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IoT innovation: what’s behind the rise of IoT & how CKL approaches IoT development

IoT technology has been steadily emerging for the last decade. But in the coming years, it’s poised to take over big time. Where smart speakers were once in 6.6% of US households in 2016 and 32% in late 2018, that number is expected to rise to 75% of homes by 2025 — and that’s just one example of this rapidly growing sector.

With the network of devices expanding and becoming more commonplace in daily settings, the interconnected “world of the future” is shaping up around us. And it’s this rapid IoT transformation that’s paving the way for new innovations and possibilities — as well as fresh competitive advantage for brands who jump on board.

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Development Business

How to create a borderless, blockchain payment platform

Despite the turbulent history they’ve had until 2021, it certainly seems like cryptocurrencies are here to stay. Likewise, a core piece of tech underpinning cryptocurrency, blockchain, is not only sticking around but working its way into a variety of sectors. 

In this guide, we’re going to cover one of the most practical blockchain applications: blockchain payment systems. 

But first, let’s start with the fundamentals. 

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Development Business

What is blockchain? A guide for getting started with blockchain in your app

Over the last few years, most of us have heard about a new technology known as blockchain. Usually, we hear this new word thrown around with Bitcoin and cryptocurrency, but even crypto investors tend to have a limited understanding of what blockchain is. 

This guide will go through the ins and outs of blockchain, answering questions like how many blockchains are there, the benefits of blockchain, and how blockchain can be applied. 

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Mobile About Us

What it’s like to start a career as a Mobile Engineer at CKL

Have you ever walked into a party and felt like the most popular person in the room — where everyone’s like, “Hey man, great to see you!” or “I’m so glad you could make it”?

Now imagine having that feeling every morning when you switch on your computer to log in to work. That’s what my first few months in the Cheesecake Labs team have been like. And, for my first full-time job in mobile development, I couldn’t be more psyched to be part of this culture.
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Technical Mobile

How to architect delightful Flutter projects

Flutter is a Google framework used to build natively compiled applications for mobile, web, desktop and embedded devices with a single codebase. You can easily start a new Flutter project by following the guide: Getting started – Flutter.

Cheesecake Labs is currently the TOP #10 Mobile and Web App Development Company Worldwide and has delivered awesome digital products to our clients including Flutter apps.
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Development Business

Getting you up to speed on Flutter versus React Native versus native development

The Cheesecake Labs team’s goal is to provide you with the best version of your digital product. And there’s no one way of getting that right.

The good news is we now have plenty of options to choose from. And, at CKL, we’re fully trained and ready to go using a range of different programming languages and frameworks — whichever is the best approach for your project. All that remains to resolve is which is better for your app when it comes to Flutter versus React Native versus native development.
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Android About Us

From Cupcaker to Senior Android Engineer in 3 years — here’s one Caker’s career story…

It’s not easy building and nurturing a hybrid-remote team; you need to put equal time and effort into the personal and professional development of every employee. Because when you do, talent may just flourish from the most unexpected — and untrained! — places.

That’s exactly what happened when Diego Almeida de Oliveira first came to Cheesecake Labs in 2017. Over 3 and a half years, Diego grew from an intern — or “Cupcaker”, as we like to say — to one of CKL’s most highly-skilled and well-respected Senior Android Engineers, delivering delightful mobile apps to clients as Tapcart and Singularity University.
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Development Business

The biggest benefits of Python, according to CKL

It isn’t easy to pick a technology for your new application idea. Everyone acts like the language they use is the best one out there (including us!). It’s hard for business owners to sift through the noise and figure out what tool is the right one for the job.

At Cheesecake Labs, we cut through the noise.

We’re clear about why we use Python — the benefits it brings to application development and the drawbacks too. We know what the benefits of Python are, the advantages and disadvantages, and why, in our opinion, Python is so great.
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