Remember time when you had to download the whole website in order to search through the needed information? You had to dig through the whole mass of data in order to get what you really need. That was bearable when you work on PC, but became totally inappropriate the time you appeared to be working on any mobile device.
The reason is that the connection is unfortunately not as fast as on local PC. Moreover you have the limited screen and cannot accept there all the information at once.That is when the single page web applications appeared to be far more popular than full size websites.
Specialties of single-page web apps
Web app developers composed the front end to any content database. While website programming offers you to deal with all data at once, single-page applications let you pull the needed piece of data right into your hands without losing any time.
iOS developers are running the hot competition against Android App programmers.
The mobile application is nowadays the direct way to progress. This concerns everything including time, resources and of course money. That you need is to focus on the most important cases and ignore features that are just taking the memory limits.
What are mobile apps created for?
Some companies try to tighten up their budget and deny creating the separate mobile application opting for simple mobile optimized website. This is rather wrong way to solve the question, since mobile applications reach much wider audience then mobile-opted sites do. They offer more built-in options and offer easy access to various data.
These breaking news have shocked the IT world! New programming issue threatens to beat up the main software programming languages like PHP, Ruby on Rails and even Java!
This fresh newcomer is Node.js and it offers some brand new features that will most likely be handy for newbies as well as for those who tend to work with over-complicated systems.
The main problem of Java developers
Each Java development company employee sometimes comes across the trouble of system being too complicated. Their script might not work correctly or may just not work at all, let along the fact that any operation takes forever to be completed.
Why our banks are so interested in social media? The main reason is that media appear to be the source of bank’s popularity. They can easily get it to the top or bring down in weeks. However the problem stands in all its glory especially for huge and well known banks a lot of people tend to use. Every day they work with a lot of clients and have thousands of deals made. On the other hand they have a lot of employees which are usually not 100% satisfied with their work. This means any of them can deliver in the net their dissatisfaction about the bank he works for. And we even do not mean employees who got fired or got their salary lowered.
That’s why a lot of banks turned their attention to social networking software solutions.
Let’s see, which trends are the most popular.
Ecommerce software development
It’s really important or any bank to meet people’s needs. If people want to get access to their account through mobile phone or any other digital equipment, these options must be offered. Otherwise your clients won’t be yours anymore.
This year is rather rich on events made just for Ruby on Rails developers. The whole set of meetings will give them unique possibility to enlarge their experience and deepen their knowledge in various cases.
The nearest one will start really soon – meaning 3d of April. That’s the date when the Ancient City Ruby 2014 starts. Iflexion Ruby on Rails developers are going to participate in this event.
Ancient City Ruby, 3-4 April 2014
Each year in April you get the opportunity to get more knowledge in the field of Ruby on Rails craft. A lot of worldwide known specialists come to the conference in order to exchange their opinions on the latest trends and work out the best policy to operate their favorite system.
The lectures of famous speakers will be combined with workshops, where you will get lured into discussions on various topics. A lot of questions are usually raised on these meetings.
On April 1st we will see officially released milestone of Server SQL 2014. This is the huge step forward for all the database developers, who were waiting for this long time already. New opportunities for database programming are awaited. Also specialists from Iflexion consider the new tool to provide more benefits for database programming in general matters.
The new release is mainly based on the current SQL Server 2012 which is used for 2 years already without any great malfunctions. The codename the tool was presented to the audience is “Hekaton”. The new feature is so called OLTP (online translation processing). This will enable the performance gain up to 30-times faster along with significant scalability improvements. These are run by AlwaysON technology offered by Windows Azure. According to this technology, databases will generally fail over to installations created by SQL Server, offering high level availability and improved recovery scenarios.
In order to match the current demands of modern programming, specialists of Iflexion decided to range the most popular programming languages so you will know which language to focus on. As a result we got TOP-10 languages in order of their popularity.
Paying maximum attention to the most craved ones, you will always stay competitive and wanted by employers all throughout the year.
Let’s take a closer look on the programming languages starting from the least popular ones.
The reason it appeared on the tenth place is that ASP.NET is not actually the programing language. It’s more like the great helper in creating dynamic web applications, frameworks and pages. Still due to its handiness .NET development became really popular nowadays and is definitely worth studying.
Since 2014 has already knocked at our door and even kicked it wide open, it’s perfect time to take a look at the most popular and important trends this year has to offer.
Iflexion team has done its best to prepare the list of long awaited changes in IT world.
Let’s have a look at the short list:
- Clouds get top popular
- Data scientists go down
- Big data and social data go up
- Analytics of complex specialized systems are wanted along with agile business intelligence
- Everyone goes for storytelling
- All efforts get accumulated in mobile sector
- Embedded business intelligence begins to emerge in attempt to put analytics in the path of everyday business activities.
Now it’s time for detailed information.
Hadoop and NoSQL
These systems are now completely linked one to another. You shall keep this in mind in order to take full range of IT advantages.
Mobile applications become more and more wanted nowadays. They got the great field in minds of IT specialists and move on pushing the other applications out of the market. Thus it’s really important to follow the lead in order to get all the sweet consequences of the mobile triumph.
Mobile Apps getting biometric
Iflexion mobile apps programmers looked through the latest polls and discovered the tremendous information provided by Ericsson ConsumerLab global research program. According to the latest news, over 40% of smartphone users want all their physical activities to be recorded properly. For 56% their heart rate and blood pressure are so important they want to know them during the day and get the chart every evening.
In order to get yourself the modern and effective site you have to admit the definite changes take place in the IT world since 2013. This means some ways you tend to use might work no more, so you lose money and time.
To ease your site updates Iflexion team has gathered and carefully studied the latest trends in website development field before offering you the most important ones.
Let’s take a close look at the website development trends 2014.
Landing pages and single page sites
If you look at the usual site you most likely see the complicated structure with the main page containing the general information about the company, several pages with various services, also separate pages for blog, contacts, reviews etc.
This is what you won’t ever see in the landing page. Here all the information is given as shortly as possible. The site contains one single page only with all the data needed to invite the customer and draw his attention to offered services and/or goods.