Adam Cowart
Adam Cowart

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Are single-page applications the new normal?

My grandmother sent me a friend request on Facebook recently. She couldn’t even connect to the internet five years ago. As social media and email become more mainstream, the more widespread the expectation for a higher level of functionality, speed, and aesthetic...

Public API strategies: What Bezos didn’t tell his team

In 2002, Jeff Bezos issued a mandate to all Amazon development teams that included the following statements: “All teams will henceforth expose their data and functionality through service interfaces.” “Teams must communicate with each other through these interfaces.”...

Software requirements: The foundation of a successful product

Project managers and developers alike will agree that written software requirements are critical to building a successful product. However, not enough time is spent talking about how to gather requirements from stakeholders and how to translate those requirements into...

The Phases of a Microservices Project

A project to break a monolithic application down into smaller microservices is different from the “standard” software development project. Because of this, microservices projects have different phases and need to be run differently. When I mention a “standard”...