Software systems are prone to the build up of cruft – deficiencies in internal quality that make it harder than it would ideally be to modify and extend the system further. Technical Debt is a metaphor, coined by Ward Cunningham, that frames how to think about dealing with this cruft, […]

Quick Base announced that it acquired cloud-based integration and automation platform Cloudpipes to provide an enterprise platform for low-code development, integration and workflow automation.  The new features that come with the integration include a UI builder, 150 pre-built connections to SaaS applications such as Salesforce, Google, OneDrive and Slack.  “Our […]

Mobile phones have become an important aspect of our busy life; one almost feels incomplete without a cell phone today. There was a time when people were used to landlines, and dreaded using mobile phones because of high call charges. But nowadays, life is almost unimaginable without these tiny boxes. […]

Technology is vital to the existence and competitive edge of any company. I believe that’s the great understatement of the year. Look at what technology allows us to do as compared to 30 years ago; now think back about five years. Companies continually leverage the capabilities of technology to gain […]

Developers the world over are constantly innovating. They design and develop messaging apps that let us stay connected conveniently to each other in this fast-paced modern world. Most of these apps require you to subscribe or pay to download and install. Quite a good number though are available absolutely free-of-charge. […]