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Employee Spotlight: Grant Erickson

A Puzzler Who Uses Software to Maximize Relationships Whether you’ve worked with them for years or have never met our featured employee, this column will continue to introduce you to the many faces of IntelliTect. For this issue, we featured a developer with a keen sense for solving complex puzzles: Grant Erickson, CTO. Grant’s desk is littered with little puzzles…

Video: Machine Learning including Agile Machine Learning

Get ready for a high-level primer on machine learning, including Azure Machine Learning. Brian Uptagrafft, senior software engineer at IntelliTect, recently finished a project where he used machine learning to teach computers to accurately read electric meters. The task was tricky and required a lot of data, some creative problem-solving and a multi-faceted approach. He was intrigued by the time…

Video: What’s New in ASP.NET Core 2.2

Who doesn’t like new features? Michael Stokesbary, senior software architect and trainer at IntelliTect and C# instructor at Eastern Washington University, was excited about the performance enhancements made to ASP.NET Core 2.2. He wrote a blog about the simplified web API authentication and decided to share what he learned in even more detail with the Spokane .Net User Group on…

Why We Celebrate the Platypus Awards

How does IntelliTect view success? During a recent employee meeting, our CEO, Mark Michaelis explained how he sees success and that it isn’t some mythical destination. So often, great developers seem impossible to find and are referred to as unicorns because, even in fairytales, there are scarcely any of them. And while it’s important to strive for excellence, focusing on…

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IntelliTect Today: Communicating Passion to a New Generation of Students

Eastern Washington University has Three New Adjunct Professors For the past two quarters, three of our IntelliTect team members, Mark Michaelis (CEO), Kevin Bost (senior software engineer) and Michael Stokesbary (senior software architect and trainer), have been teaching the programming language C# (pronounced “C Sharp”) to tomorrow’s engineers in the computer science program at Eastern. “At least in Spokane, the majority…

Video: Is Xamarin Forms the Right Choice for Your Next App?

Using Xamarin Forms is a quick win according to Kevin Bost, Xamarin certified senior developer at IntelliTect and C# instructor at Eastern Washington University. Xamarin is Microsoft’s platform for building mobile applications. Using a shared C# codebase, developers can build android and IOS apps at the same time using the Xamarin.Forms library. It isn’t a common UI; it’s shared code.…