Rimantas Benetis
By:Rimantas Benetis Posted On: Topic:Strategy

Path to microservices: Moving away from monolithic architecture in financial services

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.

Mantas Kunsmanas
By:Mantas Kunsmanas Posted On: Topic:Engineering

React: A front-end developer’s perspective

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.

Tomas Kirda
By:Tomas Kirda Posted On: Topic:Engineering

To React or not to React?

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?"

Paulius Maciulis
By:Paulius Maciulis Posted On: Topic:Engineering

Continuous integration, delivery and deployment in .NET projects

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.

Vytenis Narusis
By:Vytenis Narusis Posted On: Topic:Engineering
Audrius Ziemelis
By:Audrius Ziemelis Posted On: Topic:Engineering

Migrating from MSSQL to PostgreSQL

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.

Sandra Budreviciene
By:Sandra Budreviciene Posted On: Topic:Engineering

QA as a strategy: user stories and the importance of acceptance criteria

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.

Vaclovas Vicius
By:Vaclovas Vicius Posted On: Topic:Engineering

Foundation 6: an advanced template review

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.

Audrius Ziemelis
By:Audrius Ziemelis Posted On: Topic:Engineering

A DevOps approach for redesigning an aging product

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?

Tomas Teleisa
By:Tomas Teleisa Posted On: Topic:Engineering
Gediminas Stanaitis
By:Gediminas Stanaitis Posted On: Topic:Engineering

The Devbridge mobile performance tool: get on Google's good side

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.

Aukse Zirgule
By:Aukse Zirgule Posted On: Topic:Engineering

Certification for tech professionals: is it just a piece of paper?

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?

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