Declarative Programming: Is It A Real Thing?

By Federico Pereiro – Freelance Software Engineer @ TopTal Declarative programming is, currently, the dominant paradigm of an extensive and diverse set of domains such as databases, templating and configuration management. In a nutshell, declarative programming consists of instructing a program on what needs Continue reading Declarative Programming: Is It A Real Thing?

An Angular 5 Tutorial: Step by Step Guide to Your First Angular 5 App

By Sergey Moiseev – Freelance Full-Stack Developer @ Toptal Angular is a new version of the AngularJS framework, developed by Google. It comes with a complete rewrite, and various improvements including optimized builds and faster compile times. In this Angular Continue reading An Angular 5 Tutorial: Step by Step Guide to Your First Angular 5 App

A Short Introduction to Drupal

What is Drupal? Drupal is a content management system that is used by people all over the globe to help them build and maintain websites. You are probably using sites made on Drupal every single day without even realizing it. Continue reading A Short Introduction to Drupal

Sometimes When It’s Not Broken, You Should Fix It

Businesses sometimes are not too keen on switching to newer software. There is the expense of spending money on the software, the implementation, and the training that is necessary. It takes up a lot of time and energy and could Continue reading Sometimes When It’s Not Broken, You Should Fix It

Command Line Tools for Developers

By Piotr Gaczkowski – Freelance Software Engineer @ Toptal In today’s online world, the battle to attract users continues to rage on, with app makers preferring either mobile or web apps. Desktop applications are becoming less and less relevant. Moreover, Continue reading Command Line Tools for Developers

How to Make the Perfect App Icon

With just 24 app icon slots on the first page of an iPhone home screen, or 28 if you have a fancy iPhone 7, creating the perfect app icon is a vital step in user adoption. I once met someone Continue reading How to Make the Perfect App Icon