Programming in the dark – Part IV : The last one

(If you haven't read the previous article in this series, please do so here)   It's been six months since I've started here at IMGN. Those months have flown by so fast it makes my head spin just thinking about it, but that could also be all the knowledge I've soaked up. The journey has [...]

By |July 3rd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Tools to smoothen the coding ride

  Coding, in and of itself, isn’t the easiest journey. You’ve got your ups, your downs, your problems. Doesn’t any profession? Imagine, for a second: Thirty years ago computers were the size of dinosaurs. Huge, primitive things that took up a full room. One big unit that crunched zeros and ones. I’ve got to admit, [...]

By |May 25th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Programming In The Dark – Part III – The Consequences

(If you are not familiar with the Programming in the dark series, please read part I here and part II here. And for you guys who haven't heard of Terry Ross yet, he is our first blind intern.)   Picture this….   I can code stuff from the ground up, pretty much. I’m getting the hang of [...]

By |May 3rd, 2018|Blog|1 Comment

What does that even mean? Tech terms explained by Imaginers.

Each profession has their own way of referring to things. Things the average person won’t understand. Doctors with their medical terms. Cops with their cop terms. But there’s no jargon like IT jargon. Two Imaginers got together to write a few terms relevant to their specific roles within the company. Dané: UI (User Interface)   [...]

By |March 26th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Programming In The Dark – Part II (The Actual Learning Bit)

I don’t know about you guys, especially the beginners, but this learning part of coding  is hard. Not impossible, but hard. By that I mean the kind of coding you do from memory alone, and not having to constantly look at your previous coding examples that you’ve coded from previous examples that you’ve coded from [...]

By |February 13th, 2018|Blog|1 Comment

Android Junkie or Apple Fanboy?

  This is a common topic amongst even the most average of us. Many people stand toe-to-toe at parties to verbally slug it out. Which operating system is better. Two of our collaborators decided to write an article explaining their views on their particular preference, and why they prefer it.   Terry:   Our preferences [...]

By |February 1st, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Programming In The Dark – Part 1

A lot of interns go unseen, unheard and spend most of their day at work doing coffee rounds. At IMGN we strive to give them the opportunity to not only learn, grow and master the basic coding skills, but we also want to give them the space to express themselves and experiment with different technologies [...]

By |January 22nd, 2018|Blog|2 Comments

Open-Office Space: Happy or Horrendous?

The sound of keyboards typing away, low-key mumbles,bursts of laughter and shouts of breakthrough ideas melts together with the smell of coffee. In this apparent chaos one finds bliss. Or lose your sanity... Open-office design seems to be the latest trend in most modern companies. For a lot of people the idea might seem strange [...]

By |May 24th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Imaginers’ Favorite Applications

All of us has got that one app we simply can’t live without. It’s always fun to explore new apps and get suggestions from your friends. I asked a few of my colleagues about their favorite apps. Here’s what makes them tick and keep them glued to their screens, while improving their quality of life: [...]

By |May 5th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

My top 6 favourite tech blogs

David Bailey once said:  “The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.” These are wise words, indeed. In a world where there’s "an app for that" and people seem to be getting dumber while devices seem to be getting smarter, it’s very important for us to keep up [...]

By |April 25th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments