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Why Choose Microsoft .Net Technologies for your Software Development Needs?

Why Choose Microsoft .Net Technologies for your Software Development Needs? Microsoft is still the king of custom software development tools, and we know it…although some still fight it to try and produce software with a lower cost. But what are is the pros and cons of not sticking with the “King”? The pros are pretty simple:       Easy to code – C# is the ...

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Using TestRail for Automated Testing of Custom Software Applications

Our company, Palm Beach Software Design, Inc., develops custom software apps and applications for a variety of clients in many different business segments. We have found that a Quality Assurance application named “TestRail” was the best fit for our QA department, as it provides the flexibility to test and re-test our software development and software design work. It’s not often that I come across ...

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How 'Machine Learning' can help your business

Technology is advancing at a rapid pace, which also leads to advancements in a multitude of industries. Machine Learning is one of the most talked about spaces in the tech space these days. But what you’re probably wondering is, how can Machine Learning make an impact in my business? Marketing Personalization With Machine Learning, be it a web application or mobile app, Machine Learning ...

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iOS 11 Update

If you haven’t already upgraded your iPhone to iOS 11, stop what you are doing and download/install it right now. Don’t worry, I’ll wait… 1 & 2: Smart Invert Colors, Compact Keyboard functionality. Let’s start with my personal favorite, the Smart Invert Colors; and truthfully I’m not sure if it’s the feature I love most or the shortcut. After setting up the shortcut, all ...

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Update, Purchase or Integrate Your Business Software: What Management Needs to Consider

Software developers are often tasked with adding to or upgrading an existing application. Sometimes it is easy to add or upgrade because the application was written recently enough to be in a modern language or framework, but when it is not, then software integration can be the best solution. Software system integration means combining individually tested software components into an integrated whole.  Integration often requires ...

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Building for both iOS & Android

You've come up with a great app idea and you want to share it with the world. You can reach roughly 95% of smartphone consumers by releasing your app to both platforms. Ignoring one platform can inadvertently hurt your app’s acceptance and usage in the marketplace. Unfortunately, however, designing and coding for one does not automatically mean copying the code over for the other.  ...

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It’s More Than Just Programming, It’s About Business Too

As programmers, our core focus is essentially strictly logic. We know how to create code that ties multiples individual pieces of a puzzle together to form a single cohesive application. But what about all of those pieces we tie together? It is good practice to be able to work with the other pieces of the application including the front-end and database development. These skills ...

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Technology Workers Drive World-Wide Industry Growth

These days, it would be safe to say that we are beginning to experience the type of future we envisioned back in the 60’s. A lot of major advancements, including self-driving cars that don’t require fossil fuels, virtual reality, and even robots, have seemingly happened in a very short time. With the power and capability of modern computers, the possibilities for advancement are growing ...

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So you’re the new guy eh?

The tech field is a great place to work. Whether you are working helpdesk, IT, software development or anything in between, you will be exposed to some of the latest gadgets and tech trends. For the most part, as long as you know what you’re supposed to be doing, it’s fairly smooth sailing. But what about when you enter a new company and have ...

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Social Engineering: The Risks C-Level Executives Need to Understand

When  IT executives think of their organizations' IT security, they may think of the type of encryption software they’re running, the type of firewall, or the particular anti-virus they have installed. C-level executives rarely think about IT security, especially around the human element of organizations.  Social engineering is, essentially, the field of “hacking” humans, and it includes a broad spectrum of malicious activity both ...

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