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8bytes

We’re 8bytes, a bunch of friends who are passionate about creating products that people love. We love talking about startups, tech and how to build great products.


Bytecast 102: Validating

Here on the Bytecast we’re going to chat about everything involved with starting a business with tips and tricks along the way. This week we're talking all about techniques and tips to help you validate your idea. Welcome to the Bytecast On the Bytecast we chat about everything involved with starting a business with tips and tricks along…

Adam GammellAdam Gammell

Why I think DwellDown could be huge

DwellDown is all about empowering renters to make informed choices The rental market in Dublin is a mess. Rents in the capital are now rising by almost 15% a year. The problem of course is the huge disparity between supply and demand. Fewer than 4,000 homes were available to rent across the country on February 1st. With less and less choi…

Adam GammellAdam Gammell

Building the right team

Building a team is difficult, but not impossible. There’s a million and one things to consider. The tall kid? José Canseco? The fast kid? It all depends on your perspective. If you’re a startup, it means building a team of people who are passionate and invested into your product / service. If you’re starting something new - something that…

Stuart BolgerStuart Bolger

Apple Pay comes to Ireland

I used it to pay for a coffee. I'm from the future. Eoin was like a kid on Christmas morning today when he read that Apple Pay had just launched in Ireland. He never stops going on about it. Two and a half years after the launch in the US it comes to Ireland. Apple Pay allows you to use your iPhone or Apple Watch to make contactless payme…

Adam GammellAdam Gammell

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We shite on about a lot of stuff - get it direct to your inbox In case you missed it we recently posted our first episode of the Bytecast. This is only the start of a whole bunch of content from us here at 8bytes. We have lots to talk and write about as we and our customers learn and grow. Join us! You can find all of our content here on…

Brian McDonaldBrian McDonald

Bytecast 101: Teams

Here on the Bytecast we’re going to chat about everything involved with starting a business with tips and tricks along the way. This week we’re talking all about teams. What you need in place to get started and what you should be looking for when growing. Welcome to the Bytecast We’re going to chat about everything involved with starting…

Adam GammellAdam Gammell

Brian from 8bytes

We spoke to one of 8bytes' iOS developers, Brian, about risks for new startups, VR and why young companies should choose Ireland. What’s your role in 8bytes? I’m a Senior iOS Engineer. I work with both Eoin our iOS lead and Adam our designer to build iOS Apps for our clients here at 8bytes. What’s your background in this space? My backgro…

Brian McDonaldBrian McDonald

Peter From 8bytes

We sat down with Peter to discuss his role at 8bytes, Ireland as a hub for startups and the future of tech. What’s your role in 8bytes? Day to day, I build out our clients' APIs, some Android apps and look after our existing client services. There’s a lot to do with such a small company, we’re all wearing a few hats between running the bu…

Brian McDonaldBrian McDonald

Eoin From 8bytes

We sat down with Eoin to talk about starting a business, exciting things in software and the issue of perfection What’s your role in 8bytes? I’m a Director at 8bytes and my expertise is in app development. More so on iOS than Android but we do both here. I take home my iPhone at the end of the day, not my Android phone. It’s definitely wh…

Brian McDonaldBrian McDonald

Adam From 8bytes

In this week's blog: Adam, 8bytes' Creative Lead, discusses mental block, inspiration, design and web development. What’s your role in 8bytes? I’m the creative lead for the team. So it’s my job to help our clients visualise their ideas, put that down on paper and try to round-down their idea to a core minimum. Oftentimes, people will get…

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