Image Recognition in Apps: Why and How to Use

Image Recognition in Apps: Why and How to Use

Image Recognition in Apps: Why and How to Use

Image recognition technology is more and more often used in our everyday life. Companies and enterprises use it to solve various problems from security to client satisfaction investigation. The investments into products with image recognition function are promised to grow up to $ 39 billion by 2021. Here are just a few examples of how image recognition is used in different spheres:

Let’s Look Under the Hood of Doctrine 2

Let’s Look Under the Hood of Doctrine 2

Doctrine 2

Perhaps it is not an exaggeration to say that Doctrine is the most frequently used ORM in the Symfony ecosystem. That’s why for the PHP developer, the mastery of this library is really important. In this article, I propose to look ‘under the hood’ of this Mustang among ORMs and figure out what abstractions and patterns form the base of this library.

Running PHPUnit Tests with Code Coverage in PHPStorm When Working in Docker

Running PHPUnit Tests with Code Coverage in PHPStorm When Working in Docker

Running PHP Unit tests with code coverage in PhpStorm

In PhpStorm, there is a possibility to create Run/Debug Configurations and to run them from IDE. It allows the project participants to share common configurations using a ‘Shared’ flag in the settings. One of such operations is running unit tests in the course of development. Let’s discuss how to fine-tune this process by means of Docker.

Travel Sites: UX Aspects of Content Organization

Travel Sites: UX Aspects of Content Organization

Travel Sites Content organization

In our previous article, we touched on the subject of functionality and usability as the main UX options for the travel website. This time, let’s pay attention to travel site content from the UX point of view. Since there is a growing tendency for betting on not only professional texts, images, or videos, but on what is called user-generated content as well, we will refer to both of them.

UX Practices from Best Travel Sites: Functionality and Usability

UX Practices from Best Travel Sites: Functionality and Usability

Travel sites UX

Whether you want to launch a new travel site or improve the existing, user experience (UX) is the first thing to consider. Attractive and easy-to-use sites achieve better user behavior metrics, which results in a higher conversion rate. That’s why successful travel agencies pay much attention to UX practices. We have analyzed them and share the most important with you.

How to Set up a Symfony Project for Work with Docker Subdomains

How to Set up a Symfony Project for Work with Docker Subdomains

Symfony with Docker

There are situations when Symfony needs routing based on subdomains. For example, when we deal with various functional clusters within one project or one repository. Let’s say, when, apart from API, there is an administrative part written in Symfony bundles or some functionality for public access urls from the client-side.

iOS Design Patterns

iOS Design Patterns

Шаблоны в iOS

In this article, we will cover iOS patterns. Some of them will be considered in details, another ones will be shortly described, and others won’t be included at all.

Free tools for designers: map creation

Free tools for designers: map creation

Maps are now a must-have for almost every website. For many mobile applications interfaces, a map is also a necessary thing. If to talk of an Uber-like service — it couldn’t do without a map. How to create a unique map and not to spend a lot of time on the map design? These free tools for designers will help each designer to create a map easily in the style of service which they are developing.

The Guide to Tech: Vue.js

The Guide to Tech: Vue.js

Vue js application

The Vue.js 2.0 release was held back in 2016, but many owners of technology companies and Javascript developers still hesitate to use it in their projects. In this article, we will consider the key points of this solution.

How to Impact Consumer Behaviour with a Help of Color?

How to Impact Consumer Behaviour with a Help of Color?

color impact on consumers behaviour

The effect of color on user’s behavior can’t be overestimated, especially when it comes to web design. The virtual user can’t touch the product or service physically, therefore well-chosen colors and user-friendly interface based on user experience are the most powerful tools of online communication. Which colors will help to increase website conversion and the mobile apps popularity?