Tag Archives: Case Study

Generator-M-Ionic: HTML5 mobile app development evolved

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Almost a year ago, ditching development of our own mobile framework lead to the genesis of Generator-M – our advanced open-source generator for HTML5 mobile apps. Since then it’s been receiving increasing support from the community and we are enjoying very much to see it grow. Today we’re announcing a new feature-packed version 1.3.0 and a new name for the project: namely Generator-M-Ionic. Find out why we think the new name better reflects the direction our generator is heading into and why it should be your first choice for professional HTML5 mobile app development with Ionic.

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So long 2013 – looking back at this year’s blog highlights

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We’re fast approaching the end of another year and it’s time to take a look back over the last 12 months. Also, we would like to express our thanks to all our awesome staff, who have contributed to the success of our thinking mobile blog and for sharing their knowledge. Here’s some of our 2013 blog highlights to read (or to read again).

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Mobile App UX Creative Strategy in Action

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When it comes to employee satisfaction with corporate mobile apps “identifying use cases and user personas is key to designing rich, mobile app experiences that keep employees engaged and productive.” sates Scott Snyder, chief strategy officer at Mobiquity. In this blog post I focus on a mobile creative strategy in action approach to achieve greater affinity with consumers and therefore an improved user experience with corporate mobile applications.

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Super Scale Systems

The social web is alive! And with it all of its technical challenges. Never had the servers to answer that many requests, never to store so much data. While the technological leaders like Facebook and Google use highly customized super scale systems that run on provincial town sized server farms distributed all over the world current web frameworks barely offer a single strategy to scale. Where the leaders use highly efficient caching mechanisms, frameworks recalculate responses over and over again. Where the leaders automatically add new machines for processing, frameworks allow to manually add machines without a designated field of work.

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About Amazons Auto Scaling Features

The attached master thesis was written in the context of a project at M-Way Solutions. It’s about the implementation of a web application with Amazon Web Services and all the characteristics and opportunities that come along with cloud computing. The focus is on the Auto Scaling features which are provided by Amazon. The studies include an evaluation of how a given use case can be implemented with a steady performance of the application, regardless of the amount of users which use the service at the same time. The evaluation shows a working solution for this specific use case, which is however not the most cost-efficient solution.

The thesis was written in German: Automatische Skalierung mit AWS

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