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Top 5 Tools for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) Development

Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer something that is limited to science fiction. Today, it’s radically changing the way we think about technology. From fraud detection to virtual assistants like Siri, AI and machine learning (ML) is going through a period of significant acceleration. According to Forrester, investment in the AI space alone ...

7 Security Tips for Software Developers

If you really think about it, software is now at the core of ensuring the marketing success for most businesses. As a result, this is driving an even greater need for speed during the development cycle. This pressure to speed up the development process is evidenced in the increased adoption of the DevOps approach with Agile development. But accelerati ...

How to Plan a MEAN Stack Application the Right Way

The MEAN (MongoDB, Express, Angular, and NodeJS) Stack is an innovative open source technology that empowers developers to get apps to market rapidly. This is one of the primary reasons driving its popularity within the developer community. If you have chosen MEAN instead of MERN (you can read here what suits you better) this article is for you! Anoth ...

8 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Database for Your Mobile App

Databases are at the heart of most mobile apps, so choosing the right one will be critical to your application’s success. At its most basic, databases collect and store user information during a one-time registration process and after that, it negates the need to repeatedly log into the app. When smartphones first made an appearance, an internet connec ...

Apex Code: On-Demand Programming with Permissions

Salesforces Apex code is a strongly typed object-oriented programming language that empowers developers to execute flow and transaction statements on the famous Force.com platform server while simultaneously running calls to the Force.com API. The syntax looks a lot like Java and acts a lot like database stored procedures. This technology enables devel ...

Eight Factors to Consider When Choosing a Mobile App Development Toolkit

In the mobile application development space, user experience (UX) has grown to become the key focus of how apps are conceptualized and built. In fact, it’s now the primary component of every stage in the development lifecycle. This makes sense as businesses have grown to become more customer-centric. As a result, technology has become the key enabler t ...

How to Choose the Right Mobile App Development Platform?

Choosing a mobile application development platform is a critical part of the whole development process. When you start planning, you will also have to figure out if you should focus on a native application or cross-platform solutions. It’s an important decision that you will need to make because it will be closely tied to your strategy and business goa ...

How To Protect Your Software Product Idea

There are millions of ideas out there, but the moment you start doing something with it, it becomes a concept well known as intellectual property (IP). What you can do to legally protect yourself depends on your project idea.  Yet it might be difficult when you’re starting out as legal options like copyrighting your concept can be expensive and time-co ...

How To Avoid Expensive Recruiting Fees When Hiring Talent

Thinking of hiring a third party recruiter for an upcoming software development project or hard to fill position, but don’t want to incur outrageous lump sum fees? Consider a “service” provider that charges on an hourly basis to protect yourself and maximize return on investment. Standard recruiting firms operate on an old and outdated business model ...

How Much Does It Cost to Build a Mobile Application in 2017?

The booming app economy is being driven by entrepreneurship and players both big and small are trying to get a piece of the action. According to comScore, mobile now takes up 65% of digital media time while desktop has fallen behind to become a secondary touch point. This translates into seven out of every ten minutes spent on a mobile device. In the U ...