Tag: Development

7 Essentials to Designing an Ergonomic App

While user interface designers cannot affect the shape, dimensions, or textures of the device we are working with, we can affect how people use them. The use of ergonomics is a latent factor in application design. If you don’t notice it, it means that the app is doing it right. If you do notice it, […]

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Open Source: What You Need to Know

Client projects are time-consuming. Whether we’re working to develop a web or mobile app or another sort of technology, like a Virtual Reality (VR) or an Internet of Things (IoT) product, we’re constantly working to ensure that we’re making the best use of our time to build the best products possible. One of the tools […]

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Using Tech to Change the Shopping Experience

When was the last time you went shopping? Really think about it. What did you buy? How long did it take you to make a purchase? Are you satisfied with what you bought? Raizlabs recently competed in Virtual2Reality Innovation Challenge powered by Discover Global Network, which challenged teams to create a secure shopping experience. A […]

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The Machine Learning Revolution

What is Machine Learning? Machine learning is the branch of artificial intelligence (AI) that deals with computers learning from data without explicit programming. As such, it is an ideal type of AI for extracting new meaningful insights from datasets. Machine learning has allowed advances in many other fields of computer science such as computer vision, […]

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What is Native and How Does it Benefit Your Mobile App?

Building an app? Deciding whether or not to write “native” code will be the first technical choice you make. This single decision affects everything that follows, from whom you can hire to customer satisfaction to first-year revenue. It’s not always crystal-clear what tech teams mean when discussing native and since we often get asked to […]

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Feature Prioritization: Our Approach

Pick up your phone. What is your first instinct? If you’re like most people, you’ll gravitate towards opening an application. But after opening the app, what do you do? You log onto your user account; you send a message; you perform a function. Contrary to the belief of many users, a feature isn’t just an […]

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WWDC 2017: A Preview

It’s that time of year again. Spring showers are gradually yielding to beautiful summer flowers and the smell of freshly mowed lawn hangs in the air, as the sound of the neighborhood children playing in the yard brings joy to our hearts. For most, June is the feeling of summer creeping just around the corner. […]

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