Development Strategies

Developing Maintainable Software Applications

When it comes to developing software, not only you have to consider creating the application, but also everything that comes with it. This can be from the actual design of the software to maintenance and updates. In this recent article, the author discussed some points related to maintaining software applications and the code base. It’s a topic I am quite passionate about, so I wanted to add a few things.

A Tech Birdie: Delightful Tournament Experience Through GolfScore-Live

GOLF is a four-letter word that stands for Green, Oxygen, Light, and Friendship. Golf is undoubtedly a charismatic sport that brings enjoyment and inspirations. As Grantland Rice, a 20th century American Sportswriter, once wrote, "golf is 20 percent mechanics and technique, and 80 percent philosophy, humor, romance, melodrama, companionship, camaraderie and conversation."

How to Know If You’ve Found the Right Outsourcing Software Development Team

In a recent article from CIO, the author talks about how to know if you’ve outsourced software development to the right team. In this post, I will add on to points made by sharing practical experiences and lessons I’ve learned from the projects I’ve worked on in the past.

The Myths and Realities of IoT in Energy Management

Shinetech Europe recently attended the third DLA Piper European Technology Summit, which brings together business leaders in the European tech industry and key figures who shape the regulatory and financial landscape under one roof. The team is inspired by the insights and analysis into the growth of technology and innovation on the panel discussion and breakout sessions.

Cross Platform Mobile Development: Xamarin Forms

Cross platform development has become a trending topic in mobile applications over the past few years. While using a native app platform offers many benefits and great features, cross-platform development software simplifies the mobile application creation. Some of the most popular cross-development environments include Sencha, PhoneGap, Titanium and Xamarin. Which one you choose depends on your preferred programming language and the needs and goals for your app.

E-commerce Platform Migration

Migrating your shop to a different platform? Get ready for headaches.

In this blog post, I will take an in-depth look at the issues, pitfalls, and concerns that come with migrating an existing e-commerce solution to a different platform. To start, let's have a look at the selection criteria and various options from which you can choose.

Design Pattern - Abstract Factory Pattern

In this blog post, we will discuss Design Patterns and how they can help maintain good coding structure and make it easier for developers to adjust to requirement changes. More specifically, we will take an in-depth look at Abstract Factory Pattern, which is an extension of the Factory Method Pattern. A Factory Pattern is simply a creational pattern which helps to decouple the consumers of a class from creating a new instance.

The Art of Team Management

People sometimes think it is better to row the boat alone rather than have others help get the boat ashore. But when navigating a large vessel, it is important to have a captain leading and motivating a crew to work together and come to a successful end result.

Often times a team leader’s role may seem like that of a captain. The role also includes the responsibilities of a coach, a trainer, a consultant and a mentor: