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Friday 18. January 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Featured Payment Gateway Mastercard

Mastercard Bans Automatic Billing After Free Trials

Isn't it annoying when you sign up for a free trial and forget to cancel before the company starts billing you? Mastercard apparently thinks so, because it will no longer allow the practice on its accounts. The credit card company now requires merchants to get a cardholder's approval, via text or email, at the end of a trial before they start billing.

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Real World Example Apps written in various backend and frontend programming languages

"The mother of all demo apps" — See how the exact same Medium.com clone (called Conduit) is built with various frontend and backend programming languages. Yes, you can mix and match them, because they all adhere to the same API spec

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Thursday 03. January 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Brotli Nginx Google Lighthouse Featured Page Speed

Setting up Brotli on Nginx

Brotli is a relatively new compression algorithm that was developed by Google in order to help further reduce the size of files. This means less bandwidth is used to transfer files that take advantage of Brotli compression and visitors accessing these files to receive them faster.

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Sunday 30. December 2018 Posted by: oshane-bailey Laravel Agile Featured Git Scrum

Laravel GitScrum - a Simple and Robust solution to manage your software development project

Laravel GitScrum is a free application developed specifically for agile teams to be more collaborative, self-organised and cross-functional. The aim is to help the development teams to use Git and Scrum for task management and development on a day-to-day process. GitScrum can be integrated with Github or Gitlab or Bitbucket. It comes with Product Backlog, Epics, User Story, Kanban and many features that will help your team to be more flexible and agile.

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Staying off the Rocks: Using Lighthouse to Build Seaworthy Progressive Web Apps (Google I/O '17)

In 2016 at Google I/O, Lighthouse was launched to improve the quality of website and PWA apps. Lighthouse is an open-source, automated tool for auditing and improving the quality of your web apps. One year later, Eric Bidelman and Brendan Kenny walked through what's new in Lighthouse in 2017 and how it's evolved into a companion for modern web development. This video covers various aspects of Lighthouse in different environments (Node CLI, Chrome DevTools, WebPageTest, headless Chrome) and ways you can extend Lighthouse by authoring custom audits to run against website.

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Monday 17. December 2018 Posted by: oshane-bailey CAPE Computer Education PEP CSEC CXC

EduFocal

EduFocal is an online social learning community. The company is focused on using technology to enrich the learning experience outside of the classroom as well as to help ideate and innovate the way we move forward with technology in education

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Gitlab

GitLab is a web-based Git-repository manager providing wiki, issue-tracking and CI/CD pipeline features, using an open-source license, developed by GitLab Inc. From project planning and source code management to CI/CD and monitoring, GitLab is a single application for the entire DevOps lifecycle. Only GitLab enables Concurrent DevOps to make the software lifecycle 200% faster.

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Thursday 13. December 2018 Posted by: oshane-bailey User Experience Featured UX

State of UX in 2019

We have seen quite a lot in 2018. After curating and sharing 2,239 links with 264,016 designers around the world, we have isolated a few trends in what our industry is writing, talking, and thinking about. Here’s what to expect for UX in 2019.

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Wednesday 05. December 2018 Posted by: oshane-bailey Blog Podcast

SiliconCaribe

SiliconCaribe is a digital media and events company that’s amplifying the stories of Caribbean entrepreneurs, who are leveraging technology and innovative thinking to launch all kinds of digital businesses that are changing the way we live, work and play.

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Wednesday 28. November 2018 Posted by: oshane-bailey Networking Computing Blog Featured Information Society Podcast ICT

ICT Pulse

ICE Pulse is a blog which gears toward discussing topical Information and Communications Technology (ICT) issues from a Caribbean perspective. ICTs are critical drivers of development in the world today and are shaping the future to be knowledge and information focussed. We have catchphrases such as “Information Society” and ‘knowledge-based society”, but many of us really do not know what they mean, how they affect the use of ICT, or what is required to realise them.

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Tuesday 06. November 2018 Posted by: oshane-bailey Python Plone

Python Development Survey in Jamaica

Python has gained some moment in Jamaica in the last couple of years. However, it's not necessary the go-to language for most developers in Jamaica despite it been taught at various universities in Jamaica. This survey is aimed to find out how much individuals are using Python in Jamaica.

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Thursday 25. October 2018 Posted by: oshane-bailey

Introducing JamaicanDevelopers.com to the UWI Mona Computer Society Club

The Computer Society Club at UWI aims to provide the necessary training, information and experience in Information Communications Technology (ICT) and Computer Science. At JaD, we are always seeking opportunities to collaborate with communities with young developers of tomorrow to help build, grow and promote Jamaicans tech industry.

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Friday 19. October 2018 Posted by: oshane-bailey Website Keez IOs Featured SiFi Studios Real Estate Android Mobile App

Keez Real Estate - Jamaican Homes for Rent & Sale

SiFi Studios recently released their new digital brand “Keez”. It is a digital real estate platform that allows you to find Jamaican real estate for sale & rent. Their technology allows you to view more properties and also provides more details about each property, including video walk-throughs and hi-resolution photos.

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