Tag: Custom developping

An 8th appointment as MVP!

For the 8th consecutive year, our colleague Eric De Carufel has earned the title of Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP). Recognized as a .NET development specialist, he has been involved since 2009 in the Microsoft community. The Microsoft MVP title is intended to highlight the involvement and commitment of community leaders. This distinction demonstrates helping

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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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First edition of the Sherbrooke Agile Tour

The Studio Pyxis team is proud to be present for the first edition of the Sherbrooke Agile Tour on May 19th at Centre de Foires de Sherbrooke. It will be an excellent occasion for the 300 attendees present to come meet us. A GUEST OF HONOR FOR THE FIRST EDITION During this day dedicated to

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Being a girl in a world of developers

During a third-year class in university, I received a text saying : “Hey, have you realized that you’re the only girl in the class?” The answer war no; I wasn’t seeing it any more. It had become the norm. Being the only or one of the rare girls in the group had stopped bothering me. I

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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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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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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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Discount code for DevTeach

Did you fail to register for the DevTeach conference before March 1st to benefit from the $600 discount? Here is the Pyxis discount code that will get you a $100 off your registration: MTL0000PYXIS. During the DevTeach conference, don’t miss the presentations of our Pyxissians: Steffan Surdek with “The silent crisis leadership” Éric De Carufel

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DevTeach Montréal

The DevTeach conference will be held from July 4th to 8th at Hotel Omni Mont-Royal in Montréal. DevTeach is an event organized by developers for developers, where participants have the opportunity to attend sessions provided by internationally renowned speakers at an affordable price. Two Pyxissians will be presenting interesting conferences: Steffan Surdek with “The silent

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Stratégies PME 2016

Studio Pyxis will be present again at the Stratégies PME event on November 25th and 26th at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. This event will bring together a large number of experts and more than 90 conferences will be presented. These will cover topics ranging from strategic management to human resources, marketing and information

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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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