Microservices Architecture: to Build or Not to Build

Microservices architecture
16 minutes
There’s hardly a tech entrepreneur who has never heard of microservices, an emerging style of application development. However, with all the tech disruption, most concepts don’t go beyond a buzzword. So microservices architecture can ring as yet another overhyped idea to most of us. Okay, Netflix, Amazon, eBay have migrated to microservices. So what? What can beat the good old monolith? Life can. New business reality asks for more flexible, resilient, fault-tolerant, device-agnostic solutions, where complexity is an intrinsic hallmark of a system excellence. And the first step to excellence is awareness. In this post we’ll make a brief introduction to microservices architecture (MSA): its essence, good and bad, whether you need it, and how to implement it.

How to Build a Video Streaming Website, Service, or Platform like Netflix, Amazon, or Hulu

How to build a video streaming website like Netflix_Hulu_Amazon Video_header
21 minutes
Media and entertainment industry has always been on the forefront of tech innovation. An unspoken law reads, either change or die. That’s what the incumbents like Disney, Fox, Comcast, and Time Warner are still figuring out. That’s what streaming video providers like Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, and Hulu have got covered.

React Native vs Native: How to Choose a Platform for Mobile App Development

React Native vs Native_How to choose the best platform for mobile app development
12 minutes
Any software product development starts with choosing the tools, platforms, and frameworks you will use to build it. When choosing a toolset, you should consider answering these three questions: What is the nature of the product? What are the available skills of your development team? Is there a need to hire more developers or outsource some components?