We've been working on Beam for many years and almost everyday, we learned something new from creating our own iOS Reddit client. In addition, we learned to know it as a product and what we needed it to be. But the last four years have shown us that Beam can be so much more. More than just one of the several Reddit clients on the App Store. That’s why we decided to open source Beam for Reddit.
A little show and tell of our recent work on open source software.
The reasoning behind deciding what projects to work on differs at every company. At Awkward, we try to look at multiple facets in order to make the “right” choice.
The team from Sketch launched Sketch 44 last week. Part of Sketch 44 are Sketch Cloud comments and Sketch Mirror 2.4 for iOS. This post gives you a look behind the scenes on why you can now preview Cloud Documents with Mirror 2.4.
A combination of tips, tricks and a little bit of luck.
We’ve met Martijn numerous times over the last couple of years. Martijn is founder of Revue, which is a content curation platform driven by email.
To us, hacking is part of what we do. We tinker, we build, we create. It’s a fun release and sometimes great ideas become reality.
Design sprints are fast and reliable, but there’s one more reason we implemented the design sprint in our work method.
How we found the desired identity in our company culture
Prototyping in early stages helps save valuable resources we can use to work on important things
Sketch Cloud runs completely on Lambda and DynamoDB: two services provided by Amazon to build and scale your infrastructure without using servers or instances
For the past months, we’ve been working on Sketch Mirror: the preview tool for Sketch
In a world with an increasing differentiation of screen sizes, it’s important to think about adaptivity right from the design process.
Mesosphere is an enterprise software company that invented DC/OS.
Meetups don’t start themselves, you know. It’s tough to organize a meetup that offers both value and entertainment to (give or take) 150 people.
A good client inspires you to do your best work. That made the decision to embark on this new adventure, an easy one.
We are excited to introduce Beam 2. The first major update to the original Beam: a reddit client built to browse.
We’ve tinkered with lots of projects that never saw the light of day. One of those projects is Space.
Integrating external frameworks save you time and effort. In this entry we will go through the different solutions and compare them.
I've got to admit, we were a tad nervous. We were no strangers to CocoaHeads meetups, but organising one is a whole new ball game.
About two weeks ago, Apple released the first beta of Xcode 7 which comes with shiny new features like built in UI testing.
At Awkward we’d like to focus on product instead of re-inventing the wheel over and over again and we like to automate things where possible...