In an unprecedented era of high customer expectations, low market confidence and the constant threat of small and nimble players disrupting the market, financial institutions find themselves in a position where they must evolve or become extinct. As established players continue to be dependent on legacy technology and monolithic systems that require significant overhead and lead time to deliver even the smallest increment of value, many are struggling to satisfy the needs of their customers and shareholders and their ability to remain competitive is diminishing. This post explores how financial services institutions, particularly banks, can effectively evaluate and embrace the microservices architecture movement.
For those who have yet to work with React or who are considering working with React, Devbridge Group's latest article explains from a front-end developer's perspective what React is, how it works, and how to get along with it a little easier.
Based on recent data, React has been rising in popularity. Devbridge Group's Co-Founder and Senior Software Architect explains why and answers the question, "Is it all hype, or the real deal?"
Our recent post is a glance back at Devbridge Group's “Continuous Integration in .NET Projects” post from 2013. It looks at optimizing your development process from today's perspective. We identify some red flags to be on the lookout for, suggest best practices and offer tools and insights into our development process.
Single code-base? Check. Common best-practices from the web development world? Check. In this article we weight some of the pro's and con's of React Native, it's ability to integrate with native code, patterns, and extensibility.
We switched MSSQL with PostgreSQL on a live SaaS platform. We're here to share some of the lessons learned from the process as well as our first impressions running PostgreSQL on an application that serves 3,500 users across Android, iOS, and web clients.
Acceptance. What is it? In software development, Acceptance Criteria (AC) are the conditions that a product must satisfy to be accepted by a user. At their core, AC are used to confirm whether a product is complete and whether it is working as expected. Here's how we write and meet AC within our process.
With the release of Foundation 6, Zurb is promising lots of new stuff. Let’s take all of this new stuff into the light and see what we’ve got. Here is a review of everything for the sixth edition of Foundation, as straightforward and concentrated as possible.
When a brand new project is started from scratch, you are free to choose between any and all technologies, architecture, infrastructure and so on. But do you consider if these decisions will still be viable even a year, let alone five years down the line, after a product evolves? When do your systems become legacy systems, and how will you know when to redesign?
Users expect mobile apps to be fast and responsive, and they'd better not drain too much battery. When you're dealing with third-party APIs and lots of real-time data, how can you still expect to reach optimal performance? We've found a way.
Over the summer, Google released an update for its search engine algorithm to boost the ranking of mobile-friendly websites. In response, we've created a mobile performance tool that helps developers ensure that their websites are on the "mobile-friendly" side of Google's judgements.
There are always various opinions on certifications in the tech world. On one hand, there are those who say that being a certified specialist is something that can help you move forward. On the other hand, there will also always be those who believe only your job experience can show your working skills. Where do we stand on the subject?