Rails 5 Changes

What’s new in Rails 5?

With the brazenness and controversy that has always surrounded it, Ruby on Rails 5 made it’s debut. David Heinemeier Hansson, the founder of the powerful web development framework  made the introduction at this year’s RailsConf. Rails has dramatically increased the speed of web development, but has fallen under criticism for not following peer endorsed architectural principles. DHH, as David Heinemeier …

Successful App Development

Successful Apps: How Uber, WhatsApp and Waze Cracked the Codes

You might have a top notch idea for an app. It might also be well designed and developed. But what really makes a product stand out in a crowded marketplace? How can your company set your app apart in a way that entices millions of users to download and actively use it? We asked these questions and looked to three …

Reliability and Resilience

The Difference Between Reliable and Resilient Software

Why does it matter? App objectives and priorities differ from enterprise to enterprise and customer to customer, but one thing remains: everyone wants their digital applications to work. As a customer, you want to be able to do things online at a convenient time. As a business organization, or a provider of a service, you want your customers to to be able …

13 Apps to Make Your Car Smarter

13 Apps to Make Your Car Smarter

Advances in computers, smartphones, wireless communications and cloud computing are converging. This technology explosion is changing the world we live in, forcing entire industries to evolve or die. The advent of technologically smart vehicles means that automakers have try to keep pace with tech development companies. The smart vehicle market is expected to be worth $274 billion by 2017, according to Strategy Analytics, and global …

Open Source VS Proprietary Software

The Battle: Open-Source Versus Proprietary Software

Open Source Software Rules the World A recent study indicates that eighty percent (80%) of businesses embrace open source software over closed-sourced proprietary software. Price used to be the most important reason businesses selected open source, but that is rapidly changing. Open source provides stronger security than proprietary software and offers better quality. Eight out of ten companies today choose open source based on …

resiliency as a component of antifragility

Resiliency as a Component of Antifragility

Software is inherently error-prone and those errors can lead to failure of an entire enterprise system. We have seen in recent months multiple “bugs” that threatened to take down the entire internet. According to software architect Roger Sessions, the primary cause of software project failures is complexity. Network downtime is costly. An Infonetics survey of 205 medium and large businesses …

Shuffle App Development

10 Ways to Protect Your Identity on Your Phone

Introducing Shuffle, an app that provides you with multiple disposable phone numbers and email aliases on a mobile device, managed with the tap of a button. Shuffle is a handy mobile app for the smartphone that lets you create disposable phone numbers and email aliases to help protect your personal information. You can use the phone numbers to call, text, …

Personal Disruption and TIDE

We hear a lot about how technology is enabling all types of disruptive change today, but have you thought about how much personal disruption we have experienced, and how much our lifestyles have changed because of it? Technology has reached the point of sophistication that innovation is happening on all fronts.  It’s what we call “digital transformation.” The most tgransformative innovations are …

Market Research Bubble

5 Ways to Validate Your App Ideas With Market Research

Your company has an exciting new app idea, and you’re ready to engage a development team. At CabForward℠, we know turning that great app concept into a success begins with market research and a strategy developed in our Discovery Sessions. These ensure that we build the most user attractive/user friendly product possible, and also save you production time and money. …