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ERP basics. Riding the clouds

Oct 18, 2018

Businesses always needed a system to operate effectively. No matter how large you are, or for how long have you been on the market. To boost the demand for your services and eliminate the system mistakes, enterprises resort to the ERP solutions.

In a nice conversation with Dmitry Garbar, the department head and a partner at Belitsoft, we’ve discussed ERP systems. Dive into the article and see, what came out of our talk.

Integration in the financial software

Oct 02, 2018

People like walking the dogs or petting cats. But enterprises cherish their bank accounts. Money needs management. And the old saying “If love something, let it go” doesn’t work here. So when it comes to building a financial app, integrating it with others will ensure the numbers in the bank statement remain fairly high. How to integrate your financial app with others and what to beware - read in this article!

How to develop a video streaming app like Netflix

Sep 27, 2018

With 70% of mobile traffic generated by video content in 2020, streaming apps are conquering the digital space. Dreaming of giving the world an app that would become the next Netflix? Read this article to learn more about the technical as well as user sides of the venture!

Gamification in Healthcare: the Value of Fun

Sep 13, 2018

Gamification is not the cure-all, but it can’t hurt. Introducing fun and games to healthcare apps can motivate patients and collect essential data. After all, it helps to make informed decisions on daily activities that contribute to one’s health.

Java vs Nodejs

Sep 04, 2018

What do we expect when watching a tarantula fighting a scorpion? Anyone can win or lose. Or is there a way one will escape? In one corner we have Node.js - a powerful environment that allows JavaScript to crawl out of web browsers, and novices to begin their path painlessly. In the other one, there’s Java. An old champion among programming languages that is used globally and for diverse purposes. Is there a winner and who will lose then? Intrigued? Let’s get it started!

What do the doctors hate about EHR

Aug 24, 2018

EHR, in its current condition, has created an unfavorable impression among the physician wellness community. They cite three factors: burnout, lack of work-life balance, and frustration with EHRs. The question is whether, and if so, how physician dissatisfaction can affect your business? We have tried to gain a better insight into negative effects but also find preferable EHR features. Read on to learn more!

Mobile app QA: doing testing right

Aug 22, 2018

53% of users will remove a mobile app once it has exposed its buggy side. The same reason can account for almost 40% of customers loss for a brand. It makes the companies pay more attention to their mobile app testing strategy. In this article, we’ve gathered some tips on mobile apps testing peculiarities and outlined the best practices one can conform to while testing your next mobile app.

Java Vs Python Tried and true Vs "modern and new"

Aug 20, 2018

Comparing Java and Python is like comparing earth-moving machinery and sports car. Both are incredible performing in their own way and implementing the unique purposes. Each developing language was created to brighten a specific domain, shining through the industry itself. The modern embarrassment of riches mixed up the ideas and brought a new one: you can use anything you want - results are satisfying anyway. Down here we’ve overviewed the strengths and weaknesses of the two top-notch languages in 2018. Dig in!

How to develop a mooc platform in 2008

Aug 14, 2018

Quick thought: back in 2011, Coursera, Udacity and edX didn’t exist. In 2017, Coursera alone can brag about 30 million learners, 2,700+ active courses, 237 specializations, and 161 partners. Udacity yearly revenue is at 70 million dollars. edX is a non-profit platform but it is also doing quite well. All these platforms seem like a decent option for college education replacement.

Design for Android vs. design for iOS

Aug 08, 2018

Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO, once said: ''Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like. People think it's this veneer - that the designers are handed this box and told, 'Make it look good!' That's not what we think design is. It's not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.'' Design is all about user experience and both Android and iOS are continuously working on developing their own styles. As a result, each platform has its own approach and a set of specific rules that should be taken into account when designing an app. Read on to learn more!

Advantages of Java

Aug 07, 2018

Let us guess. You’re sick of seeing those flashy titles like “Python is the best!”, “Make your app a rainbow with Node.js!” or even “C is dead”. You’ve heard quite enough of those trendy words and decided to create something bigger? Or tired of being a consumer so you ordered your developers around to carry out your vision of the future? And they offered you Java! Is that the one which is 20 years old?! Are you serious?! Well, big fella, Java is not that simple as it might at first appear.

