The Blog

At ArchitectNow we do everything we can to share what we’ve learned about technology with others. We do a lot of presenting at various conferences as well as local and regional user groups and other events. Periodically we also just put the metaphorical “pen to paper” and take the time to write up an article on something we find new and exciting. You’ll find information on all these things here.

Mobile Application Development

Location, Location, Location.  Sometimes you need to go where the people are.  We’ve all heard stories about wildly successful apps which were created in a basement somewhere by a child prodigy.  These stories are great unless you don’t want...
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Technology Migrations

There is a special kind of crazy which applies to developers who get excited about migrating older, legacy applications to newer, more supportable platforms.  Some of us wear that badge proudly.  Just like a total renovation can transform a house into...
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Development Process Consulting

Spending 4 hours to sharpen your axe may not feel sexy, but if it leads to only needing one third of the labor required then you can use that free time for your long walks on the beach.  The ‘How’ in performing your craft matters a whole...
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Development training is can be a messy subject.  Everyone has an opinion.  The success of future development via training hinges on the implementation of that training.  When it’s time to add new skills or tools to your team’s arsenal, you...
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Getting Started

We strive for you to have your cake and eat it too while working with us.  Here is a quick overview of how it works: Get in touch – Simply reach out via phone or email and we’ll find a convenient time to discuss what plans or questions you may have....
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Angular 2 & Redux: Exploring App Management with STL AngularJS MeetUp

This night is upon us. We are about to begin our talk on managing data and state in rich Javascript apps using Angular 2 & Redux. STL AngularJS MeetUp was gracious enough to invite our fearless leader, Kevin Grossnicklaus, to take the group on a guided...
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Learning and Adopting New Technologies: Finding the Right Resources

We have recently added some great new members to the ArchitectNow team. And, while each of them brings some great skills and capabilities, most of them are relatively new to some of the recently released and more “cutting edge” technologies we are...
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Midwest Regional Developer Conferences

I have been asked a few times recently about my thoughts on conferences that developers could attend within a reasonable travel distance from St. Louis. Over the years I have been very fortunate to attend and many times speak at a number of great conferences...
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Moving Enterprise Applications to the Cloud

As a company that focuses helping customers launch software products, we are frequently brought into discussions of how different organizations can take advantage of the cloud. When working with startups with little or no existing infrastructure or applications,...
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St. Louis Day of .NET 2015: A Thanks, A Recap, Session Materials, and Arcade Cabinets

This past week, members of the ArchitectNow team participated in the 8th annual St. Louis Day(s) of .NET conference (now being rebranded as the Dev Up conference). This annual developer conference, held from November 12th to the 14th, drew over 1,100...
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