You have an idea for a product. You build it. It's absolutely great, and it works flawlessly. But, the customers aren't pouring in. There is a widespread notion that "if you build it, they will come". 'They' in this case being the users/customers. To a certain extent it's true. If your product is good it's possible
Artificial intelligence is a somewhat trendy topic. At Starcounter, we've researched and worked with AI for a long time. Just recently our COO, Stefan Edqvist wrote an article about AI and business intelligence. It was published at IT Briefcase and is an interesting read. Hint: it's all about real time data analysis. And for that you
This past Saturday, I attended the Meet.js Summit in Poznań, Poland as a speaker. I gave a live coding presentation on building a simple single-page application (SPA) with Web Components.
Recently, I’ve noticed that Web Components has become the subject of many speaking sessions at IT and developer events – most notably InfoShare 2014 and Front Trends 2014. What was once a trend discussed in just a few online forums is now becoming part of every technology event!
This article is homage to jQuery – a library that once was a great boost for the productivity of thousands of web developers around the world. In the near future, the benefit of using it will drop as web developers start switching to the web standards, including Web Components.
Last week, I was invited to speak about Web Components at tech.3camp in Gdańsk, Poland. To my knowledge, it was the first presentation about Web Components in Poland!
Set of new technologies Web Components is an umbrella term for the set of upcoming standards for web development (see the W3C Web Components page). Each on its own is a useful contribution to the current toolset for a web developer.
I like the philosophy of the REST style, but I also have a major beef with it. Before getting in to that, let’s first define what REST is. Right now, there are two flavors of REST. One is the real one, as described by Dr. Fielding in his dissertation. The other one is what is merely any web service that uses HTTP, URIs and Json as its mechanisms.
The web browser is taking a giant leap forward. The average user has yet to see the difference it will bring, but on every smartphone and desktop, there is a roaring tiger waiting to come out of its cage. The most important change is that the biggest player, Microsoft, had to change its stance.
The countdown has begun for the real time web. The technology is out on iPhones, Androids and desktop users having Firefox or Google Chrome. Now we are holding our breaths for Internet Explorer 10, the final piece of the puzzle. What I’m talking about, of course, is WebSockets.