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Improving Restaurants

By on Mar 20, 2013 in Development, software, Tech Simp, Web |

Terrence talks with Hamed Mazrouei – CEO and Leblanc Meneses – CTO of Improving Restaurants. They discuss how they have built out a platform for restaurants to utilize in tracking customer satisfaction. Their vision is to reinvent the restaurants industry by creating a single platform that integrates with existing tool sets. [vimeo video_id=”61383636″ width=”480″ height=”392″ title=”Yes” byline=”Yes” portrait=”No” autoplay=”No” loop=”No” color=”00adef”] Their website with more information:

To CMS or not to CMS…. that is the question

By on Dec 3, 2012 in Development, software, Tech Simp, Web |

So you think you need a CMS? Let’s start off by answering the question of what is a CMS? CMS stands for content management system, which is an application that’s designed around allowing a user to go in and manage the content for their website. Content management systems come in a wide variety of styles and complexities depending upon your usage requirements. In future posts we will come back and visit different CMS systems and explain what their best uses are, but first in this initial article we talk about the tell-tell signs to help you identify if you need a content management system. You can ascertain that you may need a content management system if you’ve got a large amount of data that is going to need to be updated on a regular basis and that content is of a similar nature. On the other hand if you do not have a need to add data to your website on an ongoing...

Security-Service Level Web Applications

By on Oct 9, 2012 in software, Tech Simp |

So you’re looking to get a website built and you’re worried about security. Well, now’s the time to look at how you’d like to get that website built, because many of the basic website-building languages have varying levels of security available. Now this article is not here to discuss the details in great depth, but it will give you a basic overview of some of the basic ideas around security and how the different languages handle them. From a security perspective, size isn’t as important as the data that you’re trying to protect. For example, if you’re creating an online banking service or stock exchange service, then security is of the highest importance, and you’re going to want to use a language like Java. Java can provide you with a service layer – one that acts like a gatekeeper to your database to protect it from being...