How to Choose an App Developer for your Business

Let’s admit it! Mobile apps have become an indispensable tool for businesses these days. The widespread use of smartphones has thrust mobile apps into the forefront of business and customers alike. From buying pottery, porcelain, books, clothes to making critical financial transactions, everything is being done on mobile these days.    According to Statista, 6140, apps were released by the Google play store in 2018. So, with mobile apps becoming a vital tool for businesses and with the massive availability of developers these days, hiring the right mobile app developer has become more critical for companies than ever before.    To make things easier for you, we have listed some essential guidelines, which will help you zero down on the right kind of developer or an app development agency.

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11 Apps Which Help Track Holiday Spending

No one really wants to be tracking the money they spend while on holiday. After all, a trip away should be a time for relaxing and not worrying about those mundane day-to-day issues. Yet reality, as ever, gets in the way, and the fact remains that the vast majority of us have to be careful with a budget while we are away. Imagine the scene. You are standing there, just about to pay for something with cash. You are off the beaten path, and you suddenly realise that you don’t have anywhere near as much money as you though you did in your wallet or purse. How did this happen? You frantically start casting your mind back – there was lunch and dinner yesterday, then you bought that coffee at that little café, and then…It’s all a little frustrating and exasperating. There must be a better way of keeping track of your holiday expenditure than this mental count back? Fortunately, there is a better way. There are several apps in fact. And they can be used in a way that doesn’t affect the good time you are hopefully having. Here are eleven such examples:

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Why Getting an AWS Certification is Important for Your Career?

As we know how much trouble is it to accomplish the highest place in an organization in this competitive edge, yet it is conceivable when you are having phenomenal abilities such as AWS Developer, DevOps Master, and AWS solution architect. While you are pursuing reasons to do AWS certification, first we need to clear the idea and know in detail about AWS for learner’s readers for students.

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6 Things You Should Consider Before You Get Started with Coding

It’s interesting to see how much coding and programming have both grown in popularity over the last few years. What seemed to be out of reach for most not too long ago has been greatly democratized thanks to the various tools at our disposal today. However, while coding is becoming easier to dabble in, becoming a great programmer is not something that happens overnight. And while some will try to make you think otherwise, it is not an easy art to master. Before you decide to start coding, here are a few things you should consider first. You’ll Need Some Help Whether you decide to go the traditional route and get an actual degree or become a self-taught coder is your decision. But know that you’ll never become a great coder by checking a few YouTube videos and checking a few tutorials online. You will need someone to guide you along the way to make sure that you don’t replicate some errors that could end up affecting your codes and programming. That doesn’t mean, however that you absolutely have to go to school to be a good coder. There are plenty of courses and tutors out there for any level…

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Introduction to RaaS (Ransomware-as-a-Service)

The cyber threats come in all shapes and sizes, from benign adware that is now considered legacy threats as they have become easily detected and removed to ransomware capable of locking your device, website and\or files. Ransomware authors are continually progressing with their methods have recently developed a new breed of threat called ransomware-as-a-service or also known as RaaS. What is RaaS? The ransomware itself has been around for many years now, but unfortunately, it had not been fully recognized as a top threat until a widespread attack of WannaCry virus in 2017. The attack began in Europe but moved swiftly to reach more than 250,000 computers in 116 countries in less than a week. WannaCry affected not only home users but also government organizations, hospitals, telecommunication providers, and universities. Once a computer is infected with ransomware, the user cannot access the files or programs at all until he pays an amount of money to the attacker within a limited period. Attackers usually demand about 600 – 1000 USD worth of Bitcoin from each computer. Now put in mind that WannaCry is not RaaS, but a conventional form of ransomware, albeit a powerful one. Ransomware falls under the RaaS category…

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Understanding the Importance of API Testing and Why You Should Be Doing It

So what is API testing exactly and why is it important part of your app development process? First of all, let’s first define what API (Application Programming Interface) is. Put simply, an API is a set of functions, procedures, and other points of access which applications or operating systems make available to programmers that allows it to interact with other software. It’s somewhat similar to a user interface, but acts as a direct software connection to lower-level functions and operations. APIs are more complex in that usually only trained, knowledgeable programmers deal with them. With that out of the way, the next question is: what’s API testing? API testing focuses on the business logic layer of the application, which works on a much deeper level than other types of testing. This is different from GUI testing, which is able to test the look and feel of an application. Instead of using user inputs and outputs, you use software to send calls to the API. You then receive an output and note down the system’s response. Depending on the testing environment, you’ll most likely be writing your own code to test the API. Programmers should consider using an API testing tool…

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Why could computer science be the career for you?

Deciding what you want to do in life has always been tricky for many; while some people know what they want to do from a very young age, others often are not sure where they fit in with regards to career paths. In a world of infinite opportunities, this shouldn’t come as a surprise. After all, why stick to one career when something else might take your fancy a few months or years down the line? As it takes years to study and train to qualify for any specific job, you have to be sure it’s right for you. An area that could be the answer to any conflict in your mind is computer science, as it covers many industries, is constantly changing and offers a variety many industries lack. Why computer science? An industry that’s continuously growing, and expected to continue to grow and grow, you’re almost guaranteed to not only find jobs with a computer science degree but a career with extended longevity. This isn’t surprising; it’s already been noted that technology is changing how we live, and is destined to change how we’ll work one day too. This is because the technology itself is accelerating at an…

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