Android vs. iOS App Development: A Comparison & Decision Guide
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Android vs. iOS App Development: A Comparison & Decision Guide [Infographic]

There’s a revolution in mobile app development happening right now with the number of apps available for download in major app stores being at an all-time high. App developers are burying themselves in work, creating the latest software applications for mobile devices and hoping that their creations make enough money for them at Apple’s App …

In Blog, iOS Development

by Costi on September 20, 2017

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How to Setup Docker for Your Symfony Project

As you probably know, I am a big Symfony fan 🙂 In the last few years I used Vagrant to set up my Symfony development environment more or less as described here. But we now have Docker and it’s time to move forward with a new setup. Docker containers are generally more lightweight than Vagrant virtual …

In Blog, PHP and Symfony

by Dragos Holban on September 18, 2017

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How to Get Nearby Locations from MySQL Database

If you have a MySQL table with locations (latitude and longitude columns) you can get a list of locations near a specific point using the following query:

In this query we have noted the latitude of the reference point with <latitude>, its longitude with <longitude> and the maximum distance to search for with <distance> …

In PHP and Symfony

by Dragos Holban on September 14, 2017

golang, middleware, negroni
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Using Negroni middleware in Golang for specific routes with httprouter

In the last days I’ve played a little bit with negroni middleware and httprouter router. I found that the documentation about how can we use negroni middlewares for specific routes with httprouter is pretty poor. So I decided to write this article to share with you what I’ve found. Negroni is an idiomatic approach to …

In Blog, Golang

by Laurentiu Craciun on September 7, 2017

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Symfony OAuth Authentication for Your Mobile Application

Let’s say you built an API using Symfony and you need to access it from a mobile application using authenticated requests on behalf of your users. Here’s how to make this work using Symfony 2.8 and Doctrine. Install FOSOAuthServerBundle We will use the FOSOAuthServerBundle to implement this feature. Install it using the following command:

In Mobile Development, PHP and Symfony

by Dragos Holban on September 6, 2017

Best Solutions to Top Mobile App Development Challenges
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Best Solutions to Top Mobile App Development Challenges

More than half of the world’s population now uses a smartphone. As the price of data plans continue to decrease all over the world, web traffic coming from mobile devices increases year by year. In fact, more than half of today’s global internet traffic comes from mobile devices. People are spending more time on their …

In Blog, Mobile Development

by Costi on September 4, 2017

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Introduction to iBeacons on iOS

Hello, I got my hands on some interesting devices from Estimote called iBeacons which they are used for sending signals to the users (iOS/ Android) phone using Bluetooth. What I’m going to do next is to build an iOS app using these devices which changes the background color accordingly to the nearest one of these 3 …

In Blog, iOS Development, Mobile Development

by Cristi Sava on August 16, 2017

Golang Guide: A List of Top Golang Frameworks, IDEs & Tools
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Golang Guide: A List of Top Golang Frameworks, IDEs & Tools

Since its introduction, Google’s Go Programming Language (Golang) has been experiencing an increasing popularity among mainstream users. In a December 2016 survey, 89% of the 3,595 respondents claimed that they program in Go at work or outside of work. Additionally, Go ranks highest among the programming languages in terms of expertise and preference. This July …

In Blog, Development, Golang

by Costi on August 14, 2017