Tagging feedback messages using Deep Learning

At Nodes we use Deep Learning to classify thousands of user-generated feedback messages across our digital solutions. We do this to create actionable insights for our clients, giving them a way to decipher large amounts of data that otherwise would be very expensive to manually label.

Building a COVID-19 Tracing app in a week

We wanted to create a prototype app to help people to find out if they contacted anybody infected by the COVID-19 disease. It will use wireless technologies searching near by and notify users. In this post we’re going to talk about the thoughts behind this app, why we made it...

Android Image Framework Comparison

As an Android developer you have a lot of options when it comes to adding images to your app. In this blog we will give you a quick comparison between Glide (https://github.com/bumptech/glide), Picasso(https://square.github.io/picasso/), Fresco (https://frescolib.org/docs/index.html) and Coil (https://coil-kt.github.io/coil/getting_started/). We will look at the four different image frameworks and score them...

Avoiding tampering on Android

It’s important to keep user data safe. Like any software, Android can be target of attacks to access valuable data and even though no software is perfectly safe, as developers we should always follow the security best practices and do what is in our reach to keep data safe.

Android Dark Theme

With the arrival of Android 10, the latest trend in Android development is giving the users the choice to select a dark version of the app. Some say it can help save battery life and some just prefer it because it is easier on the eyes when the user opens...

An overview of watchOS complications

Complications are bits of watchOS application that can be put on the user’s watch face and offer quick information, simply by looking at his/her Apple Watch, without opening the accompanying watchOS/iOS app. The Apple Watch ships with some default complications: Calendar, Weather, Activity, Battery (it shows only the watch’s battery...

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Nordic.js 2019

The 9th version of the Nordic.js conference took place at Magasin 9 near the harbor of Stockholm. The whole frontend team was invited, and three of us were able to attend (Rasmus, Themi and Jonas). It was our first trip to a conference as a team, and it was nice...

European Women In Technology 2019

European Women In Technology 2019 European Women in Technology is the largest conference by women for women in the industry in Europe. It was two days in Amsterdam filled with talks, workshops, mentoring opportunities and networking. With 7 tracks and 6 workshops in parallel during most of the days garnished...

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NSSpain 2019

NSSpain 2019 NSSpain is one of the most well-known iOS conferences held in Europe. This year was its seventh year, and with over three hundred participants, the tickets got sold out even before a single speaker was announced. Taking place in Logroňo, a beautiful city situated in the northern part...

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Sharing code between iOS and Vapor

Code reusability has always been one of the ultimate goals for us developers. Building your backend with Vapor not only gives you highly scalable apps with shallow memory footprint, but also the potential to share some of your backend code with your iOS app without paying the extra cost. The...

Google Docs viewer with Flutter

Flutter is a powerful framework when it comes to rendering complex nested widgets with countless styles and customizations. This small project will explain the basics of using Google APIs and Services, in particular Google Drive, Google Docs and rendering a Google Document using Flutter widgets. The app supports basic text...

Android navigation with MVVM and State made easy

Working on a large app with a large number of screens which we organized by feature (Messaging, Settings, Profile, etc.) made me test the single activity - multiple fragments approach by using the Navigation component. This technique has the advantage of not having to deal with activities and only define...

Is Flutter ready for production?

After hearing about Flutter from different sources and developers with all kinds of background we decided to try to rebuild an existing Android app in Flutter and see the the state of the Mobile framework.