Op-Ed: Does stronger typing lead to better productivity on large teams?

In this author’s opinion, yes. In many enterprise applications there is an advantage to strong typing. Enterprises are often large operations with many actors. Ebay has many actors playing the …

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How to Move to the Cloud When You Don’t Have the Skills or Time to Train

If you’re having a hard time hiring for your cloud computing projects, rest assured you’re not alone. In its 10th annual IT Skills and Salary Survey, Global Knowledge found that …

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The Benefits of SaaS Transformation for Software Companies

For software vendors, a SaaS transformation is truly that—a transformation. Everything within the company is impacted by the change: sales and marketing, customer relations, investors, customer support and, of course, …

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How Software Vendors are Responding to Cloud-first Strategies

There are benefits companies can get in the cloud that they can’t get with on-premises software. These benefits are driving more companies to adopt a cloud-first strategy and, in turn, …

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IDC Cloud Computing Forecast Should Be a Wake-up Call for Software Companies

Many companies continue to have concerns about moving their software products to the cloud. We understand. Transitioning to a SaaS business model is a big change that’s not without risk. …

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Introduction to ES6 and Angular 2

Some time ago, after Adobe Flash had fallen to the forces of the open source army, many veterans of Flash such as myself found a home in JavaScript. From the …

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The Benefits of Working at RightBrain: More than a Cloud Job

It’s a New Year, which means new goals. At RightBrain Networks, we’re thinking about the certifications our engineers will earn, the conferences we’ll attend and how much we plan to …

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Preview: This One Weird Trick Can Save a Failing Project

It’s no secret that project failure is an albatross around IT’s neck. CIO reports that 50% of businesses had an IT project fail in the prior 12 months. With applications …

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Video Tutorial: How to Build a Web App on Amazon Without EC2

If you want to build a scalable, highly available web application on the AWS cloud, AWS Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) is the obvious approach. But it’s not always the best …

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Software Development

AWS Kinesis Logging with Logback Classic and RBN’s aws­kinesis­logback

Amazon enables you to log to its streaming service, AWS Kinesis. Using Logback Classic and SLF4J, we developed a maven plugin for Spring Boot Framework. AWS Kinesis is Amazon’s streaming …

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Software Development