John Boere to speak at CSSDay.io

On Dec 3rd, Cliffhangers CEO John Boere will be one of the nine speakers at the annual CSSDay.io. CSSDay is a conference with intermediate-to-advanced topics intended for programmers, all about CSS. The topic of his presentation is jQuery out, CSS in. In an engaging talk,  John Boere, founder of Cliffhanger Solutions Inc., presents how they refactored [...]

Thinking outside the box, literally

What’s the biggest drawback when you lose connectivity in the field? You don’t have access to your data. Application developers (including Cliffhanger Solutions) have gone to great lengths to overcome this by building offline functionality, storing data on the local device, etc. But the solution is not ideal. For one, storage space is limited compared [...]

Going offline

Going offline while using an application may be necessary when an insufficient data signal is available. Alternatively, going offline can be a choice (like airplane mode) for several purposes, such as saving bandwidth. Fortunately, using Atlas, this has never been easier. Atlas will detect when there is no coverage and automatically switch to offline mode. [...]

Don’t GIS and drive

Using electronic devices while driving can be very distracting. To accommodate our field users better, we implemented a "hands-free" mode. This is how it works: First, you (the user) turns on GPS track mode. This will continuously keep the map centered at your current location, much like many navigation systems. Then, when distraction free search [...]

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