What Makes a Software Application Suitable for Enterprise Use?

Enterprise application development has never been more difficult and pressing. In the race to deliver, some of the complexities are left too late into the project causing budget overspends or worse, complete failure of the project. The complexities are things that separate the needs of the enterprise from those of standalone software applications. If an …

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Visual LANSA for Mobile Apps

In my last blog post, I explained what it takes to make a successful mobile app. In this post, I’ll discuss why Visual LANSA is well suited for building enterprise mobile apps and call attention to particular capabilities that help accelerate (mobile) app delivery. Visual LANSA is a powerful low-code, rapid application development platform that …

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Why is Software Application Development So Much Fun?

It has become a rather interesting question to ponder over the years: What has drawn so many people into this field? Various estimates peg the number of worldwide software developers at 20 million. My middle child (age 14) shows all the signs: he takes great delight in taking timeout from flashy distractions and video games …

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Brunswick Drops Open Source, Picks Up Development Speed

Recreational bowling centers have morphed from smoky old hangouts to state-of-the-art family entertainment centers. The transformation is continuous as centers work to strike the perfect balance between meeting the needs of loyal customers that live for weekly league play to attracting new patrons that crave a modern experience. Brunswick Bowling dominates the industry when it …

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What to Expect When Hiring Full-Stack Developers

Tech recruiters everywhere are posting hordes of jobs for full-stack developers (FSDs). A quick scan for FSD (spelled out, of course) on a dozen popular global job boards finds over 180,000 active jobs posted. Unfortunately, there is no good way to cross-check the postings between the varied job boards to eliminate duplicates. So, the actual …

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