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Interaction Design 101: What Is It and How Can You Implement It in Your Site?

There was a time when websites were purely visual. The information you sought was displayed on your computer screen — information like directory contents, magazine articles, or photographs — without any user interaction. Thanks to various developments in computer hardware and media, websites have become much more than that. Today, users do not just visit a website to browse through ...

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Are you ready to adopt GraphQL?

In this article let us explore GraphQL. Let us first understand what GraphQL is? GraphQL is a specification from Facebook. GraphQL is a query language for APIs and a runtime for fulfilling those queries with your existing data. GraphQL gives clients the power to ask for exactly what they need and nothing more by avoiding over fetching or under fetching of ...

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Pros and Cons of Xamarin vs Native Mobile Development

The web has drastically undergone a major transformation over the past couple of years. Thanks to the rapid technological advancement, the web has now become capable enough to effortlessly connect users and enable the exchange of data and ideas. Unfortunately, it is not enough. The truth is that when it comes to getting the most out of a computing device, ...

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Why Use Xamarin for Mobile App Development?

As mobile applications increase in popularity over websites, businesses and organizations are focusing more on developing apps. Mobile apps generally provide a better user experience (UX) than websites, as they run faster and allow the user to work offline. However, the development of mobile apps is not an easy process and it generally takes a lot of time, especially if ...

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Build a Simple GraphQL API Service with Express

“I love writing authentication and authorization code.” ~ No Web Developer Ever. Tired of building the same login screens over and over? Try the Okta API for hosted authentication, authorization, and multi-factor auth. GraphQL has become an immensely popular alternative to REST APIs. The flexibility you get from using GraphQL makes it easier for developers to get any information they ...

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The Serverless Revolution: Why and How The Movement Will Allow Teams to Deploy With More Velocity and Confidence

Drive DevOps success with better, more informed decisions based on real-time facts, not opinions. Summary Serverless or Function-as-a-Service (FaaS) design patterns have been picking up steam. With the recent release of KNative from Google Cloud, let’s take a closer look at the serverless movement. The serverless movement has recently received another jolt of momentum with Google’s recent release of KNative. ...

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5 Small Business Website Builders

Establishing web presence is a must for any business that has long-lasting goals and perspectives. With such an amazing variety of companies specializing in the same niches, beating the competitors becomes even more complicated than it has been a couple of years ago. Thus, it is close to impossible to withstand niche competition without a quality website that will present ...

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CORS Headers, Preflight & Performance (ie. How to get rid of the OPTIONS calls)

Monetate personalizes hundreds of millions of page views each day. To do that, we take hundreds of data points into account (e.g. weather, geolocation, inventory information, population density, past behavior, etc.), make a decision, and then personalize the page (e.g. content, product recommendations, etc). But this means that our client’s web sites don’t render until after we’ve made our decisions, ...

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Who Is a Fullstack Developer?

These days it is very common to see the job title “Fullstack Developer” on LinkedIn. Job adverts, developers or even wannabe developers are using this term quite a lot. Recruiters are looking for that jack of all trades while programmers are bragging about mastering the whole palette of technologies that usually goes into an application. Knowing I am a little ...

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