benefits and importance of php

The usage statistics posted on a number of websites clearly depict the popularity and relevance of PHP as a server-side programming language in 2018. There are a number of programming languages that enable developers to build custom web applications with concise, readable, and maintainable code base. But PHP, unlike other programming languages, accelerates custom web application development by providing built-in web development features. Also, PHP has been evolving consistently to simplify and accelerate development of modern web applications. As an open source programming language, PHP enables small businesses and start-ups to reduce web development cost significantly. Also the same time, the micro and full-stack web frameworks for PHP makes it easier for programmers to build custom web applications rapidly according[…]

How App Developers should use Social Media to promote their Apps?

A number of studies suggest a consistent increase in the number of people accessing social networks regularly as well as the amount of time people spend on social media daily. With an average user spending about two hours on social media each day, you cannot popular your mobile app without promoting it aggressively on popular social networking platforms. Most social networking platforms allow mobile app makers to connect with audience and promote their mobile apps in two distinct ways – organic marketing and paid advertising You can opt for organic marketing options – Facebook page, Instagram profile and Twitter handle – connect with the target audience and share information about the app without spending money. On the other hand, the[…]

5 Reasons Why you should go for Business Website Re-design

With consumers spending more and more digital media time on mobile apps, it becomes essential for websites to deliver optimal user experience.  The trends in website and web application development keep changing from time to time. Your business website must meet the latest trends and customer expectations to accomplish higher conversion rate and drive online sales. The website also needs to deliver optimal user experience across various devices – computers, smartphones and tablets – to keep visitors engaged and convert them into customers. You must consider redesigning the website to make it user-friendly and deliver user experience across varying devices. Also, website redesign will help your business to acquire new customers and drive sales. 7 Reasons Why You Must Redesign[…]

Web Application Security Best Practices

In 2016, massive denial-of-service attacks made a number of high-traffic websites – Twitter, PayPal and Netflix – unreachable for several hours. Likewise, large tech companies like Uber and Yahoo came under a lot of fire in 2017 by revealing their efforts to cover massive security breaches. The evolving nature of cyber crimes makes each website and web application vulnerable to targeted malware and ransomware attacks. You have to focus extensively on the security of your website during the development, testing, and deployment process to prevent targeted malware and ransomware attacks. It is also important to implement a robust web application security strategy and monitor the security of your web application consistently. You can always consider implementing a number of web[…]

Skill Set of a Full Stack Developer

Often small enterprises and start-ups lack the skills and resources required to build and maintain custom web applications. The full-stack developers make it easier for these businesses to reduce development cost and time by building both frontend and backend of web applications. In addition to being proficient in widely used client-side and server-side technologies, a full stack developer must understand databases, web servers, networks, and hosting environments. Also, he must understand how to make the web application interact with external services and applications by using APIs. Hence, enterprises must know the important full stack developer skills required to accelerate custom web application development. Essential Skills to Look for While Hiring a Full Stack Developer Frontend Technologies Each full stack developer[…]

Migrate to Swift 4

Recently, Apple released Swift 4 with several new features and enhancements. Despite being compatible with Swift 3, Swift 4 comes with several new and improved APIs. For instance, Swift 4 requires developers to use redesigned APIs for strings, dictionary, set, archival and serialization. Also, it enables developers to create multi-string literals using simple syntax. Swift 4 further introduces a new codable protocol that makes it easier for programmers to serialize and deserialize custom data types while writing complex code. At the same time, Xcode 9 adds a number of new functionalities to the latest version of Swift. The new language features and improved APIs will persuade many developers to migrate their apps from Swift 3 to Swift 4. Apple keeps[…]

New Exciting Features in Visual Studio 2017

In August, Microsoft released .NET Core 2.0 and ASP.NET Core 2.0. The updated version of .NET Core comes with several new APIs. It even enables developers to port these APIs to .NET Standard Library without writing additional code. The developers even have option to port .NET Core 2.0 across devices and platforms. Likewise, ASP.NET Core 2.0 comes with a new coding paradigm called Razor Views. The developers can use Razor View as a lightweight version of MVC to create simple web pages with a single file containing models and controllers. Microsoft complements .NET Core 2.0 and ASP.NET Core 2.0 with an updated version of Visual Studio. Visual Studio 2017 Version 15.3 provides a set of new APIs for the updated[…]

The Net Core 20 Preview

In 2016, Microsoft released .NET Core 1.0 as an open source, cross-platform, and modular platform for developing a variety of modern software applications.  It has been updating .NET Core regularly to meet the emerging trends in software development. The company recently made two beta preview versions of .NET Core 2.0 for Windows, Linux, and MacOS available to developers for testing and evaluation. Based on the first and second preview of .NET Core 2.0, we can identify the important new features and changes. Important .NET Core 2.0 Changes and Enhancements Optimized Code Reuse .NET Core 2.0 aims to make programmers more productive and enable them to use code more efficiently. The new APIs provided by the platform will make it easier[…]

CakePHP For Website Development

You have option to choose from a myriad of frameworks according to precise needs of individual web development projects. The usage statistics posted on several websites depict that CakePHP is one of most widely used PHP frameworks. Like other PHP frameworks, CakePHP is also written in PHP. But it is designed based on core concepts of Ruby on Rails (RoR). As an open source framework, CakePHP helps you to reduce web application development cost significantly. Also, it accelerates development of custom web applications by providing a variety of built-in functionalities. Why You Must Consider CakePHP for Your Next Website Development Project? Supports PHP 7   CakePHP enables you to write web applications in PHP 7. You can write web application[…]

WordPress Theme Frameworks

As collection of template files, WordPress themes make it easier for developers to create graphical user interfaces for websites without writing longer lines of code. Each developer also has option to choose from a large collection of free and paid WordPress themes according to the precise needs of individual websites. But many developers prefer creating custom themes to make the web applications looks different and deliver richer user experience. As code libraries, WordPress theme frameworks make it easier for developers to create custom themes. The features and functions provided by these frameworks make it easier for theme developers to avoid writing additional code. Also, the developers can follow a set of standards for theme to build WordPress themes according to[…]