Almost 30% of all sites over the Internet are written in PHP, and almost 2/3 of the total number of sites written in CMS; it is, quite literally, one of the most demanded and widely spread programming languages. PHP uses Facebook in its projects; WordPress is written on it. Thus as you can see, it is quite a demanded tool, and in order to facilitate and speed up the work with it, they have developed a number of frameworks, including Symfony.
Mobile development trends in 2020
It is not a secret that mobile traffic and the mobile application market will continue to grow at least for the next five years. Here are some numbers to assess the dynamics of this growth: from 2017 to 2021, the mobile applications market will grow by 385% (forecast), and the number of mobile device users in the world will reach almost 7 billion (forecast), that is, about 85% of the world's population will use mobile devices. By 2022, user spending on the App Store will increase by 90% to nearly $160 billion. In short, we can say for sure that this market is growing and growing very quickly.
We all are accustomed to the fact that every year somewhere in the middle of September, Apple holds its main conference of technical innovations – WWDC. And this year, no matter what, is not an exception, although due to the coronavirus pandemic
Why is it so important to increase the web page and React App loading speed? The outflow of your audience directly depends on this parameter. According to Akamai, the leading provider of website acceleration services, more than 40% of all users leave a website (or React App) if it takes more than 3 seconds to load a page. Besides, Walmart, one of the world's largest retailers, found out that they have only 0.25 seconds to keep visitors; otherwise, they go to competitors. Thus, as you can see, website loading speed is critically important. Here, we'll provide you with a few tips and tricks to speed up your React App's performance in 2020.
The first step in launching a viable software product is to choose the best development team, so at this stage, the main question is where to look for it and how to choose the one? Ideally, you have experience in similar projects and previously worked with a team of developers. Then you just contact them and make the next order. But what if you don't have such a team? Here we will help you with this task.
Before searching for the answer to this age-old Hamlet's question, first, let's find out what Progressive Web App (PWA) is. So, PWA is a web design development technology using which you can create a website that resembles a mobile application both visually and functionally.
Losing clients is something a business cannot and should not allow, especially in the times of the pandemic and worldwide crisis. For successful business development, one needs to keep in touch with clients. Knowing that customers use various gadgets to access the Internet, a business should do its best to make it as comfortable as possible. Developing a hybrid mobile app is an excellent solution – no matter what device is used, it fits all.
Therefore, when it comes to designing applications for mobile phones, it is essential to understand which language is more preferable. But is it always necessary to make a choice? The good news is that no, developers no longer have to choose, and here is why.
A modern consumer has got a wide range of all possible goods, easy access to them from anywhere around the world, and the possibility to pay for a purchase in any possible way. All this makes such a competitive environment in which it is no longer enough for companies to just have a website and even a mobile app
It's no secret at all that the share of mobile traffic has already exceeded the one of desktop traffic, and the use of gadgets continues to grow day by day. Naturally, retail business cannot ignore this fact, so any e-commerce company should think about the strengthening of its online presence, in particular among the gadget users. A mobile application is one of the possible solutions to this problem. Moreover, many users prefer to use applications, rather than online websites, since they are more comfortable and faster in many ways. Here are the main reasons for users to use the app:
Food delivery apps are now more popular than ever before due to the ability to quickly ordering your favorite food directly to your home or office, and under the pandemic conditions, their relevance has increased even more. During the lockdown restrictions, such an application is a "window on the world," the only opportunity for cafes and restaurants to make some profit. A number of successful startups in this segment, which appeared in 2020, confirm this fact. Naturally, it takes some time and money to develop a mobile application, but even so, a delivery mobile app is very profitable. Why? Let's figure it out.
They come at the first whistle to save the others and cover the team up – rescuers, guards, first-aiders. Sometimes they have to forge through the dense underbush of misunderstanding. Sometimes they have to make a leap into the unknown and risk everything. Who am I talking about? Superman? One of the Avengers? Another DC or Marvel superhero ready to lend a helping hand to those in need? No, the humble hero of today is the project manager.
Outsourcing is one of the most popular models for arranging business and distributing tasks nowadays. It has a number of apparent benefits; however, since it has first emerged, this form has undergone some changes becoming a complicated mixture of business models rather than a simple concept. In this article, we are going to talk about the advantages of a dedicated team as a cooperation model when compared to an in house one. But first things first – what is this?
Nowadays, when business tends to go online, and this process even accelerates against the spreading of the COVID-19 pandemic, companies think about creating their mobile applications. But many of them are confused by the fact that software product development is quite expensive, and this money may not even return. Yes, sometimes, it can happen.
A framework allows one to simplify the development and assembling of various parts of a single project, undertaking some of the routine tasks (reuse, separation into modules, refactoring, etc.). That's why frameworks have become so popular. Here we will consider two popular products – React and Angular.
This year the world is facing a new reality – numerous annual events, exhibitions, conferences, forums, etc. have been canceled due to the global pandemic caused by COVID-19 and followed-up worldwide lockdown. Apple Inc., however, considered the cancellation of its annual conference impossible –developers and fans of the brand throughout the world were looking forward to it. That is why they decided to hold all the meetings and presentations online.
This article is primarily focused on frontend developers, not DevOps. Web application development processes get complicated over time, and it's getting harder and harder for devs to understand their nuances. In addition, DevOps, besides the front, are engaged in a backend, and a bunch of other tasks that only they can solve.
How do we determine if an interface is available? And how accessible is it? Can it be made even more accessible? Of course, everyone understands quality in its own right, so standards and specifications come to the rescue.
In our opinion, memory problems are one of the most difficult to solve software problems. They are invisible to compilers and interpreters, and may, under certain conditions, either not occur at all or very seldom, over significant intervals of time.
The most probable cause of the demise of your product, regardless of the money put in its promotion, is simple - someone had let things slide. The right way to set up a marketing campaign is to test first, then optimize and gather the crops.
Large companies are often able to dedicate reasonable amounts of time, money
and effort on solving or preventing such issues. But what to do if we’re talking about
a small startup of five people, where the CEO is not only coding but is making tea
and occasionally mops up the floor as well?
Even one hundred percent coverage with code tests does not guarantee the absence of errors. By reducing the time of debugging, fixing and preventing the occurrence of new defects, we will save time on what we like the most - on solving complex problems. In addition, this will significantly reduce the cost of developing the product.
Let’s begin with a question. Why should one put in the time and effort to build a proper SDK? It’s a tricky one, especially considering an awful lot of SDK’s and reusable components already available on the market.
Almost every new day starts with your hand reaching for a phone to check an incoming mail, missed calls or answers to messages that you sent the other night. Still, social media marketing remains something of a white spot for many, which gives birth to countless myths across the board.
Which one is better – React, Angular or Vue.js? To answer this question which pops up so often, we not going to just take a wild guess, but rather try and investigate it, diving into the deep of numbers, market values, dev community’s opinions, and other important facts and figures.
Having worked for several years with startups all over the globe, we found out that 80% of miscommunication comes from 20% of the difference in vocabulary. It turned out, that in different countries and industries CEOs put sometimes completely different meanings to words MVP and POC.
Flutter has a lot of potentials, and currently is one of the most simple technologies to switch to. Probably, that’s the fastest technology to create something real fast, though there are some new ideas and approaches under the hood.