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The 729 Solutions Blog is a place for us to showcase our unique approach to engineering, UI/UX design, our awesome partnerships with other companies and the voices of our growing team.

NIAC Showcase

NIAC Showcase

By Allegra Medina | May 31, 2018 | Gadget Listicles

The NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts Program nurtures visionary ideas that could transform future NASA missions with the creation of new technology and breakthroughs in engineering, computer science and biomechanics. You can find all of this years phase 1 and phase 2 recipients here. They all have incredibly fascinating ideas for exploring and learning about space,… Continue reading NIAC Showcase

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8 Super Common GitHub Integrations

By Allegra Medina | May 28, 2018 | GitHub, Partnerships

Integrations can help make your GitHub instance more efficient and keep your team even more connected. Here are eight super common integrations GitHub users can use: CloudBees helps build, test and deploy applications to production, utilizing continuous delivery practices. Travis CI offers continuous integration services for building and testing software hosted at GitHub. CircleCi helps teams… Continue reading 8 Super Common GitHub Integrations

Zendesk Ticket Types and Priorities

Zendesk ticket types and priorities: what you should know

By Allegra Medina | May 17, 2018 | Partnerships, Zendesk

Zendesk ticket types and what they mean for you Each ticket that comes into Zendesk is automatically assigned a life cycle of New. You can sort your tickets by their lifecycle designation to help prioritize your agents’ workflows and stay more focused. Adding a Ticket Type is optional, but it can be very useful when… Continue reading Zendesk ticket types and priorities: what you should know

GitHub Features

GitHub Features

By Allegra Medina | May 14, 2018 | GitHub, Partnerships

As briefly described in one of our first posts about GitHub, there are many features provided that help make it such a good choice for developers. Here is a quick overview of each feature you can utilize within GitHub. Code Review – Make code review an essential part of your team’s workflow.The code review feature… Continue reading GitHub Features

Favicons

What is a Favicon?

By James Loren | May 10, 2018 | 729 Labs, Design

Exactly what is a favicon? You’ve heard of it – you think you know what it is… but… wait.  No. It’s referred to in many terms – an icon, bookmark icon, tab icon, URL icon, shortcut icon, website icon, website symbol, site icon, and more. Favicon is short for “Favorite Icon”, and can be pronounced,… Continue reading What is a Favicon?

Applying branding to your Zendesk Guide

Applying Branding to Your Zendesk Guide

By Allegra Medina | May 3, 2018 | Brand Identity Design, Design, Partnerships, Zendesk, Zendesk Guide

One of the most useful features about your Zendesk Guide (Help Center/Knowledge Base) is that it can be customized to match your company’s branding. Integrated branding ensures that your customer has a seamless experience, and can easily identify your company based on the look or feel of either your website or your Guide. Or can… Continue reading Applying Branding to Your Zendesk Guide

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3 Unique Maker Youtube Channels to subscribe to Right Now

By Allegra Medina | Apr 30, 2018 | 729 Labs

The Maker community is a long-standing space where people take DIY to the next level. Makers explore engineering in a non-constrained environment and give others jumping-off points for getting into things like electronics, woodworking, or 3D printing. Maker blogs and YouTube channels showcase incredibly smart and creative people, problem-solving in new and interesting ways through… Continue reading 3 Unique Maker Youtube Channels to subscribe to Right Now

What is Amazon EC2?

What is Amazon EC2?

By Allegra Medina | Apr 12, 2018 | AWS, Partnerships

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) provides secure, resizable compute capacity in the cloud. This means that users can rent virtual computers on which they can run their own computer applications and no matter how your computing requirements change over time, EC2 has the capacity for quick scalability allowing you to obtain and boot up… Continue reading What is Amazon EC2?

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