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Conversational-AI-is-transforming-customer-experiences

Conversational AI is transforming customer experiences


Tuesday, August 27, 2019 by

New disruptive technologies such as Conversational Artificial Intelligence (AI) are transforming how businesses deliver enhanced, personalized consumer experiences. To enable developers to build more engaging web and mobile applications, Kony, Inc., the cloud-based digital application and low-code platform solutions company, today announced the launch of its C...


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Push notification value increases with intensity


Monday, March 4, 2019 by

Marfeel has released the results of an extensive study that measured the value of push notifications to publishers and identified optimized strategies for increasing the value of push notifications by up to 40 percent. The research defined a new metric, Subscriber Lifetime Value, or SLTV, to evaluate push notification strategies for customers using Marfeel’s au...


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Guest Post: It's Not a Web App, It's An App You Install From the Web


Monday, January 7, 2019 by

We received an email… "I heard about Forecast, but I couldn’t find it in the App Store. How do I get it?" "You don’t get it from the App Store: just go to http://forecast.io/ on your phone, and you’ll be given instructions on how to download it." "Wow, this is great! I didn’t know you could get apps outsid...


Twitter-and-KaiOS-take-on-KaiOS-powered-smart-feature-phones

Twitter and KaiOS take on KaiOS-powered smart feature phones


Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by

Imagine you’re a seasoned designer for smartphones working with ever-expanding resources, including memory, CPU speed, and screen resolution. Then, one day, your manager gives you an assignment to work on a device that has less of all this and doesn’t even have a touchscreen! This is what happened to some of the designers at Twitter and KaiOS, all of whom...


Kony-now-supports-making-progressive-web-apps

Kony now supports making progressive web apps


Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by

Kony, Inc. announced new enhancements of its Kony AppPlatform to support Progressive Web Apps (PWAs). Kony is the first vendor to support enterprise-grade, low-code PWA development for mission-critical apps. Developers can use Kony’s visual low-code platform to develop PWAs, while leveraging backend services and third-party integrations for building enterprise app...


Angular-7-highlights,-improvements,-and-gotchas

Angular 7 highlights, improvements, and gotchas


Tuesday, November 6, 2018 by

Google recently announced its new Angular 7, which has been noted as a major release spanning the entire platform, including the core framework, Angular Material, and the CLI with synchronized major versions. These benefits along with more, such as CDK virtual scrolling capabilities and drag & drop feature, have developers excited to dive in. Carl Bergenhem, a Produ...


Web-app-testing-tool-LoadNinja-lands

Web app testing tool LoadNinja lands


Monday, November 5, 2018 by

SmartBear released LoadNinja,  a  cloud-based platform for engineers and performance professionals who load test web applications. SmartBear says LoadNinja can deliver a rare combination of efficiency, accuracy, and actionable performance data, allowing teams to incorporate load testing easily in an agile and devops environment. Unlike traditional load te...


Single-Page-Application-security-help

Single Page Application security help


Tuesday, October 23, 2018 by

Single-page applications, or SPAs, are web apps that load a single HTML page and dynamically update that page as the user interacts with the app. Their origins are unclear but the concept was discussed as early as 2003 according to the archives on Wiki. SPAs use AJAX and HTML5 to create fluid and responsive Web apps, without constant page reloads - that literally means,...


Mobile-app-advertising-poised-for-growth-says-Fyber

Mobile app advertising poised for growth says Fyber


Tuesday, October 16, 2018 by

Fyber announced the results of a global survey that Sapio Research was commissioned to conduct amongst media agencies and brands regarding their attitudes and plans for mobile ad campaigns. Overall, media agencies and buyers consider mobile to be the most effective channel to reach and engage users, with mobile in-app inventory delivering the best results across mu...


The-iPhone-XS-phones-and-low-code-programming-complexity

The iPhone XS phones and low code programming complexity


Monday, October 1, 2018 by

The new iPhone XS devices are the most complex and sophisticated phones Apple has ever produced. Just concerning sheer technology inside - know that the A12 Bionic processor inside is the first commercially available 7-nanometer chip for consumers,  and that it contains 6.9 billion transistors. It has an eight-core CPU that's capable of crunching five tril...


Xpress-solution-aims-to-help-you-create-IoT-apps-faster

Xpress solution aims to help you create IoT apps faster


Friday, September 21, 2018 by

Silicon Labs now offers a new Wireless Xpress solution to help developers get IoT applications connected and running in a day, with no software development necessary. Silicon Labs’ Wireless Xpress provides a configuration-based development experience with everything developers need including certified Bluetooth 5 Low Energy (LE) and Wi-Fi modules, integrated proto...


To-make-a-progressive-web-app-or-not

To make a progressive web app or not


Thursday, September 6, 2018 by

Mobile users are spending 80 to 94 percent of their mobile use time in apps, so you’d think the mobile web would be a thing of the past right? But the average mobile user also visits 100 different websites each month, and only half of all mobile users don’t download any new apps during that same period. In order to achieve the speed and ease of use p...


