How is infrastructure virtualized today?

Virtualization has been a widely used principle in the IT infrastructure for some time, the latest trend an even greater isolation of individual services. This is done by containers, and the most distinctive tool for their management includes Docker. But where does Docker place the containers? What do providers of IBM Bluemix infrastructure and Amazon Web Services offer? This is discussed in the following article.

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Josef Gattermayer

Josef Gattermayer

Co-Founder and CIO

Mastering targets and schemes in Xcode for multi-environment development

One of the disciplines, which we have truly mastered at Ackee is the development of white-label applications. These are applications which differ only in a few variables, appearance, and part of the content. They are great for applications suitable for frequent replication thanks to the same structure (applications for new festival every year, etc.). In addition to our own products App4Fest and App4Conf, we have worked on a number of similar startups. When developing a mobile application, the programmer needs to make the work as easy as possible while keeping the code clean and uncluttered.

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Dominik Veselý

Dominik Veselý

Software Analyst & Architect

User interface programming on iOS at Ackee (Storyboards vs. Xib vs. code)

The creation of user interface in iOS is always a passionate topic among developers. These are divided into two groups: First are those who love creating GUI in Interface Builder, and then those who hate it. For the 5 years I have been working on this platform, I exchanged memberships in these clubs several times to find out that nothing is black and white and everything has its pros and cons. So that you don’t have to go through this, I wrote this article, which is kind of a thorough summary of my remarks regarding these technologies.

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Dominik Veselý

Dominik Veselý

Software Analyst & Architect

Mobile application or mobile website?

Clients sometimes ask me why they should have a mobile application for their service or to promote their business, since they already have a mobile or responsive website, or why they should create an application when they can create a mobile web. There are several reasons, but I will mention the most important one right at the beginning.

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Dominik Veselý

Dominik Veselý

Software Analyst & Architect