PM stops by with a wish. You have to import some customers data into a system now. Today. As it can’t wait till tomorrow. Then you realize it’s a pretty big file at stake. You get on the phone and tell your spouse you are gonna be late. Yes. Again…

Importing CSV to SQL databases can be pretty easy when it comes to small files containing a determined and “known” data. But when the file is bigger and the data type is unknown, often you just end up defining column types that might either be unoptimized or plain wrong, thus resulting in data truncation and/or failed imports.

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