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Julia – the newest PetaFlop family language we have started to love

Another new programming language – Julia was born in 2018. Does the software development world need another language? Today we analyze the WHYs and HOWs of the so-called PetaFlop family ( among C, C++) programming language. What is Julia all about? What are the pros and cons of the newcomer introduced by computer scientists? How is it different from R, Python and Matlab? Moreover, we even conducted a Proof of Concept (POC) to see Julia programming language in action. Have a look yourself!

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Bots eating your web application alive, even when you sleep. From digital nightmare to effective defense.

Stats shows that bots drive over 40% of internet traffic globally. They are definitely not all bad. Still, automated digital worms are consuming precious computing resources and make your once perfect web application slow, unresponsive and even exposed to cyber attacks. The bots, once considered “just” a privacy problem, are now becoming a performance problem, which is another important reason to deal with them in the right way. Web performance and security is tough, and it’s getting even tougher with the increased load of bots, trade wars between major market players, and new web technologies. In the article below we highlight how the Avenga Web Performance Team can help you defend your digital products. Our very own product wao.io is a perfect tool to lower your CPU consumption, bandwidth, and costs as well as enable a better app performance, all of which have a direct impact on your digital business and your customers’ experience.

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New trend for enterprises: Managing the internal platforms as product

How else can a company speed up the delivery of digital products? Digitally-savvy organizations are building internal platforms, that is a set of tech components together with the environment used by development teams to implement business digital solutions. They are technological foundations for building customer facing solutions, as well as internal operational teams. There is a growing trend of applying product management to internal platforms. We analyze the good and the bad of managing internal platforms as products. What are the expected benefits of this approach? What are the obstacles for the wider adoption?

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Using Lightning Promises

In this article, you will learn how to build a simple employee list application with Datatable. Learn how Lightning:Datatable component helps to implement custom checkboxes or custom radio buttons in Salesforce.

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10x developer – devs are not the same, embrace that

The notion of a 10x developer or engineer is still a controversy. A lot of experts debate about whether such “rockstar” programmers are people you shall seek or avoid when building delivery teams. How do we deal efficiently with this disparity in individual performance? How do we make the most of the ten times developers and avoid the common pitfalls?

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Performance testing trends – from testing to performance engineering

Every digital product is about user experience. A quick, intuitive, functional, that is a well-performing comfortable solution directly impacts the success of the overall business venture. How to ensure that the users of your digital product won’t be negatively affected by performance issues? How to win your customers with a blink-of-an-eye fast digital experience? Today, we dive into performance testing as a part of our Quality Assurance expertise. We analyze performance testing trends and its transformation into performance engineering.

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Quo vadis NodeJS?

While there is still much argument about Node.JS, it is a platform specifically designed for particular development needs. Scalable and quick, Node.js proves to be perfect for data-intensive, real time apps, IoT and microservices. Take a closer look at a popular technology, its current state and if it is really a worthy choice for your next application.

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Pharma Legacy Transformation. Growing old vs growing wise.

Digital health presents opportunities for many advances, but also challenges. A huge amount of data, generated by digital promises, is supposed to lower costs of drug development, accelerate time-to-market and personalize treatments. But there are complex, stale and interdependent legacy information systems that prevent established market players from rapidly and adeptly capitalizing on this data. Change is hard and has to be justified in front of the daunting prospect of modernization.

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Kubernetes – how hot can it get?

The need for faster and more efficient software delivery in this current digital economy has never been stronger. There’s no doubt that the ability to release, manage and scale applications to respond quickly to changing business conditions is critical for the success of digital transformation. We analyze an enormous popularity of Kubernetes – a scalable and flexible open source option for container management. Why businesses today are opting for Kubernetes to solve their particular container deployment needs.

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