It was around 2003 when I first worked with Amazon Web Services EC2, and to be honest, those days were much simpler. If you needed an instance, you started it from some AMI. If you needed some additional software installed, you did it manually. If you needed this software as a standard part of your
One key competitive advantage that companies often overlook is their user experience ( UX ), which is defined as the end-user’s emotions and attitudes when interacting with a company’s product, systems, or services. Though this may seem difficult to measure and ultimately subjective, any company can create a great user experience if they follow
It’s already been more than a year since Rails 5.0 was released — in fact, Rails 5.2 is now around the corner. Some of you may still be using version 4.2.x and feeling good about it. There’s nothing wrong with you. On the flip side, in my opinion, you should
First of all, what do we mean by the term “network API”? It’s simple: we’re referring to any API that’s called remotely. This includes mobile app backends, the AJAX backend for a single page site, RTB services, internal data exchange services for the complicated distributed application, and so on. Let’s say we’ve been working
When Augmented Reality was first developed in 1968, it required an expensive, specialized headset to just display simple wireframe drawings. Now, Augmented Reality - compatible devices are much more accessible, allowing millions of people to have the power of AR in the palm of their hands.
The cryptocurrency market made massive waves in 2017, and analysts expect an even more erratic 2018 as investors double down, and blockchain networks continue to expand. However, there’s one open-source platform based on blockchain technology that is continuing to attract the attention of startups and even enterprises like JPMorgan Chase, Mastercard, Cisco, and more. It’s
Over the past 30 years, we have witnessed the innovation of everyday products on a historic scale. This innovation has transformed even our most basic institutional, cultural, social norms and practices -- and it’s happening faster than ever before. For example, the data storage market saw this as floppy disks evolved into CDs, CDs evolved
The following data is collected from a survey of 29,000 developers and administrators who were asked to assess the state of Custom software development within their organization. Over 1,000 respondents completed the survey -- below are the results: Source: Published with permission from Atlassian
Chatbots are expected to become the face of app development as companies look for new ways for bots to support their current applications. Gartner estimates that by 2021, more than 50% of enterprises will spend more on chatbot app development than traditional mobile and web applications.
Discovered through experience a number of important scalability principles that can aid in the construction of a wide variety of software projects. In fact, these basic rules can be applied to numerous architectural challenges with successful results.