• To Put IP-Telephony on Rails

    05 April 2013
    By Kirill Timofeev, Senior Developer

    How do we maintain call quality and reduce the cost of multinational calls through a useful and user-friendly interface? I’d like to present DataArt’s example of how to make a corporate telephony not only sound, but even look perfect by using the Ruby on Rails framework.

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  • Usability – the thing everyone has to deal with. Users surf websites pages, check-in at a cafe using a mobile app or type text on a removable qwerty-keyboard for notepads – all these products were tested for usability to make them better.

    I’d like to present a kind of review – a little introduction to usability. With examples from DataArt practice that I have had a hand in. :)

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  • The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) lays out the official requirements for security controls and processes that keep payment card data safe from exploitation.

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  • In 2012 we started the DataArt Ruby Competence Center to consolidate our Ruby and Ruby on Rails knowledge and make joint efforts aimed at promoting it. A group of enthusiasts took part in various themed events to spread their knowledge in the programming world. Due to their benefits, Ruby and Rails has become firmly entrenched in the project activities of the company. We even developed an ETL spider for semantic data using Ruby and Ruby on Rails.

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  • Last summer Microsoft produced a new version of SharePoint – the initial publication was announced in July 2012. SharePoint-2013 – the choice of management who “think one step ahead”, who want to make document flow more efficient and to streamline their company’s communications. The DataArt developers from our SP Competence Center checked all platform facilities and tested some of them out with their colleagues. All were satisfied!

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  • DeviceHive and the Dancing Light

    20 March 2013
    By Sergey Polichnoy, Senior Developer

    DeviceHive — an open platform designed to enable messaging between smart devices and client applications. It allows you to implement solutions to exchange information in a Machine-to-Machine (M2M) network. With an open cloud API (Application Programming Interface), an administrative portal, and a set of components, including protocols and libraries, you can manage devices remotely regardless of your network configuration.

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  • With five years’ experience in IT I have often found that clients misunderstand the importance of product security testing in software development. Nowadays the market offers users lots of interesting, elaborate, and useful web and mobile applications. And every day more and more stuff becomes available. But how many suppliers even seriously think about the security of their products? And how many of them have already been hacked? The consequences of such carelessness are obvious: the lawsuits, loss of customers, and potentially even closure of their business. There are lots of security standards for web applications. Some of them are just recommendations, others are absolutely necessary. Undoubtedly, all of them have one aim – to defend products from unauthorized attacks. It’s important to reduce the risks caused by application creators’ reckless practices

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  • DataArt data visualization competence centre announces completion of a prototype which allows visualizing councils’ spending in England regions and counties. Built using HTML5, Raphael, and D3.js, the application contains interactive visualizations available on all major browsers and platforms, including the Apple iPad. Also, using these technics we could visualize statistics from any independent source and form the appearance of each infographic according to the data.

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  • Every year PriceMetrix prepares a report on The State of Retail Wealth Management in which we examine multi-year results for select performance drivers of the North American retail wealth management industry.

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  • Together with DataArt’s Data visualization competence center and Healthcare practice, we have developed an interactive application that functions on several platforms including desktop and mobile browsers and allows building nomograms.

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