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The Day We Infected Ourselves With Ransomware

Apr 5, 2017

Last month we decided to take a bunch of the older computers and in a... More

Godfrey Nolan
.net

Android Design Patterns

Mar 3, 2017

There are just too many reasons not to start thinking about using some sort of... More

Godfrey Nolan
Mobile

RIIS Launches ETA Detroit- All-inclusive Mobile app for Detroit Public Transit

Feb 8, 2017

Go Detroit is an innovation challenge, sponsored by Ford, designed to stimulate new ideas and... More

Godfrey Nolan
Press release

RIIS Founder Godfrey Nolan releases new book, Agile Swift

Feb 7, 2017

Agile Swift, released by Apress and available for purchase and digital download at Apress and... More

Godfrey Nolan
Press release

RIIS Develops Social Networking App for Healthcare System Patients

Feb 7, 2017

(Troy, MI) RIIS, LLC, an IT services firm specializing in mobile application development and professional... More

Diane Whipple
Press release

Agile TFS

Jan 7, 2017

Intro Given a choice I would probably use Jira for any and all Scrum projects... More

Godfrey Nolan
.net

Drones: From Maps to Apps

Nov 14, 2016

Over the past few months there has been an explosion of new drone announcements. DJI... More

Godfrey Nolan
Mobile

Mocking in Swift with Cuckoo

Oct 25, 2016

Swift is different from other languages. The same rules do not apply. Other languages can... More

Godfrey Nolan
Mobile

Tableau 10 and Quickbooks Online

Sep 23, 2016

Tableau 10 has some great new features. Cross Database joins and Cluster Analysis has probably... More

Godfrey Nolan
Big data

Swift GUI Testing with XCUI

Jul 26, 2016

iOS apps fail for a number of reasons other than simple logic errors that we... More

Godfrey Nolan
Mobile

Bankjoy Mobile Watch App

Jun 7, 2016

Every quarter we at RIIS choose three apps that we add to our Research queue.... More

Godfrey Nolan
Mobile

Test Driven Development With .Net

Jun 2, 2016

Anyone who has done software development for any appreciable amount of time has run across... More

Onorio Catenacci
.net

SonarQube, Jenkins and Swift

May 25, 2016

Continuous Integration (CI) systems really come into their own when working on larger projects with... More

Godfrey Nolan
Mobile

Swift Unit Testing in Xcode

Apr 21, 2016

In this blog, we’re going to look at creating a simple app to show how... More

Godfrey Nolan
Mobile

Swift Unit Testing on Ubuntu

Apr 4, 2016

Swift was announced at the WWDC in 2014 and late last year the code was... More

Godfrey Nolan
Mobile

Android Obfuscation Tools Comparison

Mar 7, 2016

As you may or may not know, Android apps can be decompiled back into something... More

Godfrey Nolan
Mobile

Meet Spring Batch

Feb 29, 2016

A happy man working upon batches of bread, not unlike a powerful computer processing a... More

Jeff Drost
Big data

No embarrassment language learning with Chatbots

Feb 17, 2016

When RIIS was just two guys and a laptop, we mostly worked on call center... More

Godfrey Nolan
Mobile

Using RxAndroid to Simplify Background Processing

Feb 12, 2016

On Android, an application must perform all non-UI computations on a background thread. In fact,... More

Tom Halliley
Mobile

RIIS Publishes Third Annual Report Rating Security of Popular Dating Apps

Feb 12, 2016

Report details which popular dating apps on the Android platform are safe to take home... More

Godfrey Nolan
Press release

RIIS DELIVERS IMMEDIATE TECHNOLOGY VALUE TO VISTA MARIA

Dec 14, 2015

(Dearborn Heights, MI) - RIIS has been retained by Dearborn Heights based nonprofit, Vista Maria,... More

Godfrey Nolan
Press release

RIIS Founder Godfrey Nolan releases new book, Agile Android

Dec 2, 2015

Agile Android, released today by Apress and available for purchase and digital download at Apress... More

Godfrey Nolan
Press release

Maintaining someone else's Android code

Nov 6, 2015

It’s rare during your development career to have the luxury of being able to start... More

Godfrey Nolan
Mobile
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RIIS Team Brings Home the Gold at Context.IO Hackathon

Oct 22, 2015

RIIS’ Apprentice team demonstrated their development excellence at the Context.IO Hackathon earning the coveted Large... More

Godfrey Nolan
Press release

Android Mocking

Oct 19, 2015

One of the major goals whether it’s on the Android platform or not is to... More

Godfrey Nolan
Mobile

Espresso Testing on Android

Sep 22, 2015

Android apps fail for a number of reasons other than simple logic errors. At its... More

