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  • Enterprise App Development: How to Choose a Cloud Platform

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    Choosing the right cloud platform for enterprise app development can be a business-critical decision. Different platforms offer different advantages in terms of cost, functionality, support, and security. In this article, we break down and compare three leading cloud...

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  • Custom App Development: 7 Risks to Avoid

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    Custom apps can drive huge business value across a broad range of applications, from B2B web platforms, to internal tools, to B2C mobile apps. Across all of these categories, enterprises are eager to explore how new apps can...

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  • Dagger 2: How to Understand and Use Components and Modules

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    Dagger is a great tool for dependency injection (DI). It does most of the job in compile time, making applications smaller and faster and dependency resolving safer. What’s not great is the documentation. Dagger is not a simple tool by any means. It requires a certain level of understanding to be used properly...

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  • Why You Should Consider Adding Voice Technology to Your App

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    Voice technology is here to stay. We’ve invited smart speakers such as the Amazon Echo, Google Home, Sonos One, and Apple HomePod into our homes and our workplaces. We talk to Siri, Alexa, Cortana, and Google Assistant nearly as easily as we talk to real humans. The...

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  • Visionary FinTech Company StreamLoan Celebrates $2M Investment

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    Congratulations to StreamLoan on securing a $2M investment in the future of their business! The investment is a strong testimonial not only to the power of the company’s vision, but also to the robustness of their leadership team, support team, and execution thus far.  A visionary FinTech company, StreamLoan aims to transform...

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  • “Slow and Steady” No Longer Wins the Race: Using SignalR to Expedite Client/Server Communication

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    Modern applications — whether they’re web or mobile applications — offer a huge number of interactive features and allow users to receive results almost immediately after performing an action. But the race is always on to make apps yet more interactive and make the apps’ communication with servers...

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  • Does Your Business Need a Mobile App?

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    Maybe you’re a new business. In the big picture, nobody knows who you are. No matter your business model, in building a brand from scratch, you face the difficult prospect of finding your small slice of audience amidst what’s now a very big world of commerce. You’re...

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  • Using ProtoBuf for Huge Object Serialization

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    I want to share my experience with using ProtoBuf to optimize the size of transferred/cached objects. We at Distillery faced a problem that the size of Memcached objects are huge. We’ve come close to exceeding the Memcached server...

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