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Clutch’s Interview on Cheesecake Labs’ Xcode User Experience

Located in Washington, DC, Clutch is a research firm that helps startups, mid-market and large enterprises finding new partners through the identification of leading software and professional services firms.

Recently, Clutch divulged a list of top app development companies in Latin America.
As such, we are happy to announce that Cheesecake Labs has been featured as a 5-star services deliverer and one of the top choices in LATAM.

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Cloud Services: Choosing the Best Fit for Your Project

When developing a mobile or web application, it is often necessary to build a web server that will integrate with your product. This part is often called the backend and, in simple words, it is the running piece of software that stays remote to all users – the center where the database is located and the place where the clients (iOS apps, for example) retrieve data from.

Although invisible from the user perspective, the backend is fundamental for any data-driven application – it is the component that users usually don’t directly interact with but, if it ever goes down, it might cause all of your client apps to stop working. The backend has a couple of other more famous nicknames: “the server” or – when it’s remotely located – “the cloud“.

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Business

Outsourced Software Development: Brazil x India

Brazil and India – besides Russia, China and South Africa – are part of the BRICS economic group, and both countries are already set as powerful nations, despite all their internal flaws and problems. In the mobile app development sector, there’s room for everyone, but we also understand that the outsourcing world is quickly changing. These are our insights about two major players on remote development work.

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Technical Business

20 Crash and Event Trackers for Your Application

Some time ago, we stumbled with this small story about an app that got some unforeseen problems:

“There was nothing different in that Friday. The application was running fine, apparently, so the company called it a day and left for the weekend. Little the developers knew that, as Monday came upon them, more than 4000 crashes happened during those two days!”

This “small” accident was just for illustrating why crash and event trackers are mandatory (true story, actually).

But what is an event and/or a crash tracker?

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Business

21 Best Directories for Finding Software Developers

Finding software developers isn’t trivial at all: sometimes, all you need is some directions from well-known sources. When we’re looking for great projects to collaborate, it’s the same thing. Throughout the last years, we’ve put together a list of directories that might ease the process of finding partners, which we wish had appeared in our research a long time ago:

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Opinion

The WWDC Keynote and Our Impressions

Last week, the Worldwide Developer Conference  was hosting the freshest features of Apple’s platforms, like iOS and OS X, along with technical lab sessions, Apple Design Awards and other meetings about the tech industry. The WWDC keynote presentation happened a few days ago and we’ve gathered here at our office to watch what the Cupertino company had to show to us.

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