Mapbox Vs Google Maps VS OpenStreetMap Comparison and our experience of switching Mapping API for ridesharing application

Google Maps Alternatives for Your Application: Get More Bang for Your Buck

Google Maps has long been the go-to maps and location data API provider — and it makes sense. Google’s solutions are robust and reliable, with a wealth of mapping data available for over 200 countries. With 1 billion monthly active users (and over 5 million active sites and apps using it), you would think that Google Maps is uncontestable. However, ever since Google hiked its Maps API prices back in 2018, developers have been turning to more affordable options. Is it possible to…

The industry of ride-hailing is rapidly developing all over the world today. It began gaining momentum a couple of years ago, when more and more participants entered the market offering various features and services to stay competitive.

The first company that implemented the concept of ride-hailing was Uber. The history of its development dates back to the year 2009, when it entered the market under the name UberCab. To date, the company remains the most well-known worldwide, even despite the number of competitors, many of which managed to achieve success and gain popularity.

Uber’s business model comprises three main components…

React is one of the most popular JavaScript libraries for building web applications. It is used by large IT companies from all over the world, including Instagram, Facebook, Netflix, and others. React Native is a framework based on React, which helps in building cross-platform mobile apps.

According to the annual survey on Stack Overflow, a major resource for programmers, React is ranked second in a list of the most popular frameworks among web developers. It goes far ahead of its direct competitors, VUE.js and Angular.js.

What Is React.js?

React.js is a JS library for building web applications that change their state without reloading…

Overview of the shared mobility industry and the impact of COVID-19 on MaaS Adoption in 2021

According to Verified Market Research, the market for MaaS services will grow from $50 billion in 2019 to $272 billion in 2027. Shared transport services are named the cornerstones of the market and are believed to be the key to livable cities of the future. We are going to explore drivers behind shared mobility, its current implementation and prospects.

How the Sharing Economy Lands Us in a Better Today

Over the past decade, companies working under the principle of the sharing economy have changed the landscape in their industries dramatically. Shared consumption is based…

TOP React Native Apps — 2021 Update

React Native. Prehistory

React Native, an open-source mobile application framework, was created as a result of a hackathon project launched by the Facebook Company in 2013. Facebook users were shifting to their mobile devices from desktops, and the company was aiming to optimize its famous product to make the social network mobile version work faster.

React Native was an internal project of Facebook for almost 2 years. The first version of the React Native framework was released in 2015.

Complex Made Simple

What is React Native? It is a cross-platform JavaScript framework. It functions the same way as native iOS (built using Swift or Objective-C) and…

In today’s dynamic and fast-paced business ecosystem, a traditional development approach is often time-consuming and requires a lot of investment. Besides, you need highly-skilled and seasoned professionals to carry out the coding.

On the flip side of the coin, many digital trends have boomed recently as of COVID-19, including the simplified interfaces that can help users quickly build and launch custom apps with minimal hand-coding. These factors, along with the fact that every company strives to streamline and automate its processes, allowed low code and no code platforms to flourish.

The popularity of low-code application development has gained decent traction…

Previously, we shared our thoughts on Progressive Web Apps driven by our hands-on expertise in PWA development. This time around, we decided to dive deeper and explain the major difference between PWA and Native App.

However, it should be noted that there is no winner here since the choice depends on your particular needs and business requirements in the first place.

For instance, people open web pages and consume twice as much content on their smartphones as they do on desktop devices, according to SmartInsights. And the number of users who opt for mobile devices will only keep skyrocketing. …

Today, with so many people turning to smartphones instead of PCs, companies are trying to reconsider the approach on how to best reach their audience and enhance the user experience. According to Statista, the mobile sector is gaining traction rapidly — the number of mobile users worldwide was about 6.95 billion in 2020, with forecasts to reach 7.41 billion in 2024.

Some risks that are thought to be unknown, are not unknown. With some foresight and critical thought, some risks that at first glance may seem unforeseen, can in fact be foreseen. Armed with the right set of tools, procedures, knowledge and insight, light can be shed on variables that lead to risk, allowing us to manage them.

With social distancing becoming the new trend, you might want to try your luck and start a food delivery service in the days ahead. However, jumping into the meal delivery business can be a daunting challenge, so it’s vital to think over every detail and consider various pitfalls that you might face in the future.

In this article, we aim to provide a few helpful hints based on our own foodtech development practice. …


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