Pair-programming-with-two-brains-and-one-keyboard

Pair programming with two brains and one keyboard


Tuesday, August 21, 2018 by

Programming is usually not a team sport. I like my headphones, my lights a certain way, and my space! But pair programming is the software development technique in which two programmers work in tandem at one workstation - ugg, I know. While at first blush it would seem to be more time consuming, Roger Neel, CTO and Co-Founder, Mavenlink says it’s actually a much m...


KaiOS-talks-smart-feature-phones-and-app-developers

KaiOS talks smart feature phones and app developers


Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by

KaiOS is a Linux-based mobile operating system built on a fork of Firefox OS that first appeared in 2017 and was developed by KaiOS Technologies Inc. in San Diego. We recently chatted with Tim Metz, Marketing Director at KaiOS Technologies, about KaiOS' emerging operating system for smart feature phones. We discuss why these devices are becoming relevant again, what...


Magento-Progressive-Web-Applications-(PWA)-Studio-marches-in

Magento Progressive Web Applications (PWA) Studio marches in


Wednesday, April 25, 2018 by

Magento Commerce has announced Magento Progressive Web Applications (PWA) Studio, a suite of tools for building online stores with app-like experiences. PWA Studio will allow Magento Commerce solution partners and UX developers to deliver fast and simple front-end experiences on mobile devices.Mobile commerce continues to grow and will contribute to half of overall reta...


Move-data-between-the-cloud-and-edge-with-Couchbase-Mobile-2.0

Move data between the cloud and edge with Couchbase Mobile 2.0


Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by

Couchbase, Inc. has announced the latest advancement in mobile data management with Couchbase Mobile 2.0. The latest release offers enterprise developers SQL queries, Full-Text Search, synchronization, and end-to-end security among other features to easily mobilize business applications to create better customer experiences and a more effective workforce. Companies acro...


Ember-talks-about-their-JavaScript-framework

Ember talks about their JavaScript framework


Friday, March 30, 2018 by

The EmberConf, now in their 5th year, recently took place in Portland where all things Ember were talked about during the 3 day event. There was advanced Mirage training, Broccoli.js tutorials, chats about progressive web apps, and lots of talk about Ember.js - especially the new release of 3.0.Tom Dale, a senior staff engineer at LinkedIn, is one of the founders and cr...


The-future-of-Progressive-Web-Apps

The future of Progressive Web Apps


Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by

Back in 2012, Max Lynch, CEO and co-founder of Ionic, developed his company’s open source framework for cross-platform apps with the foresight that the web would be the future of how apps were built. Six years later, Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) are gaining traction as brands like Starbucks, Twitter and Pinterest have reported significant uptick in engagement upon replac...


Developers-outlook-2018:-big-technologies,-big-changes

Developers outlook 2018: big technologies, big changes


Tuesday, March 6, 2018 by

In 2018 changes in the technology landscape are creating fantastic opportunities for innovation in design and engineering. For decades, computers featured a TV screen for output, a keyboard for text input, and a mouse to point and click. Just a few years ago, the iPhone transformed everything by putting the first well-designed computer with a touchscreen in our pockets....


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Progressive web apps vs native apps: Showdown in 2018


Thursday, March 1, 2018 by

Apps have become an integral part of any brand's digital marketing efforts. You'd be hard-pressed to find a company that hasn't, at the very least, thought about developing an app. It would be even more difficult to find a company willing to deny the tremendous impact that an app can have on a brand's engagement and customer experience.   Given th...


CSHTML5-released-to-build-HTML5-Apps-with-C-Sharp

CSHTML5 released to build HTML5 Apps with C-Sharp


Tuesday, February 27, 2018 by

C#/XAML for HTML5 just entered the last stage of development before its 1.0 milestone. Known as CSHTML5, this Visual Studio extension will be released by Userware on Feb 26 as a Release Candidate, providing developers with a new way to develop web apps.Developers are now able to use C# and XAML to write apps that run in the browser. Absolutely no knowledge of HTML5 or J...


New-serverless-CMS-solution-wants-to-take-on-Wordpress

New serverless CMS solution wants to take on Wordpress


Thursday, February 22, 2018 by

Scrivito has announced general availability of their serverless CMS solution, built with ReactJS. Built for digital agencies and medium- to large-sized businesses, the Scrivito looks to help web editors and developers to build, edit and manage all of their different projects.The Web CMS status quo is comprised of aging, unsecure, difficult-to-use and maintenance-heavy o...


New-progressive-web-app-framework-introduced-by-Marfeel

New progressive web app framework introduced by Marfeel


Thursday, January 18, 2018 by

Marfeel has announced the launch of its Marfeel PWA technology, which enables publishers to benefit fully from the next big thing in the mobile ecosystem. As an early adopter of progressive web app technology, Marfeel offers such forward-looking capabilities as 0.7-second page loads for first meaningful paint, push notifications, offline access to content, and striking ...


