On an interesting project we completed recently, we developed a C++/Qt desktop application which used the Windows API to control other applications. So using an XML script, a user could open or close applications or windows and control them via simulated clicks and edits. Almost everything could be controlled including editing fields, choosing items in combo boxes, reading text, etc. The application even had secure networking built in (to control applications on other computers), email capabilities when errors were detected and multithreading to detect error conditions during the processing flow. Continue reading
Hammertech Engineering Solutions is finally officially online. As a software consulting company, we believe it’s important to put our best foot forward. We searched other software consulting companies and looked over many websites and noticed a bad trend. Most software consulting companies have very poor websites. We were pretty surprised, but we believe that’s one indication of the qualities that set us apart from the competition. Continue reading
When the iPhone 4S came out, it looked exactly like the iPhone 4. Since iPhone owners are usually very proud of their devices, we thought they should have a way of showing off that their device was the newer model. So we created these silly stickers that look great on the back of an iPhone. They are available at http://iphone4ssticker.com. This was just a fun idea and not something typical that Hammertech Engineering Solutions – Software Consulting does.