how to add personalization to an app

Personalization of Mobile Apps and Ways to do It

Personalizing a mobile app is the key to its effectiveness and success; the personalization lends focus and beauty to your app design. There are a few specific ways to implement personalization into your app, making it appealing, beneficial and most of all — sought after. Marketing strategies always do better when you are not fighting […]

Loomio: Making Better Decisions Remotely Possible

Loomio: Making Better Decisions Remotely Possible

Email, instant messaging, forums, code forges and other collaboration tools make it possible for distributed teams to get work done – but they’re not great tools for making decisions. The team behind Loomio wants to solve that with a new Web-based tool for focused, concise discussions that allow all team members to be heard. 

Umbraco CMS’ Latest Reinvention Finally Complete

Umbraco CMS’ Latest Reinvention Finally Complete

One other way to think of a “content management system” is as a database engineered to present data in a rich and navigable format. As such, a CMS doesn’t have to be “the company blog;” and a business’ communications – especially the kind that used to be logged on the intranet – don’t have to look like WordPress.

A few months later than…

HP Aims to Redefine Apps Performance Testing with Cloud Platform

HP Aims to Redefine Apps Performance Testing with Cloud Platform

When mobile users feel they don’t like how their apps perform after the first trial, some 75% of them won’t launch the app again. That’s the metric cited by engineers and marketers at HP Software, who note that this first wave of mobile apps brought forth by the iPhone has resulted in a glut of programs that make even the best performing mobile…

The Fruit of SproutCore’s Labor Will Live On as Amber.js

The Fruit of SproutCore’s Labor Will Live On as Amber.js

Last month, the team responsible for the creation of SproutCore, one of the more successful of many JavaScript libraries for Web application development, were absorbed as a whole into Facebook, and will likely be working on an apps distribution platform there, probably involving HTML5. What Strobe left on the table was SproutCore, a project…

Collabnet Connect Offers New Integrated Dev Tools

Collabnet Connect Offers New Integrated Dev Tools

Today, CollabNet announced Connect, its new integration framework to provide app dev orchestration and management. The big news here is its integration with Atlassian’s bug tracker tool JIRA. It also brings the Git source code repository into an enterprise setting that can be used more adroitly by larger project teams. The goal is that your data…

Built-in Dev Tools in Firefox 10 Look More Chrome-ish

Built-in Dev Tools in Firefox 10 Look More Chrome-ish

For most of its existence, Firebug has been the de facto JavaScript developers’ console for Firefox; and for several years, most Web development in general involved Firebug to at least some extent. Now with HTML5 developers expecting to see more workbench functionality built into the browser, Firefox finds itself in yet another chase, this time…

New Relic Expands Performance Monitoring as a Service with Python

New Relic Expands Performance Monitoring as a Service with Python

How exactly should you gain visibility into the performance levels your customers are seeing when they use your Web applications? One method that’s still in wide use is compelling users to install plug-ins and background processes. But for many users, that’s not just performance monitoring, that’s behavior monitoring. You don’t want your…

Sisyphus: Add Gmail-like Saving to Your Site’s Forms

Sisyphus: Add Gmail-like Saving to Your Site’s Forms

Modern browsers are, generally speaking, so much better about stability than they used to be. Still, who hasn’t had a browser crash in the middle of filling out a form at some point? Maybe the odds are 1 in 100, maybe they’re 1 in 1,000, but it will happen. Now, consider the odds for all the people visiting your sites. If your site has forms of any…

17 Alternatives to Klout

17 Alternatives to Klout

As we wrote about earlier this week, Klout has reworked its algorithms, and your scores have changed. Some have gone up, some down. Despite claiming more transparency with their algorithms, they are still mostly opaque and mysterious. As one of our readers commented, “Klout just pulled a Netflix, taking trust off the table.”

So while they tinker…

MySQL Leads Open Source Market Share

MySQL Leads Open Source Market Share

Jelastic.com, the Java PaaS similar to Heroku, has compiled an interesting market share analysis of their more than 1,000 developers. Since their service is built on standard application servers and databases, their developers can choose which of four major open source databases they want to use: MySQL, Postgres, MariaDB and MongoDB. Granted…

Latest SAP Mobile Apps Show Progress for Sybase Platform on HTML5

Latest SAP Mobile Apps Show Progress for Sybase Platform on HTML5

Despite having been generally available for mobile systems like iOS for over two-and-a-half years now, you don’t hear much about something called the Sybase Unwired Platform (SUP). That may change soon, as a new set of mobile apps for human resources professionals, developed in conjunction with Sybase’s parent company SAP, are demonstrating an…