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Why brands should use the latest image technologies

To deliver a perfect experience across multiple devices it is essential to consider how images are delivered

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The pros and cons of mobile app development with Xamarin

With more than one third of the global population predicted to be smartphone users by 2017, it is essential for companies to provide their customers with a smooth and responsive mobile user experience. With more and more companies now looking to compete on the basis of customer experience alone, this is more critical than ever. On the one hand, achieving a world-class mobile experience could mean extensive time and effort being spent to develop native applications across any number of mobile platforms. Yet, there remains a strong argument to be made for using cross-platform development options, either in whole or in part, such as Xamarin, instead.

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Comparing five popular frameworks for mobile development in 2016

In part 1 of how to approach mobile development in 2016, we directly compared native vs cross-platform mobile development and highlighted that a hybrid approach can, in some instances, be a solution to provide a seamless mobile experience. In part two, we are going to evaluate some of the popular frameworks you might use when the need arises for cross-platform development, helping you find what is best suited for your project.

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Approaching mobile development in 2016

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Enhancing modular design with BEM

In front-end development, the discussion over incorporating the Block, Element, Modifier (BEM) methodology is one that can end with developers from within the same company on opposing sides. However, we can clearly see that more and more emphasis is now placed on modular design. Modern page layouts more often including multiple, diverse blocks and modern content management system (CMS) platforms that allow you to position any block on any page. To achieve this modular design, front-end frameworks such as BEM become essential to the development process as they are more robust, more flexible and will future-proof your site.

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Why we use React for building single page applications

Why React has taken over from AngularJS as our platform of choice for building modern web applications.

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Speaking at FrontendConf 2015 - Moscow

With over 500 people in attendance, we are speaking at Russia's leading conference alongside Yandex, Microsoft and LiveJournal.

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How to run website performance & load testing

To ensure all elements are tested together, it is important not to use isolated tests but a blend of scenarios

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Improving mobile performance by 65% for a UK food retailer

Client confidential: Helping an incumbent agency stop website performance and architecture problems from damaging a well-known brand.

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Choosing the right content management system

The most important factors to consider when selecting a content management platform

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Application monitoring in production

As web applications become increasingly complex in structure, it is important to make sure you have end-to-end monitoring in place.

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Why web applications must be kept seperate from content management

To deliver a robust platform, it is important to clearly distinguish between the website and the web application