Topic: Tech

We explain the most complex aspects of development in the simplest language, so you can understand everything and not get confused.

  • Incremental vs Waterfall Model in Software Development

    Let's break down the incremental development vs waterfall model differences for software development. Choosing the right approach is critical for project success. The waterfall and incremental models are two methodologies with distinct approaches. The waterfall model is straightforward, moving from one stage to the next without revisiting previous stages. The incremental model, however, breaks the project into smaller pieces, allowing for flexibility and revisions as the project progresses. This article will help business owners pick a model based on goals, strategy and project needs. ##…

  • Modernizing Your Ruby on Rails App: Tips for Non-Techies

    Imagine your e-commerce business depends on a Ruby on Rails app. But performance is slow, UI dated, and changes take too long compared to your competitors. You're losing customers. This article explains Rails modernization in plain language, its benefits, and how to approach it without tech skills. If you're a non-technical owner of a legacy Rails application, read on. We'll show you how to revitalize your app and enable company growth! Covered topics: * Challenges of Rails legacy code * Benefits of Rails modernization like better performance…

  • SaaS and Its Benefits for Business

    Software as a Service (SaaS) has become an increasingly popular model for delivering software applications over the internet. SaaS provides a way for businesses to access software apps without having to install and maintain them on their own servers. The SaaS market is predicted to grow over 20% annually, reaching $122 billion by 2025 according to Statista. As SaaS adoption accelerates globally, it is transforming how businesses leverage software. In…

  • Choosing the Right Framework: React Native vs. Swift vs. Kotlin vs. Flutter

    Building a mobile app is all the rage these days! With over 5 million apps across iOS and Android, the opportunities seem endless for developing mobile apps. However, with so many technology options, choosing the right framework can feel overwhelming for beginners looking to build mobile apps. As a non-technical founder or product manager, terms like “native”, “cross-platform”, and…

  • Story of Meeting Docker: My Take on Docker's Edge

    When I first heard about Docker in 2013, my initial thought was that it was just pointless. After all, there are plenty of similar tools available elsewhere, so why add another one? And I kept ignoring it for a year before realizing how valuable this platform really is. Docker really managed to amaze me. I recalled this story upon noticing a common belief that Docker invented its containers out of thin air. This isn't true. The concept of containers gradually advanced towards Docker over the years.…

  • What Is a Web App?

    Several years ago I happened to communicate with potential customers on job posting sites. I noticed that most of the customers used terminology that was a bit different from what I would use. If they said something like, ‘I need an app’, it was about a mobile application. For me, ‘an app’ meant any type of application - a web application, a desktop application, a mobile application - but their use of this word was more particular. Customers would rarely mention a web application. More commonly, they would refer to a…

  • Monolithic vs Microservices Architecture: Which One to Choose

    Often entrepreneurs who want to create some service may hear such strange words as "microservices" or "monolith" from software developers. What is a monolith? What are microservices? Why is it necessary to know them? What is the difference between these architectural approaches in development? Before starting to implement their idea, a product owner should find answers to these questions and decide which approach better fits their business requirements and capacity. Why? Firstly, the product owners are responsible for their project and hope for its success. Secondly,…

  • Is It Easier to Build a Website or an App?

    When entrepreneurs have an idea of launching a product or service, they are usually impatient to bring it to life as soon as possible. But what is the best way to realize this idea? Is it in the form of a website or an app? Entrepreneurs need to find answers to these questions by considering price, speed of development, advantages and disadvantages of the two approaches. If we don't go into detail, a website is easier to develop. But! Websites and applications can come in various types, each serving different purposes and…

  • Reality Check on ChatGPT

    In less than six months since its introduction, ChatGPT has garnered diverse opinions. The article presents a reality check, exploring ChatGPT's capabilities, discussing experiences, and examining potential concerns. It has been less than six months since the introduction of ChatGPT in November 2022, and during that time, many people, from pranksters to Nobel Prize winners, have shared their opinions about it. I've found many of these reviews to be captivating, but to me, some of them go too far with excessive exaltation. *Breakthrough into a fantastic future! - We all can die! - Why…