Vladimir Kazankov

Saas Website Design Inspiration: Header and Footer Design Examples

Aug 14, 2017
Saas Website Design Inspiration: Header and Footer Design Examples

Prospects start evaluating a SaaS product at its website. The SaaS website can be an online lead-generation machine. The conversion and revenue of a SaaS company can be affected by header / footer design of its marketing (corporate) website. What do some of the best SaaS companies do with their websites’ headers and footers? Look at this list (I combined a header and footer of each website in single screenshots) to get and keep in mind some ideas while building or redesigning your SaaS website.

Million-Dollar SaaS Companies, Which Have No… Offices

Jul 21, 2017
Million-Dollar SaaS Companies, Which Have No… Offices

Companies that support remote (distributed, virtual, dispersed, or dedicated) workers and do it well seem to have a huge leg up on the competition. Let’s learn how these successful SaaS companies use global talents to increase software quality and reduce the cost of rent and office supplies: Basecamp, Buffer, Chargify, Convertkit, Ghost(pro), Groove, Hubstaff, Invision, Olark, and Zapier. We believe that you could utilize their experience and expertise to build your own full remote SaaS company.

Top Software Developers Who Became Rich Starting With MVP (PHOTO)

Jul 20, 2017
Top Software Developers Who Became Rich Starting With MVP (PHOTO)

SaaS development has never being a problem. The problem is creating a successful SaaS business that can scale. Before custom application development for their startups, which later became multimillion-dollar SaaS companies, these founders and top software developers used MVP approach for SaaS.

10X Programmers Share How They Work and How They Live

May 23, 2017
10X Programmers Share How They Work and How They Live

What is a 10x software developer? Is it the one who writes 10x more lines of code than others? Or provides better solution that requires 10x less work? Or works more than 8 hours a day? Nobody knows exactly what is a 10x software programmer because there is no widely accepted definition. So, let’s listen to ... 10x programmers. How do they live and how do they work? Definitely, all of them work and live either harder or smarter than many of us...  

Top Software Developers Shared How They Came Up With Profitable SaaS Ideas

May 06, 2017
Top Software Developers Shared How They Came Up With Profitable SaaS Ideas

The way to get profitable startup idea is not to try to think of startup ideas (including SaaS development). It's to look for problems, preferably problems you have yourself.  In fact, for many entrepreneurs, successful business ideas start out as solutions designed to address a challenge they face personally. Solving the problem that frustrates you - may be one of the best ways of finding an idea for your startup. Look at these software developers who acted accordingly before they found success. 

Built With Laravel: 10+ Reputable Companies and Startups that Use Laravel Framework for their Web Projects

May 06, 2017
Built With Laravel: 10+ Reputable Companies and Startups that Use Laravel Framework for their Web Projects

Whether great or widely known companies are using Laravel. Are any startups using Laravel Development? Are there any big and successful websites or enterprise applications built with Laravel framework? There are a ton of excellent web projects created with Laravel and one can find the world’s best companies among their owners.

The Top 10 Advantages Of Using Laravel PHP Framework

May 05, 2017
The Top 10 Advantages Of Using Laravel PHP Framework

In this article, we will list some of the most common problems, which very often arise during web development, and will demonstrate how Laravel Development enables us to solve all these common problems fast (read as “cost-effectively”).

PHP 7 vs Node.js

May 04, 2017
PHP 7 vs Node.js

Node.js is a tool for back-ends creation. As well as PHP.  But questions like “Which is better for back-end - PHP or Node js?” or even “Is Node js killing PHP?” or "Is NodeJS eating PHP Market?" are asked frequently.  Let's be honest: Node.js couldn't kill PHP. Why?

Wordpress vs Laravel, Framework vs CMS

May 04, 2017
Wordpress vs Laravel, Framework vs CMS

When developers propose a modern MVC framework (such as Laravel) over a CMS (such as WordPress), non-tech stakeholders are sometimes not so sure whether it is the right choice. Prebuilt CMS might seem a money/time saver and a more obvious tool to accomplish their business tasks. However, when is it really better to use a CMS rather than a typical modern framework? Let’s look at an example of WordPress as the most widely-used CMS.

The Biggest Myths Some Software Developers Believe

May 04, 2017
The Biggest Myths Some Software Developers Believe

What are some popular myths in software development? Why are they myths, and how did they become popular? Some of these are myths because they were once true, other because they are convenient distortions in order to promote an agenda, and some because they are naive over-simplifications. Do you agree with these opinions?

Software Developers After 40, 50 and 60 Who Are Still Coding (PHOTO)

Apr 23, 2017
Software Developers After 40, 50 and 60 Who Are Still Coding (PHOTO)

The median U.S. worker is 42. However, StackOverflow’s survey on age shows that there are just about 13% of developers after 40. Where are the others? Were they fired or moved up to a managerial role? Is software development really a dead end job after 40? Let’s listen to the stories of top software developers after 40, 50 and 60 who turned down managerial positions and still practice programming for a living.

Top 10 Software Developers Who Started After 35, 40 Or 50 (PHOTO)

Apr 10, 2017
Top 10 Software Developers Who Started After 35, 40 Or 50 (PHOTO)

Is it too late to become a software developer after 35? Are 35, 40, or 50 too old to learn programming? Famous and ordinary programmers who started late Aimee Morgan, Clayton Boyle, Wendy Zenone, Bill Barnett, Tyson Daugherty, Sara Powell, Derek Langton, Pavol Almasi, Laurie Alaoui and others are ultimately showing by example that «it's never too late to change career to do what you love or what you are passionate about».

