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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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What We're Doing to Flatten the Curve

As Covid-19 spreads, millions of people have been told by their governments to “shelter in place” as much as possible for the next few weeks, in a global effort to curtail the exponential rate of coronavirus infection.

Like most businesses during this period of collective responsibility, Quoin is committed to ...

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As Covid-19 spreads, millions of people have been told by their governments to “shelter in place” as much as possible for the next few weeks, in a global effort to curtail the exponential rate of coronavirus infection.

Like most businesses during this period of collective responsibility, Quoin is committed to doing our part to “flatten the curve” through social distancing. In the past week, we have transitioned to a fully remote work model for as ...

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UNICEF Primero in the News

Whether floods, famines, or fighting, every world crisis exacts a humanitarian toll - but the worst affected are often the most vulnerable members of a community. Aid organizations like the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) are often at the front-lines of these global emergencies, where despite limited resources and taxing conditions ...

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Whether floods, famines, or fighting, every world crisis exacts a humanitarian toll - but the worst affected are often the most vulnerable members of a community. Aid organizations like the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) are often at the front-lines of these global emergencies, where despite limited resources and taxing conditions, they must respond quickly and comprehensively to deliver crucial social services.

To help them develop digital solutions to these obstacles, UNICEF selected Quoin as its ...

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Progressive Web Applications at Quoin

When it comes to choosing between a traditional website and a native application, there is usually no right answer. Websites are quicker and more efficient to deploy and maintain, and compared to native apps, are discoverable in search engines and responsive across devices. However, native apps offer inherent advantages over ...

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When it comes to choosing between a traditional website and a native application, there is usually no right answer. Websites are quicker and more efficient to deploy and maintain, and compared to native apps, are discoverable in search engines and responsive across devices. However, native apps offer inherent advantages over a website in terms of improved performance, offline reliability, and enhanced user engagement. This means that many organizations need to weigh competing software priorities, or ...

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Quoin Bowling Event 2019

This year's company outing for Quoin's Davidson office consisted of pizza, drinks, and bowling at Victory Lanes in Mooresville, NC.  Some of the Boston team was also there.  We had a blast!

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This year's company outing for Quoin's Davidson office consisted of pizza, drinks, and bowling at Victory Lanes in Mooresville, NC.  Some of the Boston team was also there.  We had a blast!

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Strapi Headless Content Management System

Strapi is a headless content management system (CMS) that is distributed through the JavaScript package manager, npm. As a headless CMS it supports application programming interface (API) usage without dependence on the presentation layer, and this allows content stored in its single location to serve multiple points of consumption. The ...

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Strapi Headless Content Management System

Strapi is a headless content management system (CMS) that is distributed through the JavaScript package manager, npm. As a headless CMS it supports application programming interface (API) usage without dependence on the presentation layer, and this allows content stored in its single location to serve multiple points of consumption. The data consumption can be restricted through user roles and permissions. The data manipulation tasks, e.g. uploading files, gathering data into collections, defining relationships among ...

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Strapi Headless Content Management System


UNICEF Primero in the News

In areas of the world devastated by human-made and natural disasters, UNICEF Primero provides a critical tool for government and humanitarian organizations to protect children. An article in Forbes Magazine described the effort in Sulawesi, Indonesia to reunite families affected by the recent earthquake and tsunami.

  Where are Indonesia ...

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In areas of the world devastated by human-made and natural disasters, UNICEF Primero provides a critical tool for government and humanitarian organizations to protect children. An article in Forbes Magazine described the effort in Sulawesi, Indonesia to reunite families affected by the recent earthquake and tsunami.

  Where are Indonesia's Missing Children?
  Ethan Donnell, Forbes Magazine, 29 March 2019

Six months after an earthquake and tsunami devastated Indonesia's Sulawesi, 118 children are still ...

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Introduction to Docker

Docker is the leading software container platform offering organizations reduced operating costs and increased performance over virtualization technology. Furthermore, Docker lends itself to continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) practics, bridging the gap between development and production. Despite its benefits, Docker containers vary in quality of implementation. In ...

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Introduction to Docker

Docker is the leading software container platform offering organizations reduced operating costs and increased performance over virtualization technology. Furthermore, Docker lends itself to continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) practics, bridging the gap between development and production. Despite its benefits, Docker containers vary in quality of implementation. In his presentation, Michael Ciociola presents rules and guidelines for producing stable and high quality container applications.

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Introduction to Docker

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