Coding

Mobile phone camera view

Apps can be built in many different ways. Your project requirements will ideally dictate which development approach is the right one for you to take. But, being able to align your requirements to an approach is a difficult task, even for those in the industry. Knowing the different application development methods, however, is fundamental to choosing intelligently. Today I’m going to discuss these methods and outline...

Read More
Man holding smart phone

Till recently, there has been a clear distinction between web applications and mobile apps. A web application is accessed via a web browser, either on a desktop, tablet or mobile device. Mobile apps, on the other hand, are installed via the App Store or Google Play. Each have their own benefits and limitations - web apps are more accessible, but mobile apps provide better functionality...

Read More

Web technology is evolving at an exponentially fast rate, and if you're a non-technical founder then it's understandable that you're not completely over the inner workings of your startups technology stack. However, your life and that of your team will be made significantly easier if you know a few of the fundamentals of web technology. So today, we're going to touch on some of the basic components...

Read More

With websites, and especially web apps, it is often important to provide a level of functionality that goes beyond the simple operation of the open page. You now have more websites that require running a number of background tasks in order to provide a more complete experience. One of the newest and most effective ways to achieve this is through the use of service workers. What...

Read More

As a programmer, you have different options when it comes to database management. As the most common database language, SQL is what you will find used in many systems. However, NoSQL can be good for certain applications. This article is going to discuss the differences, and the times when it is more advantageous to use one over the other. What is SQL? SQL stands for Structured Language Query....

Read More

Most business decision-makers are always looking for ways to improve upon the way that their team functions. When it comes to working with developers, you might be looking for ways to improve the quality of code, build a better team environment, or increase the productivity coming from this department. While there are traditional solutions that may work to get better results, many of them focus on...

Read More

Recently, online activities have become very much more event-based. These events are often triggered by WebHooks and a lot more online companies are beginning to make use them. Let's take a closer look at these useful applications. What are WebHooks? As an API concept, WebHooks continue to grow in popularity. But what are they exactly? WebHooks, sometimes called an HTTP push API or a web callback, allows...

Read More

In the online world, passwords play a critical role in keeping your data and other important information safe. For this reason, ensuring your passwords remain secure is critical. If not, the consequences can be catastrophic – think the Sony hacks of 2011. Hashed password solutions fall short Many password solutions simply are not good enough and put your data and resources at risk. Let's take a look...

Read More