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The Benefits of Edge Computing

It's predicted that by 2020 nearly 50 billion ‘things’ will be connected to the Internet, sending massive amounts of data across the network. This “Internet of Things” is already transforming the way we live and work - and to cope with the...

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Five Software Development Trends For 2019

Rapid technological change means the tools we use to create custom software applications are always evolving. As a result, some technologies and methods of working can essentially fade into the history books due to improved alternatives. For this reason,...

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What Are The Benefits Of Serverless Computing?

Serverless refers to the practice of running a business IT infrastructure using third parties rather than investing in your own on-site IT infrastructure. The benefits of this include zero server management, no upfront provisioning, auto-scaling to meet...

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Requirements Gathering for Software Development Projects

Requirements Gathering is a fundamental part of any software development project. These are things like “User wants to do X. How is this achieved?” In effect, Requirements Gathering is the process of generating a list of requirements (functional,...

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Software Development for Startups

The most challenging aspect of creating a new startup is developing your flagship software application from a raw idea. This poses several challenges, as it usually means developing software under highly uncertain conditions and tackling fast-growing...

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Event-Driven Applications In Software Development

It’s been predicted by Gartner that by 2020 a real-time, event-based approach will be demanded for 80% of all digital applications used in business. But what is an event-driven application and how does it differ from a traditional request-driven...

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When Is A Bug Really A Bug?

Although bugs have been part of software development since computers were first programmed, not all bugs are created equal. Most people think software bugs are just programming errors - a failure or flaw in a program that produces undesired or incorrect...

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What Determines The Overall Cost Of Custom Software Development?

There are many variables that determine the overall cost of custom software development. Amongst them is the stage your business idea is in, what you intend to achieve with the custom software and what business outcomes you’re looking for.

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R&D Tax Credits For Software Projects

There is a way to reclaim a large part of the cost of a software development project using R&D tax credits, even if your project seems too mundane to qualify. Here’s our quick guide on how to claim a generous tax incentive of £40,000 or more.

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Why Use Amazon Web Services As A Hosting Platform?

If you have an idea for a website or an online application, the first thing you'll need to get your project off the ground is a web server. Yet, with so many good hosting platforms available, why consider Amazon? Here we provide some solid reasons why...

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