When using MySQL Stored Procedures in your application, it is important to be able to return multiple messages to the caller. MySQL will take care of all the directly database related errors, such as table not found, but for user errors, there is not much built in for that. An example of this would be […]

Here at Otreva, we use MySQL stored procedures (SPs) in the back end of our projects.  It gives very precise security controls and modularity to functionality across multiple applications.  This is a performance booster for us in most cases because of the complexity of the functionality.  This article is not to discuss the pros and cons […]

We’ve been asked dozens of times by current and potential clients, why should I consider a responsive web design for my website or application instead of a completely separate mobile site? The short answer is, responsive design isn’t the best solution for everyone. Here are Otreva we don’t force responsive design onto clients. We recommend […]


Recently the development team here at Otreva created project named “How much does it cost to build an app” and built the site from the ground up in less than 24 man-hours on a Saturday afternoon. The goal was to produce an application that app pioneers, entrepreneurs, inventors, and innovators could use to estimate development […]

2013 will be the year responsive web design gains mainstream adoption. Some may argue it already has mainstream adoption however I think a quick look through the fortune 100 list of websites shows that corporate America isn’t there yet. Consumption of web content has drastically changed over the past 5 years with the number of […]