Mobile Apps

Helium Named a Top Atlanta Software Development Company by Clutch!

A few months ago, we (Helium) decided to join Clutch. Clutch is a B2B research firm that identifies leading technology companies all around the world. Located in Washington, D.C., Clutch provides buyers with the most up to date information about a company’s past performance by interviewing past and current clients about their projects. Recently, Clutch…

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What is a wireframe

A wireframe is a preliminary design to show the main elements in an application’s interface. It is a fundamental part of the information architecture and design process. The goal of a Wireframe is to provide a visual understanding of a web project to obtain the approval of the interested parties and project team, before the…

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Native Applications vs. Hybrid Applications

It is likely that on more than one occasion this topic has attracted your attention. When you hear “Native Applications” and “Hybrid Applications” many ideas and concepts may come to your mind. Learning to differentiate between a native application and a hybrid application allows developers to develop better projects by picking the best features, and…

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Yesterday, the internet broke…

Yesterday, the internet broke due to an outage with Amazon’s widely used S3 service. S3 is Amazon’s storage service and is widely used by companies like Netflix, Pinterest, Expedia, Nest and even the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to store items like images, files, and videos. Amazon S3 is pretty much a giant hard drive…

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Apps that will save your Valentines Day.

Valentines Day is tomorrow. If this is news to you, it’s not too late. So we put together a list of three last minute ideas to save the day with your smartphone. 1. Netflix and Chill. (Netflix + Uber Eats) Skip the crowds and stay in for the night. Pop on your favorite RomCom and…

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3 Things You Should Know About Software

For a lot of people, software is this unknown world of dark rooms filled with electronic music, energy drinks, and giant glowing screens. Terms like Java inspire thoughts of coffee, not the programming language that powers every Android device in the world. As the world becomes more and more software driven, understanding the capability of software will…

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Validate your app with Facebook

With the barrage of spam emails and fake websites, consumers are getting more particular with what companies they share their information with.On the other hand, companies like Facebook and Google have built trust with their users. The same goes for other social media companies like Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Yahoo. These social media companies are the…

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Web App or Native App

One of the most common questions we get here at Helium is “Should my company have a web app or a native app?” This always leads to us asking a series of questions in response to better understand the goals and needs of our customer. Budget, off-line access, and timeline are three of the many…

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