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JQuery Mobile vs. Sencha Touch

An Overview One of the toughest challenges faced by mobile app developers across the globe is to develop apps that are capable of supporting a range of mobile platforms including iOS, Android, Blackberry, and Windows powered phones.Whether you wish to go for a native app or a third party app, the process of developing multi-platform mobile apps could be highly time-consuming and expensive. However if your primary goal is to develop quality mobile apps, then you shouldn’t miss to check these out: JQuery Mobile Sencha Touch These are the most sought-after mobile apps of today. jQuery Mobile app is jQuery’s native framework that can be used to develop a number of web based apps for mobile devices. Sencha Touch is another top-notch framework which can also be used to develop an array of web based mobile applications. Because of their extreme versatility on multiple mobile platforms, jQuery Mobile and Sencha Touch are widely being preferred by most of the web app developers. Before designing web applications for various mobile apps using these frameworks, it’s important that you know the strengths, weaknesses and the differences between the two, as that will largely determine the success of your output. Let’s discuss both the apps in detail as follows: JQuery Mobile  Released in Oct 2010, JQuery Mobile is a relatively newer app for mobile devices. It’s compatible with iOS, Android, Blackberry, and a range of other web based mobile Operating systems. It has a neat user interface which is programmed using JavaScript for jQuery framework. It comprises a range of functionalities for both the desktop and mobile internet versions. Two things which...

Symfony2 – A High Performance PHP Framework

A Developers vision What is Symfony? Symfony is a bunch of stand alone PHP libraries What is Symfony2 Framework? A set of bundles containing configuration and bridge classes These glue the components together, giving the developer a consistent experience Symfony 2 is a PHP Framework for web development Symfony 2 is MVC Symfony 2 is OOP Symfony 2 is not Symfony 1 (>=PHP 5.3) Symfony 2 is HTTP-centric Symfony 2 is like bits of Rails and like bits of Java Why Symfony2? Based on project needs Symfony can be used as: Full framework Micro framework (single file apps) Symfony Components (stand alone) Symfony comes with tight integration with many open source projects like Monolog, Assetic, Doctrine, Propel. Powerful and easy routing. Very advanced and useful template engine TWIG Symfony2 VS Zend: After the launch of Zend framework 2 (ZF2) all the major things offered in Symfony2 are available in ZF2 Both Symfony2 and ZF2 are the next generation frameworks using PHP 5.3 Symfony have pre integrated Twig template engine where as now ZF2 comes up with ZfcTwig Modules to support Twig Symfony2 and ZF2 are both good for enterprise products Things You should Know before starting with Symfony2: Namespaces in PHP YML ORM ( Object relationship Model ) Understanding of design Patterns OOP concepts What can you expect? 22 High quality Components  DependencyInjection          EventDispatcher HttpFoundation                      DomCrawler ClassLoader                              CssSelector HttpKernel                        ...

Business Intelligence and Business Process Automation

In this world of ever increasing data and information, it is only logical for a firm to think about Business Process Automation to reduce the running cost. This will enable the firm to not only increase the business productivity but also empowers the firm to know what they need to know at the right time. It can be a daunting task on hand for a team to wait for the IT Operations to get the adhoc reports which in turn increases the cost of the operations. The business intelligence will enable the end user to initiate the process which has been automated to get the desired reports or information. This can become a powerful tool for business without having to rely on IT resource. With BPA you not only get to automate the process but will also be able to improve workforce productivity.  You will be able to transform the raw information into more meaningful reports that can be used to analyze and improve the business areas. You not only see which sector is doing good but will also be able to pin point the areas that needs better management as well as automation so that the revenue can improve. You can benchmark and use that to improve the overall process. The management will be able to use this information in their decision making and in coming up with strategic initiatives. For any decision making process to be effective, useful information is the utmost requirement of that time. And with BI, you will get this information. Data is good for any firm, but the quality of data and the...

Thumb Rules for Engaging with an Offshore Agency

With an increase in demand of Software and Applications and emerging entrepreneurship abilities, the online business has stepped up and is exploring a completely different horizon. Now, even already-flourishing businesses are automating their processes and increasing productivity with the use of Software, Web Applications and more recently, Mobility solutions. In the last 10-15 years, India has made a remarkable identity as a Software Solution Provider. The highly skilled programmers are either working globally or providing offshore services from India. Businesses operating in United States, United Kingdom, Middle East, Australia and other parts of the world, come across the option of working with an offshore agency every now and then. Considering hiring an offshore agency may not just be restricted to IT-related services for these businesses, but also for customer support, sales and production. In all spheres, India as an offshore destination is in high demand. With so many businesses choosing to dedicate their work offshore, there must be compelling benefits such as cost-effectiveness, smooth management, better and greater control, quick adaptation to market changes, high-quality development, professional responsibility and more. However, it is also true that due to slipups and inaccurate evaluations, the offshore experiences have turned into a nightmare. We, at Classic Informatics as being a core Offshore Service provider, would like to highlight few thumb rules that, we advise, should be strictly followed when engaging with any offshore agency. Shortlisting Offshore Agency While searching with specific keywords for an offshore agency on search engines, ensure you not only consider the businesses that have posted Premium Ads, but also, necessarily, consider companies that appear in the organic results of...