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. […]

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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 […]

Responsive web design has been on the move since 2012 and all trends point towards the website tool being a permanent fixture in web design. As more devices hit the market with Internet capability, the more responsive web design will need to be across multiple channels. So what are the current trends in responsive design […]

Otreva is looking for a rockstar web engineer who can work front end and back end in an MVC framework. That means you live and breathe database driven websites. We are looking for someone who understands that creating strong platforms that can connect with multiple social networks and is device agnostic is part of the […]

LAMP is a great software stack to get started with in building a reliable and efficient web application, but there are many instances when a program’s complexity requires a different database technology than MySQL—or RDBMS in general, to handle information storage and retrieval. This is increasingly the case as firms find new ways to leverage […]

As PHP has evolved into the lingua franca of web application development, so has its sophistication in terms of development methodologies and platforms. So it’s not surprising that the preferred approach in implementing software with PHP these days is to follow a model-view-controller (MVC) development framework. While this design pattern has been a popular in […]

Mobile First is King Saying you can’t ignore mobile is like saying you can’t ignore your customers. With 53% of all Americans accessing the internet through mobile, and 31% of them as mobile-only, the better phrasing would be, “You still can’t ignore desktops.” That being said, the best approach to web design today is a responsive site or app […]

Web application development is ever-changing. As technology evolves, so do the alternatives we have to enhance a user’s experience. There are a number of trends that you’ll see in the coming months. These five are among the most likely to maintain momentum over the coming year. 1.  Different Types and Sizes of Fonts In the […]

Regardless of how much Google tries to discourage apparent search engine optimization (SEO) tactics, it’s still more important than ever to assure your website receives traffic. Say goodbye to continuous linking and keyword stuffing. Instead, it’s important for websites and content creators to focus on a different set of rules to earn Google’s trust. People […]