A Guide to Ad Hoc Distribution of An Apple Watch App

The Apple Watch will be two years old this year. At the time of writing, it is the best and the most successful wearable device in the market. When it was initially launched, watchOS apps were completely dependent on the iPhone to run on the Apple Watch. Watch apps were just an extension of apps … Read more

A Guide to Develop a Fall Detection Application in Apple Watch

On 24th April, 2015, Apple released the Apple Watch Series 1. They followed it up with three major OS updates and a product update. New features included taking all incoming notifications, alerts, messages, and channeling them into the watch face. Now, watchOS 2 allowed developers to build watch native applications that run directly on the … Read more

Creating Minimal, Easy & Effective Chatbots with Microsoft LUIS

“If you ask me what’s your certainty that chat is going to be the next once-in-a-decade platform, I would say 99%. I am completely convinced that chat is going to be the next big platform.” – Ted Livingston, CEO Kik The Chatbot diegesis By now we all have probably tried one of those sites – … Read more

The Levenshtein Algorithm

The Levenshtein distance is a string metric for measuring difference between two sequences. Informally, the Levenshtein distance between two words is the minimum number of single-character edits (i.e. insertions, deletions or substitutions) required to change one word into the other. It is named after Vladimir Levenshtein, who considered this distance in 1965. Levenshtein distance may … Read more

A Guide to Swift 3 Migration for IoS App

The Apple-introduced Swift programming language has become very popular among developers. Swift was quickly adopted by iOS and iPhone application development companies, for its speed and efficiency. Since attaining open source status in December 2015, Swift has made an eventful journey to version 3.0. The first official preview branch of Swift 3.0 was released at … Read more

My Experience with Test Driven Development

A few months ago, my team was working on building an application offering online coupon codes to the masses. An important discovery was made during the project. The development team realized that a small negligent change made in a ‘not so critical’ piece of code was capable to break certain, sometimes important application parts. Loss … Read more

Scrum vs Kanban: A Developer’s ‘On the Project’ Comparison

Deadlines are imperative in every organization. Deadlines push us to think how our goals will be accomplished. They help us prioritize work and its duration. In software development, deadlines are essential as food is to living beings. Without deadlines, we can’t be sure about our capabilities and end user expectations. They can be critical to … Read more

The Workflow of Data Analytics

“Numbers have an important story to tell. They rely on you to give them a clear and convincing voice.” Stephen Few Aggregated raw data is the data without direction. It needs a mindful insight and the right questions to make logic out of it. Many insights fail to analyse data completely and become difficult for … Read more

Amazon EMR and Azure HDInsight: A Comparison

By the end of this year, spending on IT infrastructure products to be deployed in cloud environments will be $37.1 billion, International Data Corporation predicts. According to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, released this month, enterprise spending on Cloud Services will increase about 15 percent over last year. Public cloud infrastructure makes up … Read more

Polymer vs. React: Comparison between Two Front End Javascript Libraries

If you are choosing a JavaScript library purely based on popularity, I think you deserve what you get. Tom Dale Popularity may attract you as a programmer but don’t ever jump into the conclusion about any framework. You may get stuck into a great mess if you choose the framework just because you heard good … Read more