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Five Challenges of CSS Front-End Development

Five Challenges of CSS Front-End Development

  About Evgeniy Evgeniy Polovniy has 10 years of experience in frontend development, and also works with Node.js on the backend. His biggest project since joining WebiNerds has been to develop a single-page application, powered by JavaScript, that copies the full functionality of a mobile app that is available for iOS and Android. Evgeniy occasionally provides in-house training here at WebiNerds, and recently gave a workshop about CSS. In this article we will focus on Read More

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5 Reasons to Choose PHP + Symfony2 over Ruby on Rails

5 Reasons to Choose PHP + Symfony2 over Ruby on Rails

PHP and Ruby were introduced to the public within months of each other. The year was 1995. As originally conceived, these two languages fulfilled very different purposes. They were not in competition. In 1993, Yukihiro Matsumoto wanted an object-oriented scripting language. Unsatisfied with what Perl, Python, and other current languages had to offer, Matsumoto decided to invent his own. He wrote an interpreter and released the very first version of “Ruby” on Japanese newsgroups in Read More

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[Case Study] Speeding Up a Magento Website

[Case Study] Speeding Up a Magento Website

Website load times affect not only a visitor’s first impressions of your company, but also help or harm your Google search engine ranking. With all the talk of how Google’s latest ranking algorithms place a high priority on mobile-friendliness, it can be easy to focus on responsive design and forget about details such as how fast your site loads. The percentage of page views coming from mobile devices is still on the rise, though mobile Read More

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[Case Study] How to Convert Videos with Elastic Transcoder

[Case Study] How to Convert Videos with Elastic Transcoder

We were recently given the task of automatically converting user-uploaded videos to multiple formats for viewing on various devices, including on smartphones running versions of Android as low as 2.3. Our starting point was a mobile application that allows users to upload files to the web – specifically, to upload files to a particular Amazon S3 Bucket. Therefore, all of the videos we wanted to convert were a) already in the cloud and b) already Read More

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Version Control Systems: Keep Your Code in Order!

Version Control Systems: Keep Your Code in Order!

Software versioning and revision control systems manage vast quantities of code and track all lines that are added, modified, or deleted from a project over time. Subversion (SVN), Git, Mercurial, and Bazaar are all actively developed version control software solutions that work for development projects large and small.   What is “version control”?   Version control refers to the cataloging of revisions to some (generally text-based) document. While the term “version control” is most generally Read More

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Bug Tracking Solutions For Enterprise Projects

Bug Tracking Solutions For Enterprise Projects

Ensuring the quality of large software development projects can be tedious: many variables and many developers are constantly in motion. This is why enterprise project managers rely on bug tracking software to flag issues, resolve errors, and verify solutions. We will compare a list of popular project management software for bug tracking, including: Redmine Jira Trac BugZilla FogBugz   Each of these issue tracking software packages are hosted on a server (either in-house or in Read More

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Why Should You Outsource Web Development to Ukraine?

Why Should You Outsource Web Development to Ukraine?

We remember the good old days when most of our dialogues with foreign colleagues and friends started like this: — Where do you come from? — Ukraine. — Ukraine? Where is that? Nowadays the situation has changed dramatically. People all over the world know about our native country – though unfortunately, not because of its economic growth, sports achievements, picturesque nature or outstanding people. Nowadays many people ask us if it is safe to outsource Read More

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How to Secure a WordPress Website: Best Practices

How to Secure a WordPress Website: Best Practices

The web is constantly under attack. Even high-profile sites from big companies can have problems with website security and fall victim to hackers. The media widely reports when data is stolen from companies like Evernote, eBay, Target, or Ashley Madison. Even if your website has relatively little traffic compared to eBay, you’re still susceptible to security breaches. Security through obscurity is not a solid strategy. Nor is wishful thinking. Whether you’re a Fortune 500 company Read More

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Inventory Management for Ecommerce Websites

Inventory Management for Ecommerce Websites

Inventory Management for Ecommerce Websites   Managing inventory is only one of many tedious tasks that must happen behind the scenes to keep online retail running smoothly. We touched on ecommerce website inventory management in our recent article about order fulfillment solutions: “Making Sales is Great! But now what?” In this article we will be focusing on inventory management software for ecommerce. Inventory management software serves two principal functions: it tracks what items your store Read More

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WordPress, Drupal, Joomla: The CMS Trinity

WordPress, Drupal, Joomla: The CMS Trinity

WordPress, Drupal, Joomla: The CMS Trinity   Content Management Systems, or CMSs, are platforms that provide graphical interfaces for website management. This means that images, video, text, and even many elements of a website’s layout can be edited by users without the need for any coding or programming. Between WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla, beginners and tech experts alike can find the tools they need to quickly get basic or even very complex websites up and Read More

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The WebiNerds team is crazy about two things: technology and business. We’ve been working with US and European clients since 2012, and have proven a reliable partner for tech startups. Recently, we’ve been working with Techstars companies to improve their products. Modern technologies have the potential to improve people’s lives in tangible ways; we’re delighted to be able to work on promising projects in the areas of FinTech, Healthcare, Data Science and Machine Learning.
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Top 3 Frameworks for cross-platform mobile applications
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Web Design vs. Web Development: what’s the difference?
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