How to convert your SVG icons into webfonts

Previously I posted an article called the benefits of converting your custom SVG icons into webfonts. We touched base on the history of pictograms, their communicational value and most importantly why we still use them today. I concluded that exporting my AI files into SVG icons made it more feasible to convert my vector graphics […]

Is C++ Dead?

C++ is everywhere — many of the applications that run on Windows and Linux are written in it, not to mention that most of the gaming industry depends on C++. Open source uses C++. Many similar programs won’t match the performance of C++, but in specific cases they are ‘good enough’ and generally easier to learn. No language is the be-all-end-all, but we think we can rest easy knowing that C++ will always be around, despite the newer, sleeker languages emerging. Developers will continue to hate on it because it’s bloated, and difficult to learn, but in reality, it’s functional and fast.

Considerations Before Switching Servers

Most of the reasons for switching from one database to another runs on a case by case basis. There’s surely no one-size-fits-all when it comes to databases. Unless there is a strong reason to make the switch, it’s usually not a priority for companies. While MySQL and MariaDB seem to be the easiest shift because they are in the same ecosystem, the considerations from MySQL to NoSQL is quite another story.

What is React.js and Why Should You Care?

Software development is constantly evolving as we seek to create frameworks and tools for ultimate efficiency.  Here at Jixee, we value the importance of staying up-to-date on current trends and are continuously learning, especially with the buzz around new libraries like React.js, which is creating quite the stir in the developer community.   ‘Isomorphic Apps’ is […]

How to Choose Your Tech Stack

[Editor’s Note: This post is written by Jixee CEO, Rishi Mathur. Rishi is a lifelong software engineer and successful entrepreneur. Rishi has lead engineering for various solutions at companies like AEG and Gorilla Nation. As an entrepreneur, he has started four successful companies, including the technology consulting firm RKM Group, the cloud hosting service SmartyCloud, and was most recently the lead developer and […]