Why is Laravel so popular?

Apr 04, 2017
Why is Laravel so popular?

Developers can start to build a Laravel application within a few minutes! It’s always a fun process. Laravel gives the right tools and nice ideas to help build website faster, more stable and very easy to maintain.

Getting Started With Laravel for Beginners: the Best FREE Quickstart Tutorials

Apr 04, 2017
Getting Started With Laravel for Beginners: the Best FREE Quickstart Tutorials

Laravel is the Most Starred PHP Framework on Github: more than 30 000 developers from all over the world (mostly from the USA) greatly appreciate robust features of this platform. Thinking about Laravel 5 but don’t know where to start? Among the features that make Laravel framework better than others there are awesome documentation, community and step-by-step tutorials. In this post, to save your time, we've gathered expert advices on how to download, install and configure your first Laravel-based project.

PHP 7 review: Upgrading For Performance and Security Reasons

Jan 31, 2017
PHP 7 review: Upgrading For Performance and Security Reasons

Usage statistics indicate that PHP accounts for over 80 percent of all websites, topping 240 million sites according to the Netcraft web server survey (2013). PHP 7 (2015) is the most important revolution for PHP since the release of PHP 5 in 2004. The speed and security improvements alone make upgrading to PHP 7 worthwhile. In this post, we will discuss these improvements in more details.

PHP 7 review: Scalar Type Declarations and Return Type Declarations

Jan 30, 2017
PHP 7 review: Scalar Type Declarations and Return Type Declarations

PHP 7 introduced new features: scalar type declarations and return type declarations. In this post we will show how these features makes the maintenance of large pieces of code significantly easier by multiple developers and writing more robust tests. For the owner of the large PHP-based application it means more quality with less money spent in a long-term perspective.

Belitsoft Company Included in the Top Enterprise Software Development Firms

Oct 11, 2016
Belitsoft Company Included in the Top Enterprise Software Development Firms

Washington-based B2B ratings and reviews agency rates more than 300 enterprise software development firms from all over the world. Belitsoft is listed in the Top 30 of them.

Full-Stack Framework or Microframework, Laravel or Lumen?

Sep 16, 2016
Full-Stack Framework or Microframework, Laravel or Lumen?

What is a microframework? Are there any benefits of using a microframework as opposed to a full-stack framework? What are some examples of when it's right to use a microframework instead of a full-stack framework?

Microservices Architecture: Development with Lumen (Laravel) Microframework

Sep 15, 2016
Microservices Architecture: Development with Lumen (Laravel) Microframework

«Microservices» or «microservice architectural style» is an approach to developing a single application as a suite of small parts – services communicated through APIs - compared with «monolithic architectural style» when an application is built as a single unit. It has even allowed different microservices to be written in different programming languages, and they can also be managed by different teams. When is it a good idea to use microservices architecture and why do we use Lumen to build microservices?

RESTful API Development with Lumen (Laravel) Microframework

Sep 14, 2016
RESTful API Development with Lumen (Laravel) Microframework

API is a technology that allows different applications or different parts of a single application to share data among each other by special programming commands. By default, an application has no use for APIs if it is not required by software requirements. When a customer orders for an API creation from us and he/she is ok to use Laravel Development then we usually suggest the use of Lumen. When is it necessary to develop an API for the application and why do we choose Lumen for this?

How Fast are Laravel-based Web Applications?

Sep 12, 2016
How Fast are Laravel-based Web Applications?

Web application should run as quickly as possible. Amazon found that every 100ms of latency cost them 1% in sales. Google found that extra .5 seconds in search page generation time dropped traffic by 20%. Broker can lose $4 million in revenues per millisecond if his electronic trading platform is 5 milliseconds behind the competition! It is important not just to develop web application but to develop fast web application, which will result in accelerating revenue. Are Laravel-based web applications fast enough?

Software Requirements Specification Document Example (International Standard)

Aug 08, 2016
Software Requirements Specification Document Example (International Standard)

Failed projects are those ones that do not meet the original time, cost and quality requirements criteria. The common cause of software project failure: absence of well-defined requirements. This document defines the normative content of the software requirements specification (SRS). Organization of the information items in the document such as the order and section structure may be selected in accordance with the project's documentation policies.

Software Requirements Specification Helps to Protect IT Projects From Failure

Aug 08, 2016
Software Requirements Specification Helps to Protect IT Projects From Failure

Failed projects are those one that do not meet the original time, cost and quality requirements criteria. IT projects fail without well-defined software requirements. The software requirements specification is a collection of requirements for a particular software product, program, or set of programs that performs certain functions in a specific environment and the criteria for determining whether those requirements are met. 

Microsoft granted $23, 000 to the team with Belitsoft developer

Jun 30, 2016
Microsoft granted $23, 000 to the team with Belitsoft developer

Being a professional developer is more than just coding, it means more concern about delivering a usable product in a limited timeframe.

How must the right offshore software development company help the client save thousands of dollars?

Jun 07, 2016
How must the right offshore software development company help the client save thousands of dollars?

One-half of unsuccessful projects are related to ineffective communications and this translates to US$75,000 that are at risk for every US$1 million spent on the projects, according to the business research from The Project Management Institute (the US nonprofit professional organization for project management, 480,000+ members). A company is not only risking funds, but also it is risking project success rates.

How to keep offshore software developers under control?

Jun 07, 2016
How to keep offshore software developers under control?

Lack of control over offshore software developers may lead to broken promises, failure to deliver product on time and increase in its price