Feb052019

Ready Developer One Implementation

In this post we dive into the technical implementation details of the Ready Developer One platform. If you are curious to know more about the high-level details of the platform and want to try it out to play some games, check out our first post Ready Developer One Introduction. That post will provide you with links to the console and instructions on how to get in and play the various challenges (including full implementations of Zork 1, 2, and 3). The audience for the content of this post is the developer or architect curious about how a system like this was put together.
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Feb032019

Ready Developer One Introduction

Last October the team at ArchitectNow built a pretty cool thing. We build a lot of software for both mobile and web platforms, but this project was a bit different. First, we developed the platform for a software development conference we are involved with in the St. Louis, MO area called dev up (www.devupconf.org). Second, based on a conference “theme” (described below), we worked to build a platform and applications to engage, entertain, and incentivize nearly 1,000 conference attendees over the course of 3 days.
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Nov282018

A Touch of Applesoft Basic

I opened my first book on writing code in 1987. I wrote my first program within an hour of opening it. This week I found that program and got it running again. Most of us can likely look back and pinpoint the moment they first got “into” their current career path. There is always that first college class on a subject, that first job offer in a new industry, the first time someone sees a help wanted ad that they feel they want to go for, the first online class you take and realize you love something and want to do it for a living.
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Nov272017

Architect Now New Location

I am excited to announce that ArchitectNow has recently moved into a new office space in Wildwood, Missouri. We first toured these offices in late 2016 and started seriously looking at them in early 2017. After a summer spent building out the space the move was official in early August 2017.
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