Category - Software Development

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Sitecore 8.2 Mainstream Support Is Ending: Why Migrate to Sitecore 9?
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Sitecore Data Transfer — Tool SQL BULK INSERT
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Top 10 Mobile Technology Trends Defining the Industry in 2019/2020
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How to Develop an ERP System for Your Business
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Quality Control vs. Quality Assurance [Difference and Comparison]
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Top Ten Embedded Software Development Tools
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Meet Azure Application Insights: A Feature Overview
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Five Reasons to Use Xamarin for Mobile Cross-Platform Development
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What Is Internet of Everything (IoE)?
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The Guide to Creating Management Software for Retail Stores

Sitecore 8.2 Mainstream Support Is Ending: Why Migrate to Sitecore 9?

Every version of а software product has its lifecycle, which inevitably finishes with discontinued support. It happens when a newer version is ready to replace the older one.

December 31, 2019 is the mainstream support end date for Sitecore 8.2. In this regard, current Sitecore customers should not panic, but rather read our article and decide whether they have to move their existing solutions to the latest versions of Sitecore 9.

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Sitecore Data Transfer — Tool SQL BULK INSERT

Sometimes, we need to import Sitecore content data in the scope of migration or deploying process. In general, we can use Sitecore Migrations tools (if we need full migration). But if we just need to export content data, we can use Sitecore Package Designer, Unicorn or TDS.

In my case, we needed to migrate dozens of content items (more than 40 000) from Sitecore 7.5 to Sitecore 8.2. And we had only Sitecore Package Designer.

The main issue we faced was the long processing time (a couple of hours) of Sitecore Package Designer. This was the trigger for us to release our Sitecore Data Transfer tool

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Top 10 Mobile Technology Trends Defining the Industry in 2019/2020

Mobile development is becoming a priority and the new normal for many businesses because, without a mobile-optimized solution, a company undoubtedly faces the risk of losing a significant proportion of clients and lagging behind the competition. In this article, we’ve compiled the main trends in the mobile industry as of now and for the coming year.

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How to Develop an ERP System for Your Business

As required by the era of digitalization and automation, if companies want to succeed, regardless of their size, they should provide accurate planning and real-time control of processes and resources, which can hardly be completed without digital technologies. For this reason, companies develop and integrate special software solutions — ERP systems — that quickly perform these critical tasks and greatly improve business performance.

In this article, we will provide the ERP definition, explain what benefits it can bring to your business and how you can create such a solution.

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Quality Control vs. Quality Assurance [Difference and Comparison]

Every company, no matter what services or goods it produces, has to deal with three most important values: time, price and quality. These are three pillars for clients when they choose something to buy. They want either a quick delivery, or a reasonable price, or excellent quality. Obviously, there’s no technology to provide these values in one product simultaneously; clients can expect two of them at best.

For most customers, when asked about the importance of these values, it usually comes down to quality. In this article, we would like to focus on the software quality and the way it is achieved and supported during the development process.

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Top Ten Embedded Software Development Tools

Digital transformation is touching upon various physical objects, making them smart and powerful. The engine for such devices is embedded software that is an integral part of the rapidly developing IoT ecosystem.

This article is dedicated to the tools for embedded software development. We will explain what an embedded system is and what types of tools are needed to build one. You will also learn about the most popular embedded system software development tools currently available on the IT market.

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Meet Azure Application Insights: A Feature Overview

Learning of possible software aberrations as soon as possible, so that you can resolve them before you find yourself buried under a mountain of complaints, or even worse — to discover that users have switched to robust competitor solutions, is a must in your business.

In this article, we will provide an overview of a Microsoft solution that allows engineers and developers to stay up-to-date on software performance — Azure Application Insights. Our .NET development experts got to know the ins and outs of this service and are ready to share its features and capabilities.

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What Is Internet of Everything (IoE)?

The evolution of the global web has resulted in virtual connections ubiquitously penetrating real-world objects and activities. Today, everything can be connected with everything, creating a new distributed ecosystem that goes beyond the familiar IoT (Internet of Things) concept. Cisco has coined a special term — the Internet of Everything (IoE) — to describe this dynamically changing phenomenon.

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