Scrum or waterfall

Scrum vs Waterfall Methodology in Software Development

Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming... If you are in IT you probably heard one of these buzzwords. They are all referring to software development methodologies which define the processes used to build software. To give you a short introduction on how software development is structured, in this post we are going to compare the oldest and today most popular development methodology - Waterfall and Scrum. The waterfall model is known as the traditional model, ie. for many decades this…
live chat app review 2017

Want New Leads? Try Live Chat Software!

Looking for ways to improve customer service, develop new leads, and increase traffic to your blogs or landing pages?  Adding a live chat feature to your website or mobile app might be the answer!  We have had numerous partners interested in adding this feature, so we decided to add it to our own website to gain experience and knowledge.  We always strive to give credible advice and give our opinion based on research and experience.  That’s exactly what we did…
iOS to Android

Making an Android version of your iOS app: 7 things to consider

Many of our iOS partners get to the point where potential users are begging them to launch on Android. Unfortunately, iOS and Android aren’t as friendly with each other as we would like. While a full-service development shop like FarShore can manage both iOS and Android development, there are several points you’ll want to consider before getting started with an Android project.   1. You’re going to have to build from the ground up. Because iOS development is done in Objective-C…
HEARTBLEED BUG

HEARTBLEED BUG: What you need to know

    What is the Heartbleed bug?    The heartbleed bug is a two-year old vulnerability in OpenSSL code, which is a widely used data encryption standard used to handle secure information. This vulnerability was only very recently unearthed and patched.   Who is affected?    Unfortunately, almost anyone who transmits information and signs up for accounts over the internet could include the bug. To determine if a site you visit is still vulnerable, you can visit http://filippo.io/Heartbleed/   What can…
Magento Plugin Curebit

Magento Plugin Spotlight: Curebit

  The Plugin: Curebit   The Pitch: Make referral marketing as simple (and beautiful) as pie.     Pricing: Free for the first $10,000 you generate per month in referrals!   Why it’s awesome: For those who want to offer customers rewards for referrals, Curebit is the gold standard. Allow customers to share referral links at the point of sale, or create a standalone campaign for existing customers and affiliate marketers.         Once you’re integrated, (this can…