Godfrey Nolan
Mobile

I know what you did last Summer

Sep 16, 2015

Last week we had a meeting where the interns talked about what they did over... More

Godfrey Nolan
News

Hamcrest, JaCoCo, Mockito and Jenkins for Android

Sep 16, 2015

JUnit on its own may be all you need but there are a number of... More

Godfrey Nolan
Mobile

Android Unit Testing

Aug 20, 2015

Before Android Studio incorporated JUnit4, Google’s implementation was an odd mix of standard and Android... More

Godfrey Nolan
Mobile

Agile testing on Android

Aug 13, 2015

Agile development has been problematic for Android developers. For a while now there have been... More

Godfrey Nolan
Mobile
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Tableau Helps People See and Understand Their Data

May 19, 2015

RIIS has teamed up with Tableau, a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software.... More

Mike Roehrig
Press release
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RIIS a Tenth time Sponsor for Lawrence Technological University’s Robofest

May 12, 2015

Lawrence Tech Robofest May 15-18th, 2015 Robofest is a festival of competitions and events with... More

Mike Roehrig
Press release
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RIIS Founder and Owner to speak at Michigan Google DevFest

May 4, 2015

Godfrey Nolan, Founder and President of RIIS, an IT services firm specializing in mobile development... More

Mike Roehrig
Press release
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RIIS donates to Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation

Apr 29, 2015

The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation of Ireland, provides direct funding to families of children... More

Mike Roehrig
Press release
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RIIS Founder to speak at Security BSides Detroit 2015

Apr 22, 2015

July 18th, 2015 McGregor Memorial Conference Center, Wayne State University, Detroit RIIS Owner and Founder... More

Mike Roehrig
Press release

API Key Preferences

Apr 20, 2015

Most Android apps that do any real work operate in a client - server architecture... More

Godfrey Nolan
Mobile
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RIIS builds App for Google Fit Competition, Takes Runner Up Honors

Apr 15, 2015

PulseTrack awarded runner-up prize The Google Fit Competition is a developer challenge issued by Google... More

Mike Roehrig
Press release
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RIIS to sponsor Detroit City FC Soccer Team

Apr 8, 2015

Founded in 2010 the Detroit City Futbol League was started in order to bring together... More

Mike Roehrig
Press release

Where is the best place to store a password in your Android app

Apr 1, 2015

Typically Android security issues fall into a couple of major categories, these are firstly, personal... More

Godfrey Nolan
Mobile
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RIIS Works to Engage/Improve Development Teams Through Agile Coaching

Mar 27, 2015

Guidance. Vision. Collaboration. Flexibility. Agility. These are just a few of the ingredients we offer... More

Mike Roehrig
Press release
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RIIS Builds Tablet Applications for Financial Institutions

Mar 18, 2015

With the ever evolving financial market, RIIS was called upon to lead the efforts with... More

Mike Roehrig
Press release
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RIIS’s own Onorio Catenacci to speak at Wayne State University’s Big Data & Business Analytics Conference

Mar 10, 2015

The Big Data & Business Analytics Group at Wayne State University, March 10-11th, 2015 RIIS’s... More

Mike Roehrig
Press release
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RIIS Founder to guest speak for Mobile Monday Michigan on Monday March 9th, 2015 on the topic of Mobile Usability and Design.

Feb 27, 2015

RIIS, LLC, an IT services firm specializing in mobile application development and professional services announced... More

Mike Roehrig
Press release
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RIIS Develops Android App to Help those with COPD Inexpensively Monitor Health

Feb 24, 2015

Mobile app developer employs technology to facilitate routine testing from home (Troy, MI) RIIS, LLC,... More

Mike Roehrig
Press release
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RIIS Publishes Second Annual Report Rating Security of Popular Dating Apps

Feb 13, 2015

Report details which popular dating apps on the Android platform are safe to take home... More

Mike Roehrig
Press release

MacombDaily underlines Michigan First new Gratiot branch

Dec 2, 2014

The new Gratiot branch of Michigan First is considered as a shining beacon of economic... More

Godfrey Nolan
News

Metromode highlights Riis’ consistent growth

Jul 17, 2014

Riis is achieving consistent growth this year. To read the entire article, please visit: http://www.secondwavemedia.com/metromode/innovationnews/riistroy0351.aspx... More

Godfrey Nolan
News

RIIS in Crain’s largest mobile app developer list

Jul 10, 2014

Riis listed one of the largest mobile application developers in Michigan. The Crain’s list is... More

Godfrey Nolan
News