Our Thoughts and Stories

It's hard to write when we're always so busy creating for our amazing clients! However, we do find time sometimes to share our thoughts on crafting Rails, iOS and Mac apps out of Knoxville, TN.

Matt

Dad, husband, and Founder of Lotus Apps providing Rails and RubyMotion development out of Knoxville TN. Creator of http://www.gemprospector.com for #ruby devs.
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Recent Posts

3 Common Mistakes We See When Clients Skip Discovery

Apr 24, 2019 | By Matt |

Entrepreneurship, Business

For those new to software creation especially, the concept of spending significant effort defining ...
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What we learned integrating Heartland Payments into the OnTrac Point of Sale: 3 months later

Apr 15, 2019 | By Matt |

Development, Business

There are few things more integral to running a successful business when creating software than ...
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Product Discovery: Investing in Your Business

Apr 10, 2019 | By Matt |

Entrepreneurship, Business

 You might be under the impression that the most important thing to do when starting your new ...
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Curious What Goes into Maintaining a Mobile App after Launch?

Apr 04, 2019 | By Matt |

Entrepreneurship

If you're considering founding your own startup or creating your first app, you'll likely be ...
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Learn how we utilize our experience crafting mobile apps to rebrand a focused travel app experience in record time

Mar 20, 2019 | By Matt |

Business

We feel like a broken record: we really love working with all of our clients and seeing their ...
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5 Tips for Comparing Software Development Estimates

Mar 15, 2019 | By Matt |

Entrepreneurship, Business

If you're in the market for a software agency, you have most likely encountered many different ...
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What it really means for you to make the jump and freelance full time

Dec 05, 2018 | By Matt |

Entrepreneurship

Lately I've received a few questions from new acquaintances, simply asking for some advice on how ...
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Looking Back at 10 Years as a Software Developer

Nov 14, 2018 | By Matt |

Entrepreneurship, Business

Wow, 10 years! It hit me recently that I've been working full time as a professional software ...
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Big News: We're Hiring for a Rails Developer!

Oct 12, 2018 | By Matt |

Business

We believe in offering the upmost quality, attention, advice and support to all of our customers ...
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Utilizing the Power of ElasticSearch and PostgreSQL with ZomboDB

Oct 10, 2018 | By Matt |

Programming, Development

Looking to add enhanced search capabilities to your Postgres backed project and unsure of where to ...
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Remembering Matthew Shepard: 20 Years Later

Oct 05, 2018 | By Matt |
We're taking a break from our normal technical and small business oriented content today to look ...
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A Year Working with Croozen to Launch a New Cloud Platform

Oct 04, 2018 | By Matt |

Business

This announcement is a long time in the making, mainly because we've been so busy and it's hard to ...
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Why Ads are Frustrating on the Apple App Store

Oct 01, 2018 | By Matt |

Marketing

Recently we noticed that searching for an app by name seemed to reliably show us an ad at the top ...
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Stripe Raises Another $245M and Can Work for Your Small Business

Sep 27, 2018 | By Matt |

Business

Stripe, the payments processing startup offering streamlined integration services for business ...
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3 Tips to Craft More Effective Email Subjects

Sep 18, 2018 | By Matt |

Entrepreneurship, Business

An email subject is your first impression and opportunity to grab a prospect's attention and ...
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