THE BLOG OF GORILLA LOGIC

app development mistakes that can surprise you

It’s easy to get excited about a new mobile application development project. While the initial buzz is great for motiving the team, rushing into app dev without proper planning can cause many shortcomings in the final product. Below are seven common app development mistakes that can plague both new and experienced mobile application development companies. Not Differentiating the Mobile App From the Website Websites are compatible across a broad range of devices, allowing near universal access to content. They are immediately accessible and don’t require the user to download or install any software. In most cases, websites are less costly to develop than native apps. That being said, native apps do offer compelling advantages compared to websites. Apps can access...

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programming languages are you picking the right one

As the programming landscape continues to evolve, new languages emerge to replace the incumbents. Once dominant platforms shrink from prominence, and older languages are relegated to legacy status. Given the dynamic nature of programming technology, what languages should you learn first? What languages should you avoid? While many websites focus on the “best” programming languages to learn, very few suggest which languages are best left unlearned. While there is no universal list of “Languages to Avoid,” depending upon your career goals, interests and objectives, certain languages are best ignored. There are a variety of reasons you should steer clear of certain languages, as well as factors that might dissuade you from learning a certain programming language. Lack of Demand for...

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angular vs react - choosing the right weapon

With Angular and React, Facebook and Google are fighting a proxy war for developers. Each company has open sourced robust, battle-tested codebases and both have proven powerful and effective for real-world app dev. In this post, I’ll discuss what makes each project fun to use and why developers are flocking to them. In framing the discussion of React vs. Angular, it’s important to know some JavaScript history. JavaScript was introduced as a simple scripting language which could essentially affect the layout of an html document and respond to user input. There wasn’t much need besides making the website header blink or process values in forms. The whole picture changed with the advent of ajax. Developers realized it was now possible...

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