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9 New Features in Drupal 8 that Make a Difference

Drupal is one of the best open-source web content management platforms available. Built and supported by an active community of developers from around the world, it powers millions of websites and enterprise applications.

For a CMS that has been around for 15 years, the latest release that was in active development for FIVE full years spells dramatic changes. Let’s take a look at the new features in Drupal 8 that set it so apart from previous versions. (more…)

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Pagination in D3 Tree Layouts

Hierarchical data visualized in a collapsible tree format can grow rapidly and fill the screen with nodes, compromising on readability. Particularly so when a node has hundreds of child nodes. This article proposes a pagination mechanism where a fixed number of nodes are displayed at a time, and the user is allowed to move between previous and subsequent nodes. It describes the implementation of pagination in D3.js.

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Sailing Through the App Store Review

There has been a revolutionary growth in iOS applications since Apple opened its stores to developers eight years ago. Over 1.5 million apps are available on Apple’s App Store as of today. Even though Android apps outnumber iOS apps, I think the latter have an edge in terms of quality because of the rigorous review process they go through before being accepted. Apple rejects junk apps outright and approves only those that conform to its high standards.

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Why Is It Still Difficult to Popularize Mutual Funds?

But why? Can somebody please explain to me” – CEO
We had the best funds in the market, more than three-fourths of our funds were performing better than benchmark indices” – GM Product
Our sales strategy was perfect; we had mobilized all distributor channels” – VP Sales
Absolutely. We spent a great deal on advertising – television, print media and overhead advertising” – GM Marketing
Then…how could this happen? Why is our market share dropping YoY? Would any of you care to explain?” – CEO

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Connecting Web Applications with ASP.NET WebHooks

The SaaS model and the need for interaction between different web applications have made webhooks very popular. With the release of ASP.NET WebHooks, developing webhooks has become a step easier for ASP.NET developers.

There are many instances where we can use webhooks. Imagine a scenario where you want your version control application (such as GitHub) to automatically trigger your build and deploy system as a new code commit occurs. In addition to that, you may also want to send messages across to your team through Slack. With the help of webhooks, you can integrate all the three—version control, build and deploy, and messaging applications.

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Enhancing Patient-Clinician Communication—Mobility Magic

Real-Time Is Not A Luxury Anymore.

Let’s imagine two entirely different scenarios:

Scenario 1: You are a physician traveling to attend a conference or on vacation. A patient is nearing his mandated checkup. Since the situation might not be as urgent as to warrant a referral to another physician, it is best that you advise him on next steps until you meet him in person. So what do you do? Log in to the digital solution, find latest test results uploaded by the lab, and advise via chat.

Scenario 2: You are traveling. There is a situation requiring urgent medical attention and you want your physician’s advice before attempting anything else. You log in to your provider’s mobile application and reach out to the doctor, who immediately accesses your medical history and test reports, to send you his advice on treatment methods.

Welcome to new-age healthcare powered by digital.

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Getting Agile Ceremonies and Artifacts Right

Agile ceremonies and artifacts can be very hard to standardize. The very nature of agile gives its users the ability to inspect and adapt. This is true even in the case of the various ceremonies and artifacts. Things that are considered essential by one team may not even be required by another. Here’s my take on the topic, based on what I’ve learned from working in an agile team. The article focuses on some key agile ceremonies and artifacts and how to get them right.

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7 Ways a Comprehensive Inspection and Compliance Solution Can Enhance Profitability

Many field technicians struggle with inefficient ways of tackling inspection and compliance management tasks. Managers and supervisors do not enjoy the desired visibility into the status of assets or the corrective action required. Such situations are common in industries where inspection and compliance management are still done using paper-based or email forms. Needless to say that this results in inefficiency, lack of clarity, and wastage of resources.

This blog evaluates how a mobile-based, dynamic inspection and compliance solution can enable industries to enhance profitability.

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Why Do Healthcare Apps Fail?

Healthcare apps are often perceived as point-of-care solutions to extend care beyond clinical settings. Suppose you experience fire-in-your-chest kind of heartburn in the middle of the night and there’s no one to take you to the nearest clinic. It’s when your mHealth app could come to your rescue. You can easily fix up a video conference with a doctor who may be miles away from you, or you can doctor the discomfort yourself.

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