Unlike other programming languages, PHP was designed with features to simplify web application development. In addition to being a mature web programming language, PHP has been evolving consistently. The new language features provided by PHP 7 enables programmers to improve performance of web applications without increasing memory consumption. The developers can further accelerate custom website and web application development by leveraging a number of full-stack and lightweight PHP web frameworks like Laravel, CodeIgniter, CakePHP, Zend, Yii and Slim. Likewise, they can take advantage of a number of robust PHP development tools to write web applications rapidly according to varied business requirements. They can even use these PHP development tools to extend various web frameworks. Continue reading Best PHP Development Tools for Developers in 2018
In addition to being a general purpose programming language, Ruby supports object-oriented, functional, and imperative programming paradigms. The programming language further focuses on simplicity and productivity. Its expressive syntax rules enable programmers to build web applications by writing natural-to-read code. Many developers even opt for Ruby to create prototypes without putting extra time and effort.
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According to recent study from Juniper Research, “Nearly 2.1 billion consumers worldwide will use a mobile wallet to make a payment or send money in 2019, up by nearly 30% on the 1.6 billion recorded at the end of 2017.” Within a short span of time, mobile wallets have emerged as a popular alternative to debit and credit cards. Also, the mobile wallets have emerged as the most preferred eCommerce payment tool in many countries. Consumers nowadays use mobile wallets on a regular basis for both online and offline transactions. Continue reading Mobile Wallets: Safety vs Convenience
Like consumer applications, enterprise applications also need to deliver optimal user experience. But enterprise applications are developed with the aim to make employees productive and processes efficient. Hence, enterprises want to develop the custom software applications in the best programming language. The programmers have option to write enterprise software applications in a number of programming languages including Java and PHP. Java is a general purpose programming language, whereas PHP is used widely as a server-side scripting language. Java is a compiled programming language, whereas PHP is an interpreted programming language. Continue reading Java vs PHP for Enterprise Application Development
Both Selenium and Appium are open source test automation tools. Selenium simplifies automated web application testing by supporting many browsers, operating systems, and programming languages. Appium comes with features to simplify automated testing of native, mobile web, and hybrid apps.
The testers can use Selenium to evaluate various websites and web applications running on desktop browsers. They can use Appium to test different types of mobile apps running on iOS and Android platforms. But Appium drives the iOS, Android, and Windows apps through Selenium WebDriver. Continue reading Selenium vs Appium
In 2015, YouTube replaced Adobe Flash Player with HTML5 as its default web video player. Facebook also announced its plan to switch from Flash to HTML5 for all its web video interfaces. With large online video sharing platforms moving migrating from Flash to HTML5, many analysts considered Flash was on a ventilator. In 2017, Adobe announced its plan to stop supporting and updating Flash Player after 2020. Major web browsers will stop supporting Flash Player in phases. Continue reading Migrating Flash to HTML5
Nowadays, enterprises require programmers to write custom web applications in PHP based on complex business requirements. The programmers need robust PHP frameworks to simplify and accelerate development of complex web applications. The features, tools, and utility modules provided by various PHP frameworks help developers to add functionality to a web application and perform common web development tasks without writing longer lines of code. The web developers even have option to choose from several web frameworks for PHP. Continue reading Symfony vs Zend
In 2017, worldwide healthcare IT market grew steadily despite cost pressure and political uncertainty. Many enterprises leveraged latest digital technologies to provide remote and mobile healthcare services in an efficient and timely way. At the same time, the new healthcare applications and solutions introduced by various startups even made it easier for medical practitioners to provide mhealth and telehealth services to patients regardless of their current geographic locations. But the rapid advancement in digital technologies has made some of the hottest healthcare IT trends of 2017 obsolete. The healthcare service providers must adopt new healthcare IT trends in 2018 to stay relevant and competitive in the short run. Continue reading Healthcare IT Trends in 2018
Java is the only general purpose programming language which finds wide use by developers for building secure enterprise grade applications, desktop applications, web applications, and mobile apps. Java 9 further helps developers to build applications for both large and small devices by providing a number of new features – a new module system, a new command line tool, and several updated APIs. At the same time, Java is currently one of the most popular programming languages for machine learning. Continue reading Top Machine Learning Libraries In Java
At present, Java is more popular than other programming languages. The software developers use Java for developing secure enterprise applications, desktop applications, web applications, and mobile apps. In addition to being a mature programming language, Java has been evolving consistently to enable developers to write better applications for small and large devices. But the developers still need robust tools to accelerate development and testing of Java applications. The tools provided by integrated development environments (IDEs) make it easier for developers to build and test varied Java applications. Continue reading Best Java IDEs 2018