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Make Your App Profitable—Leverage Mobile Analytics

by Matthew Knippen

Building a mobile app isn't cheap—and the harsh reality is that most apps fail. Find out how to leverage fundamental analytics metrics to make sure your app actually turns a profit.

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Bridging Gaps: The Importance of DevOps Communication

by Piotr Gaczkowski

DevOps is an oft-misunderstood buzzword, seen as a trendy must-have in the form of technologies, tools, and staff to acquire. But it's much more, yet much simpler, than that.

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Benchmarking A Node.js Promise

by Omar Waleed

You can just write sequentially executed code in JavaScript, but should you? In this article, Toptal Freelance JavaScript Developer Omar Waleed tests the widespread Node.js belief that synchronous code degrades performance and is, in a sense, just plain evil. Is this really true?

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Innovation with Life-critical Systems

by Kyle Kotowick, Ph.D.

When complex systems are life-critical, it can be extremely difficult to modernize and upgrade them safely. While many engineers will never work on such systems, there is much to be learned from those who do. In this article, Toptal Solutions Architect Dr. Kyle Kotowick explains how to properly maintain and update systems that are too important to fail.

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My Five Worst WordPress Development Mistakes

by Scott Fennell

Join an expert in a look back in horror at his most embarrassing mistakes in his early days as a WordPress developer. He discusses general PHP bugs, WordPress-specific bugs, and also mistakes made at a managerial level while supervising other developers.

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Trello vs. Jira: Compared From A Developer’s Perspective

by Juan Carlos Arias Ambriz

Project management tools have dramatically transformed the way software is engineered, but which one should you use, and when? In this article, Toptal Freelance Developer Juan Carlos Arias Ambriz outlines the differences between Jira and Trello and explains how you should choose between them.

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5 Things You Have Never Done with a REST Specification

by Alexander Zinchuk

The existence of RESTful APIs is a popular myth in web development—but it's a myth we can work with. The right tools can help keep documentation consistent and streamline automated testing. In this article, Toptal Freelance JavaScript Developer Alexander Zinchuk explores several time-saving approaches to developing REST APIs, with examples in Node.js and Ruby on Rails.

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iOS Continuous Integration with Xcode Server Explained

by Nemanja Stošić

Continuous integration using nothing but Apple tools used to be tedious and time-consuming. This changed with the launch of Xcode 9.0 last September. In this article, Toptal iOS Developer Nemanja Stosic explains how you can harness the potential of new Xcode features to streamline iOS development.

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