Our Coding and projects

MyBlueprints

For the past few months, Studio Pyxis has been working closely with the MyBlueprints team in order to create software aimed at helping coaches digitalize their coaching practice and increase the quality of their client interactions. The idea is to help the coaches to be more available for themselves and their clients by centralizing all their coaching

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TGiT – Tag your music

Last week, our partner TGiT was in France to take part in MaMA 2014. They presented a practical workshop on the indexing of music files. For nearly a year, Studio has been working on the development of this new application. It is a great pleasure to see that the app is attracting more and more

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Launching a new tool

We have probably all done it. You, me, it certainly happened to all of us before: you are working on a feature or a bug and you have to do some research. That research leads you pretty much everywhere, giving you all sorts of solutions. Sometimes it’s a success, sometimes a failure, but some of

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Discover Studio Pyxis’ new mandates

Konnek Studio Pyxis  was given the mandate to develop a prototype for Konnek. This company offers a solution that establishes a permanent link between products, services and users, thanks to a QR code affixed to devices. SimAudio The Studio team started a development project with SimAudio. This Quebec company has been in business since 1980

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Studio at the Brussels Motor Show

Studio Pyxis has developed an augmented reality application for the Belgian handcrafted car manufacturer Gillet. 25 years and a project The Pike’X Peak project was born of founder Tony Gillet’s crazy dream to see his first car, the Vertigo, establish new records on the Pikes Peak racetrack in June 2018. Designed 25 years ago, this

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Because there is a beginning to everything…

When I was young, personal computers were not very common, but they still managed to pique my curiosity. My uncle, who had noticed my new interest, invited me to spend a few evenings at his office to allow me to experiment with one of his machines. My mission was simple: entering sports data in one

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Developing your potential with tests

Nowadays, the learning curve of any programmer goes through a certain number of steps. One of these steps is discovering tests. This discovery is generally progressive and, for many of us, somewhat upside down. Here’s the story of my personal experience with which I think some of you will relate. A waste of time It

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Why consider Xamarin Forms for a mobile application?

Why consider Xamarin Forms for a mobile application developed with an Agile approach? Several aspects have to be considered when starting a project, Agile or not. Among them, there is obvioulsy the technology that will be used. In the case of a mobile application, there are many possible choices : to develop natively on Android and

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Studio and the startups, a win-win partnership

Several months ago, Studio Pyxis has started an exploration and questioning process regarding startups in the greater region of Montreal. Everything stems from two things : ascertainment and intention. The ascertainment extends over some years. After more than 26 years, I stopped counting the times that entrepreneurs offered me to be part of their projects. Some

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Hello World Mobile

With the recent acquisition of Xamarin by Microsoft, it could be expected that the development of mobile applications would become a little more accessible, especially considering that this acquisition has changed the cost of Xamarin to… nothing! Thanks to Xamarin Forms and Visual Studio Community Edition, it is now possible to develop a mobile application

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Hello World entreprise version

Basic Hello World The best way to learn a new language is still writing the typical Hello World application. I can not count the number of times I started a new project with this simple application. For example here is the simplest Hello World application that can be done in C#: After starting Visual Studio and

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CQRS—Event Sourcing

CQRS is a system architecture or design pattern that separates the act of reading data (query) from taking action (command) in order to produce a system which easily scales and provides some useful benefits (such as “playable” event logs) that make the maintenance of the system less burdensome.   Learn more about these topics Articles

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Music Biz 2015

Last May, Pyxis accompanied Iconoclaste to Nashville in order to attend the Music Business Association’s annual event. During Music Biz 2015, the TGiT software application developed in partnership with Pyxis /studio was presented to participants. TGiT is a software application for declaring new musical work as well as indexing and storing music metadata to benefit all artisans of

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Why choose custom-developed software?

We live in an era where mass production is the norm. Going custom is not exactly “in”. Our consumer-driven society requires everything to happen quickly. We don’t have time to wait to get what we want. If we don’t see what we’re looking for on the store shelf, we immediately go somewhere else to find

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Is your business software a dinosaur?

Do you feel like you’re overtaken by new technologies? We live in a world where technological environments are continually evolving. It’s a long time since we could invest in a computer system and keep it as is for years. With the appearance of smart phones, tablets, and virtual-reality glasses (e.g. Google Glass), what used to

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How much is it to develop my custom software?

Evaluating the development of a custom software application Never as much as nowadays IT solutions offered to SME were as various and as accessible. Solutions now exist for many standard needs. Whether for accounting, marketing, or customer relationship management, there is a wide range of software solutions allowing businesses of all sizes to find the

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Diving into a real development studio, that seems promising…

May 28, 2014— Jean, my boss, told me that he has found the perfect partner to develop our new custom platform. It is Pyxis /studio. And I will take part in the development with /studio’s team. We do not have the bandwidth to develop this platform by ourselves, and it is imperative to the success of

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