Anna Melkova, Author at Custom Web Development Blog

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SaaS Application Development Java

Reasons for SaaS:

So you’ve decided your software product needs to be a SaaS application development Java. You’ve no doubt picked SaaS because your customers would like a cloud based application that they can access from the web anywhere they need it. This also implies your customer base has no interest in maintaining an IT staff to maintain software and equipment in-house. They are also interested in the low cost of ownership, on demand scalability, tailored Service Level Agreements, and the fact that “someone else” is worrying about upgrades, feature development, security, and all the other responsibilities that come from in-house development.

SaaS application development Java community ecosystem

SaaS Strengths (courtesy of Rishabh Software)

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High Load Java App Server: Things to consider when building

Focusing on the front end demand is where many developers start scoping a project. This coupled with the backend requirements often point to the most obvious choices for the application architecture. As we’ll see it’s often useful to do a bit more digging and mining before settling on a particular design plan. There are many pitfalls that can be avoided when the proper time and consideration is put in to technology and architecture selection. Some questions worth asking include: “What do we mean by high load?”, “Will we ever need to scale?”, “Are there predetermined hardware and/or operating system requirements?”, “What demands are being placed on the backend?”, “Is code base maintenance a priority?”, “Will the code base ever need to be ported to new platforms?”, “Is this a one off deployment? While your gut may be screaming high load javaapplication server a little preliminary consideration will pay off big time in the long run to validating your decision and/or help you defend a different path.

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iPhone 7: Our Next Obsession

Now that Apple has announced the iPhone SE, iPad Pro 9.7, plans for the next version of the Apple Watch, and a revamping of the MacBook lineup we can turn our attention to the highly anticipated iPhone 7.

While facts on the ground are still limited, we all know the iPhone 7 will be making a splashy entrance later this year—the question is why will it be a must-have on everyone’s back to school or Christmas list.  Rumors abound around just about every aspect of Apple’s latest phone generation.  While Apple itself has provided very few concrete details, information hounds have been hitting up their inside sources, both inside the Apple company itself and Apple’s likely suppliers, looking for clues about what we can expect.  Some rumored features are near-certainties given Apple’s evolution path: features and improvements their customer base is clamoring for, and the offerings present in their Android rival’s latest products.

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How to choose a reliable SEO provider

At the moment Web promotion in search engines became very popular. This method can increase brand awareness and drive traffic to your web application.

And as you know, demand generates supply: a huge number of SEO providers offer their services. But how to choose reliable experts who can help you to achieve the goal: to promote your brand and drive extra users to the website? Let’s deal

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The Web Continues to Live On

We all use the Web, and many have done so for the better part of a quarter century. At the same time, technology continues to evolve which it an exciting time to work within this ever changing industry. The web has a role in various web applications. Despite the fact that today’s users primarily interface with mobile devices, all of the logical information is written on the server side. A web interface basis is necessary for the following, which are trending now in the wide world of information technology:
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Social networks as a promotional tool: our experience of blog promotion

Needless to say, nowadays social media provides a great opportunity for every business to build relationship with the audience. By building presence on social platforms, you can get a chance to communicate with your potential customers directly, and if you manage to grab their attention, word of mouth won’t be long in coming. The great thing is that electronic word of mouth spreads more rapidly and massively than traditional word of mouth.

Of course, social media is not the only promotional channel. In one of our previous posts we’ve made a review of tools and techniques to promote your product. By the way, if you want to have such a guide ready at hand – be sure to download our software product promotion guide.Read More

CrISStal Eye time tracking software: how to monitor employee performance and report to customers effectively

We’ve talked about time tracking issues in software development outsourcing in one of our previous articles. As a Project Manager, you need to monitor time spent by your team on the project tasks. As a Customer, you need to know what you actually pay for. This is where time tracking tools can help.Read More

Tips for successful third-party systems integration

At the moment, there is a great number of various applications already developed. Most of them are connected with providing processed information, taken from different third-party sources.

First of all, let’s review common services that newly developed applications are often integrated with:

  • Social networks, such as: Facebook,Twitter,Google+,LinkedIn;
  • Delivery services: UPS,USPS,FedEx,DHL,Canadian Post,EMS;
  • Online payment systems: Authorize.net, PayPal, Moneybookers, Alertpay, WebMoney, QIWI, video streaming services – YouTube, Vimeo.

We have significant experience with third-party systems integration. And, as long as, this process is rather difficult, sometimes we face various issues. Our successful experience of resolving such issues allows us to develop some recommendations for dealing with third-party systems.Read More

Tips for customers looking for non-typical software solutions

What is a non-typical solution?

When we call a solution non-typical, we mean it has non-standard functionality or a unique concept. A non-typical solution, as a rule, is based on business processes within a Customer’s organization, or on an innovative idea.

If we talk about a unique business idea, first and foremost, you need to explore the market and make sure that such a solution hasn’t been created already. Believe, this is very frustrating to develop and launch a project, and encounter an existing analogue in the market. Besides, by checking the market beforehand you won’t waste your time (and your Provider’s time) on “reinventing the wheel”.
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