The digital world is evolving. Having a business app is no longer a luxury, but a necessity if you wish to stay ahead of your competition. Statista says that by 2020, 2.87 billion users will be on smartphones. If your audience is a part of this user group, then definitely you can’t afford to not have your app presence. Whether you’re a startup or an enterprise, having a mobile app has become mandatory. If you too are considering to have your mobile app, then this post is for you! Building an app may sound easy, but there are lot of things to keep in mind while
Smartphones are now a part and parcel of our lives. Data says 70% of the world population remains connected to the internet through their smartphones. From reading the online newspaper to ordering food, to the online transaction and staying connected on social media with family and professional network… the smartphone is there at every step. Leveraging this trend and human behavior, mobile app development companies are focusing more on creating better mobile app user experience by using artificial intelligence or AI.
AI is no more fiction, but a reality. Remember, when you visit an e-commerce app and order a product you see something like “buyers who bought product A also bought product B”? that’s the power of AI. It interprets online user behavior and shows content based on the data for longer user engagement.
Information technology is evolving at a fast pace. New technologies are coming up almost every day. One of the biggest assets of the IT companies is its large volume of data. If you’re a data-driven IT company who is adept with the new technologies, then you must be concerned about your IT infrastructure management. How can you keep your data safe and secure, especially in a dynamic environment where the environment is constantly changing and evolving? Knowing the future of infrastructure management will certainly help you to adapt to this dynamic environment. In fact, Gartner says that organizations need to bring in an agile IT infrastructure and embrace emerging technologies for global reach, flexibility, cost-effectiveness, entering a new market anytime, anywhere and of course to bring in more flexibility.
How the page load time of a website affects SEO, User experience and revenue
Everyone loves to become first. Because there is no place for the second. When breaking news happens, the news channel rushes to be the ‘first’ to cover the news. When a new product is launched, everybody wants to be the first to see and review it. Same psychology holds true when a user visits a website. The user expects websites to work with the same agility when the person is looking for any important information. If the page takes forever to load, the user simply moves away to the one which opens faster.
How can DevOps accelerate go to market of a product?
As more organizations are embarking on their digitization journey, the urgency of having quick adaptability, flexibility and agility are felt like never before. This has led to a paradigm shift in the IT delivery culture and how enterprises have functioned for so long. Enterprises are now feeling the need to adapt to an agile approach which will accelerate the go to market of a product and ultimately increase the ROI for the business. DevOps is one such software development practise that has introduced a new culture in software development and the entire lifecycle of software development. It encourages to practice certain measures that can help to speed up the go to market for products. Let’s take a deep dive to understand how DevOps can accelerate the process.
As we continue to live in the age of smartphones, mobile apps are going to rule our lives for many years to come. With thousands of apps getting developed and pushed into the app stores every day, there are hardly any businesses that are not leveraging this powerful marketing tool to reach a wider audience base globally. However, the most important question is how do you stand out from this age of cut-throat competition when every organization, big or small, startups or enterprises have an app developed for their businesses? If you are looking for an app to be developed for your company and make it a class apart, then here are some of the current trends that will be influencing mobile app development in 2019. Read and see how you can incorporate them into your mobile app.
SPDY (pronounced “SPeeDY”) is a new networking protocol whose goal is to speed up the web. It is Google’s alternative to the HTTP protocol and a candidate for HTTP/2.0. SPDY augments HTTP with several speed-related features such as stream multiplexing and header compression. To use SPDY, you need a web server and a browser (like Google Chrome and upcoming versions of Firefox) that both support SPDY. mod_spdy is an open-source Apache module that adds support for the SPDY protocol to the Apache HTTPD server. This tutorial explains how to use mod_spdy with Apache2 on Fedora 17
1 Preliminary Note
SPDY runs over HTTPS, so we need an HTTPS-enabled web site to test SPDY. Please note that SPDY will fall back to HTTPS if the user’s browser does not support SPDY or if things go wrong, so installing mod_spdy doesn’t hurt your existing setup.
default SSL web site’s URL (e.g. https://www.example.com) and test if it works
2 Installing mod_spdy
at is installed
This article explains how to enable or disable TLS in ProFTPd based on the FTP user or group. FTP is a very insecure protocol because all passwords and all data are transferred in clear text. By using TLS, the whole communication can be encrypted, thus making FTP much more secure. While this is a good thing, not all FTP clients support TLS.
1 Preliminary Note
TLS set up already, for example as described in this tutorial: Setting Up ProFTPd + TLS On Debian Squeeze
you can use TLSRequired off in your ProFTPd configuration as this allows for TLS and non-TLS logins, but if you want to make your FTP setup as secure as possible, you should enforce the use of TLS and make exceptions only for the users or groups that use an FTP client that doesn’t support TLS
2 TLS Configuration Based On User/Group
The installation of a Samba fileserver on Ubuntu 12.04 and how to configure it to share files over the SMB protocol as well as how to add users. Samba is configured as a standalone server, not as a domain controller. not issue any guarantee that this will work for you.
1 Preliminary Note
an Ubuntu 12.04 system here with the hostname server1.example.com and the IP address 192.168.0.100
running all the steps in this tutorial with root privileges, so make sure you’re logged in as root
2 Installing Samba
Connect the server on the shell and install the Samba packages
apt-get install libcups2 samba samba-common
Edit the smb.conf file
remove the “#” at the beginning of the line security = user in the below
[...] # "security = user" is always a good idea. This will require a Unix account # in this server for every user accessing the server. See # /usr/share/doc/samba-doc/htmldocs/Samba3-HOWTO/ServerType.html # in the samba-doc package for details. Continue reading “Ubuntu 12.04 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend” »