Avantica Technologies Blog

Expert insight into Nearshore software development, QA engineering and technology


NoSQL mobile databases with Realm

With the increase of mobile devices and the tons of new apps available on the different platforms, the need for databases on these applications is in big demand. The traditional relationship databases sometimes get a little hard to configure and keep the data consistent between the server database and the store data on the device. Another aspect we need to take into account is if we are developing for multiple platforms and if we need to develop the data architecture for each platform.

Tagged With: android, database, iOs, java, javascript, Xamarin, realm, NoSQL, #SoftwareDevelopment, #SoftwareArchitecture, React Native, Realm Object, #Class

Blockchain: Is It Ready for Enterprise Adoption?

March 10, 2017
Blockchain enables people to transfer units of value in a secure, efficient and verifiable way, without using an intermediary (i.e. a centralized server or a trusted authority). In technical jargon a blockchain is a distributed and secure database, more commonly referred to as a digital ledger that records transactions in a public or private peer-to-peer network. The first and most prominent use of such unit of value transactions between two parties is Bitcoin, the first digital currency to solve the “double spending” problem.

Tagged With: apps, tech, #Blockchain

International Women’s Day

March 08, 2017

In 1975 International Women’s Day was celebrated for the first time.  The United Nations Organization and other institutions have for a little less than half a century been working ardently to eliminate inequality, striving for equality and gender equity.

Tagged With: latin america software development, International womens day, human rights, #8M, engineering, #IWD, #women, womens in tech

The Aftermath of Otto. A Changed Bagaces.

March 06, 2017

Understanding that we are part of society, and that we should work together within it, has been a challenge for us because we are individual humans.  Humans which are constantly bombarded to only look out for our own interests.  

Tagged With: People & Places, hurracaine, Corporate social responsibility, social responsability, otto, victims

Avantica Expands International Operations

January 05, 2017

Tagged With: nearshore, avantica, clients, media, clientes, expansion, bolivia

Creating mobile shared UIs for Android & iOS with C# and MVVM

December 21, 2016

The Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) Pattern was introduced earlier in 2005 as a way of developing WPF desktop applications (Windows Presentation Foundation). However, most of its key concepts remain usable today as other technologies are including more support for MVVM-like features including Bindings and Command capabilities as they evolve.

Don't Stay in the 'Shu' box: Agile is not a Recipe

November 17, 2016

The way we humans learn things is a progressive process that goes from less to more, little by little. Shu Ha Ri is a way to explain this from the Japanese martial arts (Aikido to be exact).

Tagged With: agile, App Innovation, Development Management, computing, Technology & Engineering, shuhari