Why Is Everyone Talking about Reactive Programming?

The term “reactive” is overused these days. However, it is fitting when talking about reactive programming. Below, we will look at this development model structured around data streams that are asynchronous. Programming with Asynchronous Data Streams The spine of your application will be data streams as you use reactive programming. The data stream will convey failures, […]

What are the Pros and Cons of Working from Home?

Hilton Seeks to Improve Conversions with Major Web Upgrade One of the world’s largest hotel chains has recently announced some major changes to its website to meet the demands of modern day guests and improve conversion rates from mobile platforms. The revamp and move to a new content management system will optimize the user experience […]

Blockchain and Gaming – Why Software Development Isn’t Going Out of Fashion Anytime Soon

As with all technological advancements, there are some that get left behind. In the world of Blockchain, the need for traditional financial infrastructure is slowly disappearing. This disruptive technology, a phrase coined by Clay Christensen in The Innovator’s Dilemma, is slowly paving the way for the future. The financial world is not the only one to […]

Should You Use a CSS Preprocessor?

A CSS preprocessor is a scripting language that is compiled into the CSS syntax. It’s a little bit like learning a new language that is similar to CSS but also has some additional features. The biggest advantage to using a CSS preprocessor is that it allows you to reuse pieces of code that you have […]

The Good and the Bad of Working from Home

Freelancers in the gig economy and remote workers are fueling the biggest shake up in working structures since the end of feudalism and the birth of the industrial revolution. Okay, perhaps that is a bit too much hyperbole, but 10-20% of Americans are independent contractors, and the global economy for people working from home is […]

Use Magento If You’re Serious About eCommerce

BY ANDREW HUGHES – SOFTWARE ENGINEER @ TOPTAL #ecommerce #magento You may have heard that Magento is the eCommerce platform you use if you’re serious about your business—and you’re serious about your business—so you’ve decided on Magento. But do you know what you’re getting yourself into? Magento is an incredibly powerful program. One blogger I […]