The future of your business depends on the code that you write today. How? What? How does this even work? Who wrote this? Often, these are the internal thoughts of a senior developer at CodeCoda when looking at a client’s legacy code for the first time.Let’s begin by taking a couple of steps back. A client has approached us with their project idea, contracts are...

Have you ever tried to create a specific functionality when someone clicks on a button on your site? Or do you need some interactions when users interface with forms? A HTML script is usually static with little functionality. HTML alone cannot maneuver elements to fit certain conditions or for interactivity. To have a web page that is interactive and dynamic, we need the DOM. What...

Moving from front-end to backend development raised many questions in my mind. What is backend development, and why do I need to learn it? Will I be able to master it? Junior developers usually start their career tinkering with front-end libraries, like Vue.JS, for example, before deciding they are moving to something more challenging to grasp, like Node.JS.Front-end developers deal more with visual elements and...

A good layout makes users stay on a site because it makes important stuff easily accessible and intuitive to find. A lousy layout frustrates users, who leave because they can't find what they are looking for. In web design, a layout is a term that explains how a website is displayed on the screen. HTML 5 has quite a few elements that define parts of...

No-code development platforms are software that allows non-programmers or users to build applications using a GUI or visual flow. No-code development platforms work with a WYSIWYG editor, allowing users to quickly connect elements, components, and styles together. For example, Webflow, a no-code development platform for building websites allows users to select functional components and arrange blocks of elements in visual flow. A website can then...

Google is the biggest internet company in the world today.  And it seems that this giant, successful company is going to have a birthday. As a present, we came up with a few interesting facts in honor of the birthday big boy company. 1. People do not seem to know Google’s exact birth date. Yes, it is true. People do not know the exact date...

Аs a developer, I have been using Linux since the beginning of my career, even years before that. These types of Operating Systems make my programmer journey straightforward and trouble-free. Why? Let us find out, but before that, let me share with you a few useful topics. What is open source? In software development, ‘Open source software’ is software with source code that anyone can inspect,...

A while ago, we were developing an application for a fortune 500 company, which wanted to secure a mobile app containing vital data with the built-in fingerprint reader on iPhone and Android Devices.Probably everybody is excited about the fingerprint tech because everyone owns a fingerprint, and each is unique. Also, these ideal security tokens conveniently stick with you everywhere you go. You don’t need to...

In the age where the near-unlimited reach of technology changes the way we live, quality software comes as an integral part of the software development process. Software bugs can sometimes cause damage in the millions and shut down entire businesses. These are some of the reasons software products deserve high maintenance to run smoothly and embody high quality, stable, and fail-safe software solutions. Quality assurance...

Microservices architecture is a version of a server-side solution where available services are loosely connected but maintain high efficiency and collaboration level. The loose part means that application services can work without impacting each other’s course and logic. This method brings many advantages to architecture-wise, but also to alleviate the team workload. Since the highly maintainable apps can deploy independently, there is no need for...

We will explain what User Personas are, what they are not, why every Designer should use them when building interfaces that target specific User Groups. What are User Personas? User experience designers (UX) use so called user personas in their creative process because they give answers to three simple questions related to building the best possible product presentation: “Who? What? Why?”. Personas are fictional characters...

My first experience as a project manager began quite unexpectedly. At the beginning of my internship program at CodeCoda, ten other interns and I were asked to develop a product featuring our design. The project roles were distributed based on what each of us aspires to be soon. At that time, I anticipated that I would join the development team simply because, as a software...

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