January 29, 2018

Browser Compatibility

By Dakota Larson

As part of my Internship here at Sundog, I have had the opportunity to do a fair amount of research into web development to better understand some of the best practices that are used. One of the topics that is of consistent importance to web developers is browser compatibility. What is it? Browser compatibility means […] Read More...

January 15, 2018

Scope in JavaScript

By Dakota Larson

My internship here at Sundog has allowed me to explore the intricacies of JavaScript. While not as convoluted as privacy, scope in JavaScript hasn’t always been straightforward. For many years, the only level of scope that JavaScript had besides global, was function level scope. This could create unexpected issues. In most other programming languages, the […] Read More...

December 7, 2017

Privacy In JavaScript

By Dakota Larson

As part of my internship, I have done a fair amount of research into JavaScript and the intricacies of the language. In computer science, privacy is an integral part of object oriented programming. Unlike many other programming languages, however, JavaScript does not have a trivial implementation of privacy. Luckily, even though it isn’t obvious, it […] Read More...

October 30, 2017

OAuth Authentication in Salesforce

By Dakota Larson

Over the past few weeks, I have been diving into OAuth Authentication as part of my internship here at Sundog Interactive. The following is a relatively complete synopsis of journey developing an application that authenticates users using Salesforce OAuth Authentication. OAuth authentication can be challenging to implement. This guide is designed to help during the […] Read More...

One of my favorite perks of interning with Sundog: the resources. I’ve been lucky to have access to some of the latest design software, like the newest Adobe CC Suite, at my disposal. This is a benefit that isn’t standard for students at my age. Some internships or job offerings in a design environment don’t […] Read More...

August 16, 2017

How to Land That Technical Internship

By Dakota Larson

College students going into a technical field like computer science need an internship. There is no way around it. Computer science is a vast field that is evolving all the time, and the fastest way to learn anything in the field is through experience. Books and lectures are helpful, but they aren’t near as helpful […] Read More...

August 7, 2017

Why a Computer Science Degree Isn’t Enough

By Dakota Larson

During my time as a university student, one of the biggest pieces of advice that I received was that I needed to get an internship my junior or senior year. Initially I was very surprised to hear this. I felt like I was learning a ton of information all the time, so I didn’t understand […] Read More...

It happens. You start a programming project, filled with dreams of its completion. You can picture the interface you will design, the exciting complexity of the logic in your code, how it will benefit you, and how great it will be to use. Then, a short while, maybe a month, a couple weeks, or worse […] Read More...

February 16, 2017

Stories Here, Stories There

By Morgan Weiler

  Stories here, stories there, stories everywhere! But why… WHY are social media stories taking over the universe? (Okay, I’m being dramatic)           After my first 3 months as a Sundog intern, I was asked to present on a subject that was new, relevant, even innovative. In August of 2016, the […] Read More...

October 27, 2016

Just How Does One “Go Viral”?

By Morgan Weiler

  This question is pegging Millennials and social-users alike, as we attempt to make our post funnier, wittier, and clever… er. But there has to be SOME formula to make your post go viral… Well, there may not be an exact formula, but there ARE ways to increase the likeliness of becoming a social media […] Read More...

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