Contents tagged with web-development

  • A Proposal: Renaming Backend/Frontend to Application/UI Developers

    The evolution of web technologies in the last several years has blurred the line between what we usually call backend vs. frontend development. On the other hand, expectations put in front of developers highly reflect that rather rigid distinction based on technology, instead the one that would be based on processes in software production. Is it time for a change? Continue reading...

  • Lightweight Data Access in .Net: Massive

    Together with the raise of lightweight web development movement in .Net, led by Nancy, there was a need of a lightweight solution for data access. Luckily, in the last year we got not one, but three such components that fit nicely in the picture. Continue reading...

  • Lightweight Development in .Net: Nancy

    While .Net environment is a powerful application development framework, there is one significant downside. As a result of its enterprise background, most of the things are heavyweight for simple development tasks or prototyping, the area in which some other platforms excel. Luckily, in the past year or so, things have started changing - it's time to meet Nancy. Continue reading...

  • Is web UI broken?

    Getting your first touch UI device opens up some different angles on the web UI. On top of that, when the device is aiming to replace our standard way we’re consuming Internet content today, in front of the keyboard and mouse, some really interesting insights pop out very quickly. Continue reading...