The team decided to whip up a quick graphic on Xylo Cloud Ticketing‘s achievements after it’s first 6 months on the market. In case you’ve not heard of it yet, Xylo is a cloud ticketing platform DreamOval released in August 2013 with a simple aim: Make Ticketing Simple. Here’s a quick look at how far we got in that mission.
After months of planning and building, the myTXTbuddy Team would like to announce the release of a new and improved myTXTbuddy!
With the new myTXTbuddy we’ve focused on innovating to provide you with a simpler and more efficient experience. With the new website and application, we’ve taken a serious effort in rebuilding the MTB experience from the ground up. We’ve redesigned to make it easier for you to find the necessary information on the website and make it as simple as possible for you to send messages to multiple contacts. Continue reading →
The myTXTbuddy app on Android has received a lovely revamp to both its UI and effectiveness. Now using the Holo Light theme, its far easier now to use the app to manage your contacts and send bulk messages out.
The Linux Foundation. Champions of Linux and Free Software
What is perhaps one of the most important but unseen pillars of the technology revolution, seems to finally be coming out of the shadows. Much of the technology we use most often today is either itself or is based on what is termed ‘free/open-source software’.
But what exactly is ‘free software’? The simplest explanation is that free software is not any particular program or piece of code but is rather an ideology. It is one which proclaims that software which is developed should be created in an open manner which allows anyone else to examine and make changes to the source code.
Over the past decade, software developers over the world have adopted a new project management framework known popularly as Agile Development. This framework ostensibly seeks to put the customers first to develop and deploy software that most directly meets customer needs. Simply put, it proposes breaking down the software development process into incremental stages that continuously create increasingly complex versions of software. This entire process is meant to be responsive to changing customer demands. Agile Development has really picked up steam both amongst major software developers and tech start-ups over the years as they look to achieve more with smaller development teams. In Ghana as well we are seeing a rise in the teaching of agile methods in tech education as well as its use by local developer teams in organizations. So what exactly is ‘Agile’? Continue reading →