Category Archive for "Trends & Skills"

What is the difference between Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality?

Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality are relatively recent technologies that often lead to some confusion. They share common aspects but are also different in ways that are often not easy to grasp right away. In this article, we’ll help you distinguish these three technologies correctly. What is Virtual Reality? Virtual Reality (VR) is a computer-generated environment …

Artificial Intelligence vs Machine Learning vs Deep Learning

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning… Technology advances by leaps and bounds and it’s normal to feel lost if you are not well acquainted with its newest applications. If you thought that similar concepts stood behind these three technologies, we are sorry to have to prove you wrong. Yeeply’s mission is to untangle these three technologies …

Most used programming languages according to the kind of development

The IT world is in constant evolution and a good example of this is the unceasing emergence of programming languages. But do you know which are the most used programming languages in 2019?  Getting to know the current programming languages will prove useful, regardless of whether you want to increase your knowledge or you are on …

What is unit testing? How can it be carried out?

Unit testing is a way to verify that a code snippet works correctly. It’s one of the procedures implemented within an agile work methodology.  If you have never dared to carry it out or don’t know where to start, this article is intended for you. Find out how unit testing can help you improve your application’s …

What is a Scrum Master and How to Become One?

  The role of a scrum master is key to managing agile projects. If you want to know more about the methodologies to control the relationship with your clients, you’re in the right place.  Let's review what the tasks of a scrum master are and how you can become one. We assure you that once you discover …

6 Project Management Tools that will Make your Life Easier

Project management tools can simplify the daily work of a project manager. As there are many team members and tasks to coordinate, this type of tool could help to keep a clear overview. Discover the tools that could make the management of your projects way easier. Keep reading to find out which tools we recommend you …

What You Should Know About the PCI Software Security Framework in 2019

In December 2004, the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) was launched to help regulate the software security of the global payment card industry. Any organization that handles sensitive payment card data must comply with these standards to ensure privacy and protect against data breaches and credit card fraud. What Is PCI Software …

5 Cybersecurity Threats to Avoid in 2019

Improvement and development of new techniques are visible in all spheres of the digital world. It’s no different with internet security, both in terms of threats and protection. New cybersecurity threats appear on a daily basis and influential strikes are occurring more and more frequently. Hackers attack companies’ systems, personal computers and find different ways of …

Mobile payments: an easy way to buy your Christmas presents

  A few years ago, the idea of paying with a smartphone may have sounded a little futuristic. But nowadays, we know that a world without cash money and credit cards is real. Buying clothes, a pair of shoes or a gift through an app is already possible and, above all, it's safe. This article includes information …

Everything you need to know about the death of the Windows Phone

With the death of the Windows Phone, the New York Police have been forced to replace their recently acquired 36,000 Windows Phones with iPhones. Microsoft announced they are no longer developing new features or hardware for Windows Mobile. Only two weeks before this announcement, the company stated: ‘We will continue to develop Windows 10 Mobile and …

Facial recognition: innovation, advancements and doubts

In the future, customers in a store could be recognised by facial recognition for the purposes of targeted advertising. Customers could receive advertisements a few days after they looked for sunglasses in a shop. This is similar to current examples of targeted marketing. However, this represents only a small part of something much bigger, we …

Internet of Things: soon connecting the world by 26+ billion devices

Internet of Things (IoT) isn’t an upcoming new phenomenon anymore. It will almost certainly be a huge part of our lives and will facilitate many of our daily tasks. But what is the Internet of Things? As Google chairman Eric Schmidt stated on a panel at the World Economic Forum, IoT “will be part of …

The endless potential of Augmented Reality that comes with the release of iOS 11

The soon-to-be-released iOS 11 will unlock a huge amount of possibilities for Augmented Reality (AR). But what is Augmented Reality? Not to be confused with Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality takes the existing environment and overlays digital information over it. For example, Pokémon Go utilises this. However, the rest of the market for Augmented Reality applications hasn’t …

What is the difference between blockchain vs bitcoin and what does the future hold?

Over the past month, I’ve looked at blockchain vs bitcoin in depth, covering a range of viewpoints on both. It is a very interesting area. Blockchain technology, and cyber currencies such as bitcoin, capture our imagination. Imagine a completely online currency, not controlled by a bank or government. Imagine a way of recording transactions that can’t …

What is a blockchain wallet and how do you choose the best one for you?

If you are getting started in cryptocurrencies then one of the first things that you need to know about are bitcoin wallets. It makes sense. If you want to carry another currency, you need somewhere to keep it. Bitcoin wallets give you somewhere to keep your digital cryptocurrency. Bitcoin wallets use blockchain technology to keep your …

What is a Bitcoin and how will cryptocurrencies change the way we see mobile payments?

In my last blog I wrote about blockchain tecnology. One of the most well-known uses of blockchain is to run the distributed ledger that regulates bitcoin, the first decentralised online digital currency. What is a Bitcoin? So many of us use electronic systems to spend and receive money. It feels like all of us are using some …

What is Blockchain Technology and Why Should You Consider Using It?

In a digital world making sure that a transaction is safe, a document is authentic or a service has clear records is key to attracting your customers. Trust in business is always needed. When you are dealing with someone who isn’t based in the same country as you, it is often essential. When it comes to …

How IT Outsourcing Has Changed And What is to Come

It’s difficult to say exactly how long IT Outsourcing has been regularly used by businesses. Traditionally, companies grew in a certain way. When they needed more IT function they grew an in-house team, adding the skills that they needed as they went along. Currently we see a situation where outsourcing is growing. More people work as …

How do UK Startups Use IT Outsourcing to Get Things Done?

There are many challenges that UK startups face. Do you seek venture capital to fund your venture or bootstrap? Do you keep things small and grow steadily, or growth hack and scale fast? I wrote last week about how London startups navigate their tech journeys. Since then I’ve been thinking and realised that these challenges …

Android programming languages you should be knowledgeable about if you want to be an Android developer

Some of you may have come up with the idea of learning Android app development languages and becoming an Android developer after reading news and articles on technology and devices. This was my particular case when I decided to start training as an Android developer after having been interested in it already for some time. Once …