August 2017

Where you can find Collective Idea this fall

Catch us at a number of difference conferences this fall!
By Sasha Wolff

Collective Idea encourages all of it’s employees to take on professional development opportunities whenever possible. Here are a few conferences we’ll be at over the next couple of months and we hope to meet up with you!

Bang Bang: Drumming the nulls from your code

Handling null when converting from Java to Kotlin
By Victoria Gonda

When converting Java code to Kotlin code, there’s a good chance you’ll see a bunch of double bang operators. Rather than leaving these to error, you want to make these places null safe. Here we discuss some options to handle null in Kotlin.

How We Develop Mobile Applications - Pt 4 - Android

Unit testing out MVP architecture
By Victoria Gonda and Joshua Kovach

Learn to use Model-View-Presenter to define and test application behavior independent of the Android framework.

GraphQL + Relay Modern + Rails

The path of least resistance
By Jon Stokes

Are you a Rails developer looking to take the next step? Here’s how to add Relay, GraphQL and Relay on top of your favorite web framework.