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The Three C’s of Project Communication

Written by Ladi Olaoye


Communication is one of the most important aspects of any project or team collaboration. It allows information to be shared in a unified way, across different teams, while using one or multiple channels.


Have you ever wondered why some project teams lack collaboration while other teams ...

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Written by Ladi Olaoye


Communication is one of the most important aspects of any project or team collaboration. It allows information to be shared in a unified way, across different teams, while using one or multiple channels.


Have you ever wondered why some project teams lack collaboration while other teams are able to execute projects seamlessly? The answer is lack of communication. I am here to bear the good news that projects of any kind ...

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Server Side Rendering with React and Redux


In the last 10 years, the JavaScript revolution has enabled the rise of the Single Page Application (SPA), which offers great advantages in both speed and user experience (UX). However, the initial HTML file requested is empty. This means that the user must wait longer for the initial render and ...

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Server Side Rendering with React and Redux


In the last 10 years, the JavaScript revolution has enabled the rise of the Single Page Application (SPA), which offers great advantages in both speed and user experience (UX). However, the initial HTML file requested is empty. This means that the user must wait longer for the initial render and crawlers may interpret the page as empty. A solution to these issues, Server-Side Rendering (SSR) is the ability of a front-end framework to render markup ...

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Server Side Rendering with React and Redux


Website 2020 Technologies


Thinking process for some of the technologies used in the implementation of the 2020 edition of Quoin's new corporate website.



Since the previous edition of the website in 2013, new technologies have entered the open-source world. In our 2020 rewrite of the corporate website, we are simply building great ...

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Website 2020 Technologies


Thinking process for some of the technologies used in the implementation of the 2020 edition of Quoin's new corporate website.



Since the previous edition of the website in 2013, new technologies have entered the open-source world. In our 2020 rewrite of the corporate website, we are simply building great software again with forefront technologies.

In this tech talk, tech lead Hữu Ðà Trần shares some of these newly available technologies, discusses the decisions made ...

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Website 2020 Technologies


Introduction to Flutter & Dart


Google Flutter is a groundbreaking new technology that streamlines the process of developing cross-platform mobile applications. Originally developed by Google and released under the new BSD license, Flutter is an open-source toolkit for building applications for mobile, web, and desktop platforms from a single code base. This eliminates the need ...

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Introduction to Flutter & Dart


Google Flutter is a groundbreaking new technology that streamlines the process of developing cross-platform mobile applications. Originally developed by Google and released under the new BSD license, Flutter is an open-source toolkit for building applications for mobile, web, and desktop platforms from a single code base. This eliminates the need to construct an iOS and Android app separately, thus speeding the mobile app development process and reducing costs. 



An Innovative Solution to Mobile App ...

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Introduction to Flutter & Dart


Configuring & Extending Git


The Git version control system is known for its steep learning curve and 
complex user interface. Because of this, most Git users end up being dabblers. They learn a few commands, the minimum number to be functional, and stop there. And yet, there is so much to be gained ...

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Configuring & Extending Git


The Git version control system is known for its steep learning curve and 
complex user interface. Because of this, most Git users end up being dabblers. They learn a few commands, the minimum number to be functional, and stop there. And yet, there is so much to be gained from diving deeper.

In this talk, Quoin software engineer Jason Franklin discusses the reasons for going all the way with Git. He also provides ...

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Configuring & Extending Git


Modern SSH Security: Best Practices

In a presentation given to the South Carolina Linux User Groups, Quoin's CTO Jean Pierre LeJacq shares best practices for modern SSH security. First released in 1999, OpenSSH is the open-source version of the Secure Shell (SSH) tools often used by Linux administrators for cross-platform management of remote systems. The ...

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In a presentation given to the South Carolina Linux User Groups, Quoin's CTO Jean Pierre LeJacq shares best practices for modern SSH security. First released in 1999, OpenSSH is the open-source version of the Secure Shell (SSH) tools often used by Linux administrators for cross-platform management of remote systems. The presentation covers the topics most relevant for enterprises wishing to set up a SSH securely, such as common vulnerabilities and guidelines for avoiding them. Jean ...

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Quoin's New Website Goes Serverless

As Quoin reimagines our website, we are also reimagining the infrastructure on which it runs.  Our original website uses two Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) server instances - one each for the development and production environments, along with storage services and attendant Identity and Access Management (IAM) roles and policies ...

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As Quoin reimagines our website, we are also reimagining the infrastructure on which it runs.  Our original website uses two Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) server instances - one each for the development and production environments, along with storage services and attendant Identity and Access Management (IAM) roles and policies. While this collection of services is functional, it is more than strictly necessary to run a containerized website. In the interest of greater efficiency, enabled ...

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The House That Quoin Built


If websites were houses, then our house
is a very fine house. It is comfortable and serves a purpose, but may be a tad heavy on the shag carpeting... Essentially, the likes of Joanna and Chip Gaines might call it a “fixer upper.”

With anything you build, there comes ...

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If websites were houses, then our house
is a very fine house. It is comfortable and serves a purpose, but may be a tad heavy on the shag carpeting... Essentially, the likes of Joanna and Chip Gaines might call it a “fixer upper.”

With anything you build, there comes a time when a simple coat of paint is just not enough and the whole space needs to be reimagined. And just like a house ...

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macOS Utility Using XPC and swiftUI

This Tech Talk describes the creation of a windowed macOS application using an XPC service for interprocess communication and a background timer to update the user interface on an interval. In this case, the motivation was to regain the temperature sensor data formerly displayed in the pre-Catalina macOS Notification Center ...

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macOS Utility Using XPC and swiftUI

This Tech Talk describes the creation of a windowed macOS application using an XPC service for interprocess communication and a background timer to update the user interface on an interval. In this case, the motivation was to regain the temperature sensor data formerly displayed in the pre-Catalina macOS Notification Center. To accomplish this, automatically-created XPC service files are converted to swift and connected to a collection of C functions for requesting temperature values from hardware ...

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macOS Utility Using XPC and swiftUI


Welcoming Jon Steinberg to the Quoin Team

Quoin is thrilled to announce that our long-time collaborator Jonathan Steinberg has joined the company as a full-time staff member as Practice Lead, Digital Experience. Since 2016, Jon has worked closely with Quoin project teams as a senior consultant, contributing his extensive experience in visual design, user interface, and user ...

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Quoin is thrilled to announce that our long-time collaborator Jonathan Steinberg has joined the company as a full-time staff member as Practice Lead, Digital Experience. Since 2016, Jon has worked closely with Quoin project teams as a senior consultant, contributing his extensive experience in visual design, user interface, and user experience (UI/UX). We are excited to welcome him as a key player in Quoin’s new service offering.


Jon’s multifaceted expertise, creativity, and passion for ...

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