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Craftsmanship in Product Development

If you are building your first product, you might assume that generating a great idea is 90% of the work. You may think that if you tell a group of people about your idea, they will go off and make it happen for themselves. The reality is that there is a tremendous amount of craftsmanship …

Advantages and Disadvantages Of Using Storyboards in iOS Development- Expert Opinion | Arkhitech

Storyboards are simple and brisk approach to begin making a little iOS applications. However, would they say they are reasonable for all the complex applications? Or, then again when you are working in a team? What are the advantages and disadvantages of utilizing Storyboards? Do experienced designers suggest them? In light of my 4 years …

Software Test Engineer impact on Successful Businesses

Now days we are fully aware of the cost associated with the lack of quality of software to companies who buy a software product as well as also to the companies who generates the same software part. The job of improving quality on a restricted cost base is a hard one. A client will never …

How to Create an Image Slider Using Foundation Orbit and Reveal Modal

Are you having trouble finding an image slider for your images? Why not try making one for yourself quickly using Foundation Orbit and Reveal Modal. The process is straight forward and quite simple. Although, there are many ways to do this, but here’s the one that I’ve used: As my project was based on Ruby on …

How to Migrate Data From PostGres to MySQL on a Remote Server for a Ruby on Rails Application

When it comes to migrating data from postgres to mysql, a developer might face some compatibility issues for which finding the right solution becomes a hectic task. I went through a lot of hassle when migrating data of an application from postgres local server to a remote mysql cloud based server. This small step by …

How to Use Reality Hunt

App Overview Ever wanted to have an application that can teach your kids valuable information while having fun and playing games? Reality hunt is the app you have been looking for. Reality hunt is an augmented reality based application to teach kids about different animals, scientists, and fruits. You pick a category from among animals, …

Kick that Photojack!

Ever had those beautiful pictures with your loved ones taken, only to have some photojack appear? Then Abracadabra Snap! is the app for you. Abracadabra Snap! is a simple to use photo editing iOS application to move or completely remove objects within the picture. The app provides an easy to use interface to remove unwanted …

A Brief Introduction to Basics of RSpec in Ruby On Rails

RSpec is a library that focuses on testing the behavior of your everyday projects for Ruby programming language. Developers are usually reluctant to use it because probably testing practice is the most difficult mindset a developer has to learn. But once Rspec testing habit is developed and Test Driven Development is in , it becomes really …

Web Developer Tools: A Must Add-on for Web Development

Web Developer tool, is the add-on for your firefox, chrome, seamonkey browsers. It gives you extra tools to debug your website, HTML, layout, javascript and even images. It lets you control your browser’s cache and cookies etc. as well. Following is a quick overview of how this can be useful to you: Disable Cookies CSS …

How to Check if a User is Following Your Facebook Page in PHP

Social media optimization is really essential these days and awarding your site users some points or badges for liking your Facebook fan page is a nice trick to swiftly increase your Facebook fan base. In order to award a user some social bonus, we first need to check whether that user has actually liked the …

Signicat Authentication and Document Signing in Ruby on Rails

Signicat is an e-id authentication service provider that operates in Europe and extends that functionality further by providing users the ability to electronically sign and store documents. They provide authentications for several others e-id’s as well, the complete list can be seen here. They have plentiful resources and documents on how to integrate their service …

Why You Should Learn to Code [Infographic]

You may have heard about coding over the years, but what is it exactly and why is it all the rage in recent years? Well, simply put, coding is a phase within the process of computer programming. It allows us to tell a computer what to do. When I say computer, I do not just …

15 Characteristics of a Good Software Engineer

Everything nowadays is managed by computers and because of this one of the most emerging professions in the world is software engineering. Every aspect of life now relies on some kind of software. Even machines which were totally mechanical are now mostly software controlled. The software industry is one of the very few fields that …

12 Greatest Programmers of all Time

A programmer is a person who can create and modify computer programs. No matter what type of programmer one may be, each and every contributes something to the society, no matter how trivial. Yet, there are those few who have contributed beyond what a single programmer usually does in an entire lifetime. These programmers are pioneers …

13 Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

An entrepreneur is a person who starts a business venture taking financial risks in the hope of a profit. These days a lot of people are seen taking entrepreneurship very seriously, starting business ventures and trying to deal with the risks involved. Today we notice that the most successful and wealthiest people are in fact …

WordPress Vs Joomla Vs Drupal

WordPress, Joomla and Drupal are the 3 big names anyone will hear if they wish to create a website with a content management system. They are the three most popular content management systems (CMS) online and all of them are heavily used and packed with different features, capabilities and scale-ability. Although all the three CMS …

The Tell-Tale Signs of a Good Graphic Designer

A graphic designer is someone who assembles together images, words, or motion pictures to create a piece of design that is primarily used for publication and printing (such as brochures) or electronic media (such as online advertisements etc). Good graphic designers are also responsible for illustrations, user interfaces, typesetting and web designs. The main responsibility …

10 Tell-Tale Signs of a Good Programmer

A ‘programmer’ is a person who can code a computer software. The term programmer can generally refer to a specialist in some specific area of computer programming or to a generalist who writes code for various kinds of softwares.With popular school of thoughts such as “programming is an art” and “programming is a science”, still …

Checklist for Code Review of Web Applications

Code review is a healthy exercise that should be performed on a regular basis, and helps in improving engineering sophistication of team members. Following are common best practices that should be applied to all code built for web applications built in any language or framework. Most of the points covered can be apply to other …