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Web Hosting 101 – What it Is and How it Works (Explained in Plain English, no Worries)

Web hosting is an interesting term in the sense that nearly everyone has used it at one point or another. And yet, not many people truly understand what web hosting really is, let alone how it works

This is rather unfortunate, as web hosting is, quite literally, what holds our entire online world together. Knowing the ins and outs of it is certainly not a bad idea. 

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All You Need To Know About VPS

VPS is the abbreviation for Virtual Private Server. VPS hosting is one of the most popular hosting services you can choose for your website.  Any company is looking for a short-term growth. That’s why the big majority gives itself the services of SEO agency or Magento development to take care of its image thanks to new technologies.

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Things You Must Consider When Choosing Web Hosting Services

Ecommerce is one of the main trends of the 21st century. Thousands of online stores that do not have a physical outlet, but are still thriving. However, it will take a lot of effort directed towards marketing for outlets without online stores to survive. Getting a website is not as easy as it sounds. It takes a lot of effort and input, these efforts when inputted properly can yield the desired results.

One of the process of getting a website is the acquisition of a web hosting plan or service. This is very crucial as your web host will be entrusted with ensure the speed and security of your website. In addition, your web host will be entrusted with providing you with the adequate support as it regards keeping your website running. Without the proper or appropriate web host, even the best website development company or web development company can be made to look like amateurs. This is to show you how important this stage is. Some of the tips stated below will guide you on what you MUST consider when choosing the host for your website.

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Webpack or Browserify & Gulp: Which Is Better?

As web applications grow increasingly complex, making your web app scalable becomes of the utmost importance. Whereas in the past writing ad-hoc JavaScript and jQuery would suffice, nowadays building a web app requires a much greater degree of discipline and formal software development practices, such as:

  • Unit tests to ensure modifications to your code don’t break existing functionality
  • Linting to ensure consistent coding style free of errors
  • Production builds that differ from development builds

The web also provides some of its own unique development challenges. For example, since webpages make a lot of asynchronous requests, your web app’s performance can be significantly degraded from having to request hundreds of JS and CSS files, each with their own tiny overhead (headers, handshakes, and so on). This particular issue can often be addressed by bundling the files together, so you’re only requesting a single bundled JS and CSS file rather than hundreds of individual ones.

Bundling tools tradeoffs: Webpack vs Browserify

Which bundling tool should you use: Webpack or Browserify + Gulp? Here is the guide to choosing.

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Google Cloud Source Repositories vs. Bitbucket vs. GitHub: A Worthy Alternative?

Without much fanfare, Google introduced a new version control platform, hosted on its vast cloud. If this sounds somewhat familiar, you may be thinking of Google Code, which is now defunct. The big difference is that Google’s new Cloud Source Repositories is a git platform, which means it is a lot more flexible (and useful) than Google Code.

Google Code was launched back in 2006, a couple of years before GitHub and Bitbucket appeared on the scene, quickly overtaking Google Code in popularity. Google finally pulled the plug on Google Code in March 2015, citing lack of interest.

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