Web Developer Cape Town

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Why we do not follow trends

The university of Cape Town’s graduate school of business’ lead developer called our code the cleanest that he had ever worked with after installing an application called ‘Spidey’ on their systems written by us. When you follow trends, you are conforming to a standard. Here we believe in innovation and we have built careers as …

Why node.js is not as cool as you think it is.

The most common arguments by developers that I consistently hear for node.js is that it is super fast, that iT can run multiple processes independently from one another, that it is event driven and that you can write the frontend code and the backend code in the same language. Now while these are advantages, this …

Why restricting yourself to a specific framework is wrong

The argument that most companies provide for using a specific framework is usually the following: Companies, especially corporates typically argue that using popular frameworks is useful because everyone knows how to use them. However, getting stuck in a specific framework has very real drawbacks. The first drawback can be described as a framework limitation. When …

Why SEO is not what you think it is

Search Engine optimization is best known for the the development of key wording, prepping the website to be optimized for crawling and by producing consistent content inline with the current trends. However, Google’s Artificial Intelligence algorithms and social media have completely changed the ball game over the last few years. More so then ever, websites …

Why is Artificial Intelligence not as smart as you think?

Currently the most advanced AI system in the world has the computing power of an earthworm brain Ever noticed how it is getting rarer and rarer to get the right search results from google & relevant you tube video advertisements when watching your favorite channels? This is for a simple reason. It is “Artificial” intelligence. …

PHP General Purpose Frameworks & Why they do not work

The creator of PHP Ramsus Lerdorf designed PHP to be built as a templating system for the classic C programming language. After several years it evolved into something far greater but it was never designed to be used with General Purpose Frameworks. It was designed to be used with Specific Task Frameworks. Even though the …

Say no to Amazon/Google/Azure Hosting

If you want to protect your data, your privacy & maintain control of your server do not use these services for hosting Did you know that when you sign up to one of these services that you agree to a terms of service document that would take you approximately 20 years to read for each …

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