Every week, I share the most interesting and useful tech articles that I’ve found over the past week. This week’s top articles focus on HTML5 predictions, why banks will see more software glitches this year, and more. I hope you find them useful:
More bank software glitches in 2013?
As companies keep building more and more modern features into their outdated systems, software glitches will become more common. With every new enhancement or alteration, an outdated system only becomes more complex and difficult to understand. Companies looking for ways around this issue can address it in a couple of ways: Modernize, or build apps over the top of their system (without altering it at all).
7 HTML5 predictions for 2013
Since HTML5 is officially “feature complete”, it now offers a stable environment for developers. As a result, HTML5 usage is about to explode. It will become the de facto standard for web and mobile development, and may even replace native apps.
10 mistakes handling website images and how to solve them
Improper image handling increases web page/app file size and dramatically lengthens load times. If your web site or apps load slower than you’d like, images are often the problem. Make sure you’re not committing any of the mistakes mentioned in this article.
The enterprise application development challenges of BYOD
The rise of consumer devices in the workplace creates serious challenges for enterprise application development. For instance, rather than developing apps for a single device, developers must account for multiple devices with varying screen sizes and touch-based interfaces.