Category: Web App Development

  • How to use GraphQL in React using hooks

    What are Hooks? React Hooks, introduced in version 16.8.0, are reusable stateful logic functions. They aim to simplify the development of complex components by splitting them into small functional blocks that are easier to manage, test and reuse.  Using hooks removes the need for many abstractions like Higher Order Components (HOC) and render props. They…

  • Future-of-webapps

    The Future of WebApps and the winners at FinJS & FinTech World Forum 12 years later

    This week I was lucky enough to attend both FinJS and the FinTech World Forum in London – two very different events but with lots of crossovers. A fun aspect for me about the latter was that it was held in the Kensington Conference Centre. The last time I was there was in 2007 for…

  • Virtual coffee with NearForm Senior Product Designer, Kevin Devine

    Kevin Devine is part of the design team at NearForm who creates digital solutions for clients in industries ranging from retail to travel to financial services.

    Virtual Coffee
  • Taming the data beast for better Digital CX

    Taming the data beast for better Digital CX: one step at a time

    Data is key to unlocking digital exceptional customer experience yet enterprises face an unprecedented data sprawl which challenges them to find meaning in the mess. To avoid the common pitfalls around data management and presentation, enterprises must break down their silos and build enduring, scalable solutions that let businesses make sense of their information now…

  • Sharing Media in Progressive Web Apps

    Sharing Media in Progressive Web Apps

    What are Progressive Web Apps (PWAs)? With the widespread adoption of HTML5 standards, the lines between native and web applications are becoming more blurry. Now, increasing native features have become available for the browsers, making it difficult to decide whether to build a native or web application. Here at NearForm we love pushing the boundaries…

    Arthur Daschevici
  • The world is a dangerous place, which is why you need Joi data validation

    Re-joi-ce people! If you have been programming long enough, you know all too well that you can never trust external data. The first thing you will want to do is validate that data before it gets too deep into your program. You may have already heard the saying “don’t roll your own crypto”. Though less…

    Nicolas Morel
  • Wormholes in JavaScript

    Wormholes in JavaScript

    Wormholes in JavaScript Computers are interesting machines. From a theoretical point of view, we tend to think of them as automated mathematicians, or put another way, just really good at adding, multiplying, and working with numbers in general. The automated mathematician, however, is a deceptive abstraction. It turns out the computer is much faster at…

    Mathius Buus
    Javascript, Web App Development | 3rd September 2018
  • Building a Questions and Answers machine learning model

    Building a Questions and Answers machine learning model

    Building a Q&A machine learning model, for answering White House Press Briefing questions about Brexit, using Latent Dirichlet Allocation. Image: palesa

    Andreas Madsen
  • Seize the Day – Opening New Frontiers for a Leading Professional Services Company

    EY is known globally for its world-class consulting service, helping business owners re-imagine their organizations and embrace change. SMEs represented an underserved market for EY, but entering this market would be a challenge. EY needed to deliver its consultancy expertise without a heavily customised offering, but via a self-service online platform that didn’t need human intervention.

    NearForm
    Case Study, Web App Development | 19th July 2018
  • Payment Request API for online purchases in PWAs

    Payment Request API for online purchases in PWAs

    How the Payment Request API can help provide in-app purchases in PWAs

    Diogo Cunha
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