MEAN stack vs LAMP stack: Choosing the right stack for your business

Development is a crucial part of any online business and choosing the right development stack goes a long way. For a long time, developers have been using the LAMP stack. However, with the advancement of technology and shift in the approach of dealing with web applications, web developers are gradually shifted towards the MEAN stack. In this article, we will understand what a stack is, the basic difference between LAMP and MEAN stack and figure out if you should be making the switch from one to another. Let us first try to understand what does a Stack mean. From a […]

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MongoDB vs. MySQL

MongoDB vs MySQL : Understanding the difference

In this blog on the ‘MongoDB vs MySQL comparison’, I’ll break down database jargon to explain the difference between the newer system and the legacy that is MySQL. While a lot of the terms associated with this topic might be familiar to many web professionals out there, I’m laying it all out to help those who could do without the techspeak. So let’s get started! MySQL and MongoDB are ‘database management systems’. To really understand the difference, let’s first look at what a database is: What are databases? Databases are applications that store collections of data, organised in a certain […]

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How to host a domain / website on your own?

If you’re a developer/blogger who is tech-savvy and just plain adventurous, you might feel confident enough to host a domain/website on your own. That’s right, in your basement (if you live in a part of the world where most people have one) or maybe just in your own bedroom. If you think a hosting company like us wouldn’t even want to broach the topic with you–you’re mistaken! We are as geeky as some of you are and appreciate those with a taste of adventure. If you’re in the group which isn’t sure exactly how to host a domain or website […]

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How To Install WordPress Locally

Before starting off with how to install WordPress locally, let us begin with what it means to install something locally. A local installation means to perform a software installation on your local computer. As simple as that. Every time an installer program is opened, you need to select its destination. On opening it, you will be given a choice of saving it either in the hard disk or the directory. Now, if you choose to install it on the external hard drive, it will still be taken as a local install only for the reason that it is performed on […]

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Last stop – Ctrl+F5 Ahmedabad!

Early this year, we kickstarted our Ctrl+F5 series for 2017 in Chennai with speakers from Google, FoxyMoron and several other thought leaders in the digital world. As promised, we delivered power-packed speaker sessions to a generous crowd so far. Gauging by the unprecedented response we received from our attendees, we would love to extend our tour. Unfortunately, Ctrl+F5 Ahmedabad is our last stop for the year. We at ResellerClub undoubtedly want to make this summit our best so far. So don’t miss the opportunity to meet and interact with some of the best minds in design and development! Let’s have […]

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Advanced Ways to Optimize Your Landing Pages for Multi-channel Marketing

Multi-channel marketing, also known as cross-channel marketing, is making use of multiple channels to market a business to customers. It is essentially hedging your bets on as many media as you can to market to as wide of an audience as possible, and it also makes it easier for customers to reach you by having other ways for them to do so. One of those media is most likely your website, whether it is in a blogging platform or a separate host. It should have a landing page, which visitors are meant to see first upon accessing your website. Advertising and […]

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Web push notifications: History, Effectiveness & more

We’ve all seen the little pop-up with a one line message and ‘Allow’ and ‘Block’ options when we open an address on the browser – either on our desktops or on our mobile phones. These are called ‘push notifications’. In this article, we will talk about the history of push notifications, their effectiveness & how they work. Please note, in this article, we will only cover web push notifications (on desktops & mobile browsers). We will leave the mobile app and in-app notifications for perhaps another article in the future 🙂 Push notifications are best for: Short or urgent, time-sensitive […]

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5 Reasons You Should Build Your Next Mobile App in Ionic

As mobile app usage continues to grow worldwide, the need to streamline development process is critical.  Mobile apps are becoming increasingly accessible via wearables, smart TVs, and vehicles. This has created products and services that didn’t exist 5 years ago. A quick look at stats uncovers these facts. According to Statista, in mid-2016 about 130 billion apps were downloaded from Apple App Store, and around 65 billion apps were downloaded from Google Play worldwide. Going by these current trends, the opportunity is ripe for businesses and app developers to go for the benefits and financial rewards of today’s mature mobile […]

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