freelancing vs outsourcing

Freelancing vs Outsourcing – A Closer Look

Freelancing or outsourcing are two concepts often used to express a similar meaning. Several people use these two terms as a synonym for each other, because they don’t know exactly what they actually mean.

To succeed in business nowadays, you need to be flexible and have good planning and organizational skills. And certainly, working with a freelancer or an outsourcing team can help you to achieve success. Why is that? Because, while it can be stressful to hire new workers, recruiting a freelancer or outsourcing work will give you far less to worry about.

Read more

The Main Benefits of Software Architecture

Many people underestimate the importance of software architecture, as well as many others simply don’t really know what it means, and what are the advantages of it.

Although software architecture appears to be very tech, and many people assume it’s not for them, it’s not true!

Don’t you want to hire the best architect when you’re going to build your house, in order to assure you’ll get a solid foundation? Software architecture is the exact same thing – it’s the software’s root.

Read more

One Hell of a Party – Halloween at the Office

Yesterday was the spookiest night of the year and definitely one of our favorite holidays – Halloween. It’s no wonder that with all the strange and wonderful things associated with the holiday – witches, ghosts, goblins, devilishly delicious treats and so on – there’s a lot of potential for a boo-tiful party!

Read more

Artificial Intelligence. Debunking the Myths.

Very few science and technology topics are currently causing as much enthusiasm as Artificial Intelligence (AI).  In many cases, this is a good reason, as some of the sharpest minds in the world have said that AI has the potential to revolutionize all aspects of our lives.

On the other hand, as with almost anything new, some common myths and often peddled misconceptions came to light.

Read more
php performance optimization

PHP Performance Optimization Techniques

When designing a web application based on PHP, it’s not enough to just fix the problem and project specifications. Server assets such as storage, memory, and number of CPUs contribute to the hosting price. Therefore, when developing a web application, developers should take into account these assets.  The application must run smoothly!

Read more

Make Your Website Mobile-Friendly

Nowadays, mobile search has become the standard, considering the fact that many people use their phones as their sole computer. Even though mobile users prefer the mobile app over the mobile responsive website, in the beginning it’s fine to optimize your website, before starting mobile app development.  

That’s why, we thought that the following tips will help you create an epic experience for your audience!

Read more

Benefits of developing your website using PHP 7

Approximately 82 % of all internet pages were constructed using PHP. PHP is a programming language used by social media giants like Facebook, Yahoo, Tumblr, Pinterest, Wikipedia and even WordPress. Basically, PHP offers the most optimal solutions for social media, e-commerce, banking, and different other types of websites.

Read more

The Most Popular Software Development Methodologies

Software engineering is a very complicated process, but in order to simplify it, many development methods were developed. The methods are also acknowledged as Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) models / methodologies. They are very useful in spotting software development mistakes, before them being found in different phases of a project.

Here are the most popular software development models, in our opinion:

Read more

The Day of the Programmer Celebrated in Style

The Day of the Programmer represents an international professional day that is celebrated on the 256th day of each year, based on the binary code. Actually, the number 256 was chosen because it’s the number of distinct values that can be represented with an eight-bit byte, a value well-known to programmers. 256 is also the highest power of two that is less than 365, the number of days in a common year. When translated to binary code, the day reads 1 0000 0000.

Read more

A Day in The Life of a Software Developer

For almost any person a great day begins with a delicious coffee mix, while for a developer at WebChain a super hit day begins with some short, but productive meetings and some neatly written codes. Of course, for us too, the daily mood is sponsored by coffee.

A typical day includes the apparent duties of building and deploying websites, apps and programs, but there are other tasks that do not appear on the job description. From client-servicing to firefighting, we can say that a programmer wears multiple hats.

So basically, there are many difficulties that a developer has to face every day.

Read more