Rails Service Objects: A Comprehensive Guide

By Amin Shah Gilani – Ruby On Rails Developer @ TopTal. Original works can be located here. Ruby on Rails ships with everything you need to prototype your application quickly, but when your codebase Continue ReadingRails Service Objects: A Comprehensive Guide

Why Getting Your Web Hosting Right Is Essential For Your Business

Image credit: Burst Choosing a web host often gets lumped in with all the generic administrative tasks (such as registering the domain) that must be dealt with as swiftly as Continue ReadingWhy Getting Your Web Hosting Right Is Essential For Your Business

Shopping Cart Abandonment

Shopping cart abandonment… a heart-breaking reality of today’s ecommerce industry. This is as major concern of most ecommerce business owners. Source: https://www.fullestop.com/mobile-smartphone-solutions.html

The Web World: Who Owns Who? (Infographic)

It is a common thing for one big company to own several other large companies. As a matter of fact, there are about a dozen companies that own all the Continue ReadingThe Web World: Who Owns Who? (Infographic)

Declarative Programming: Is It A Real Thing?

By Federico Pereiro – Freelance Software Engineer @ TopTal. Original works can be located here. Declarative programming is, currently, the dominant paradigm of an extensive and diverse set of domains such as databases, templating Continue ReadingDeclarative Programming: Is It A Real Thing?

Scaling Your Web Development Team

Given the team-centric nature of large projects, and the tendency for projects to suddenly grow large in scope, you will no doubt need additional resources. Or worse… maybe you have Continue ReadingScaling Your Web Development Team

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 Continue ReadingA 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 Continue ReadingSometimes When It’s Not Broken, You Should Fix It

Command Line Tools for Developers

By Piotr Gaczkowski – Freelance Software Engineer @ TopTal. Original works can be located here. In today’s online world, the battle to attract users continues to rage on, with app makers preferring either mobile Continue ReadingCommand Line Tools for Developers

REST Assured vs. JMeter: A Comparison of REST Test Tools

By Nemanja Veskovic – Freelance Java Developer @ TopTal. Original works can be located here. Testing representational state transfer (REST) APIs can be a tricky business. Many who resort to manually testing REST APIs Continue ReadingREST Assured vs. JMeter: A Comparison of REST Test Tools

8 Ways Professional Translators Can Help Your Internalization Strategy

Thanks to the internet, it’s very easy these days for businesses of virtually any size to reach overseas customers. That’s why it’s important to understand the essentials of localization, internationalization, Continue Reading8 Ways Professional Translators Can Help Your Internalization Strategy

101 Reasons Why You Need To Embrace Live Chat

Check out this Website Builder infographic to uncover the full potential of live chat and find out why you should embrace it as soon as possible! Source: Website Builder

GraphQL vs. REST – A GraphQL Tutorial

By Amaury Martiny – Full-Stack Developer @ TopTal. Original works can be located here. You might have heard about the new kid around the block: GraphQL. If not, GraphQL is, in a word, a Continue ReadingGraphQL vs. REST – A GraphQL Tutorial