In 2014 was released first officially stable version 1.0 of the Meteor [http://www.meteor.com] most cool web application framework nowadays. Software developer have been using a lot of web application development frameworks and libraries in development and production for 10+ years. Why Meteor is so excited? It’s not one more platform in a row or new pure marketing buzzword. It’s rather a new approach to the construction of the project. This technology provides to Iflexion a new quality of Web Application Development process.
The brand new Java 8 is finally on the market! That’s what a lot of java web programmers waited for. For its’ release Oracle offered so called LDK8 also known as Java Development Kit. The java developers from Iflexion feel the descent shift new Java represents with its completely new approach.
Java 8 – what’s it all about?
YoavLandman, the primary Java developer, is really happy and proud of company’s new creation. “Now you can code in totally new way. Be ready for greater options!”
Due to the new methods used to create the perspective functional paradigm in order to replace an old imperative paradigm new Java 8 will offer comfortable solutions for developers. All bugs appear to be not only easily to track, but also handy to fix. Any problem can now be decomposed in any functional value. A lot of tools can now be used for the purpose to manage binaries.
What’s so special about the mobile web apps?
Imagine you’ve got the tremendous idea for the mobile content. You’re ready to share it at once for as many users as possible. Guess what comes next! You get your app optimized for Windows 8, Android, BlackBerry and the handful of other OS. You pay separately to each single team, since you do need separate teams for each kind of application to be created. When you finally get your apps, you contact the app store and go on begging them to take your product. Remember not to lose their contact since most likely you’ll beg them to fix any kind of small bug or make a review pretty soon.
Ready for this hell most of mobile application developers go through?
Still there’s a handy way to avoid all these unnecessary spending and delay. You can create one single app using HTML for it to suite any platform. That’s what Iflexion mobile developers do and that’s what they strongly advise you to do as well.
What’s the profit?
- Use the platform you like
No more need to struggle to cope with all kinds of platforms with all its specification. You save your money and efforts since the HTML app will easily get installed wherever you want.
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.
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 w 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.
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.
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.