NativeScript vs. React Native

I was recently contracted out by a Fortune 500 company to research the feasibility of implementing either React Native or NativeScript as a future mobile solution for a specific software product within the company. I spent over two months building a prototype application in each framework and documented every highlight, pain point and milestone along …

Implementing Cloud Microservices to Develop Highly Scalable Applications

What are Microservices? Before we can implement microservices in a cloud environment, we must understand what microservices are. A microservice is a software development technique using any programming language, built independently and run as a self-contained process to work with other microservices in a distributed environment that delivers unique granular level functionality. There are various …

Java is Cold Coffee

Every single developer and architect has their language of choice, whether its Fortran, A, B, C, C++, C#, Python, Java, JavaScript or any of the countless languages developed by numerous individuals and companies. They all offer advantages and disadvantages for various business needs which, today, must be taken into account when architecting an application. What …

Tips for Practical Web Application Architecture

At Intersys, we understand that developing a great application largely depends on creating the right type of web application architecture. If you’re a CEO, CTO, software developer, consultant, or another stakeholder creating a software product, there are countless decisions to be made from high-level project management to the nitty-gritty, in-the-weeds details that can consume a …

The SA Spurs Formula for Software Development Teamsmanship

The SA Spurs Formula for Software Development Teamsmanship   Just saying that word “Teamsmanship” seems uncanny, doesn’t it?  It is so new that most spell-checking software underscores it alerting you that this word is incorrect. What does it mean? Teamsmanship? Briefly stated, it is the practice of working as a team. Now, you are probably thinking, …

PowerApps, the Successor to InfoPath

If you were one of the many SharePoint users that utilized InfoPath forms to enhance your SharePoint implementation, PowerApps may be in your future. As we are all aware, the Microsoft InfoPath 2010 mainstream support ended in October of 2015 and Microsoft InfoPath 2013 mainstream support ends in 2021. You now have the option to …

Angular 6: New Features Overview

As of early May, Angular 6 is here! The Angular team over at Google has really done a good job listening to feedback from the developer community over how they want to improve the framework from the ground up and with Angular 6 they continued in that same direction. There are several updates in the …

This Is Why You Are Missing out on UX

Let’s face it, we now live in an experiences economy. If you have a business and you have an interest not only in gaining new customers but also keeping the ones you already have, then you must understand that the experience your customers have while using your products or services is what drives them to …

Website Refresh/Launch Tips and Tricks

I’ve spent my career marketing IT services, and I have the unique advantage to see both sides of the coin: to work with service vendors, be it external or my own consultant peers, to execute digital projects that are necessary to maintain our brand and messaging. While my sales team is selling projects and creating …
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