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Playing With iOS SplitView

May 20, 2016

Sometimes you feel like a primary view controller and sometimes you don’t. In this post, Partner Colin Andrew Ferm explores how he switched between the two when building the iPad portion of the universal Bromoji app.

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A Follow Up To My iPad Review

May 9, 2016

I’ve now had the full set up for over two weeks. What have I learned since? And is the ‘pro’ worth the price?

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Review: Hands On With the 9.7″ iPad Pro

May 2, 2016

I get my hands on a 9.7″ iPad Pro and take it for a whirl in an attempt to answer the age old question: can I leave my laptop at home and actually get work done on this?

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Whatever You Do… Don’t Use Angular.js

November 4, 2015

It’s been a while since I expressed my thoughts about Backbone.js but, in the intervening years, I’ve really come to love it. Angular.js, on the other hand, is driving me absolutely crazy and I’ll explain why you should not use it.

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Electric Literature Relaunches

May 27, 2014

Electric Literature, an innovative online magazine, required a refresh to bring the site up to date and incorporate a more modern and flexible design. We helped them out and today, Electric Lit relaunched.

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The Downside to Custom WordPress Installs

September 25, 2012

In a previous post, 42 Partner Colin Ferm described the benefits of using WordPress for a website that needs content management. In this one, Partner Dan Kellner describes the major downsides.

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View Hierarchies and iOS 6

September 18, 2012

It’s the little things that seem to cause the biggest headaches. In this post, Partner Colin Andrew Ferm explores the difference between view hierarchies and the problem we found while testing our app for iOS 6.

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Punk or Metal?!?

August 22, 2012

42 Solutions is pleased to announce our first iOS app, Punk or Metal. It’s a fun little concept that we’ve been playing with for a while. While it’s not yet in the app store, we can’t just can’t keep the secret any longer.

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Why We Switched To Facebook Comments

August 17, 2012

We’ve ditched the standard commenting system and migrated toward using Facebook comments. Read on to find out what informed our decision.

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Why Developing For a Platform Should be Easy (and Why Apple’s Isn’t)

August 16, 2012

It doesn’t matter what platform you’re developing for, the Web, the desktop, or mobile, that platform should make it as easy as possible to develop and test on as humanly possible. Partner Colin Andrew Ferm has been working on 42 Solutions premiere iOS app and believes there are ways Apple could improve in this area.

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42 Solutions

Working with 42 Solutions, you’ll find that it’s not the technology that’s important, it’s the idea. Regardless of whether your company is based on proprietary software or open source, we will find the right tools to get the job done.

Invite us to your office and we’ll send a pair of consultants armed with laptops and bright ideas, ready to solve your problem and offer solutions. We pride ourselves in getting to know how you do business and integrating into your process.