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Brant DeBow

Chief Technology Officer

Brant DeBow is BiTE’s co-founder and CTO. He knows pretty much everything there is to know about Behavior Driven Development, and is a highly sought after speaker on the competitive advantage of new technologies. He’s an amazing teacher and a pretty good indoor skydiver.

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Wearable, Global, Neutral

Intel Takes on Wearables There was a time not too long ago that Intel was synonymous with computers. If you had a PC, it came with a reassuring “Intel Inside” sticker, and if you had a Mac you were secretly embarrassed if you still had the PPC version. Fast-forward a few years, and the slow …

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Apple Pay v. MCX

ApplePay v. MCX When Apple announced its ApplePay system for the iPhone 6, mobile apps were downloaded, consumers cheered, wallets were burned in protest (well, in spirit) and lone competing mobile-payment company MCX set about making sure ApplePay wouldn’t work in any of their consortium’s stores (no small names here, either – we’re talking WalMart, …

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How CTOs and Managers Can Help Their Engineers be Great at Mobile App Development

Provide the best tools, carve out time to learn, and remove distractions and obstacles. There’s an adage that to earn a small fortune in the stock market you only need one thing: start with a large one. Similarly, if you want your engineers to do great work, it’s a good idea to hire great engineers. …

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Using Libraries in Mobile App Development

Here’s how your reusable code can be made easier with libraries. If your organization has more than a single app or a number of common areas of functionality/APIs, you need to think of how to manage your codebase smarter by using reusable libraries. Too often libraries are thought of as exclusively open-source projects that solve …

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How and Why Mobile Apps are Redefining Every Industry

When Steve Jobs announced the iPhone he made a bold claim, putting Multi-Touch in the same revolutionary interface category as the mouse and the iPod scroll wheel. Horace Dediu annotated the above image to indicate the huge markets that each of these interfaces enabled. Whole markets are being redefined in the context of mobile. CTOs …

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5 Mobile Apps every CTO should know (but might not)

The best apps to keep you focused and productive. CTOs have seemingly endless lists of tasks and trends to stay on top of. It would take a near-Herculean effort to keep up with every change in the world of mobile app development along with your own seemingly endless list of tasks. Luckily, there are a …

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How Do You Test Mobile Apps for Android?

It’s a question I hear from nearly every client. So here are five ways to make that testing easier. There are thousands of variants of Android devices out there and your app will be run on an incredibly high number of them. There simply isn’t a way to test on every different flavor of device. But like …

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From Zero to API in One Working Week

A day-by-day guide for your mobile app development team In software development, some projects require extreme agility. Your team is now required to stand up a mobile API in one week. This can be intimidating for even the most experienced team. Take a deep breath, and map out your week. Day 1: Domain/project research Before …

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