Software

What is Augmented Reality?

What is AR? Augmented Reality is a technology that allows interaction between the real environment and the virtual environment, giving a new perspective on the relationship between these two worlds. It’s like an extension of the simulated real world. The main feature of this technology is the visualization of a virtual environment (for example, small animals in larger…

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Helium Named a Top Atlanta Software Development Company by Clutch!

A few months ago, we (Helium) decided to join Clutch. Clutch is a B2B research firm that identifies leading technology companies all around the world. Located in Washington, D.C., Clutch provides buyers with the most up to date information about a company’s past performance by interviewing past and current clients about their projects. Recently, Clutch…

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5 Tips for Your Website in 2018

You may, without knowing it, be losing business opportunities because of your website. Among many websites that currently exist on the Internet only some manage to stand out above the rest. There are many factors that influence when it comes to improving your website and getting a good positioning. Sometimes, with a few simple changes,…

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What is a wireframe

A wireframe is a preliminary design to show the main elements in an application’s interface. It is a fundamental part of the information architecture and design process. The goal of a Wireframe is to provide a visual understanding of a web project to obtain the approval of the interested parties and project team, before the…

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5 eCommerce Best Practices

There are many things you can do to create a great experience for the visitors to your eCommerce website and its vitally important you do. The key is not to focus all your resources in one strategy but rather spread your resources among several strategies and listen to the feedback from your customers. It’s also…

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Native Applications vs. Hybrid Applications

It is likely that on more than one occasion this topic has attracted your attention. When you hear “Native Applications” and “Hybrid Applications” many ideas and concepts may come to your mind. Learning to differentiate between a native application and a hybrid application allows developers to develop better projects by picking the best features, and…

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What is SCRUM?

The  Scrum is a process of the Agile Methodology that is used to minimize the risks during the development of a project in a collaborative way. Among the advantages are productivity, quality and daily monitoring of the progress of the project, ensuring that the members are united, communicating efficiently and that the client sees progress. How the Process works: First, the Product Backlog…

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Why you need #Slack

We use Slack every day to communicate internally, with strategic partners, and clients. So, what is Slack? It is a team communication tool that provides real-time messaging, archiving and search capabilities. Initially, Slack did not sound like much more than iMessage or email to me. I was wrong, dead wrong. With a beautifully simple interwoven…

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Yesterday, the internet broke…

Yesterday, the internet broke due to an outage with Amazon’s widely used S3 service. S3 is Amazon’s storage service and is widely used by companies like Netflix, Pinterest, Expedia, Nest and even the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to store items like images, files, and videos. Amazon S3 is pretty much a giant hard drive…

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