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Articles Tagged ‘webapp’

Manage your business from one single place

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 by Servage
There are many business management, collaboration, communication and CRM apps out there, with more or less functionality. But what really makes a good one stand out from the crowd? It's depending a lot on your needs, but certainly Skylight is a very interesting player in the field. It offers a wide range of functionality to improve the work processes in your organization. Projects and milestones is your project management tool, which lets you and your team stay on top of current tasks, overall progress and workload. Core functions are: Project activity feed keeps you up to date on everything that’s ...

Manage your web development more efficiently

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 by Servage
Web development goes though many stages. It all starts with a great idea or vision that turns into a real concept, the base for your application and business. Often multiple persons are involved in the project, it takes a team effort to be successful. And being successful is what it's all about, since no one can feed himself from great ideas alone. So how do you ensure success from the beginning? You can't! But what you definitely can do, is improve the odds. You can surround yourself and your project with skilled and ten-oriented people, you can use professional management tools, and much more. Another thing that you definitely can do, is to use a great tool to organize your collaborative effort, to streamline development and make sure everyone is pulling in the same direction.

Introduction to WebSockets

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 by Servage
WebSocketsDid you know it is possible to build real-time applications using only PHP? This is possible, thanks to a protocol called WebSocket. WebSockets allow a client and server to remain connected and exchange data in both directions without having to reload a web page. It does not matter whether you are a front-end or back-end developer since WebSockets are available in HTML5, JavaScript, PHP and many more languages and platforms. How WebSockets work WebSockets use the TCP protocol on port 80, which is the same port HTTP uses. By definition, WebSocket is a full-duplex protocol, meaning both ends of the connection can talk at the same time without interrupting each other. But how ...

Online-tools for web development

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 by Servage
This is our third article for presenting tools that are available to those who enjoy or engage in web development and design. In our previous two articles we focussed on the Mac and Windows platforms, respectively. Here, we present a whole arsenal of tools that are platform independent. And unlike the earlier articles, the majority of these apps are free to use. Where they are not, we will make sure you are are aware of premium services and paid items. This article is presented in multiple parts, as there are over 100 tools we are highlighting. In Part 1, we present the website creation tools, in Part 2 are the planning, ...

Web-based code editor for your website

Monday, March 11th, 2013 by Servage
Are you coding on a local server and upload to your hosting account? Or do your maybe even code straight on the web server in the live page? Either way, you may strongly consider a web-based coding editor, which integrates your development environment with your hosting account even better. Below is a list of some great tools to help you. CodeAnywhere https://codeanywhere.net/ Very robust development tool with Code editor, FTP Client, CSS Editor, Dropbox support, Sandbox, iPhone App, iPad App, Android App and BB Playbook. Coderun http://coderun.com/ Mature tool with projects in multiple languages, syntax coloring and code-completion, compile code and review build errors, run and debug code in multiple platforms, and more. Koding https://koding.com/ Brand new, formerly ...

Use wikis to create active communities

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 by Servage
You know the power of Wikipedia and I'm sure you use it yourself from time to time. The power of shared strength, knowledge and engagement is overwhelming. Although it may sometimes be overeager or even wrong, it most often corrects itself quickly and always strives for the most correct, precise and honest version of it's knowledge. Community-based knowledge is the best instrument you have available online to support you and your customers. Servage Wiki Here at Servage Hosting there is a wiki available for customers by customers, where people can share and contribute their experiences and knowledge about specific issues, workflows etc., to aid the common goal of every customer getting the ...

Centralize all your productivity apps

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 by Servage
Do you struggle with a lot of information from a lot of sources online? Engaged in multiple social networks, using many web apps, getting info here, there, everywhere. It's hard to keep track and stay efficient with this information overload we sometimes experience. Since the invention of the internet, the daily media consumption has doubled, which basically means more info, sometimes at the same time, frying the brain. Anything to help simply this process is an improvement of our own health over time - plus you get the feeling of staying more organized, being able to work better and more focussed, because things are right there, where you need them, sorted. ...

Simply track issues with DoneDone

Friday, September 14th, 2012 by Servage
Properly tracking development and code issues is helping all projects grow and develop faster, more efficient, and with less risk of things getting forgotten or neglected along the way. Therefore a proper issue tracking software is really important to help you with that. DoneDone attempts to do that for you. Real-time notifications DoneDone is the only issue tracker which pushes real-time notifications straight to your browser. This way, you can focus on your work instead of your email inbox. Integrations: Basecamp, GitHub, Beanstalk, Subversion Push updates to your DoneDone projects directly from your favorite flavor of version control. Likewise, you can import and sync users from your Basecamp account. Create issues, add files, leave ...

Increase your website traffic with HitTail

Monday, September 10th, 2012 by Servage
Getting traffic and converting it to sales is the primary source of income for most websites. Therefore optimizing content for search engines and ads is a essential part of everyday life for a webmaster. HitTail offers a tool to assist you with this important task: "Drive targeted search visitors to your website by focusing on the most promising organic keywords in your existing traffic." Killer Keyword Suggestions HitTail tells you, in real-time, the most promising search terms you should target based on your existing traffic. We do this using a sophisticated algorithm tuned by analyzing over 1.2 billion keywords. As a website owner, one of your biggest assets is the proprietary data ...

Sign your documents online with Hello Sign

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 by Servage
In a world with an increasing amount of app's coming out, we still find ourselves exploring new possibilities every day. I just recently found Hello Sign, which does a simple, yet brilliant thing. You can use it to sign documents online and thereby get rid of the whole paper mess and snail mail delays. Scan documents with your camera Need to digitally sign a paper document? No problem. The HelloSign App doubles as a mobile scanner. Take a picture of your document and import it to be signed. Sign documents from anywhere The HelloSign mobile app means that you no longer have to sit around the office or seek out a copy store to ...