The Hidden Costs of Hiring an Internal Developer

March 2, 2017 Posted in Agile Development, Software Development, Web Development

Great quality at an affordable price tends to be an elusive combination. We find many clients reaching out to us, eager to use our services but under the assumption that hiring an internal developer will be cheaper and will give them more control over their project.

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The 4m – Episode 1

January 30, 2017 Posted in 4mation, Digital Strategy, Mobile Apps, Software Development, Technology

This is our first video in an exciting new series!

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Why Perfection Is the Slow Way to Failure

September 28, 2016 Posted in Software Development

Are you at risk of losing time, money and your competitive advantage with your upcoming software development project?

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A Day in the Life of a 4mation Test Analyst

February 25, 2016 Posted in Mobile App Development, Mobile Web Development, Software Development, Web Development

Quality Assurance is a critical component of the development process. At 4mation, our Test Analysts are responsible for testing the functionality, the general look and feel of a project, and making sure the client’s requirements have been met.

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Apple Watch Excitement

April 10, 2015 Posted in Mobile App Development, Project Planning and Management, Software Development

Australians queue in Sydney this morning as they get a “hands on” and prepare to pre-order their first Apple Watch. We take a look into this new, soon to be, must have technology.

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4mation Team Wins Laravel Coding challenge

February 25, 2015 Posted in 4mation, Software Development

Three PHP developers from 4mation Technologies have won a coding challenge as part of an event organised by the Laravel Framework Sydney Meetup group.

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4 Web Development Trends Your Business Needs to Watch in 2015

December 19, 2014 Posted in 4mation, Software Development, Web Development

With the new year closing in fast, the web development experts at 4mation Technologies offer their top tips for trends to keep an eye on in 2015.

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What APIs Are and Why Your Website Needs Them for Business to Thrive

November 26, 2014 Posted in 4mation, Online Marketing, Software Development, Web Development

There are many commercial benefits to be had by connecting your website or mobile apps to third-party software using APIs. Unfortunately, the information out there surrounding APIs can often be quite jargon-heavy and difficult to get your head around. Here’s a quick rundown of what they are and what they can do for

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Why Our Processes Will Get You the Best Possible Result

October 8, 2013 Posted in 4mation, Digital Strategy, Mobile App Development, Mobile Web Development, Software Development, Web Development

4mation Technologies is a process-driven company. We’ve been in business for twelve years—several generations in online terms!—and we’ve had a lot of time to refine our systems.

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Does Your Business Run on Spreadsheets or a Simple Database?

June 25, 2013 Posted in Software Development

Many small businesses often start out recording data in spreadsheets or simple databases like Microsoft Access — information about products, clients, projects, sales, budgets, and  financial transactions. But just as your business eventually outgrows spreadsheets for financial data and progresses to a proper accounting package like MYOB, so too will you eventually outgrow your

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