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Popular Python Design Patterns

Python is one of the hottest programming languages in the world right now. According to StackOverflow’s Developer Survey 2021, Python is the third most popular programming language. It is primarily due to its easy-going syntax coupled with powerful dynamic typing and binding. In this article, we will focus on building efficient and scalable applications in Python using popular design patterns. Design patterns are standards or conventions used to solve commonly occurring problems.

A Primer on Cloud Architecture

The cloud is growing more and more popular each day. We are in an era where there is a prominent trend of companies migrating from traditional on-premise systems to more reliable and fast cloud-based systems. However, the conversion is still not rampant on a large scale, primarily due to the lack of awareness in the up-and-coming businesses about the cloud’s fundamentals. However, the cloud has proven to be a sound and worthy option time and time again.

What's the Best Version Control For Designers?

Version control is an essential tool for developers. But today, development includes more than just code. Using version control for artist and designers centralizes collaboration and secures valuable digital assets. In this blog, we break down why version control is so important for designers. And we answer — what's the best version control for designers and artists? Read on to learn more + see how a media company scaled Photoshop versioning.

5 Tips to Design Ruby on Rails Transactions the Right Way

Data integrity problems are among the most common database issues Rails developers face. Besides allowing for proper validation, correctly designed transaction blocks ensure that your data isn't partially created or updated. However, transactions can also harm your application — or even take down your whole database — when not properly designed. This article offers a set of good practices for working with transactions.

The Environmental Impact of Common Architecture Patterns

This is part of a 3-part series on APIs, sustainability, and climate change. Check out part 1 on managing a greener API lifecycle, and part 2 on ways to embed and innovate on top of third-party APIs to make greener products. In this final part, we will look at the environmental impact of common architecture trends and recommend steps to take to minimize the impact of each.

Top Web Design Tools to Enhance User Experience in 2022

What’s the most crucial part of building a website? Of course, you need to create a stunning user interface (UI) that grabs and retains the attention of new visitors. Also, you need to publish a diverse array of high-quality content to establish your website’s authority and credibility. Then there’s the aspect of brainstorming new marketing strategies to drive organic traffic to your website.

Patterns and Anti-patterns in Node.js

Node.js is a backend JavaScript runtime built on Chrome's V8 engine that's asynchronous and event-driven by nature. It's relatively simple to create a REST API with Node.js and use frameworks like Express.js. With this simplicity comes a lot of flexibility. However, you can get side-tracked on what patterns to follow when building scalable network-driven applications. This article focuses on some of the patterns and best practices to follow when building Node.js applications.

How does your website design and content affect customer interactions and conversions?

The aim of your website is obviously to get potential customers to engage with it as much as possible, and ultimately, make a purchase. But as we well know, it isn’t as simple as someone landing on your website and instantly converting. 9 times out of 10, there’s a whole sequence of actions that take place before a customer makes a purchase. The best thing?