Blockchain in healthcare: use cases

Aug 02, 2018

We are seeing a rapid spread of blockchain-based software services, many of them in the medical and pharmaceutical fields. Healthcare stakeholders recognize great potential, and with this comes high expectations. Obviously, Blockchain can increase confidence between patients and healthcare institutions. But is it a panacea for health IT issues? We’ll try to myth-bust blockchain technology and show how it may be used in healthcare.

Extra 2.92 million USD in Revenue, 670K Production Hours Saved and More Benefits: 6 Case Studies of Successful xAPI Implementation

Jul 26, 2018

xAPI, Experience API, Tin Can API - whatever you might call it - is the latest and one of the most wide-spread data transport standard. We’ve decided to find some real case studies to show the exact impact the company can get from adopting this standard and the results of our research exceeded all expectations. Millions of euros of saved revenue, tons of production hours at huge corporations, hundreds of saved lives due to adjustments in medicine and military personnel training process – these are just a few benefits various companies managed to achieve by adopting xAPI.

How to develop a smart home app

Jul 24, 2018

Sci-fi homes, where everything is controlled by a single tap or voice command are no longer an imaginary thing. By 2022, they are supposed to be part of everyday life for every fifth household worldwide. The only thing you need, apart from high-end hardware, is a smart home app to connect to all the devices. We’ve gathered some useful info about the market’s perspectives, communication standards, development options, security side and core features of an app that your users would love.

How to design a healthcare app

Jul 18, 2018

mHealth is becoming a popular option in the world today where there is a widespread gadget usage. People are frequently thinking about healthy lifestyles and ways to improve their well-being. As a result, they download dozens of healthcare apps to be motivated and track physical and mental conditions. Fortunately, software providers do have much to offer for both Android and iOS users. Do you want to create a competitive mHealth product? Have no idea what color scheme to pick for attracting more users? Looking for original design solutions? Check out this blog post to find a "best fit" design approaches in healthcare mobile development.

How to develop a language learning app like Duolingo

Jul 12, 2018

With over 200 million users, Duolingo is the top dog of the language-learning apps. Thanks to its effective curriculum, clean design, and appealing gamification, the app has been able to stay dominant on the market. We have studied the Duolingo's success factors, found its drawbacks and estimated an MVP for a similar app. Read the article to learn more.

Responsive website vs mobile app

Jul 10, 2018

Google’s Mobilegeddon has set new standards for what a mobile web experience should be. Today more than a half of global web traffic is mobile-generated. However, apps industry is keeping pace by introducing new approaches to their development and new app styles like Progressive web apps. In doubt about what to choose? Read on to understand how a responsive website and a mobile app can benefit your business in terms of audience reach, industry type, functionality as well as maintenance complexity.

How to build an EHR system

Jul 05, 2018

"The time has come for an electronic medical record in every group medical practice in America. Period. End of story," as Donald M. Berwick said. Indeed, the large-scale use of EHR systems is becoming increasingly prevalent in the healthcare field. But what features are in demand and what damages clinic’s workflow? And how to certify an EHR software? This guide will fill you in on how to build an EHR system.

Personalized E-Learning in Action: The Tale of Zuckerberg and Summit Public Schools

Jun 27, 2018

What do you and your significant other have for a hobby? Pottery, sports, romantic walks under the moon? Hardcore couples work at personalized education! This is by no mean a call to quitting your favorite activities or change your usual habits. This is only a try to describe how Bill and Melinda Gates together with Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg “roll”. We offer a detailed look at their activities for personalized e-learning development in 2018.

Java vs Kotlin: a Veteran against the Upstart Challenger

Jun 14, 2018

When Google announced Kotlin its next official programming language for Android, its popularity in some regions saw a more than sixfold increase. The language has drawn the attention of brands like Amazon, Netflix, and Pinterest and broke into the elite of programming world. It has been steadily gaining ground since then. Some people predicted the death of Java, at least on mobile devices. We’ve done a little research to see how those two languages compare in terms of Android app development. Learn about how Java gave rise to Kotlin, their relations, code lines stance, communities, performance issues and more in our step by step matchup.

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