How To Build Web Apps for Multiple Devices

Long gone are the days when computers and PCs were predominant devices for people to surf the Internet. Technology has seen great advancements and people are now increasingly using mobile devices of varying screen sizes that run on different platforms, like Android, Windows, iOS etc. However, advent of tablets, smartphones and phablets has also brought challenges for businesses to develop web apps that are fit for multiple devices.

This blog explains important factors a developer needs to take into consideration before beginning to develop a web app for multiple devices. But first, let’s talk about why so much hype has been created around web apps when other solutions like native apps and hybrid apps are also available.

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Web apps are the future because unlike native apps that require installation through an app store, they can be easily accessed through different browsers on different devices. Nowadays, there is an app for everything, but a user has to deal with storage issues as a mobile app on an average weighs 20MB..Read full Blog at- How To Build Web Apps for Multiple Devices

iPhone vs. Android Development- A comparison

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iPhone and Android… both of them are the most sought after smartphones of the generation. With these two smartphones, life is getting easier and smoother. However, for a developer, application development for these two smartphones is definitely a treat, since he can address a global audience with the apps. The comparison between Android and iPhone application development is as cited below:

  • Programming language: iPhone app development language is Objective-C, which is a programming language based on C with some extensions on object-oriented versions such as interfaces, dynamic typing, classes, inheritance, messages and many more. On the other hand, android application development is based on Java. Many developers opine that Java is a no-brainer programming tool. For this reason, if you are a developer, who loves coding, iPhone application development might excite you more than android development.
  • Platform comparison: With iPhone, finding functionalities is very difficult, while the case is quite opposite with android. iPhone application is quite closed, while android development is based on open source. To download the iPhone source code, you might need to resort to Google, but downloading android source code is easier and faster. In other words, android platform classes are predictable and consistent in terms of layout. For this reason, beginner development choice should be android rather than iPhone development.Read Full Blog at- iPhone vs. Android Development- A comparison

 

What is Liferay?

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Liferay is an open source and free enterprise portal, which is mainly used to enable corporate extranet and intranet. It is also described as a web application framework or content management framework. It has all the features that a website can offer its users. It is made of many functional units, which are known as portlels. Written in Java, Liferay offers extensive support for extensions and plug-ins for many programming languages. It runs on any Java Runtime Environment powered computer system and should be coupled with an application server. Liferay is a programming interface for Java programmers, but the administrator can install the website without having sound technical knowledge. This is the primary feature of Liferay. Some features of Liferay, which have made it so popular among businesses, are mentioned below:

Simplified User Interface Development: It offered simplified internal and external websites for different users. It uses a singular presentation layer for all businesses.

Flexible Enterprise Integration Framework: Its central presentation layer allows administrators, users, and developers integrate various services from backend applications.

Liferay Secure Single Sign On: It can integrate all different systems for the end-users while they can access these applications by logging in through the Secure Single Sign On.

Custom Fields: The administrator now can edit, add, and customize attributes of the users directly from the portlets of Liferay without accessing or modifying the company database.

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Top Tools to Power Drupal Development

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Drupal has become one of preferred CMSs (content management systems) in the world for both individual blogs and business websites. What make Drupal development powerful are Drupal tools. These tools power Drupal developers to design and develop unique websites from scratch. Drupal has gained popularity, thanks to Drupal toolkit for developer. Instead of inventing and employingsolutions, you can use these custom-built ones.

In Drupal development, 90% of the challenges can be met with a few popular tools. Most of the developers sitting in offshore development centers use these tools for custom development of websites. These tools are highly customized by the developers to offer you the right solution to meet your requirements. You can easily outsource your custom development project to these offshore development centers to get high-end results using Drupal.

Top Drupal Tools

Admin Menu – In Drupal, this is the most widely used menu tool. It lets you develop the nerve center of your website CMS. It defines the role of the administrator and other users when it comes to using the CMS.  It is a theme-independent administrative interface universal for all kind of development.

Theme Developer – This is one of the most powerful of all the Drupal tools. It allows developers to install and customize Drupal themes for your website. It can easily identify the theme that is being used in on particular section of the website. It also holds crucial information like the usage of ‘tlp’ file or theme in the website…Read full blog at- Top Tools to Power Drupal Development

 

Lean Start-up – Lean Product Development for Start-Ups

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Most Technology Start-ups take the following conventional approach in their endeavour to start a successful business :

– prepare an elaborate business plan

– pitch it to investors

– build a team

– develop and introduce a product

– sell the product

Research shows that 3 out of 4 start-ups end up failing in their endeavour somewhere along this path. In most cases, further the stage of the failure from the point of inception, higher is the cost of failure.

 The alternative Lean approach for Product Development by Start-ups is essentially based on the following philosophy :

 – build a ‘minimum viable product’ based on continuous ‘customer development’

In the Lean Start-up model the founders do not begin with a business plan, instead they begin with the search for a business model. In this approach, multiple quick iterations of experimentation and feedback are conducted which result in a business model that is executable.

This will typically follow the following sequence :

– Translate idea into business model hypothesis.

– interact with one or more customers to test the hypothesis and validate the assumptions about the customer needs.

– create a ‘minimum viable product’ to fulfill a customer need

– let your customers try out the product and get feedback

– based on the customer feedback develop the next iteration of the ‘minimum viable product’

 Business Model Hypothesis :

Founders are expected to briefly describe the hypothesis in a framework called Business Model Canvas. This involves listing out how the company will create value for itself and for its customers in the Business Model Canvas (shown below) provided by Business Model Generation…Read full blog at – Lean Start-up – Lean Product Development for Start-Ups

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Expression Engine CMS: Reasons to love it!

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With Expression Engine CMS creating such a ripple in the industry, the definite and obvious question that arises, is what makes it such a popular CMS with the developers. Is it equally workable for big and small websites? What extra features does it provide which makes it a tough competitor for other Content Management Systems like Joomla, WordPress, Drupal and the rest.

When it comes to your website, you would definitely want your CMS to do more than just manage and publish contents. You after all want a CMS and not a blogging tool! Let’s see how can Expression Engine help you come up with reasons to have it for your website.

Expression Engine is not free, okay. But which one actually is! If you consider the entire development cost and associated expenditure, I really doubt if you’ll feel the same for other CMS! You need to pay a license charge for EE and renew it annually..Read Full blog at-Expression Engine CMS: Reasons to love it!

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Big Data, Human Resources, and the Future of Hiring

Big data is gigantic amount of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data available from various sources across the internet and even internal systems. The problem though is, how to utilize this vast resource of vital information. The answer is Big data analytics. Big data analytics is now seen as the future of human resources and recruitment, like any other organizational function.

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In the present scenario, almost every job seeker exists on social media, online job portals, etc. This provides HR professionals a great opportunity to identify top talent with the help of right analytical tools to dig into this data.

Previous means to recruit were past experiences, opinions and guts. But making uninformed decisions while hiring often resulted into selection of poor candidates, and subsequently into considerable revenue losses for businesses.

However, with the advent of big data, it’s now possible to gauge a candidate’s potential performance, skills, productivity, etc. in order to ensure accomplishment of desired objectives. All you need are right tools to accumulate, mine, analyze the data for managing tasks related to human resources.

LinkedIn, a social network of millions of professionals, acquired Bright in 2014 to use its algorithm in order to extract useful information from massive data that exists in its database…Read full blog- Big Data, Human Resources, and the Future of Hiring

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