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Aura to Lightning Web Components: How it works in real life

This article describes how Aura components can be migrated to Lightning Web Components with video screenshots of the most important steps. Lightning Web Components help Salesforce Developers to follow the latest Javascript code standards. Every Salesforce developer should get to know the new features provided by Salesforce and suggest the best appropriate development option to customers.

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DevSecOps – DevOps with security

We are in the middle of the DevOps revolution. The DevOps roles are extensively sought out on the market and we are experiencing an explosion of cloud native infrastructures, Kubernetes, and the hybrid cloud, which are needed for faster deployments and a better automated software life cycle. In the hyperconnected world, security should be a top priority and DevSecOps is a further development reminding everyone about it. DevSecOps is about application and infrastructure security from the very beginning and also about automating some security gates to keep the workflow fast and efficient. Businesses can not allow themselves to say ‘not my problem, ask the security team”. Avenga explains what DevSecOps is and what it has to do with DevOps.

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The NLP social graph technique for clinical trial analysis

When clinical research uses natural language processing (NLP), it helps to meet clinical trial patient guidelines and quickly gathers large pools of eligible patients. This is a win-win situation for all parties, as clinical trial sponsors can then approach the doctors with the most relevant patient pools. In this article, we’ll discover more about social graphs and how they can help clinical research organizations (CRO) identify the most promising investigators.

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Composable architecture as a key for composable enterprises in the digital future

Composable architectures are quickly becoming a feature of the modern enterprise. Composable enterprise is the next step in a logical transfer towards service-based architecture. Evolutionary architectures have replaced the false dream of fixed sets in historical stone architectures. Composable architectures are to replace the old integration demons of the past enabling a much faster reaction to digital organization for changes in the business needs. By design, it means agility to build and deliver faster, scale in and out – some key reasons behind business flexibility and resilience.
Today we analyze if it is the time for businesses to become composable enterprises, what it takes to benefit from composable architecture and what are the factors hindering the adoption of composable infrastructure approach.

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Virtual Clinical Trials Cut The Degree of Separation Between Patients and Investigators

Although not new, virtual clinical trials have gone from being an interesting option to a pure necessity in 2020. In this piece, we explore 5 issues virtual clinical trials are solving: optimizing patient recruitment processes, data collection, direct-to-patient shipment, clinical visits and patient support. Patient-centered virtual trials offer many benefits for clinical investigators, such as high patient compliance, enrollment, and engagement.

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Decentralized identity – security and privacy of the future

Passwords, biometrics, identity cards, social media logins, and blockchains . . . our digital identities storing our personal data evolve, and one of the interesting ideas is decentralized identities promoted by the Decentralized Identity Foundation ( with Microsoft, Hyperledger, IBM, Sovrin and other biggest names among its members) . Why is this idea important for our security and privacy? How and when will we be able to benefit from decentralized identifiers (DID) as users and businesses? Avenga explains.

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PHP – the ugly duckling of web development

PHP is still the most popular server side programming language for web development. Despite its successes, like Drupal, WordPress, and the majority of e-commerce platforms, there’s a strong trend of gradual and continuous decline in popularity. ‘PHP is dying’ articles are very popular nowadays, but still over 70% of the web pages and applications are served by PHP engines. So it’s far from being ‘dead’ and even obsolete. Will the major improvements of PHP 7 and the already scheduled for release in November PHP 8, plus PHPStan, turn the tide? Let’s take a look at this ugly duckling of web development.

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A Digital Financial Economy Needs Open Banking to Succeed

The modern world is getting smarter. Reality urges consumer-oriented rules upon the BFSI industry. Innovation-driven technology transforms financial services into a lifestyle solutions provider and offers the opportunity for the banking sector to have better efficiency and seamless customer experience. Open banking can transform the digital financial services, but developing APIs and technology for it is just as important as open banking regulations. But what exactly stands behind the open banking definition? How is it related to money management business and insurance, and what are the pros and cons of adopting new openness throughout digital finance. How can PSD2 redefine payment authorization? What does it actually mean for banks, fintechs and consumers? Avenga analyzes how technologies facilitate efficiency across the entire financial services value chain.

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Low code and citizen developers: Pros are invited

Salesforce research claims that 25% of companies surveyed use low-code and no-code development platforms. The most popular low code platforms like Microsoft PowerApps (and Microsoft Power Automate), Outsystems, Zoho, Salesforce App Cloud, Spring Boot, etc. provide value to the business transforming the enterprise app landscape in order to keep up with the evolving tech. It empowers both citizen developers (non-professional) and professional developers to create business applications and solutions much faster, easier and cheaper. Or so it seems. We analyze low code development and low code platforms and why they are attracting more competition. Should enterprises join this digital transformation trend or is it just about mundane “get work done” apps? Is low code citizen developer becoming the next trend of application development? We will talk about challenges of low code adoption and justify why low code is another weapon in the professional developers’ arsenal.

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Quantum computers and quantum computing – what is new?

Avenga Labs is observing the quantum race trend. Private companies like IBM, Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Honeywell, Fujitsu etc. and governments all over the globe are already pouring hefty investment into quantum computing research and development. Though it is still not a commercially viable reality for the majority of business cases, the promise of quantum computers to deliver immense speed-ups and optimization into every industry area is quite tangible. Let’s focus on whys; the reality and the future of this enigmatic, yet very captivating trend.

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