How to choose the right technology stack for web applications
7 Steps to the Right Decision
Oleksandr Trofimov, CTO, Artelogic
18 Jan 2018
The proper tech stack (the choice of a programming language, technologies, frameworks and libraries and other development tools) that will run your application should be determined before any code gets written. Meanwhile, the today’s choice of the right technology stack is gigantic. Indeed, there are dozens of attention-worthy options regarding the best-suiting technology stack for your next big project. Is it that easy to collect the proper set of technologies? We all know that anything really can be written in anything. But pick it right and your project will flourish, pick it wrong and you may experience pitfalls combined with huge financial troubles. So, make sure you conduct a lot of consideration and analysis before opting for the proper set of technologies. Check all the pros...
Top 10 characteristics of the professional software engineer
How to test skills?
Ivanna Gurmak, CMO, Artelogic
11 Jan 2018
Great software engineers are not only valuable employees, but also productive contributors and the key to the success of your online project. These days, becoming a programmer has become a boom and as a result, you can find hundreds of software engineers out there. In fact, today, there are around 26.4 million software professionals in the world. But how to determine which candidate should you hire for a long term cooperation? What distinguishes a great programmer from a general programmer? Artelogic, the custom software development agency with a proven experience, has hired and worked with dozens of developers. And now we are sharing our expertise regarding how to determine a great programmer with you and how to differentiate the great experts from the bad software engineers. We ha...
First Time Outsourcing
Tips For How to Succeed and Not To Fail
Vuhar Mamedov, Co-founder, Artelogic
22 Dec 2017
Calling all business owners who consider outsourcing service for their development! It’s truly an art to get the right outsourcer: to benefit from this kind of product development, you need to make sure that you have chosen the right IT partner or you risk to run into nothing but trouble. Wondering why? Below, you will find the most common pitfalls business owners might face if they are not launching a profitable home-based business, but happen to choose the wrong outsourcing software development company for their projects. So, please have a more detailed look. Key pitfalls the improper outsourcing can bring: Horrible bugs that results in application errors and customers dissatisfaction Lack of realization of expected cost savings Poor process automation Unhelpful custom...
Best Resources For Laravel Developers 2017
Basic list to follow when you are a software engineer
Ivanna Gurmak, CMO, Artelogic
26 Oct 2017
Being one of the most popular PHP systems since early 2015, Laravel framework becomes a must-have for both a full-time or a remote PHP developer and also for software engineers at Artelogic. Sometimes, it even becomes a technology of choice, conquering Symfony, CodeIgniter, and Yii2, or being at least at the same competitor level. This post reveals the best sites to stay updated with everything happening to Laravel, not to mention the latest advancements in technology. But before we jump into today’s post, we’d like to stress that despite the fact that there are a lot of sources out there to help you, we have divided them into two main groups: for beginners and experts. So, if you feel like earning the decent laravel developer salary, take a look at the suitable group and mak...
Top 10 PHP Tips For Developers
Tricks and hacks for beginner php artists
Andriy Burda, Software engineer
12 Oct 2017
The time goes by and PHP is evolving steadily providing developers with more intricate and efficient tools. In this article, we attempted to gather the most profitable php tricks and hacks both for newbies and more experienced website makers. Let’s go! [SLIDER] PHP Advanced Programming for Everybody Work With Sessions The newest version of php enables session_start() to accept an array of options to define php.ini configurations. One of the advanced php techniques is to use session.lazy_write option for rewriting session data automatically and read_and_close function for preventing changing them. Enable Error Reporting One of the php tricks for beginners, which are known but underestimated by professionals. These two lines should be included into all advanced ...