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Flutter Web on Google App Engine using Cloud Build

Flutter Web on Google App Engine using Cloud Build

In this blog, we will explain the deployment process to Google App Engine for a Flutter Web application, orchestrated by Google Cloud Build.

Technology experience, defined

Technology experience, defined

At Craftworkz, we focus on creating human-centered experiences by developing prototypes by using the newest technologies. However, creating those experiences requires us to often reflect on our mission and even to reinvent ourselves. And that’s what we did going into 2021.

5 tips to improve your code quality while prototyping

5 tips to improve your code quality while prototyping

If you don't enough measures at the start of the prototyping cyclus, the increase in scope of a prototyping project could hurt you. In the long run, code could get dirty and unreadable, depending on how fast you need to deliver. In this blog, we give 5 tips to improve code quality while prototyping.

A new way to discover Apps

A new way to discover Apps

Whatever you want to do nowadays, “there is probably an app for that”. Even though all those apps probably come in handy, app overload is a real thing. Can you still find your way through all the apps on your homescreen? What if you could just have the right app at the right time? This is where Apple App Clips come in.

Teamwork makes the dream work

Teamwork makes the dream work

Teamwork is a process that takes time to evolve and mature within a team. In this blogpost we explain how we handle various aspects of teamwork in our software development projects that are being done by Craftworkz.

Choosing a Cross-Platform Solution

Choosing a Cross-Platform Solution

Choosing the right platform to build on is hard. Choosing a platform for mobile is even harder. In this blog, we elaborate on Native, Compile to Native and Web Native.

Solid: Go with the flow

Solid: Go with the flow

So far, I’ve written a few blogs about Solid. You should know how to set up a pod, or how linked data works. However, I haven’t touched down on a really important part: user experience and flows. Let's dive in.

Talking Teddy: an intelligent, IoT-driven teddy bear

Talking Teddy: an intelligent, IoT-driven teddy bear

Talking Teddy is an intelligent, IoT-driven bear that has conversations with children. Afterwards, he performs an analysis of the wellbeing of a child and notifies the parents.

Creating a virtual reality nostalgia simulator

Creating a virtual reality nostalgia simulator

You can revisit your neighborhood in its original state just like you remember, using Virtual Reality goggles.

Why prototyping will save you time and money

Why prototyping will save you time and money

Prototyping is excellent to bring an idea into the real world. Little time is needed and at a fraction of the cost concepts can be brought to life.

Introducing Raccoons!

Introducing Raccoons!

20 december we introduced the Raccoons group to the public. Raccoons is the innovation group containing ventures such as Craftworkz, Oswald, Brainjar & Wheelhouse.

Changing the browser URL without reloading the page

Changing the browser URL without reloading the page

Changing the browser URL without reloading the page. Handy when you want to keep the filters on a web page when the browser reloads is easy to accomplish with the browsers history API.

Making my Case for “One Attribute, One Line” in HTML

Making my Case for “One Attribute, One Line” in HTML

We are making the case for One Attribute, One Line. Next time you decide to crumple up an HTML tag into a single line of over 140 characters, think of your colleagues.

Why a prototyping company uses Design Sprints

Why a prototyping company uses Design Sprints

A Design Sprint is a five day process for solving critical business questions with the help of five phases. Each phase is dedicated to a day.

Why you should use AMP together with PWA (for SEO)

Why you should use AMP together with PWA (for SEO)

AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) is a new keyword in the world of Front End together with PWA (Progressive Web Application).

React + Ant.design:  A perfect match for prototyping your MVP

React + Ant.design: A perfect match for prototyping your MVP

Want to speed up your idea phase as a React developer to quickly work towards and MVP? Read all about the magic combination of React + Ant.design.

How to talk with humans? A story about Voice User Interfaces (VUI)

How to talk with humans? A story about Voice User Interfaces (VUI)

Read how you can improve the user experience of a Voice User Interface (VUI). We talk about conversation flows, user testings, providing good answers,....

Creating an ARCore powered indoor navigation application in Unity

Creating an ARCore powered indoor navigation application in Unity

When talking about indoor navigation, we talk about navigation technologies not including GPS, due to its limitations in large complexes and building. These technologies are used in various use cases from finding your terminal with ease in an unknown airport, to locating the needed store in a mall with only 30 minutes to spare. Going to a grocery store you are not familiar with, will be a breeze with a product navigation app. The possibilities are endless.

The state of parking in Leuven (or how we stole 7,5 million euros)

The state of parking in Leuven (or how we stole 7,5 million euros)

Mister Mayor, we need to talk.

Are you looking for the Otter one?

Are you looking for the Otter one?

Dating has not been easy the last few months. We are all locked up in our homes, which means the only opportunity to meet someone has been restricted to virtual options. At Craftworkz, we have been thinking about taking online dating to the next level. This is where Otter comes in: an AR-powered dating app prototype, designed by one of our interns.

How not to waste 4 months in traffic — a strong case for smart traffic lights

How not to waste 4 months in traffic — a strong case for smart traffic lights

Turning Leuven into an accessible and traffic-safe city.

Decrease your React CI/CD build time by 50%

Decrease your React CI/CD build time by 50%

We specialize in prototyping applications at a fast pace, which often translated in a “write code, check back later” mentality. One of our prototypes became so bloated, which led us to do some self-reflection. In this blog, we discuss how to decrease your React CI/CD build time by 50%.

So, linked data, you say?

So, linked data, you say?

In my previous blog, I explained how to set up your own Solid pod server. Now that we have a place to store our data, we can start filling it up, right? But should you do this all willy-nilly? Wasn’t one of the key points of SOcial LInked Data that data is independent of applications and can be linked dynamically? Find out in this blog!

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