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8 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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Tracing Patterns that Might Hinder Performance

There is a pretty good chance you will encounter at least one unresponsive app or a slowly loading web page today. It’s 2017 already, and we want to do everything more quickly, yet we still experience annoying delays. How is that possible? Doesn’t our Internet connection improve every year? Doesn’t our browser perform better day by day? In this article, we will cover the latter.
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Apple is known for cutting off their support for old standards, devices and software versions. Recently, the rumours have confirmed - iPhone 7 doesn’t have a headphone jack anymore. All ports in the latest iteration of MacBooks got replaced with thinner and more modern USB-C type ports. Even the beloved MagSafe power connector was replaced with USB-C. This proves that Apple is not afraid of making big decisions. As the App Store is growing more than ever before, the set of abandoned, legacy iOS apps is getting bigger and bigger each year, which means that Apple will have to start maintaining it better.
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Invented by the founders of Trello, Glitch is said to be the friendly community where you can build a web app of your dreams. It holds out the promise of revolution in the way we develop software. The idea behind it is to give developers a hospitable and free environment to code, create apps, remix and modify them without a bulk of unnecessary coding tools that raise barriers to your creativity. With Glitch developers can create apps with ease and instantly deploy them. The platform is fairly new, with not so many users who have tested it so far, so we decided to give it a go and see how it delivers on its promises.
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Many of our partners are individuals with long experience in their sector and a great idea for disrupting the market they know thoroughly. With this kind of ventures, the key is to act efficiently, since the ventures are funded from private money and usually have not attracted an early stage institutional investor yet.
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London is Europe’s hub of innovation and commerce. According to the FT1000, 78 fastest-growing companies are based in the British capital. The tech scene is thriving in London, attracting both founders and investors who look for business opportunities. London has been a leader in technology and innovation thanks to its well-developed infrastructure and a long-standing top position on the financial markets. What lies behind London’s success? What is the London tech scene about? We asked Google about the most popular search queries in relation to tech in London to see what the average user associates it with and what they want to learn about.
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The summer is slowly approaching, and I bet you can’t wait to soak up in the sun on a nice, sandy beach or hike all the way up to the mountain peaks. This is what holiday is for, isn’t it? Maybe. But we’ve got an alternative lined up for those who want to sink into the world of Ruby on Rails instead. If you are an eager developer who seeks comprehensive knowledge of RoR programming, you’ve come to the right place.
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11 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 Google study, users regard a satisfactory load time as two seconds or less, and 53% of them will leave a mobile site if it takes more than 3 seconds to load. The stats are ruthless. Page speed is one of the ranking factors for Google mobile searches. Since more than half of overall web traffic comes from mobile, 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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A trip to IKEA is like going through all the future homes you want to have (but probably won’t, because let’s be honest - no one can keep their space that tidy and artfully arranged). It’s scenography, all the more convincing for its theatricality. You go through these tiny rooms that represent people’s lives and it’s easy to imagine yourself living there, smiling, enjoying time spent with your close ones. Why is this only true for the offline experience?
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There are around 2,200,000 apps in the App Store at the moment. Even though the top apps are only a tiny fraction of that number, it’s still quite a lot of applications. In such a crowded place, it’s really hard to compete for users’ attention, and even if we manage to reach users and make them download the app, it won’t be easy to keep them using our product on a daily basis. There are many ways to make your app great. Implementing a great design that provides delightful experience and usability is an absolute must. Still, the possibilities don’t end on design. There are a few other functionalities that everybody uses but may not be aware of. We made a list of 10 iOS features that will help your app become more visible and accessible to users. Enjoy!
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