Tag: Apps

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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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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Urban Turtle : nine years of a trip around the world

Urban Turtle is an Agile project management software for the Microsoft Team Foundation Server platform developped and and marketed by the Studio Pyxis team. In the past nine years, the product has evolved to become a reference in the world of Agile management tools around the world. Urban Turtle is present in more than thirty

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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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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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