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How to Avoid High Maintenance Cost on Your Frontend

Every IT project is either new, when you start everything from scratch or based on legacy code when the project is taken over. In case of the latter, the cost of diving into a project which hasn’t been properly maintained for a while may surprise you. There are two kinds of legacy projects. Some of them will allow you to just sit down and get on with your work. These are both maintainable at a reasonable cost and they are a positive experience for your developers. The other kind is the one that an army of tooled up devs must enter into and spend weeks working on, trying to tidy them all up. One man is not able to do it - anything he or she touches there, fails miserably. So what are the differences there? Are there any common things that make one project cheaper to maintain than the other?
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High bounce rates are one of the key indicators that your web app is not working properly. When a user leaves your app, in practice you lose money. Moreover, in most cases you waste some of the budget you have spent on marketing. First you paid to acquire this customer, than you lost the opportunity to earn. There are plenty of reasons why users leave - flawy technology, bad business model or a solution that doesn’t really solve a problem. Let’s focus on the tech details of why your users can leave your app and what a good development company should do to prevent it. 
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Some time ago, I participated in the Code Europe 2017 conference, Cracow edition. As much as I love going abroad for such events, being able to attend a conference in the city I live in, without having to plan anything else than a lunch break, was a nice change. The event was held at ICE Krakow Congress Centre, a modern and elegant building in close proximity to the city centre.
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Thanks to our clients we have a chance to participate in some of the most innovative and futuristic projects on the planet. One of them is ShiftWear. A New York based startup that threw down a challenge to the biggest fashion corporations. The goal is to create "most advanced, immersive sneakers ever".
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The major benefit of Saas Solutions for clients being that they don’t have to invest in hardware on their premises and have the opportunity to outsource their IT needs and responsibilities.
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Barometa's founder Rupert Sellers came up with an idea for the next generation job platform for career-oriented people in luxury hospitality. In looking for a technology partner, he chose Netguru.
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Like many other tech hubs in the CEE region, the Baltic states are getting more and more attention from venture capitalists and investors. Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, with a joint population of over 6 million inhabitants, are one of the most active tech hubs in the region. It comes as no surprise that the business is thriving in the region. According to the FT report on Central and Eastern Europe: Technology & Innovation, the Baltic states have been ranked top 3 among the countries in the CEE region where it’s the easiest to do business. But what is the driving force behind the tech development in the Baltic states? And, more importantly, what are the biggest advantages and challenges for these countries?
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GraphQL has grown a lot as a technology since it was released in 2015, and at the moment of writing this article, it has been adapted in 20 different programming languages and has been used in production by many companies across the world. If you want to know why this has happened, you can read a short explanation why Github decided to move to GraphQL and read our in-depth article on the topic here.
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When you think about SEO, probably the first thing that pops up in your mind is content. Indeed, the keywords you use on your website play an important role when comes to your site’s position in Google search results. However, it’s not the only thing you should focus on. A big potential for improving SEO is hidden in code. A good web development company should take care of its quality -  it can bring measurable results for website accessibility and result in driving more traffic to your app.
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Speed of a web app is one of the most crucial things that influence SEO, conversion rate or user experience. It is something you and your web development company 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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