How to fix the error ‘libsass binding not found’

While creating a build script for Thinkovator’s mobile applications we have ran into an issue multiple times while using gulp and SASS. The error is pretty descriptive however, it doesn’t explain how to solve the problem. Hopefully this little blog will help save headaches in the future for us here at Thinkovator as well as Read more about How to fix the error ‘libsass binding not found’[…]

How to Setup Ionic Material

We have started to dabble with some new frameworks here at Thinkovator and one of them is called Ionic Material.  So far it has been a nice addition to the Ionic Framework and incorporating the Google Material design, but we did have a little trouble getting it off the ground.  Since we struggled a bit Read more about How to Setup Ionic Material[…]

Good News and Great Clients

Recently, we helped Katy, with Learning As I Go, transition her WordPress blog to a self-hosted site.  Katy had gotten to the point in her blogging, where it made sense for her to be self hosted.  After meeting and going over things with Katy, Thinkovator had one main focus, allow her to be happy with Read more about Good News and Great Clients[…]

Service Repository Visual Studio Extension

A few weeks ago I realized the main architecture we lean towards at Thinkovator is a service repository pattern with request and response models.  I also noticed I was spending a lot of time creating the same interfaces and classes, placing them in their corresponding projects, and then finally getting to consume them.  Upon this Read more about Service Repository Visual Studio Extension[…]

Geolocation Simplfied

I came across this cool technology called what3words.  They had the idea to split the world up into 3×3 meter squares and assign them three word values.  This sounds kind of silly at first but I think there could be some really cool applications for this concept. A simple kids scavenger hunt.  Give clues to Read more about Geolocation Simplfied[…]

SVG is the Format for Me

To get started I should let you know the definition of SVG, a little information about it, and why we at Thinkovator decided to use it.  SVG stands for Scalable Vector Graphics which is an XML-based vector image format allowing for 2d graphics with interactions.  Something pretty cool about the graphics being XML based is Read more about SVG is the Format for Me[…]

How To Hide The Back Button In Ionic Framework

When using the Ionic Framework I ran into an issue with one scenario where I would get the back button to display when I really wasn’t expecting it.  The scenario was if I had a list of items, I then clicked on an item to view it, and then clicked on a link in that Read more about How To Hide The Back Button In Ionic Framework[…]

What Mobile Means For Business

As small businesses are having to fight in the endless battle of staying up with technology while growing their business, one place that should no longer be getting overlooked is mobile.  Mobile has just become a way of life for the majority of people and with this new way of life comes exciting challenges but Read more about What Mobile Means For Business[…]

3 Ways To Work On Your Business Not For It

When it comes to creating a successful business there is one key concept that I think a lot of entreps don’t talk about much or forget to do all together, and that is the idea of working on your business not for it.  What this means is to make your business a system, one that Read more about 3 Ways To Work On Your Business Not For It[…]