Tag: Web Development

  • Why Bringing in a Consultant can be Bad for a Company’s Staff and Innovation

    Why Bringing in a Consultant can be Bad for a Company’s Staff and Innovation

    When a company is facing a problem or looking to improve its operations, it may be tempted to bring in a consultant to provide expert advice and guidance. However, bringing in a consultant can sometimes do more harm than good for a company’s staff and innovation.

  • Why not use Python for web application

    Why not use Python for web application

    First I have to say that I do use Python for my web application – my site socialclimate.tech is built on the Python Flask Framework and it works great for me, my use case was just a basic website and I had to overcome many hurdles, like what DB to use, how to deploy etc.

  • Recover all files from an existing docker container

    Recover all files from an existing docker container

    I had a little mishap the other day, I had built an app and created a docker container which I later deployed to Google Cloud Run, before I had pushed a copy of the code to GitHub, my drive got a problem and I lost the code I had on my laptop. After I got […]

  • Is Digital Transformation killing the environment

    Is Digital Transformation killing the environment

    As we move as a society more and more towards digital solutions, the more we start polluting our environment. Our digital life carries a very physical cost. From image files to colours to coding languages to servers, the choices we make in our web work consume electricity and create carbon, and as the internet grows, […]

  • Build Intel64-compatible Docker images from Mac M1

    Build Intel64-compatible Docker images from Mac M1

    I was building a tracking pixel API app for internal websites. A tracking pixel is an HTML code snippet loaded when a user visits a website. I built this app on my laptop, MAC M1, and I run my Docker container locally within Docker Dekstop.

  • You Need WordPress – Here are 5 Reasons Why

    You Need WordPress – Here are 5 Reasons Why

    One of the most popular open source Content Management Systems in the world is WordPress. Almost every business out there uses a CMS for their blog and their website in general and WordPress is the most popular option because of its free install and upgrade capabilities. There are thousands of templates and plugins that power […]

  • What to think about adopting a no-code/low-code platform for internal apps

    What to think about adopting a no-code/low-code platform for internal apps

    If you are building apps for internal use, you will end up embracing a framework like Angular, React or something else; if you taken that path very quickly, you might realize that this coding and timeframes of delivery takes more time than expected. As a manager you need to be self-aware of the overheads.

  • List of Low-Code/No-Code Framework

    List of Low-Code/No-Code Framework

    No-code and Low-code development platforms allow individuals worldwide to build their businesses and applications to serve them without writing code. The platforms sit at the intersection of the IT Department and pretty much every other department in a company.

  • Apache + MySQL + PHP + Xdebug and Codeigniter on macOS using Docker

    Apache + MySQL + PHP + Xdebug and Codeigniter on macOS using Docker

    We have developed an application internally that uses Codeigniter as the main PHP framework. Over the years we have added many new functionalities, so we need a solid development environment. up to now we have let our developers use MAMP(MacOS), Windows(LAMP) or individually install Apache, MySQL, PHP (Linux) debugging tools has been up to the […]

  • I had a go with GitHub Copilot

    I had a go with GitHub Copilot

    I was very excited last week when I finally got access to the GitHub Copilot, I had signed up for it many months ago and was on a waitinglist. I think for many developers are interested in learning what an AI solution can do for them and to make code suggestions.