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6 Ways to Improve The Speed of Your Web App

Speed of a web app is one of the most crucial things that influence SEO, conversion rate or user experience. It is something you should be concerned with when it comes to user retention. According to an Aberden Group Report, a 1-second delay in page load time equals 11% fewer page views, a 16% decrease in customer satisfaction, and 7% loss in conversions. Moreover, according to Gomez.com, increase in page response time from 2 to 10 seconds increased page abandonment rates by 38%.
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Conversion rates are one of the most popular and accurate KPIs in web apps. That’s why you want to keep them high. There are many reasons why conversion rates are low, and we usually associate them with design issues. That said, the reasons for poor conversion rates can go way beyond interfaces, colours and the content used. Solving the non-design issues mentioned in this article will help you boost conversion rates and will also take less time, money and effort than redesign and implementation.
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6 Reasons Why Your Frontend Maintenance Costs So Much

Irrespective of how much experience you have with software development, you are probably aware that creating an app costs time and money. Not so many people, though, realise that maintenance and further development after an app is deployed can sometimes be quite expensive too. It is not uncommon to see a gradual decrease in performance of your development team over time, especially after they meet the first or second deadline.
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8 Reasons Why Your Web App is Slow

Speed is one of the most important things when it comes to conversion, retention and user experience in mobile apps. According to a report by Aberdeen Group, a 1-second delay in page load time equals 11 percent fewer page views, a 16-percent decrease in customer satisfaction, and a 7-percent loss in conversion rate. Moreover, according to Gomez.com, an increase in page response time from 2 to 10 seconds increased page abandonment rates by 38 percent. The stats are ruthless. Because of the long loading times, you can start losing your money. Whether it concerns you, or you want to raise this issue with your developer team or consulting partners, this article will help you spot the problems related to web app speed.
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At Netguru, we’re continuously trying to optimise our internal processes. One of our processes consists in balancing the skills of individual employees when composing project teams, which ranks rather high on the headaches-per-hour scale. As such, we needed to get smart about it.
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Third-party integrations can help you automate development work with Pull Requests and Issues on GitHub. Read our mini guide on why you should use them and which ones you should choose.
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Do you remember to integrate error reporting tools in your backend and frontend JavaScript stack? Take advantage of the redux single application state tree and log user errors with the full application state. Make your single page applications more reliable and easier to maintain.
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How to Choose a Server - Mini Guide

There are plenty of places where you can host your Rails application online. Each of them has its advantages and disadvantages and very often you will need to strike a balance between configurability and maintenance costs. How do you choose the best solution then?
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I was recently at the wroc_love.rb Ruby conference in Wroclaw — the largest Ruby event in Poland. As Netguru, we had the great pleasure of supporting wroc_love.rb and contributing to the Ruby community in Poland.  
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In this blogpost, I will present to you the best way, in my opinion, to integrate Pusher with a Rails application. Moreover, this is also an introduction to ember-pusher-guru, which we recently open-sourced as our recommended way to integrate Pusher with your Ember applications.
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