While we love building custom software solutions at LuminateOne, it simply would not be efficient to reinvent the wheel every time a new project came along – in fact, custom software is usually the last resort after any relevant off-the-shelf solutions have been vetted and ruled out. Our team is passionate about high quality software… Continue reading Off-the-Shelf:

KitCal – the tablet for seniors

LuminateOne developed key elements for a unique digital device, helping older members of our community communicate with loved ones. Kitcal is an easy-to use tablet with an integrated communication app designed and built by LuminateOne.LuminateOne was the obvious choice to develop Kitcal based on the comprehensive applications they have built in the past and the… Continue reading KitCal – the tablet for seniors

Smart Waikato’s EndorseMe

LuminateOne has played a major role in enhancing a digital system helping young people into the workforce. Three staff worked over three months to upgrade an app at the centre of Smart Waikato’s endorseMe® work readiness tool, based on the New Zealand Employability Skills Framework. Work readiness skills are endorsed on a young person’s phone… Continue reading Smart Waikato’s EndorseMe

Why you shouldn’t contract Freelance Developers

Over 10 years ago I started off doing freelance work. Building websites for local clubs and businesses, I quickly got to the point where I was able to turn the side hustle into a full-time job. Throughout my time freelancing, I learnt what different businesses required from freelancers, and eventually concluded that a single person… Continue reading Why you shouldn’t contract Freelance Developers

Setting up the new Windows Terminal

First Impressions The new windows terminal aims to unify all command-line utilities/shells into one single application. While the promotional video made the new tool look incredibly slick, the first time I opened the application it crashed immediately as I opened a second tab in the terminal. Well done Microsoft. That aside, I reopened it and… Continue reading Setting up the new Windows Terminal

Career Central

Career Central is a comprehensive yet user-friendly web-based platform that guides senior secondary school students to employment pathways. Thanks to our talented team at LuminateOne, users tap into Career Central via their mobile phones with the recent addition of iOS and Android applications. The Career Central success story began in 2012 when then Matamata College… Continue reading Career Central