Industry 4.0 | Business Automation using Technology & Software

Throughout the history of n-Coders we have specialised in business automation using technology and software. We are seeing more and more companies beginning to invest in automation. This trend for businesses...

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Evolution of our game

As a training exercise for new staff, we often start them off by working on a game we are developing. The game is based on an 80's classic called Roland in the Caves. The idea is that the player falls...

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DT-X / IPExpo Recap

Digital Transformation Expo EuropeOn Wednesday the 9th of October, a member of the n-Coders remote team was sent to attend DT-X (formerly IPExpo Europe) on behalf of the company to gain valuable insights...

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n-Coders Office Move

We've moved to Truro!The office is the beating heart of the company, it is where the business decisions are made, and the company direction realised. Though some businesses can operate independent...

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The Dangers of Waterfall for SME

Multiple different development approach are used within the software development industry, the two most common being Agile and Waterfall. In this article, we will breakdown some of the dangers that we've...

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Our game continues…

As a training project for new starters we get them to work on a game where the objective is for a character (provisionally named Roland as the inspiration came from an old 80's game of the same name),...

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IoT Development

So, you want to create an IoT Device?At n-Coders we help companies to create Internet of Things devices, from proof of concept through to manufacture and post development maintenance, we can guide...

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Work Experience At n-Coders

A first week at n-CodersI chose to come to n-Coders for work experience as I have had an interest in the production IT related products, such as software and games, for a large portion of my life.The...

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Intellectual Property & Bespoke Software

Intellectual Property & SoftwareThis blog looks at Intellectual Property (IP) within software and its surrounding material. The discussion regarding software protection is vast and has been raging...

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ChangeCourse

Change Course came to us wanting a online platform for training people whereby they watch videos, answer questions about the video and see their results all as part of a rehabilitation program. In this...

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Less4Spares

The project that was performed in partnership with Less4Spares was due their requirements that after trying several off the shelf stock control systems, none were suitable. They needed something that was...

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Rugged Interactive

Rugged Interactive use a wide range of technologies in their systems. We started working with Rugged Interactive several years ago on their Cardiowall and Pro-X range of products. They are used in gyms,...

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Pendennis Shipyard

Whilst being one of the largest and must successful yacht building companies in the country, Pendennis felt that they needed to improve their time tracking and planning systems and make them easier to...

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ChatBots to Automate Business

Way back in 1986 when I was 10 years old, and the proud owner of an Amstrad CPC-464 I found a book in the local library on a computer program with listings called 'Eliza'. It was an attempt to simulate...

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What makes a good software developer?

At n-Coders we are always looking for top quality software developers to complement our existing team.So what makes a good software developer?Creative problem solvingPeople that take pride...

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Augmented Reality Updates

With recent news about the Microsoft HoloLens which was released back in March, progression is being made rapidly within the holographic world. Previous products such as the HTC VIVE, Samsung Gear, Google...

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Our game continues…

Waaaaay back in 1983, a game called Bugaboo the Flea was released for the ZX Spectrum (Ported to the Amstrad CPC as Roland in the Caves). It had a very simple mechanic that made the game easy to play,...

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Code-fit!

Here at n-Coders we take on a unique range of projects for our clients, from business web application development to embedded software for custom hardware. One such project is the Cardiowall, a fitness...

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Thoughts on Artificial Intelligence

People have always had fascination with AI, and it is interesting that machines with human like intelligence have always been predicted to be around within 30 years. I recently enjoyed the film Ex Machina,...

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Our Server Support Offering

Here at n-Coders we are committed to providing the absolute best when it comes to server support. So what do we do?We ensure that all of your code and data are securely backed up every day.We install...

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Ethan Wright’s Work Experience Game

Hello, my name is Ethan Wright, I'm a student from St. Piran's school, currently studying in year 11, my last year of school. I decided to go to n-Coders for my work experience because throughout the year...

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The War Room

In 2016, n-Coders will be running simulated attacks and disasters for customers who have support contracts with us. There is no need to worry: we won't be doing this on your live servers, and we are only...

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Getting Ready for Black Friday

November the 27th, for some people this is the last pay day before Christmas and is typically one of the biggest online shopping days of the year. For online retailers, it is a chance to really maximise...

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The advantages of bespoke software

At n-Coders we specialise in writing bespoke applications for businesses. We often find that businesses spend a lot of time making do with general purpose software because they perceive bespoke software...

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Server Chaos

CHAOS! The word we often hear when a server fails. Though a server may not seem like an essential part of a business, when it goes wrong it can have a crippling impact on sales and service and result...

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Google Apps Group Emails

Google Apps and Email GroupsWe at n-Coders use Google Apps for scaling our business operations. One downside to this Google usage is the lack of diagnosis / troubleshooting techniques.While chasing...

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Stagefright. What’s so scary?

What is it?The first Stagefright vulnerabilities cropped up after a mobile security research group, Zimperium, looked very closely at the libraries used to manage incoming MMS messages in the Android...

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Nuffield Research Placement

Hello my name is Peter Ergisi, I currently study Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics and Computing at A Level. Nuffield Research Placements provided me with an opportunity to work along with the...

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Website Evolution

Several years ago I studied artificial intelligence with the Open University and I was introduced to Genetic Algorithms. Put simply, a genetic algorithm uses techniques inspired by natural selection such...

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Secure Connection. Always.

When putting a web server on to the big wide internet we always prefer to have that web server handling its content over HTTPS if any interaction is required by the user. This also includes our very own...

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Your POODLE may be on the loose

POODLE is an acronym for “Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption.” It is a bug in the old Internet security protocol SSL 3.0 that was discovered recently by Google security researchers.Most...

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Managing software projects

The hardest single part of building a software system is deciding precisely what to build. No other part of the conceptual work is as difficult as establishing the detailed technical requirements, including...

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ShellShock, servers, and solutions

The problemA bug within the widely used shell program Bourne Again Shell (BASH) commonly installed as a part of the Linux OS and variants thereof, can allow a malicious user to remotely execute commands...

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