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
Veteran Bruce Engles had recently taken a huge loan to fulfill his long-cherished dream of expanding his business. An innovative and versatile businessman himself, he had overcome all sorts of odds in life with utmost ease. But, this time around, surprisingly Bruce found himself acting nervous. His struggle seemed to stem from an array of hurdles that needed to be overcome to successfully proceed with the expansion plans. Plus, he had never taken a loan of this size. Continue reading Print Management Software
There was a time when enterprises were outsourcing IT services to reduce operational expenses. But a large percentage of enterprises nowadays focus on the value of IT services and credibility of the IT service provider. Several studies suggest that IT services industry will grow steadily throughout 2018. But the enterprises will opt for IT outsourcing services to leverage next-generation technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), mixed realities, and big data analytics. The landscape for outsourced product development is ever changing. The enterprises will also look for outsourcing partners with the capability to automate business processes and operations more innovative way. Here are some IT outsourcing trends which will impact and shape the industry in the years to come. Continue reading IT Outsourcing Trends for 2018
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
The digital technologies enable enterprises to automate various business processes and operations. But the technological needs differ from one enterprise to another. Based on the technological and business requirements, programmers nowadays have to write a variety of custom software products – desktop applications, web applications and mobile apps. Each type of application is built to meet specific business needs and based on predefined business requirements. Continue reading Software Product Development Best Practices