Coding with Foresight: The Strategic Impact of Test-Driven Development

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If you search “test driven development” on Google, chances are you will come across well-written, insightful blogs from development companies explaining what Test-Driven Development (TDD) is. They will explain how test cases are designed based on requirements before programming begins and software is written so as to pass all those test cases.

Better Together

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External Development Teams Can Strengthen Your Internal Development As we discussed in our previous blogs, there are plenty of situations where a company with an existing development team may turn to an external development partner. One might expect this to cause tension within an organization, and sometimes it does, but there is no reason for […]

Calavista Turns 21

My company, Calavista Software, recently turned 21 years old. Turning 21 is a milestone in most people’s lives, involving liberation, celebration, and sometimes even some self-reflection.

Problems For a New Development Team

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Signs You Should Hire an External Team The benefits of an external team are clear, but how do you know if it is time to hire one? Typically, bringing in an external development team is the solution to a problem that crops up in your development process. Whether you have your own development team in-house, […]

Advantages of Flutter

In one of our recent blogs, we discussed native and cross-platform mobile app development. As we said, it’s not that one approach is inherently better than the other, it just depends on what you are trying to accomplish. The same can be said about different development platforms. Taking a closer look at development frameworks, we […]

How to Hire an Effective External Development Team

So, you’ve decided that hiring an external development team is the best option for your business: You could benefit from the scalability, value, and peace of mind that an external team can offer, but now you face the headache of hiring one. In order to get the value you’re searching for in a development partner, […]

Native or Cross-Platform Development?

When it comes to mobile app development, everyone faces the same question: native or cross-platform? The choice was not always difficult, since, in the early days of mobile app development, native was the only way to go. Developers typically had to write their app for both iOS and Android separately (if they wanted it available […]