How-to-avoid-flaky-automated-testing-results

How to avoid flaky automated testing results


Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by

Flaky tests are the bane of any tester’s existence, forcing them to spend precious time on non-functional issues. This slows down the product lifecycle and lowers an organization’s confidence in functional testing, which also decreases the likelihood of development teams writing end-to-end tests.End-to-end tests measure readiness for deployment by ensuring that the appl...


Progress-talks-Kendo-UI-Builder-v2

Progress talks Kendo UI Builder v2


Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by

Not all companies are building applications from scratch today, so businesses must take into consideration the investments made in web applications in the past and leverage it as cost-effectively and efficiently as possible.We talked with Tanya O’Connor, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Progress OpenEdge, to learn more about how their new Kendo UI Builder 2.0 wants to ...


The-evolution-of-Cloud-Firebase

The evolution of Cloud Firebase


Thursday, October 5, 2017 by

These days, if you're developing a mobile or web app, there's a good chance you'll need to sync your data to the cloud. Maybe that's because your users want to share data with their friends for some exciting in-app collaboration, or maybe they simply want to access their data from more than one device.But syncing data between all those devices and the cloud isn't quite ...


IDERA-acquires-Sencha-to-provide-web-developer-tools

IDERA acquires Sencha to provide web developer tools


Tuesday, August 29, 2017 by

IDERA, Inc. has announced an agreement to acquire Sencha, a web application development platform. Sencha will be integrated with Embarcadero, IDERA, Inc.’s developer tools division.Sencha’s Web Application Development Platform empowers companies to design, develop and test cross-platform web applications for desktops, tablets and smartphones. IDERA also noted that "in r...


Improve-mobile-app-security-by-turning-it-into-code

Improve mobile app security by turning it into code


Monday, May 8, 2017 by

Why is application security such a pain? One of the hard problems with application security is that there are a zillion different ways that things can go wrong. Far more than any one person can be expert in. It's unfair to think that a software developer, who is already supposed to be expert in all the latest software languages, frameworks and best practices, should als...


Public-transit-app-releases-Moovit-toolkit-for-developers

Public transit app releases Moovit toolkit for developers


Friday, April 7, 2017 by

Companies that want more customers walking through the door now have a web tool kit to better direct people to their location via public transport. Moovit, a public transport app, has launched Moovit for Developers, a selection of free resources for web and app developers to install on virtually any company’s website or integrate into an Android or iPhone app. With a cl...


Webscale-launches-new-WAF-to-thwart-attacks-on-eCommerce-sites

Webscale launches new WAF to thwart attacks on eCommerce sites


Thursday, March 2, 2017 by

Webscale has announced the launch of their Cloud Web Application Firewall (WAF), the first of a new line of a-la-carte solutions designed to address the pain points many businesses face with regards to the security, availability and performance of their critical web applications. While the market is flush with WAF solutions that combat malicious attacks at the edge of a...


4-proven-ways-to-reduce-churn-with-a-mobile-app

4 proven ways to reduce churn with a mobile app


Thursday, February 23, 2017 by

Have you read all of the 23,000 articles out there about reducing churn?There are some really great ideas about how to improve your onboarding, how to communicate better, how to segment better. Even how to save customers right before they click the “cancel” button.The underlying problem that these tactics address is the same. Users churn because they don&rsq...


BroadSoft

BroadSoft's bMobile gets AI and Apple Callkit


Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by

BroadSoft, Inc. has announced two significant enhancements to its bMobile advanced mobility solution: Artificial intelligence capabilities and Apple CallKit support for BroadSoft Business UC-One mobile apps that provide business users with a superior mobile user experience over any device, network or location and unlocks new revenue opportunities for Mobile Operators.A ...


JavaScript-apps-get-Arxan-application-protection-solution

JavaScript apps get Arxan application protection solution


Friday, February 17, 2017 by

Arxan Technologies, a provider of application protection and management solutions, has announced Arxan Application Protection for JavaScript, a new offering that provides leading protection for JavaScript-based applications, including hybrid iOS and Android apps, in addition to web apps. The comprehensive solution is designed to prevent brand damage, financial loss, IP ...


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Datadog APM released


Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by

Datadog has announced the general availability of Datadog APM (Application Performance Monitoring). This new feature extends the company’s existing infrastructure monitoring platform to now enable development and operations (DevOps) teams to quickly troubleshoot issues in complex, distributed applications that run across hybrid clouds and employ microservices, container...


80-percent-of-web-apps-have-security-flaws

80 percent of web apps have security flaws


Tuesday, February 14, 2017 by

Data collected by Contrast Labs has revealed that sensitive data exposures, which include missing and weak encryption, are the top vulnerability plaguing 69 percent of web applications and accounting for 26 percent of all vulnerabilities. Their research has also found that 80 percent of tested software applications had at least one vulnerability, with an average of 45 v...