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Node.js vs JAVA – which solution contributes more to modern-day web development?

Which solution contributes more to web development? In one corner, we have the great old one, lingua franca of corporate IT and the once (and forever?) king of internet programming. Its opponent, the young challenger, Node.js, is the recently raised future ruler of web app development, spawn of the omnipresent JavaScript. Is this the ultimate [...]

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22 Nov 2018 in  Business  &  Technical
Node.js vs PHP – which solution adds more value to early stage startups?

The background story Long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… JavaScript and PHP ruled the internet together. PHP handled server-side tasks and JS managed details in the browser. This non-aggression pact supported pillars of the internet and lasted for years. Everything changed when Node.js emerged, and suddenly, there was no longer need [...]

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08 Nov 2018 in  Business  &  Technical
Who can benefit from Node.js? Top 3 reasons why companies choose Node.js

A few weeks ago, in our article Famous apps built with Node.js, you could see the quite impressive list of companies that have already given Node a chance. But why did they do it? If they had a functioning application, what was really the reason that made them change the technology?Obviously, all of these companies had [...]

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01 Nov 2018 in  Business  &  Technical
The Node.js and JS foundations want to merge

JavaScript changes over the horizon The two major open-source JavaScript foundations, Node.js and JavaScript, have recently issued an announcement on their merging plans. The information released on the 4th October 2018 sparked a discussion over the communities’ future. The Node.js Foundation and JS Foundation boards have met several times already to discuss a potential alignment [...]

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11 Oct 2018 in  Business  &  Technical
What types of applications can you build with Node.js?

Node.js is a JavaScript runtime environment and it’s built on Chrome’s V8 JS engine. Historically, JavaScript was used mainly for client-side scripting and it ran the client-side by a JS engine in the user’s web browser. In practice, this meant that the server-side required a different programming language, which often translated into hiring different developers [...]

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04 Oct 2018 in  Business  &  Technical
Revolutions as breakthrough factors in business

Is robotic process automation the wind of change for the current economy?   The economic history of the world is a record of remarkable milestones changing the industrial development. Are we facing a new revolution right now or is this just a slogan pushed by self-proclaimed “tech evangelists”? The history of market revolutions takes us [...]

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20 Sep 2018 in  Business  &  Technical
What is an error budget?

Everything fails, that’s a fact. Not even the best system has 100% reliability, right? But then, how many times have you seen Google being unavailable? I’ve never seen that, or if for some reason Google wouldn’t load, I’d blame that on my internet connection. There’s no way it’s Google’s fault. Believe it or not, but [...]

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13 Sep 2018 in  Business  &  Technical
What is the difference between UI and UX?

UI and UX are widely discussed but still somewhat confused. There is a plethora of materials, an overwhelming number of meetings taking on the topic of UI/UX, but just because of that slash right there, many assume that both of these terms are the same and can be used interchangeably. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. [...]

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06 Sep 2018 in  Business  &  Technical
Robotic Process Automation – robots elevating business to a new level

Who owns the robots owns the world, as Richard Freeman, a professor of economics, stated in his article published in the Harvard Magazine. However, there are robots and there is RPA. While Robotic Process Automation doesn’t mean building an actual bot – it’s a process, engaging the machine in mimicking human behavior - robotic solutions [...]

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16 Aug 2018 in  Business  &  Technical
What is the difference between artificial intelligence and machine learning?

Are computers smarter than us? Are we actually teaching machines to be masterminds? Will artificial intelligence put an end to humanity as we know it? There’s so much drama in each of these questions, yet these are the topics that are widely talked about nowadays. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are so popular that they’ve [...]

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19 Jul 2018 in  Business  &  Technical