Everything You Need to Know About Xamarin

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

On Thursday, September 20th, Software Developer Patrick Graham will be leading a Lunch and Learn on Xamarin. Here’s a sneak preview of Xamarin and what to expect from his Charlotte Tech Talk! Logical Advantage (LA): Thank you for answering a few of our questions! First, can you tell our readers a little bit about yourself? Patrick…

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Dig Deeper Into Angular 2 with Richard Taylor

Monday, August 15th, 2016

Next Tuesday, August 16th, 2016, Richard Taylor will be presenting a Lunch & Learn titled Angular 2: You’ve Talked About It, You’ve Read About It, Now You’re Ready to Build an Application. Geared toward individuals who either have started or are ready to start building their own application, Taylor, who has been a professional in software and…

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Hold the Phone for Voice to Data for Analytics

Monday, July 11th, 2016

How often do you interact with your customers? If you’re in any customer service field, chances are, you interact with your customers on a daily, hourly basis (and, let’s be honest, maybe even more than that). Whether it’s via email, or on social media, or even on the phone, you’re probably finding yourself communicating with…

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How We Used Echo to Build A Fire-Breathing Melon

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Fireworks, cookouts and days spent on the water—if these things are on your agenda for this coming weekend, you aren’t alone. The Fourth of July is fast approaching! If anyone at Logical Advantage were to have something techy planned for the 4th, we knew it would be Dan Thyer. As you may recall, he’s developed…

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Lunch & Learn: Introduction to Docker

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

In this video, Logical Advantage’s Chief Solutions Architect, Marty Elvidge, presents his talk on Docker! Docker provides a platform that allows solutions to be created as distributed applications that are packaged in a container. This container includes the application and the basic OS dependencies required for that application to run. The container can remain intact…

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Project Management – One Size Does Not Fit All

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

There are many facets to a project management methodology. We will be producing a blog series to touch on some of these areas. We could write a book on each topic, but have tried to condense our thoughts to fit the purpose of this blog. This initial blog post will focus on how we adapt…

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Which do you use the most? Your PC, cell phone, or tablet?

ICYMI: No One Having a Worse Day Than PCs…& More

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

In case you missed it, here are some of the top stories in tech news circulating this month:   IoT Could Save Your Morning Commute What do you do when you’re in a traffic jam? Most likely, you grip the steering wheel, sigh audibly and mumble the occasional expletive. But what if we told you that, with…

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10 Fast Facts About Windows 10 IoT Core

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

This month, the Charlotte Internet of Things Meet-Up group hosted an event featuring Windows 10 IoT Core where they showcased the benefits of using it on a Raspberry Pi device. This was the third Microsoft event of its kind hosted by Charlotte IoT, and Microsoft donated $4,000 worth of IoT kits for events at Charlotte…

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Opening Up About Open Source Code

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Are you using open source? We’re strong believers that open source softwares and libraries are very good for business. Open source isn’t just about saving money on “free” software. We feel that businesses should adopt it to develop applications faster with higher quality components. In fact, two of our own team members, Karl Shifflett and Dan Thyer, are…

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Lunch & Learn: Developing Cross-Platform Applications Using Electron

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Watch this video featuring Karl Shifflett to learn more about what Electron is, how it differs from web applications and how you can explain the value to your company. With Electron (, creating a cross-platform Windows, OSX, or Linux desktop application for your company or an idea you have is easy. Initially developed for GitHub’s…

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Achieving Success with TDD on the Rewrite of Complex Systems

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Test-Driven Development: A software development process that relies on the repetition of a very short development cycle. First, the developer writes an (initially failing) automated test case that defines a desired improvement or new function, then produces the minimum amount of code to pass that test, and finally refactors the new code to acceptable standards.…

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LA’s Top 10 Moments From 2015

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

2015 was a great year, and 2016 is going to be even better. We are glad to have shared so many wonderful times with you over the last 12 months and cannot wait to see what the new year has to offer. Here were a few of our top blog posts and news articles from…

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