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We’re Moving – News about C2IT’s New Plainfield Office

As you may know, C2IT has been in business since 2003. Joe Newlin and I rode a roller coaster of on-call IT support and custom software development for well over a decade. Over the last 3 years, we’ve dialed in our vision to help organizations leverage technology in...

Benefits of a Windows Domain

What are the benefits of a Windows domain? We recently brought on a client with over 30 computers, 2 sites, and several users that roam the earth who still need access to company resources. The company does not have a Windows domain in place for central...

Setting Up Your WordPress Development Environment

We're currently lining up about 4-5 WordPress websites for clients - some long term clients moving from one CMS to another, and others for small businesses ready to move away from a 10 year old "online billboard" to something that can grow with them. The WP...

Why Isn’t My CrossFit Games App Working?

Dear @CrossFit, You should have called. We would have loved to help. We have removed the CrossFit Games iOS App from the iTunes store, and the existing app on people’s phones will now cease to work. Source: Where’s the CrossFit Games iOS App on iTunes? Why Isn’t My...

Getting Started with SQLite in a Xamarin.Forms Project (Part 2)

This is part two in a two part series helping you get started writing data-driven Xamarin.Forms cross-platform apps using SQLLite. In this post, we cover creating helper classes to access the data you’ve recently made room for in a SQLite database and then taking that data and using it in your cross-platform Xamarin.Forms app.

Getting Started with SQLite in a Xamarin.Forms Project (Part 1)

This is part one in a 2 part series helping you get started writing data-driven Xamarin.Forms cross-platform apps using SQLLite. In this post, we cover the NuGet packages you’ll need, creating your database models and tables, and establishing a cross-platform connection to the database file.

Windows 10… Is It Time?

If you're like me, you've probably seen the graphic below far too many times and wondered... "Why not?" When was the last time you saw Microsoft give away Windows for FREE? Truth be told, Windows 10 is in your future, like it or not. Microsoft has bet a lot on this...

How to Better Estimate Your Time (In 4 Steps)

eing able to accurately estimate your time is an essential skill for any WordPress developer. However, the ability to accurately judge how long a project will take to complete – and therefore how much you should charge a client – is a difficult task for many reasons....