Increase mobile performances by implementing transparent redirects

Most of you are aware that one of the biggest problems while developing mobile apps / websites, is the reduced bandwidth / connectivity that the user has on his phone compared to traditional devices connected to a solid WiFi or via cable.

How can you actually improve connectivity to the app? There are tricks to improve performances, like transparent redirects.

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Service Oriented Architectures with Symfony2

Last talk for me in the cold lands of Canada: today it was Symfony2’s turn and how to integrate it with your SOA.

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6 takeways from the second day of ConFoo

Today it was an interesting day here at ConFoo, and I’ve seen some good content dealing with web performances.

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AngularJS is the future. Maybe.

Today I gave my 2nd talk here at the ConFoo in Montreal, an overview of why Angular could fit your future requirements quite well.

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7 takeways from the first day of ConFoo

Today it was the first day of ConFoo here in Montreal and, as usual, a conference is always good to wrap your head around solutions, different standpoints and discussions with other nerds :)

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OrientDB, the fastest document-based graph database

Today I gave the first of my talks here at the 2014 edition of the confoo in Montreal, “OrientDB, the fastest document-based graphdb”.

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7 reasons why working for Namshi is great

I’ve been working for Namshi for almost 2 years now and I thought it would be interesting to share some of the reasons why I consider this an ideal place, at the moment.

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If you love AngularJS, you should definitely join us…we’re hiring!

In order to expand our team we are now looking for a frontend JavaScript developer that loves Angular and wants to drown under loads of ng-*, FPS optimizations and building the frontends for our Service Oriented Architecture.

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How to make your JavaScript apps SEO-friendly

One of the challenges in moving your application logic from the backend (Rails, Django or whatsoever) to the new frontier of JS web frameworks like AngularJS and EmberJS is how you can make them SEO-friendly, as these JavaScript applications get sent to the browser by your webserver as a 200 OK, no matter if, once the app boots, the page that its being represented is not found, or has some specific metatags, like title and description.

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Frontend web development is not as fun as it could be

I am writing this post in the middle of revamping Namshi’s architecture with AngularJS, reverse proxies, SPDY and HTTP APIs, because I strongly believe in the future of these technologies and that they are the de-facto cutting-edge solution for most of the antipatterns that we’ve seen so far: monolithic applications, unscalable frontends, limited protocols.

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