Press Coverage

App Developer Magazine November 9, 2018

Angular 7 Highlights, Improvements, and Gotchas

Google recently announced its new Angular 7, which has been noted as a major release spanning the entire platform, including the core framework, Angular Material, and the CLI with synchronized major versions. These benefits along with more, such as CDK virtual scrolling capabilities and drag & drop feature, have developers excited to dive in. Carl Bergenhem, a Product Manager at Progress, digs deeper into the highlights and impacts of the update.

Global Banking and Finance Review November 9, 2018

Are We Witnessing the Death of Websites?

For the past decade, websites have sat at the core of any business’ digital footprint as the primary source of knowledge and customer experience. The rapid increase in the volume and diversity of connected devices and user interfaces, from wearables to chatbots, means that users can access information across various channels and move between different devices seamlessly. In doing this, they expect the same high-quality and secure experience at all times.

ComputerWeekly November 7, 2018

Progress NativeScript 5.0: Hot Modules & Playground’ Code Samples

New England headquartered Progress has announced the latest release of NativeScript, an open source framework for building native mobile apps with Angular, Vue.js, TypeScript and JavaScript.

Creative Bloq November 7, 2018

7 Hot Web Trends for 2019

Predicting coming web design trends is always tricky. Get it right and you are praised for being ahead of the curve; get it wrong and you are met with a flood of I-told-you-sos. That said, I'm going to push my luck to see if I can provide some insight into the trends that will define web design in 2019 and beyond.

InfoWorld November 7, 2018

What’s New in NativeScript 5.0

NativeScript, a framework for native mobile application development leveraging JavaScript technologies, now has Version 5.0 available. 

Featuring a set of cross-platform abstractions and runtimes, the open source NativeScript lets you  develop native mobile apps with JavaScript, TypeScript, or Angular. A NativeScript runtime translates between JavaScript, TypeScript, and Angular and the native APIs in Apple iOS and Google Android, letting developers write an application just once to support both platforms. 

IT Brief November 7, 2018

Why Open Source is at the Core of App Development

Progress announced the latest release of NativeScript, an open source framework for building native mobile apps with Angular, Vue.js, TypeScript and JavaScript. This new release comes as the framework hits a major milestone of 3.5 million downloads in under three years, since its original launch in 2015.

SearchMobileComputing November 6, 2018

Cross-Platform Frameworks Offer One-Code Path to Mobile Dev

Mobile app developers have a dream: One day, they will share code across web and mobile, across Apple iOS and Google Android platforms. That dream hasn't come to fruition for most developers yet, but it's getting closer.

Database Trends and Applications November 1, 2018

AI-Enabled Predictive Maintenance Can Make Vehicle Recalls a Thing of the Past

With 64 million units having to be taken off the market, 2014 was one of the worst years for the automotive industry in terms of the number of vehicles recalled. The fact that in 2017 the number dropped to only 10 million was an improvement but still not cause for celebrating. Just a few weeks back in March 2018, Tesla recalled 123,000 Model S cars over faulty steering component. The shares of the company fell 4% right after the announcement.

Manufacturing Management October 30, 2018

Why Maintenance Matters

Maintenance may not be at the forefront of your mind, but a good maintenance strategy could be the difference between major breakdowns and smooth sailing.

Process Technology October 26, 2018

Why Manufacturers Are Being Left in the Dark When it Comes To Data

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has been characterised by demands of perfection — manufacturers are expected to produce the perfect product in the most effective way possible when it comes to time and resources. But what happens when they run into unexpected obstacles such as interruptions or malfunctions?

App Developer Magazine October 24, 2018

Telerik Developer Tools Get Many New .NET Components

Progress announced the latest release Telerik tooling for .NET developers. With the new release, Progress now offers over twenty new Telerik components and expands the most popular components, including Grid and Charts. It also adds new themes including a Material inspired theme and a Mac inspired Crystal theme.

The Telegraph October 23, 2018

For the Record: A Digital Approach to Medical Data

Digitising medical records, which are often stored offline or on paper, could revolutionise not only the way patients are treated, but also supercharge medical research. For patients contacting health services, the advantages of digitising records are instant, says Alex Yeates, medical director at Advanced, which produces software for NHS helplines.

Computerworld October 23, 2018

Why Tomorrow Is the Best Time to Be a Developer

I often hear statements like "there's never been a better time to be a developer" or "now is the best time to be a developer." It’s easy to see why. The software development industry tends to top most lists when it comes to pay as well as skills employers need today and also, will continue to do so in the future.

IT Brief October 23, 2018

Redefining The Customer Experience With AI-Powered Chatbots

Today’s customer service industry is undergoing a significant transformation due to the rise of digital technologies that are redefining the relationship between the customer and vendor. The advent of social media, mobility solutions and communication technologies have empowered the public to talk directly to brands large and small in 140 characters, or less.

Offshore Technology Focus October 22, 2018

Big Data in Oil and Gas Operations and Other Tech Advancements: Seven Expert Opinions

As digital disruption continues to permeate all industries, offshore operations are among those set to benefit. From predictive analytics and Big Data in oil and gas, to the blockchain and AI, seven industry experts give their opinion on how technology is leading to greater efficiency in the oil and gas industry.

Creative Bloq October 19, 2018

Chatbots: What You Need To Know

No one really likes the traditional line-of-business applications – neither the end-users nor the developers. The reason behind that is called ‘fixed screens’. Think about the user experience when you do simple things like booking a meeting within a traditional fixed-screen application today – you have to input the names of all attendees, choose a room, select start and end time, etc.

SearchSoftwareQuality October 15, 2018

Kendo UI Helps Devs Build Accessibility into Apps, Websites

Progress Software updated its UI-building toolkit to enable developers to comply with the latest standards for website and application accessibility.

Digitalisation World October 12, 2018

How to Ensure Your Chatbot Will Make and Not Break Your CX

With voice technology becoming more and more mainstream, an increasing number of businesses are turning to chatbots to streamline their customer services and decrease costs. While chatbots as customer service agents are gaining ground, businesses still need to overcome a series of challenges when deploying this technology, mainly due to the way that chatbots have been designed to operate up to now

InformationWeek October 10, 2018

UI Developers Move the Needle on Accessibility

In June of this year the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) through the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) process released a new version of their Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) for creating accessible website and application user interfaces. The WCAG addresses factors to make UI more accessible, including building in code to address users with blindness, deafness, and photosensitivity. The latest version, WCAG 2.1, now addresses mobile accessibility, people with low vision, and people with cognitive and learning disabilities.

FinTech Business October 8, 2018

Banking on Better Customer Experiences with the Next Generation of Bots

Whether it’s opening a new account, transferring money, asking for advice or trying to save, everyone has had something they have wanted to ask their bank at some point. The way we do this has transformed over time as well. From in person appointments to telephone banking and mobile apps, banks have always sought to stay one step ahead and use whatever technology is available to improve the customer experience (CX).