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How to Use Nexaweb's Multi-Layout Manager

Posted by Nexaweb, Inc. on Mar 26, 2015 9:00:00 AM

As mobile devices continue to evolve – offering different screen sizes and feature sets – simply relying on either responsive web layout techniques or native coding is becoming less and less effective and efficient for enterprise developers.  In one scenario, they must find a way to consistently highlight key app functions across variable screen sizes; in the other they must content with a new set of bugs for every device.  These days must developers are looking for a better way to quickly and easily iterate higher quality apps.

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Topics: Multi Layout Manger

How Many Developers Does it Take to Make a Web App More Responsive?

Posted by Nexaweb, Inc. on Mar 19, 2015 8:00:00 AM

If you’re relying on traditional responsive layout, the answer could be “quite a few.” Add QA to the mix and the head count multiplies even further. As the world of mobile devices has expanded from a handful of phones to now include tablets, app-enabled wearable tech, vehicles and appliances, creating a responsive layout that works correctly and isn’t buggy on all of these devices has become more time consuming and complex.

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Topics: responsive layout,

Who’s Using What: A developer’s guide to optimizing cross platform design work

Posted by Nexaweb, Inc. on Mar 12, 2015 9:00:00 AM

In 2014 there were 18,796 different models of Android devices in circulation and in January 2015 there were six Android OS versions with more than 5% usage. Add the likes of iOS, Microsoft, Blackberry, Amazon and other producers of app-enabled devices and hundreds of new devices were introduced into the market in 2014 alone. According to Ars Technica, Motorola released 11 new models of smartphone last year, HTC 27, LG 41 and Samsung 56—and that’s just a handful of manufacturers during a single year.

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Topics: The Nexacro Platform

Responsive Design in Era of BYOD

Posted by Nexaweb, Inc. on Mar 5, 2015 2:33:00 PM

The age of BYOD is, without a doubt, upon us.  In 2014 Android surpassed the 1 billion devices shipped mark and iOS celebrated selling its 1 billionth device in November. The increasing range of devices – and the variations in resolution and screen size – presents an extreme challenge for app developers.  It’s even more so for enterprise developers whose apps must perform business critical tasks flawlessly, no matter the employees’ device.

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Topics: mobile application development, responsive layout,, Multi Layout Manger, BYOD

Consumers vs. Employees: 4 Key Distinctions Every Developer Should Know

Posted by Nexaweb, Inc. on Feb 18, 2015 11:30:00 AM

In many ways, all end-users are the same—they want a quality application that makes their lives easier or more enjoyable. In turn, developers want to craft that application and deliver it to the end-users. Simple premise, right? Well, enterprise users differ from their consumer counterparts in a few very distinct ways.

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Topics: mobile application development

Optimized UI: It’s More Than Just Good Looks

Posted by Nexaweb, Inc. on Feb 10, 2015 10:59:00 AM

A bad UI can cost users up to 30 minutes a day, which translates to lost revenue and lack of customer engagement.

- The Telegraph

So what makes for a “good UI” design?  Naturally that answer will depend on who you ask but most would agree that the best UI/UX for an enterprise app goes beyond aesthetics – instead it’s about increasing productivity while eliminating time-consuming tasks. 

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Code Once, Deploy to Many: How Enterprise App Developers Can Handle Mobile Complexity

Posted by Nexaweb, Inc. on Feb 3, 2015 10:59:42 AM

“Only 11% of end users access business applications from the corporate office 100% of the time.” - Cisco

BYOD may be a dream come true for employees, but it is a nightmare for enterprise developers. Developing mobile apps that enhance employee productivity is hard enough; ensuring that they perform optimally across a vast number of device/OS profiles is another story altogether.

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5 Common Complaints of Enterprise App Users

Posted by Nexaweb, Inc. on Jan 27, 2015 10:29:00 AM

How do you know if a mobile app is being well-received by its audience? If you’re developing public-facing apps, the answer is easy: Just check the App Store ratings and reviews. If you’re developing apps for business users (i.e. enterprise applications), the answer is much more elusive.

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Web, Native or Hybrid: Which App Type is Right For Your Enterprise?

Posted by Nexaweb, Inc. on Jan 20, 2015 2:23:00 PM

Abstract: When creating enterprise mobile apps, developers face a lot of tough decisions. Choosing between native, web and hybrid is among the most challenging. In this post, we offer some pros and cons of each approach, and explain how certain solutions make the decision a no-brainer.

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Multi-Layout Manager vs. Responsive Layout?

Posted by Nexaweb, Inc. on Dec 23, 2014 10:44:15 AM

If you are new to nexacro, Multi-Layout Manager, often shortened to MLM, is the feature of nexacro that allows you to rapidly design application screens for devices with different display sizes.

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Topics: mobile application development, responsive layout,, The Nexacro Platform, Multi Layout Manger, WYSIWYG

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