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Web Services and Mobile Apps Testing

Connectivity features in mobile applications are no longer optional. Having a multi-platform product or service that synchronizes data across devices requires the proper implementation and testing of web services. Read more to learn about web services, the advantages they bring and how to test them.

My Experience at MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp 2017

Andreea, a Romanian student from Iasi was sponsored by Fortech to attend the MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp 2017 in Australia. Have a glance into her journey, starting from the Bootcamp application and registration, all the way through to the unique 6-day experience.

Introduction to the Virtual Reality World

Virtual Reality products have rapidly gained popularity, determining an ever-increasing number of tech companies to develop applications that harness the use of this technology. Discover in this article what is a VR system and how to create content for a virtual app.

Building Cross-Platform Mobile Applications with Xamarin.Forms

Building and testing cross-platform mobile applications without Xamarin.Forms can prove to be time-consuming. Furthermore, the applications would be hard to maintain. Learn in this article how to use Xamarin.Forms to build a proof of concept application, by following a step-by-step tutorial.

Visual Studio 2017 and ASP.NET Core MVC

Visual Studio 2017 and ASP.NET Core MVC brought a series of updates to the .NET framework to the delight of full-stack .NET developers. Discover in this article the advantages of switching from Visual Studio 2015 to Visual Studio 2017 and how to save time by using ASP.NET Core MVC.

Why Quality Assurance Outsourcing in Romania

Romania has been on the IT outsourcing map for many years now, building capabilities and gaining valuable know-how. Romanian QA engineers and their expertise, the strategic location, the flexibility and the security guarantee recommend Romania as a perfect quality assurance destination.

How To Create User Stories in Agile Product Development

With more and more software products on the market and the vast palette of options they offer, customers tend to focus more on quality and on using only the products that can meet their needs fast. Learn in this article what user stories are, why they are important and how to create them.

What is full-stack development and why it is still alive and well

Due to the increased complexity of software systems, in recent years we have seen emerging two career paths for developers - front-end and back-end. One path we often forget is that of a full-stack developer. Discover in this article what is full-stack development and why it is still alive and well.

N + 1 – the main cause of the poor performance of JEE applications coded with JPA

Many developers get enthusiastic about JPA in the beginning, only to become skeptical later because „Hibernate is slow” or „JPA barely moves”. This article describes the most frequently encountered problem in JPA, taking JPA 2.1 as a reference point and exemplifying different JPA implementations.

Introduction to .NET Core

Since the appearance of .NET, software developers had to deal with fragmented versions of .NET, each of them being a different subset of .NET for each platform in the Microsoft Suite. Discover in this article the new concepts brought by .NET Core, along with the .NET Core architecture and benefits.

Wireframes, Mockups and Prototypes – What Are They?

Wireframes, mockups and prototypes rapidly increased in popularity over the last few years. Despite this, product owners, marketing people and software engineers often have a different understanding of the meaning of each concept. Learn the differences between the three notions by reading this article.

Clef – a magical 2 Factor Authentication (2FA) for WordPress

The classic one factor authentication proved weak in the face of the ever-increasing internet fraud attempts. Even with a strong password and heavy hashing, accounts are more vulnerable than ever. Learn in this article how to secure your WordPress accounts by using Clef, a secure 2FA solution.

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