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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...

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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...

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Cloud Native

Heard of Cloud-Native Applications (aka Cloud Apps)? This has been a buzz word for a few years now - since Matt Stine’s 2013 Pivotal talk, in fact. Think of them as the next generation of web or mobile applications. In this article, I’m going to talk about what makes Cloud Apps so great. Also, why you should be seriously considering migrating your traditional applications to Cloud Apps,...

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For the uninitiated, it's a steep learning curve when trying to break into the Startup space. Technological decisions made in the early stages of product development often have a lasting impact throughout the entire course of a project. The majority of Startup founders look back on their experience, and can count many situations where they would have made a decision differently. But hindsight is 20/20. The...

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Blockchain technology is often associated with cryptocurrencies, which gained massive media attention when values skyrocketed in late 2017 and came hurtling down in 2018. This relationship is quite understandable since the blockchain concept was first implemented as a core component of Bitcoin, the oldest and arguably the most well-known cryptocurrency to date. It was developed around the time of the last economic recession as a...

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On-Site SEO is all about aligning the different elements of your website with the parameters that search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo use to understand what type of content your site has to offer. Optimizing web pages so that search engines can better understand its content significantly increases your chances of ranking higher in search results for your target keywords, as well as any closely...

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You may have noticed an increasing number of sophisticated cyber attacks and large-scale data breaches over the recent years. You're not the only one! These "hacks" are becoming increasingly prevalent and so online security is by necessity becoming an increasingly important part of our everyday lives. One of the simplest, yet often overlooked, security features available on any website is HTTPS. In this article I will...

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Our online ecosystem of websites, web applications and mobile apps is thriving. And with the unprecedented growths comes the increased need for cooperation and connectivity. The most common and well-known mechanism for facilitating this inter-connectivity is what is called a Web API. You may have heard the word acronym "API" before, particularly if you're involved in technology in your profession. So, what is an API? and how...

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Few business owners would argue with the idea that process automation is a key factor in driving a business’ growth and sustainability. Automation of repetitive tasks, requiring little to no human intervention, can decrease ongoing business costs significantly. So, a business owner should realistically be striving to automate as much of their business as possible, while still ensuring that human intervention is only present where absolutely...

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