In most web application development environments I have been in, you are always dealing with constant change whether it is the application itself, software tools or the underlying database structures. One area that has gotten annoying to me is underlying database changes. In almost every development effort, there are several code streams being developed at […]

Welcome back! It’s time to build the second part of the can dispenser. This was quite a bit more challenging to model due to the odd shape and the precision necessary to make this piece work with the spindle from Part 1. With that said, I’ve saved several waypoints so I can spare you the tedious manipulations that […]

At some point during a project, you will invariably run into the problem of needing to record the execution time of a portion of your system. In the case I recently ran into, I suspected that the performance of an external web service call degraded over time. So what was the simplest solution to show the […]

Now that we’ve seen how to print out and display barcodes, it’s time to actually do something with barcode scans. Depending on the technology you’ve chosen, you’ll either need to work with a proprietary library or set up a keyboard wedge. Proprietary libraries are outside the scope of this post, so if you need to […]

We have the coolest office in existence!  Old school arcade games, TV’s everywhere, snacks, soda, beer!  I think the partners never want us leaving. But my favorite is our Makerbot Replicator.  For a year-and-a-half now I’ve been itching to try my hand at 3D modeling and printing. 3D printing isn’t necessarily new, in fact early 3D printing technologies […]

As a technical recruiter I spend a lot of time reviewing resumes for both internal positions at Isos Technology and on behalf of the clients we support. In my prior life, I was a technical manager with staffing responsibility for infrastructure support teams at several data centers in the US, Europe and Asia. As a […]