IoT is supposed to make our world a better – and cleaner – place. With Nest thermostats, for example, we can go carbon-free in 8 weeks. We can also reduce our carbon print by using wireless parking solutions. But these IoT products were specifically designed with the “going green” technology in mind. What about inexpensive consumer-oriented connected devices? Won’t the Internet of Things simply drown us in gadgets one day?
The battle over HTML5 use in mobile development has been going on for several years already. The markup language supporters cite portability and lower dev costs as the key arguments in favor of HTML5 adoption. Orthodox developers, on the contrary, claim web apps cannot compete with native software in terms UX and overall performance. HTML vs Native apps: is there a winner? What kind of application should your company go for?
By 2050, 70% of the world’s population will live in “megacities”. London, New-York and other large cities spend $ 39 billion on water and energy resources. City buildings consume 50% of electricity supplies and leave a disastrous carbon footprint. Urbanization is a bigger threat to humans than nuclear power. Investing in Smart City technologies and solutions is a real step towards a greener and cleaner world. And here’s why.
Just like Java, PHP’s been condemned to death more than once & managed to come back stronger than before. The latest version of the language has a lot of cool features up its sleeve, including faster code execution and security updates. With the introduction of Zend and Slim middleware, the language can also power IoT solutions. In case you’re a startup & wonder why use PHP, make sure to read the article up to the end.