Here at Otreva we are big fans of GIT and also the Gitflow workflow. We were recently creating an Atlassian Bamboo continuous integration plan on our OS X Mac builder which needed to know what currently checked out GIT branch was currently being built since we are using Bamboo’s automatic branching feature. We were then building […]


Is Titanium crashing when you try to load it on Ubuntu with an error similar to: # # JRE version: Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (7.0_72-b14) (build 1.7.0_72-b14) # Java VM: Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (24.72-b04 mixed mode linux-amd64 compressed oops) # Problematic frame: # C [] webkit_web_view_get_type+0x2489 # The fix is simple, just disable […]


Are you trying to get the Android SDK up and running with Titanium Studio on Ubuntu, but can’t seem to get Titanium to recognize it? After spending hours, I found the solution which is quite simple. The issue really stems from NodeJS. On Ubuntu, node is actually the Amateur Packet Radio Node program. NodeJS is the package we want. […]


The cloud has been an IT buzzword for several years now, but it’s only now that businesses are beginning to see the real benefits of cloud computing. SMEs are set to be the greatest beneficiaries of a rapidly expanding tech sector that in itself is valued at almost $150 billion. Cloud computing reduces IT costs … […]


Yes, the cloud is offering major innovations in how business gets done and how platforms are maintained, but it’s not a zero-sum game. Out in the field, where we use these cloud models, we have to weigh the results of implementation and determine whether it makes sense for a particular project. Rapid Deployment and Elasticity […]


The User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) for web applications will vary greatly depending on the device used to access the site. For this reason, it’s important to begin with a responsive design. From there, you can customize the UX to match each device and select the UI that brings everything together. Responsive web […]


Responsive web design has come a long way in just a few short years since being introduced. It has allowed development shops like ours the ability to help out clients reach their end user regardless of what screen size the device they are using is. Responsive design takes an interesting approach to the problem mobile […]


The Internet increasingly keeps people company in their purses and pockets, so it’s imperative that every website perform well on a phone or tablet. In the early days of smartphones, the only way web designers could customize their websites to work on small screens was to design a separate mobile site from the ground up. […]

responsive e-commerce web design

Some time ago, companies could get away with showing little personalization and concern for the customer as an individual –but not anymore. Nowadays, brands are required to show integrity, build trust and sustain positive relationships. In keeping with this, the mobile experience is expected to be both of high quality and intuitive. Performance is a […]


Zend Framework 2 is used for developing Web applications (especially enterprise application development) using PHP 5.3+. It uses complete object-oriented code and uses most of the newly developed features of PHP 5.3, including namespaces, lambda functions and closures, and late static binding. This framework is the latest stable version of the original Zend Framework, which can […]