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The decision of what tools you use for any task tends to have a huge impact on your work, time and final results. Before using the most popular solution, it’s a good idea to do at least basic research on your other options. I’ll show you a good alternative for many CMS apps built in Ruby – RefineryCMS. You might find basic information on the subject in our previous article, CMS Comparison for Rails App, but this time I’ll go into more details and answer the following questions: ‘is Refinery worth using at all?’ and 'How can we compare it to the most popular competitors like WordPress, Joomla or Drupal?'
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Ruby is the main language we use for web development at Netguru. It’s already solid on its own, but gets even better with Ruby on Rails - a great framework that had a major influence on web development. Still, life goes on and the whole tech industry keeps moving forward. New languages are invented, new frameworks are created and different architectures gain popularity. The Ruby community is looking towards Elixir, a language based on the Erlang VM - and the language that helped WhatsApp build their product. As an app owner you’re probably wondering which language to choose for your new project. This article will explain the pros and cons of both Ruby and Elixir.
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When fighter pilots enter an operating theater to support surgical teams in their life-saving efforts, amazing things can happen. In the area of up to 40%* avoidable post-operational complications, the top-level military aviation standards developed and improved over the years can be in huge demand.
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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the projected employment of software developers is over 4 times bigger than that of other occupations. In the current talent shortage scenario, companies are doing their best to attract and retain software developers. What does this mean for you, the candidate?
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In spring 2019 the version 6.0 will arrive. It triggered a reflection on the direction of Rails. The sixth version is on the horizon with changes that are exciting but also safe for business – a lot has changed since version 1.0. Version 1.0 was released in December 2005. The Rails core team is aligned with the business needs on the market better than ever. What does it mean in practice and what does it mean for the future of creating digital products?
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If you want to develop a successful product, you need to have trusted people on board. You may have the best idea for a new app the world has ever seen. You’ve chosen Node.js as your JavaScript runtime environment, because you’re expecting big traffic and want your app to be scalable. You’ve done your market research, and know for absolute certain that there’s a keen and eager customer base practically bursting at the seams to get their hands on the very solution you’ll soon be launching in app stores. However, if you don’t have the right people behind your project, the chances of your application even reaching the launch stage - let alone taking app stores by storm - are slim to none.
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What separates a regular web app from a progressive web app might be the difference between the life or death of your business. If you have mobile users, you need to understand the value PWA can bring to your business. Basically, I want to help you understand why PWAs are awesome.
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Are Progressive Web Apps (or PWA for short) the future of web development? Their main selling point is a smooth performance on any device and the technology based on the idea of treating the web browser as an operating system. Should you get excited? Is this technology for you? Let’s find out.
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Progressive Web Apps is a concept in web development that focuses on making web apps fast, reliable, and engaging for all users, regardless of what device they own and how well their internet connection works. But can all businesses benefit from PWAs? What criteria should you meet before investing in this technology? Find out what 4 types of apps can benefit the most from being built as Progressive Web Apps.
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Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) make the world of web dev evolve steadily. What are they? A fast growing trend in web development that is strongly pushed by Google across the world. PWAs deliver value to users on all devices, bringing a near-native experience through web apps. I’m pretty sure they will be the next big thing after native mobile applications – a new life for web apps on mobile devices.
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