Real time rails with Action Cable

by Srinidhi Prabandham on 10th August, 2017

Recent years have seen the rise of the real-time web. So what is real-time web?

The real-time web is a network web using technologies and practices that enable users to receive information as soon as it is published by its authors, rather than requiring that they or their software check a source periodically for updates.

Examples of the real-time web are Facebook's newsfeed, Notifications, and Twitter, implemented in social networking, search, Chat Applications and news sites.

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Published in ruby, ruby-on-rails, tutorials, web-development | Tagged with ruby, ruby-on-rails, ruby-gems, web-development, frameworks, redis, open-source, community

Best Open Source CMS for Ruby on Rails

by Murtaza Basrai on 9th August, 2017

A content management system is a great way to host one or many dynamic websites on a single application - with having complete control over the content with the admin console it provides. Ruby on Rails has several popular content management systems - some are general purpose while some being very specific to a particular area. Ruby on Rails Developers who are working on RoR Ecommerce platforms, simple websites or web applications can easily adapt and customize those management systems.

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Published in web-development, ruby-on-rails, ruby | Tagged with frameworks, ruby-gems, ruby, programming, open-source, ruby-on-rails, web-development

Angular 2 Ecosystem Review: Top Angular Code Editors

by Murtaza Basrai on 3rd July, 2017

A Code Editor has been the basic primary tool for any kind of programming. It is responsible for boosting a developer's efficiency as well as bringing it down. There are so many code editors available today and for the same reason, it is highly crucial to choose the right tool for right kind of development. I prefer using VS Code for Angular 2 development but each individual can have their own opinion. I have listed some popular code editors with their support for Angular 2 so that a programmer can choose what suits the best and use the tool effectively.

Angular Code editors

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Published in web-development, javascript | Tagged with javascript, web-development, editors, angular-2, programming

A Startup's Guide to Minimum Viable Product

by Praveen Wicliff on 30th June, 2017

A Minimum Viable Product/Service helps Startups to validate idea by quickly prototyping and reaching out to the market and core customers. The entire focus of the MVP should be to get the best possible product to the market as soon as possible so that you can start receiving quality feedback from your customers.

Before getting into what and why of MVP, Startups need to understand different facets of MVP. An MVP process is not just a product development process, but also best practices Startups need to think about.

Minimum Viable Product for Startups

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Published in startups, minimum-viable-product | Tagged with startups, minimum-viable-product, web-development, prototyping

Startups - How to Promote Your Product Quick & Easy Way

by Nidhi Sarvaiya on 2nd June, 2017

After months of hard work of planning, discussions, development and testing, your product is finally ready for launch. As difficult as it is to convert your idea into a product, it is more difficult to market and reaching out to the right users.

There are many approaches which have come up over the years to launch the product into the market - sharing your product on social media sites, marketing it through search ads etc.

While these approaches help, they require time and effort or spending money for advertising. It is normal for well established or funded companies to launch a product with paid marketing, but for small startups or bootstrappers, it is not an easy choice.

There are some platforms which with some effort can give that initial boost in reaching out to your prospective customers.

Startup

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Published in startups | Tagged with startups, minimum-viable-product

How to Integrate Your Phoenix Application with Semantic UI and Webpack

by Murtaza Basrai on 2nd March, 2017

Semantic UI is a great looking UI framework for web applications and websites. It provides a lot of ready to use components which is perfect for creating a decent looking application very quickly.

Recently I was trying to use Semantic UI framework with Phoenix project and came across the issue in integrating those two. Semantic UI comes with Gulp build tool, and Phoenix project comes bundled with Brunch build tool. For the integration, I decided to bring both to a middle ground - Webpack 2.

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Published in design, web-development, javascript | Tagged with front-end, responsive-web-design, web-development, elixir, phoenix, javascript

Elixir & Erlang Setup with asdf Version Manager

by Srikala Bharadwaj on 13th September, 2016

The asdf version manager fits all Elixir & Erlang version management needs and some more. The primary reason for choosing asdf is that it can help with version management of Node.js, Ruby, Python, Postgres and more.
Instead of installing 3 different version managers to manage Elixir, Erlang and Node.js , we can use asdf for all three. Step wise installation and configuration details has been provided.

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Published in version-manager | Tagged with asdf, elixir, erlang, nodejs

Top 10 Editors For React Native Mobile App Development

by Murtaza Basrai on 9th September, 2016

React Native is a trending open-source project by Facebook Inc. that makes possible to create efficient and effective mobile applications for iOS & Android using JavaScript.

There are so many tools out there for development and it at-times becomes difficult for me to choose the right tool for a particular programming language. But React Native has support for many popular code editors so it is great to know that while migrating to React, we don't have to migrate to a different code editor.

Editors for React Native

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Published in javascript, react-native, products, mobile | Tagged with android, products, mobile, reactjs, ios

Mobile App Development With 8 Awesome React-Native Starter Kits

by Murtaza Basrai on 18th August, 2016

There are so many reasons to love React Native. React Native is the trending technology that makes possible to create efficient and effective mobile applications for iOS & Android using JavaScript. Getting started on a new app from scratch consumes quite some time. But here's the good news - There are many open-source React-Native boilerplate projects and UI starter kits available to kickstart the app creation with merely few lines of code. Some popular projects are listed below.

React-Native-Boilerplates

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Published in javascript, mobile, react-native | Tagged with open-source, javascript, ios, android, reactjs, mobile

16 Opensource EmberJS Projects to Learn From

by Archana Chandrasekharan on 4th May, 2016

EmberJS with ember-cli provides an excellent structure, style and uniformity to the frontend application development. If you understand how one project is organized, it is very easy to understand any other project which uses ember-cli. While it is easy to recognize where code exists, it is still a challenge to build a frontend application from scratch, and like having some reference projects always helps. Here are a few projects to start your frontend development with EmberJS. They cover everything from task management systems, Discussion platforms, content publishing platforms etc.

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Published in javascript, web-development, products | Tagged with frameworks, front-end, javascript, open-source, web-development

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