.NET Core - Cross Platform Frameworks for Future Apps

By Brian Geary on Mar 21, 2018 9:05:00 AM

We’ve talked several times in this space about cross-platform development, mainly with regard to mobile app development. The software project management, business strategy, and marketing advantages of being able to develop one code base and release the app for both iOS and Android at the same time are manifold: quicker time to market, better resource allocation, easier testing cycle, more consistent application look and feel, and more.

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Microsoft Blazor - C# in Your Browser

By Brian Geary on Mar 19, 2018 9:05:00 AM

For a long time, developers with expertise in the .NET framework have wanted to be able to create compelling, performant web applications that leveraged the rich .NET environment and its easy-to-use programming languages. It wasn’t impossible, but it always seemed more complex than it ought to be—certainly more complex than delivering similar applications in JavaScript or PHP.

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A Beginner’s Guide to App Monitoring

By Brian Geary on Mar 14, 2018 10:26:09 AM

This is a guest post by our friends at Stackify.

Congratulations! You’ve developed, designed, tested, and now launched your app, which excited users have been downloading since the release date. While this is cause for celebration, your work isn’t over yet (is it ever?).

Even though your app has launched, you still need to continue to monitor its performance. Doing so on a consistent basis can help deter users from deleting it, let alone bad mouthing it on review sites.

Still, while you may be a pro in the design and development department, you may be a newbie when it comes to app monitoring—or could benefit from a crash course. Either way, read on to learn about app monitoring basics.

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Progressive Web Applications

By Brian Geary on Mar 12, 2018 9:05:00 AM

In case you haven’t noticed, there’s been a whole lot of progress in the last couple of years to make it easier for developers to deliver applications that work the same across platforms, across devices, and across browsers. The business of software development, it seems, is finally catching on to the fact that customers want the same experience regardless of hardware and platform choice, and developers don’t want to develop and maintain multiple flavors of the same app.

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Flash Is Dead (thank God) - What's Next?

By Brian Geary on Mar 7, 2018 9:05:00 AM

The long global nightmare is coming to a merciful end. Adobe announced last year that it will end development work and support for its long-lived Flash platform in 2020.

Topics: Adobe Flash
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Boston Officially Ranked Number 1 City for Startups... Again!

By Brian Geary on Mar 5, 2018 9:05:00 AM

The results are in. For the second year running, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has recognized the Boston metro area as tops in the nation for startups.

Topics: startups
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