Fun fact: the average person consumes nearly a ton of food per year. For all of us at November Five, that big appetite is partially satisfied at the office… But with our move, we decided to shake things up!
Ever had a class or controller that contained more code than you’d like, becoming nearly untestable because of the gigantic list of dependencies? Let us tell you about event-driven development, which allows you to split your code into smaller pieces and isolate code blocks into separate classes.
One of the main challenges in launching a modern digital marketing campaign is to reach your audience where they are – with minimal effort and maximum impact. We’d like to introduce you to the huge effect deeplinking with Firebase Dynamic Links can have on your digital campaigns.
To stay in the Christmas spirit, we’d like to introduce you to a new project that’s close to our hearts. For the past few weeks, we’ve been working together with ArmenTeKort, an organisation based in Antwerp working to make poverty a thing of the past.
As we announced a year ago, we got ourselves a brand new office building in the Scheldestraat on the Antwerp Zuid. Today, those headquarters are a work in progress – but once the New Year’s Eve fireworks have fizzled out, it will have been totally transformed...
Testing is a crucial element of a great digital product, but it’s hard to test for visual changes in a website. In this post, we show you how we do it.
We dive into a new tool in our toolbox, to show what it could mean for your workflow.
Our leadership team gets another big gun on board. Vincent Bruyneel, former director at Deloitte and executive at Telenet and Liberty global, joins us as our Chief Strategy Officer and Member of our Board.
Another September, another highly anticipated Apple event. And as this year’s event marked the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, there was no way Apple could resist doing something special. Let’s recap the most important announcements...
Culture eats strategy for breakfast, or so the saying goes – we'd like to throw in lunch and dinner, too.
A blog about meetings and their structure might seem like the least appealing piece of writing you’ve seen all day… But these two meeting formats will help project managers bridge the gap between business and tech.
An exciting update for us! Phillip Vandervoort, former Chief Consumer Market Officer at Proximus and CEO at Microsoft Belux and Portugal, becomes our first Executive Strategic Advisor and Member of our Board.
Ever struggled with dynamic spacings in Sketch? We've got a workaround, using Anima App and our own plugin!
At November Five, we always want to make sure we are able to ship our products as qualitatively and efficiently as possible. In this post, we show you how we manage our development.
Building native apps comes with a slew of configuration options and complexities. This is why we built Pygmy, another one of our automation monkeys!
Only 5 months after Spencer’s launch as a company, all of us at November Five and Spencer are proud to announce that we successfully secured a Series A round investment! Telenet, a leading telco operator and part of Liberty Global Group, will drive the next iteration of Spencer’s strategic growth.
As the team behind Spencer, we believe a great product should be the first concern of every startup — which is why we’re working hard to involve our clients and their employees as well as the rock-stars building our product, at every step of the way.
We're proud to announce that we're launching Spencer, the digital workplace assistant for employees!
After our Devops 101 post, we’ll start introducing you to our gang of automation monkeys. First off, Baboon, who automates the creation of 'entities' in all November Five tools to help with housekeeping, security and reporting.
For Android devs, Kotlin, the new cool kid and rising star in town, doesn’t require much of an introduction. We take you through the challenges we encountered while adopting Kotlin, and the best practices we uncovered in the process.
After diving into the new Android announcements from the past few months, we quickly became convinced: fully resizeable Android apps are coming, and they’ll be here sooner than you think. So what do you need to do to make your apps freeform-proof?
This month, we're cracking the case of the Withings Body Cardio, one of the most advanced consumer body composition weighing scales on the market today.
We've written about our collaborations with Belgian media company Medialaan before, when writing about the VTM app we built. This time, we'll be talking about another one of Medialaan's brands: Q.
In the beginning of this year, we pre-ordered the MicroBot Push from Naran Inc, and we’ve been itching to try it out. Due to some manufacturing hiccups, the Push was only shipped out recently – perfectly on time for this month's teardown!
Are you working on a project for the ubiquitous Internet of Things? We compare two networking technologies to help you connect with the world!
A large telco client asked us to completely reconstruct their website – without delivering the actual product yet. A great opportunity to highlight the importance of building a coherent design system!
The VTM app is one of our prize ponies. This year, we crossed a major threshold together: our one millionth download! Time to lean back and bask in our glory? Hell no! So today we present: the complete makeover.
We're always working to make our processes user-centered! This week, we share our best advice for getting valuable feedback from user interviews.
Software firm Ferranti knocked on our door to help them expand their business model and build a new module for their flagship product.
Team Product operations opensources a tool to install Python packages with pip from your private repository.
As any larger company can tell you, a well-oiled CRM system can be a tremendous improvement to an organisation. But when the system is flawed, it can cause a lot of mayhem and frustration for everyone involved.
Love them or hate them, smartwatches and wearables are here to stay. Our designers compare the big players’ platforms: the big battle of WatchOS versus Android Wear.