Explainer

Explainer: Big Data

“Big data” is trendy in tech circles these days. And I’m not talking about the band, although they’re pretty popular too. When it comes to Google searches, “big data” has been steadily rising in popularity since 2011. It’s another one of...
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Using Rapid Prototyping to Define Requirements and Build Consensus

Software development is a notoriously slow process, which is why so many people in this industry are obsessed with being quick. They get certified in Agile Methodology and engage in development sprints. They don’t even sit down for their meetings anymore,...
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The eCommerce Recipe: Accepting Payments Online

Setting up a website is one thing; equipping it to handle transactions is quite another. In this post, we’ll explain the basic ingredients your site needs in order to start selling stuff. 1. SSL Certificate SSL (Secure Socket Layer) certificates...
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Explainer: Choosing a Web Host

There are lists upon lists out there, ranking the “best” web hosting services, chock-full of promising statements like “unlimited,” “guaranteed” and “100% uptime.” Owners of basic websites can often get away with picking a top-rated,...
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Explainer: The Internet of Things

The software development industry sure does love its buzzwords. The ‘Internet of Things‘ is one of most popular these days. It refers to the connection of software to physical objects over a network. The software, usually in the form of a...
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A Beginner’s Guide Choosing a WordPress Template

WordPress is all the rage nowadays. Over 74 million sites are powered by WordPress, and with good reason. The base platform is free, and developing your website by customizing a WordPress template is much easier (and way cheaper) than building...
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3 Things Your Website Absolutely Needs

For every new web technology that is released, tested by the masses, digested and accepted, the bar for the ‘modern-day website’ inches up a little bit more. Sometimes, this new tool or design trend becomes something more than a mere badge of honour;...
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How a Web App Can Transform Your Business

Let’s say your business is used fork sales. You buy second-hand forks, test them, refurbish them as needed, and sell them online. Seems like a manageable process, doesn’t it? But, wait. The second-hand utensil market is heating up and, by golly,...
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