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DevOps Experiential Learning Opportunity!

DevOps Experiential Learning Opportunity!

Are you an undergraduate admitted into a GVSU School of Computing degree program and interested in DevOps?   Michigan Software Labs of Ada, Michigan, is partnering with GVSU’s Applied Computing Institute to provide undergraduate computing students a unique...

GVSU team explores mobile app solution for culinary industry

GVSU team explores mobile app solution for culinary industry

Figure 1. From left to right: Christian Nkoulou Tsongui, Matt Neele, Jongin Seon, and Trungvuong Pham. When Matthew Neele, founder of ÔRKiD a startup in the culinary industry, needed a mobile app experience prototyped, he turned to GVSU’s Applied Computing Institute...

Experiences using Google’s Flutter Framework

Experiences using Google’s Flutter Framework

[Note - this article was contributed by Kaylin Zaroukian (BS in CS 2019)] For my group’s computer science capstone project we were tasked with building a mobile app that accompanies a shuttle service, with main features including routing and trip-planning. We had...

Laker Mobile 2.0 Is Here!

Laker Mobile 2.0 Is Here!

One of the latest projects of the MASL aimed to renovate the Laker Mobile iOS app, by following the most recent standards of the mobile application development industry. The original Laker Mobile app was released back in 2010 with some updates until 2014. This first...

MVP and Android?

MVP and Android?

Android is a beautiful, misunderstood platform. On one hand, the Android framework provides an accessible starting through Java, but drops the ball on user interface architecture. The iOS platform provides a straight-forward way of dealing with the separation of model...

Drone Delivers Coffee @ GVSU

Drone Delivers Coffee @ GVSU

Thanks to the clever programmers in the GVSU Mobile Applications and Services Lab no longer have to walk over to Kirkhoff to get their cup of Java! Instead, they dispatch a Bebop drone that flies across campus, and then sneaks into Kirkhoff behind a passing...

RGeo Problem on Heroku

RGeo Problem on Heroku

The Bee Informed Partnership (BIP) Project is a national project that aims to decrease winter mortality of managed honeybee colonies by helping beekeepers keep colonies alive through surveys and data collection. Our lab is helping development some of the software BIP...

Smart Watches talk

Smart Watches talk

Ehsan Valizade is a CS graduate student working in the GVSU Mobile Applications and Services Lab as a graduate assistant.  He is currently doing his MS project in the area of smart watches.  In this talk he will be presenting the history and current state of smart...

TV 2020

TV 2020

With the plateauing of mobile, social and commerce, Television remains one of the last planetary-scale markets (with a global penetration of over 4B customers) ripe for redefinition. Yet it’s a space where much publicized attempts at disruptions over the last 5 years have turned out to be head fakes. Be it Game consoles with TV powers, Social TV, the OTT disruption, Android and Apple TV, 3DTV, Tablet TV, Companion TV – each ‘barbarian at the gate’ has turned out to be either less menacing than expected, or an adjacent market misinterpreted as a threat.