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Application Development Trends in 2017

Enterprise applications, mobile applications, and web applications are all almost an entity of their own. Although some trends will overlap, the overall picture demonstrates clear differences in each platform. Moreover, we live in a world where applications run amok. Some are good and some are terribly bad, unfortunately. Yet, small and medium businesses ...

CSW Teamwork: helping us escape a locked room with a Zombie inside!

Last week we had the great opportunity to share time with our team in an activity that, unexpectedly, helped us see glimpses of what makes the CSW Solutions team magical. We went in to the Escape Room, trapped with a Zombie inside! The premise of the activity is simple. You have one hour to solve clues and puzzles to unlock a key that will allow you ...

Things We Explain: NoSQL vs SQL

“The box where your data is stored.” Oftentimes our clients know little on how their databases work… actually, almost everyone who does not work with databases knows little on how they work, so we thought it was time we brought this topic to our blog. Designing and maintaining databases are services we provide at CSW Solutions, so it made ...

Comparing Tracking Tools: JIRA vs Asana

This is an updated post to the one we published originally in May 2015. The purpose of the update to share more of our experience with both tools. —————————————————————————————————————————————————————– ...

Umbraco review: Top 5 Features + CMS

Umbraco, the open source ASP.NET CMS released a big update late last year that resulted in the introduction of “Grid Layout” and “Responsive Preview”, both new to the system. Umbraco 7.2 aims to be the best authoring tool for editors in a responsive era, and this is how its team proposes to do so:   1. Grid Layout For years Rich Text Editors ...

The New Business Development

Introducing the new business development… Business development has been in redesign for a few years already. In technology, it has taken a turn to building communities and understanding their needs before releasing a product or service. In fact, business development is done successfully now because of this change. It used to be that salespeople ...

Introduction to Software Projects Part III: Complex Projects

Welcome back! This is the third and final post where I discuss how we handle software projects at CSW Solutions. It’s time to talk about complex projects. Part 2 of this series mentions that complex projects are those where the technology and/or the requirements for the project are unknown. Our past articles also covered that these projects needed ...

Node.js: How Web Can Benefit from Non-Blocking I/O

A programming language which has been around web development for a long time is now revolutionizing the status quo with a new face: JavaScript. After years of only being considered for having a place at the browser level and only being good for client-side programming, it’s now on the server side scene, by the hand of Node.js, providing us with ...

Bitcoin: within the Now and Future of Cryptocurrencies

“Explain Bitcoin Like I’m Five” is a post on Medium that came live in 2013. Its simplicity won over any other explanation out there at the time, and got the experts and the curious talking. It even became its own website. The story on Medium goes from using examples with real apples to digital ones. It considers the double-spending problem, and ...

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Software Developers

Image source Habits make us. The recurrent activities we do as a team and as tech individuals help us in our undertakes and guide us to inspiration for the projects we develop. This week, Sr Dev. Arístides Castillo & CSW Partner Yoel Sommer share habits and reflections that make them better developers and web makers. 1. We make reversible decisions ...
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