Atomic Spin

Choosing the Right Mobile Technology – Native, Cross-Platform, or Responsive Web


14 days ago by Jeff Williams on Atomic Spin.
Choosing the right mobile technology approach for your project is extremely important. Should you go with native iOS or Android? A new cross-platform technology...

Six Strategies to Spend Less Time Debugging


15 days ago by Brian Vanderwal on Atomic Spin.
Debugging is a drag. I think we can all agree that working on new code is generally more fun and interesting than debugging or maintaining existing code...

Cedux: Experimenting with the Redux Model in C


16 days ago by Jordan Schaenzle on Atomic Spin.
The world of embedded software development can feel like a very isolated place. Earlier in my career, when I was doing mostly embedded work, I remember...

When to Stop Learning New Programming Languages


17 days ago by Alex Zurek on Atomic Spin.
For a little more than a year now, I have spent a significant amount of time learning new programming languages and frameworks. With each new language/framework...

Atomic Welcomes Two Designers and a Developer


18 days ago by Elaine Ezekiel on Atomic Spin.
Since August, Atomic’s offices have gained a designer in Grand Rapids and a designer and a developer in Ann Arbor. Now that they’ve settled...

Using Game Titles to Estimate Testing Scope


19 days ago by Phil Kirkham on Atomic Spin.
At Atomic, we have multiple projects happening at once, with team sizes ranging from a solo maker to teams of six and up. The teams are also working on...

Building Concurrent Primitives in Ruby without a Queue


21 days ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
The number-one, easiest way to make Ruby threads communicate and synchronize is to use the built-in Queue class. You can even see this in the Ruby docs...

Building Concurrent Primatives in Ruby without a Queue


21 days ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
The number-one, easiest way to make Ruby threads communicate and synchronize is to use the built-in Queue class. You can even see this in the Ruby docs...

A Tale of Two Approaches to Innovation – IxD vs. Proto/Test


21 days ago by Jonah Bailey on Atomic Spin.
“So you can’t go out and ask people, you know, ‘What’s the next big thing?’ There’s a great quote by Henry Ford, right? He said...

Hexagonal Architecture in Action


22 days ago by Will Pleasant-Ryan on Atomic Spin.
I’ve been an advocate of the single-responsibility principle for a long time. I’ve used it effectively on several projects to make sure that...