The App Trail: How Ideas Move out of The Drawing Board onto the App Store

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A Typical day at the firm Production management is what happens on regular days. Running a business that offers development services, means you ship out products you make to someone else, who then owns and sells it to others. While it is hard to give up ownership, there are perks to being the most important cog in the wheel. A stream of interesting ideas will find their way to you. You will get to build some pretty awesome products or

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An Introduction to the Architecture of a Cloud Platform

Architecture of a cloud platform

Piecing the Cloud Puzzle together: A Cloud is a comprehensive platform providing services that support application development and hosting. The services offered by a cloud platform may be categorised into fundamental services and higher level services. The higher level services are built on top of the fundamental layer. Let’s explore the essentials and add-ons of a cloud services  suite: A. Building-block services Any self-respecting cloud provider will have these fundamental services in his arsenal The fundamental services offered by Amazon

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The Best Way to Build Apps: App Engine Node.js Custom Runtime

Let’s go back a couple of years…..  The mobile development scenario was promising but challenging. Developers had to handle the app design and UX, write the actual code and build backend integration. In the highly competitive mobile app market, success or failure often hinged on those few extra hours spent on getting the UX right. But front end design often takes a backseat as almost 80% of developer time is spent on building the backend. The dilemma that developers often

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Looking for alternatives to Parse? Learn what Google offers to mobile developers.

The ground shook for a 600,000 strong developer community when Facebook ‘axed’ Parse. The announcement met with disbelief, anger and anguish from Parse users. This was three months ago. Now disgruntled parse users are looking for a new Mobile Backend-as-a-Service, (MBaaS) and trying to navigate a tricky migration.  Judging by the reactions, Facebook seems to have alienated a sizeable section of the developer family with this move. Was it a Foolish Move? Not if economics were Facebook’s priority! To comprehend

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What is Google Cloud Dataflow?

Google Cloud Dataflow

Enterprises have a new problem; they are recipients of never-ending streams of data. Trying to stay on top of the data deluge is not easy. The exponential rise in information has left even the best data scientists flummoxed. The IoT revolution is exciting for the sales & marketing guys but portends a scary future for data scientists. The Challenge They Face: Process and analyse terabytes of information streaming every minute to generate meaningful insights. What Is Cloud Data Flow? Dataflow

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