How to Build a Location-Based App

Real-time interaction has become a turning point in the way consumers use technologies. Just look! Instant messaging replaces small talks and makes group discussions more convenient. Search engines answer almost any question in several seconds. Navigation apps show destinations and even estimate the time you need to cover to get...

Communication in the software development workplace

IT office jungles are filled with computer forests, cable lianas, and rivers of coffee. The temperature varies between 24 and 27, depending on who keeps the conditioner remote control. The sunlight mainly comes from computer screens and lightbulbs. Developers are working like bees: they take the pollen of code and...

The comparison of JavaScript frameworks: what is better for your product?

If you ask to name one giant of web development, we would definitely mention JavaScript. It is one of the core programming languages used in 95% of websites. There are several reasons for such popularity. It is 24 years on the market without going outdated, which means the community is...

10 reasons to update your website

The whole software development community is moving forward, creating better tools, improving technologies, and automatizing the processes that once were manual. You need to follow them to improve your website productivity and user experience. That means you need it to perform at the same speed as all other sites, or...

Best PHP frameworks for successful web development

PHP, as simple and flexible as it is, has gained great popularity among developers who fill the web world with new products. These products make our lives easier: every time we text via Facebook or read about Sauron’s race on Wikipedia. Flickr, Tumblr, WordPress, Canva - all these tools that...

Magento Extensions from SapientPro

Our purpose is to share the experience. You see, our Magento developers are in this field for quite a time, and they feel the need to share their knowledge not only with our Junior Developers but with everyone throughout the world. By providing ready-made solutions, we contribute to the Magento...

Meet Laravel: features, wonders and milestones

Laravel is one of the most popular PHP open-source frameworks. It was initially intended to become a more efficient substitute for CodeIgniter. The later did not contain authentication and authorization support, and it was a major turn off as for more and more websites logging in and signing up was...

Main things to consider when building shopping apps

You look for the software development team, then together you choose what technologies to use and what strategies to follow. It is an important prerequisite for productive work, which may be even harder than the development itself. During the creation of an app, you already know where you’re moving. Here,...

Symfony: pros and cons, and examples of projects

Another top-notch cross-platform PHP framework that is especially good for large project development. If you have an urge to implement complex features for a long-term basis - better go for Symfony. It provides multi-user and multi-language content, text search, and interface patterns. It works with a good ol’ Model-View-Controller and...

Laravel – basic outline and examples of projects

They say that when the devs play the Word Association game, they immediately say “Laravel” when the lead says “PHP”. Some say “mama, save me” and some “the love of my life”, but that’s the part of another story... What we are about to immerse into is the world of...

Pros and cons of PHP web development

That’s the first advantage of PHP - it has a low entering barrier. It’s trouble-free to learn with understandable documentation. What’s also contributes to its seamless knowledge-adopting process is that there is no strong typing or strict architecture. Embed it into HTML with <?php and ?> tags. Terminate each statement...

The best CRM platforms for startups

Managing relationships and interactions with customers is a topical task for any scale of business - both large- and medium-sized companies, local small ventures, and even startups. Customer service and support, discount campaigns, personalized offers - all of it is backed up by CRM systems that are created specifically for...

Startup accelerators based in Europe

When everything is a priority, nothing is a priority. To have a powerful all-consuming engagement in all industries’ affairs, accelerators need to have sufficient funds and devoted time. However, in such this case the question arises: it is better to do everything half the strength or something particular to the...

Global education and best eLearning product examples

For many of us, it is still a bit challenging to bring all lessons into the online world. What about eye contact and non-verbal cues? What about face-to-face interaction and empathy? You are perfectly right to feel concerned about the lack of it because it’s harder to convey all these...

Creation, management and support of your remote team

With a remote team, you get flexibility as a ground for your work. You get the freedom of choice in terms of expenditure and technology stack. You can hire devs from East Europe and they will deliver you the same productivity as the coders from your countries, still, with a...

Building your startup in Asia: the best accelerators

Startup accelerator types: In Part 1 and Part 2 of our marathon of the articles about startup accelerators, we’ve talked about what they are, how they operate, and what you should know before the collaboration. Now, we will tell you about its different types, so you could decide: what’s better...

Australian startup accelerators and incubators

Accelerators' key working principles are FIND, INVEST, TEACH, SUPPORT. First, accelerating companies choose a certain amount of promising ventures. The numbers differ — some choose to work with a small number of clients and invest more time in them, others invite from 50 to 300 startups per quarter or year...

eLearning platform features important for great user experience

2020 has shown us that it’s always good to have an alternative, and education is no exception. eLearning saved much time and provided learners from the entire world with the possibility to gain knowledge here and now. eLearning platform is a software that creates virtual learning environment for delivering the...

North American best startup accelerators

 Asking for help may become one of the leading decisions of your life. It can not only boost your performance but also speed up the timing of your set-up. It this fast-paced world, when trends become mainstream in a few days, it is important to hurry in order not to...

SaaS development cycle

SaaS is a business model of distribution when an app is hosted on the cloud and the customer uses it on the web after agreeing to a certain subscription plan. It differs from on-premise apps in the nature of software delivery and maintenance. You don’t sell your product once and...