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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!

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 2018

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.

Advantages of Java

Aug 08, 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.

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!

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.

VR/AR in E-Learning: The Future Is NOT Exactly Here Yet

Jun 14, 2018

“It’s cool to hate,” sang Offspring in their fourth studio album back in the 90s. This was a punk ballad about the rebellious behavior of a teenager at high school. We also have some hatred and we are ready to share it with you.

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.

GDPR Effect on E-Learning Apps, or User Data Protection at All Costs

Jun 08, 2018

Please, tell us how paranoid you are about your personal data. We sure hope that your “spidey sense”, combined with two-factor authentication, automatic log-off and plenty of other precautionary measures are a part of your daily routine on the Internet. But what if you are responsible for the storage and security of data of hundreds, thousands, or even millions of your mobile users? In this article, we are going to speculate about the things that are huge for user data protection.

State of E-Learning Funding in 2018

Jun 07, 2018

What do you think of when you hear “243 billion US dollars”? It couldn’t be another Marvel movie budget as we speak billions, not millions. It is also not the net worth of Josh Bezos that is still under 200 billion mark (and well over 100 billion mark as well) at 136.2 something billion (according to Forbes). 243 billion dollars is the projected size of e-Learning market worldwide by 2022. Read on for details.

Blockchain, AI and AR conquer smartphones: mobile app trends for 2018

Jun 05, 2018

Capabilities of your smartphone far exceed calls and social networking. You can mine Dogecoins, see how a new sofa fits in your room before buying it, control your thermostat from afar, or get your coffee ordered by chatbots. This is how the power of mobile apps transforms the way we handle things in 2018. So if you were looking for a chance to catch up on app trends, the time is now.

Top eLearning Apps Built with React Native

May 24, 2018

The times when React Native was considered risky to use are long past. Look how EdTech mobile startups built their apps reducing costs and time.

Healthcare IT Terms: the Essential Glossary

May 23, 2018

Healthcare IT is a complex field that could give healthcare itself a run for its money. What is EHR? What do FHIR, GDPR and HIPAA stand for? Look for answers in our comprehensive glossary.

React Native FAQ

May 14, 2018

Still uncertain whether to choose React Native as the framework for your mobile app? Belitsoft will help you out. We selected and answered the most common questions arising when people consider using React Native in a project.

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