Category: Web tools

Be MEAN and Lean in Web App Development – Build Apps with MEAN Stack

As developers, we know the importance of full stack of development technology putting our lives at ease. While LAMP stack started this trend many years back, we now see another trend fast catching up in the development universe- the MEAN stack Simply put, this technology bundle comprises of 4 components MongoDB – The database MongoDB is a widely popular schema-less open source NoSQL database system. Its design makes it easy to pass data to and fro from the …

6 Mobile Application Analytics to Track the Usage of your Mobile App

In today’s world, developing the perfect mobile app is not enough. You need to have the right measures in place so that you can track the progress of your app post-release, make necessary decisions about follow-ups and updates, and remain informed about how well your app is doing in the market. Here are six great analytics tools you can use to keep a handle on the usage of your mobile app – Localytics A paid analytics platform that …

5 Every day Tools to Power up Your PHP development life cycle

As all PHP developers would vouch, a development project is replete with multiple areas to focus on – at the same time! With a constant eye on quality, we also need to put efforts to see that the project is being executed smoothly, is on track amongst all team members, and is following all the deadlines set up with the client company. This makes the life of a PHP developer a tough one. However, not all is lost! …

5 must do validation check for every website

If you are serious about your website, you can not just settle with what you see, remember  your visitors are worldwide, and they use different screens to access your site – they even use their LCD TV(50 inches). Validation of a website is important as it ensures to the norms and standards implied.  The following are the must have validations that you should insist your website developer to check. Validation also ensures more diversed visitors with different setups.   1.W3C …

4 site design validations you should do before you deliver

1. Validate HTML W3C provides HTML validations, which checks the validity of HTML, XHTML etc. http://validator.w3.org/ 2. Validate your CSS You should use W3C’s CSS validator tool to validate your style sheets. http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/ 3. Validate site links Check broken links across the site with W3C’s Link checker tool http://validator.w3.org/checklink 4. Cross browser compatibility Check the site on multiple browsers with this tool (You may not have a MAC, but you can you can test the site Mac Safari http://spoon.net/browsers/ …

All about Keyword cloud

Keyword cloud represents most used keywords in a site visually, by showing it in different font sizes and it is known to be a <b>Search Engine Marketing (SEM)</b> term. It differs from larger to smaller in font sizes. Keyword that has been used more around the site and blog, which we call as keyword density, are shown in larger fonts. According to the keyword density the font size varies from larger to smaller. On looking at the keyword …

Frameworks we like: 4. Codeigniter, and Why?

Codeigniter is an open source web application framework for building dynamic websites with programming language PHP. Its main aim is to facilitate the developers to develop projects much faster than writing code from the scratch. If you are a developer who wants to meet the clients’ deadline and tired of tediously large and painstakingly undocumented frameworks, Codeigniter is the way to go. When compared to other PHP frameworks, Codeigniter is often distinguished for its speed. Now this is …

PHP IDEs we use: Netbeans, and why?

Netbeans Integrated Development Environment (IDE) is an open source integrated development for software developers. You can run the Netbeans IDE on various platforms which include Linux, Windows, Solaris, and MacOs. It is aimed at providing a comfortable environment for the developer during each stage of development. This is accomplished by integrating precise features required for PHP development into the Netbeans IDE. As most PHP projects characteristically connect to MySQL databases, Netbeans has made a concentrated effort to offer …