A LITTLE BIT(E) OF GROOVY

December 6, 2017 | Andrew Petryk

Abstract Anyone who has used Java may have faced some struggles. Not all things in vanilla Java, that is to say, without frameworks, are easy to do or clear to understand. On the other hand, you may have a friend who runs Python, for example, and laughs out loud watching you trying to parse a […]

Expert advice: tips for becoming a good PHP developer

December 1, 2017 | Ihor Petrovych

PHP is a language particularly suitable for someone at the start of a career.  Due to the low entry threshold and specifics of the language, many developers begin their professional path there, but then get lost and do not learn to code properly. Like all languages, PHP encompasses both strong and weak points. While there […]

Salesforce makes it even easier to create branded apps

November 24, 2017

Even though years have passed since the introduction of Salesforce1 Lightning, it is as vital as ever to use viable instruments for mobile app development. A short review: Salesforce1 was launched by salesforce.com as the most, innovative connected mobile cloud platform of its kind with focus on sales, service and marketing apps. In its way, […]

Recyclebank: Technology to Drive Environment Protection

November 21, 2017

For almost 8 years, CoreValue has been working on technical aspects of successful worldwide eco-conscious project by Recyclebank. The objective of the project was to raise the level of citizens’ eco-consciousness around the world.   History Recyclebank was founded in 2004. To incentivize Americans to conserve and recycle, participating households received points for the amount […]

Part 2: Optimizing and scaling microservices. Organic growth of eco-systems.

October 11, 2017 | Nikola Krastev

A microservices approach is not a silver bullet for all software architecture problems. It introduces tradeoffs and challenges of its own. However, process gains and improvements in human performance have been considered to be worth the overhead in technology. Here are some general arguments against using sophisticated SOA. Server performance and overhead in communication By […]

9 Big Things about Java 9

September 15, 2017 | Andrew Petryk

According to the latest Tiobe index of programming language popularity, Java tops the list.  No wonder there is so much buzz around the new Java 9 release, set for September 21, 2017.  Take a walk through with our expert.     1. JSHELL Many compiled languages include tools for statements interpretation. By using these REPL tools […]

What are your customers telling you? Maximize the effectiveness of sentiment analysis by using simple tips

September 7, 2017 | Lily Smirnova

Sentiment analysis is one method to gather and process customer-supplied information, and then convert it to a quality customer experience. Gartner predicts that 85% of all businesses will compete in the area of customer experience by 2020. As sentiment analysis explodes onto the scene, what can technology actually do to enhance business efforts? Hints on […]

Great features developers might have missed in the Summer ’17 release

September 1, 2017 | George Arshakian

Apex Metadata API (generally available in Summer’17) Apex Metadata API is a must-have for every developer.  It empowers developers to update classes/pages/remote site settings/custom metadata and much more straight from Apex. Imagine creating an Apex Class instance from an Apex Class. It will handle dependency Injection in a way that will lower the coherence of […]

What features did we miss in Salesforce Spring ’17 release?

August 18, 2017 | George Arshakian

Previous releases of Salesforce were really cool. Take, for example, Lightning Experience for service or Commerce Insights. But there were other valuable features geared to developers that received too little attention even in release notes. Some features got lost among updates to Wave, Einstein and new admin features. Our senior Salesforce expert shares his insights on these awesome functionalities.

Why I like medical mobile apps

July 6, 2017 | Elizabeth Forrest

I’ve been around the internet for a very long time.  I sent my first email in 1986 and was among the first to embrace online banking as a user with all the speed that a 300 baud manual modem can provide.  Wherever there was useful innovation, it seems that I have managed to be on […]