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Ding Dong! The IoT Doorbell

July 13, 2016

  • Justin Magnini Justin Magnini

Internetting the Things I was looking for a reason to experiment with the Internet of Things. We happened to have a few Raspberry Pi 2’s around the office, and our office has a nice reception area but no doorbell. So why not build a connected doorbell using Windows 10 IoT running on a Raspberry Pi? Installing...


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Mobile App Development

3 Big Ways to Speed Up Your Development Cycle

July 18, 2014

  • Lextech Admin

We are always looking for ways to be more efficient in the way we create new applications. Faster development speeds can allow us to have more iterations, to spend our time bringing even more polish to our apps. Let’s look at ways to improve the biggest bottleneck for iteration speed, the Development Life Cycle. Development life cycle Simplified...


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Mobile Product Design

Lextech Sr. Engineer Justin Magnini Talks About His Time at Microsoft Build 2014

April 8, 2014

  • Justin Magnini Justin Magnini

Keynote A lot of big announcements were made at the Day 1 Keynote! They finally unveiled the much talked about Windows Phone 8.1 update. In the next few months, Windows Phones will be updated to include an Action Center, some Start Screen changes, and many other features. One of the more notable Windows Phone 8.1...


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Lextech Winter Hackathon 2014

March 4, 2014

  • Tom Caprel Tom Caprel

Last week, over 20 Lextech employees gathered in our Chicago office to kick off the first Lextech Hackathon of 2014. This year, the focus was on connecting mobile to the “internet of things” and creating new and innovative ways for mobile to benefit the enterprise. The team brought in a ton of toys for us...


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Sonic Automotive Inks Three-Year Deal With Lextech for Mobile App Development

June 25, 2013

  • Tom Caprel Tom Caprel

Lextech and Sonic Automotive today announced the 3 year extension of their Mobile Business Unit engagement (MBU). The Lextech MBU is a long term strategic partnership, in which a client engages Lextech to: Educate key decision makers about the mobile landscape. Work closely with executives to design a program in which mobile supports the business’...


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Introduction to Storyboards in iOS 5

April 9, 2012

  • Felipe Laso Marsetti

Please note, a PDF of this tutorial and the XCode project are available for download at the end of this post. If you’ve ever programmed for iOS prior to version 5 then you have most certainly used NIB files. While very powerful and flexible for designing your interfaces, determining how your application flows when working...


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Lextech Customer LoadOut Receives Top Agricultural Innovation Award in 2012

January 13, 2012

  • Tom Caprel Tom Caprel

Lextech Global Services is proud to announce the Yellow Box agricultural monitoring and control created in conjunction with LoadOut Technologies has won The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) AE50 award for being one of the top 50 innovative products developed in 2011. The Yellow Box app allows users to control and monitor...


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Mobile App Development

iPad Skype With Keyspan Cordless Handset

May 17, 2010

  • Adrienne Szewczyk Adrienne Szewczyk

Apple’s release of the USB camera connection kit has allowed some interesting pairings of devices with the iPad. In an attempt to make the iPad even more functional, we tested out some USB audio devices with Skype to see how well the iPad would work for telephony and the results were encouraging. First up is...


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Lextech News

Blackberry and Android Java Developer

February 25, 2010

  • Adrienne Szewczyk Adrienne Szewczyk

Lextech is growing and we’re looking for a solid java developer with Blackberry or Android experience. If you’re in the Chicago area (local candidates only please), are looking to be part of a team changing the way people use technology and fit the criteria below please contact us. Where else do you get to work...


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Java Contract Engineer Position

January 19, 2010

  • Adrienne Szewczyk Adrienne Szewczyk

Lextech is looking for a self-motivated, team and project oriented individual to assist with our Core Java software/systems development project. The engineer will help design and develop software systems in Java that connect PCs via serial communications or LAN. Swing will be used in the GUI component. This is NOT Java Web development. RESPONSIBILITIES –Understand...


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