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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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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 web development company 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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11 Node.js Podcasts that You Should Listen to

Are you a developer interested in Node.js? Want to learn more about the technology, what the latest trends are, and find out some opinions on the best practices? Or perhaps you’re just starting out in the world of Node.js and are looking for some great resources – past and present – to find out more. Either way, you’ve come to the right place.
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Kuingia, a product of an Irish startup, is a tool for sourcing information from media, research institutes, consultancy reports and social media channels. It collects stories in multiple languages and returns headlines and links in the query language.
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Campsited is a Dublin based startup that provides an easy way for campers and holiday seekers to find and book campsites, touring parks, and holiday parks. The app was designed with passion for camping, but hindered by a lack of an experienced, scalable development team. Campsited covers campsites in Ireland and the UK, and has just started it's expansion into continental Europe.
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