4 Features GPT-4 Is Missing – and What’s Next for OpenAI’s Generative AI
ChatGPT, OpenAI’s most famous generative AI revelation, has taken the tech world by storm. Many users pointed out how helpful the tool had been in their daily work and for a while, it seemed like there’s nothing that...
What is Generative AI? (Like ChatGPT, MidJourney, or Jasper)
Chances are you’ve seen at least one Harry Potter by Balenciaga video generated by artificial intelligence (and/or possibly heard of the interviews between dead people). However, beyond creating funny content and other...
• May 12, 2023
Challenges and Solutions in Developing English-Arabic Applications
Implementing bilingual or multilingual support in software comes with its own set of challenges. It’s not always possible to do a simple 1-to-1 translation, as text impacts a surprisingly high number of features and...
• May 12, 2023
Python vs. Java - When to Use Each Language
Asking developers to compare languages, it's often like throwing a grenade into a living room - the only certainty you can get from it is a huge mess. This is why focus on emphasizing the features that make them...
• April 27, 2023
5 Lessons Learned from Transforming a Startup Into an Enterprise-Grade Product - the Cooleaf’s Journey
As a Product Manager, you may know that getting a digital product enterprise-ready is a complex process that requires restructuring how your teams work on multiple levels, including your approach to standard compliance...
A Well-Defined Project Goal Saves You A Lot of Development Cost
While developing your next - surely - ground-breaking project, it is tempting to follow the Silicon Valley-darling rules: "go big or go home," "think different(ly)," or - last but not least - "fake it till you make it",...
• April 3, 2023
Cross-Platform App Development: What Is It and How Does It Differ from Other Approaches?
Building digital products using a cross-platform approach has its apparent benefits. It not only saves you time as you can launch your application faster without the need to release two or more versions for Android,...
• March 21, 2023
5 Things You Can Do to Start Implementing D&I Policies At Your Organization
Working towards increasing diversity in the tech industry and creating an inclusive workplace have always been our priorities for Monterail, not only as an organization but also as a group of people who care about...
QA Engineering in Software Development: Dispelling the Myths
When people think of the job of Quality Assurance in software development, they often think of the role of a software tester, a person who finds and reports critical bugs, and signs off on the new release or update of a...
• March 9, 2023
We’ve Delivered Over 100 Ruby Projects. This is What We've Learned
Monterail has been using Ruby on Rails for a long time. So much so that we were already writing about Rails back in 2008! During that period, we successfully delivered over 100 projects powered by Ruby or Ruby on Rails.
Our Experience Working With Partners in the Middle East
Monterail has had exciting projects with Middle Eastern partners and also keeps a regular presence in the region: our team visits Dubai often for meetings and events, such as the Step Conference. These were fruitful...
• February 28, 2023
Top 10 Apps Built Using Flutter
The popularity of technologies enables organizations to embrace the surge of mobile traffic is a no-brainer. According to Statcounter, 60.28 percent of all web traffic came through mobile channels in 2022, and - as all...
• February 15, 2023
Two Ways to Optimize Development Cost: Cheap Delivery or Maintenance
Success in the software market results from three factors: the ability to deliver products fast, at scale, and within the defined budget. Fast time-to-market guarantees that we outpace the competition that probably...
• February 2, 2023
UX Consulting: Why Does Your Project Need It?
It is debatable what makes the best design, but when it comes to UX it will most likely be removed instead of adding elements. And that is quite a challenge: it is hard to "kill your darlings," and it is not easy to...
• January 12, 2023
What is a Consensus Algorithm in Blockchain
In the third article in the blockchain series, I will answer the following questions:
• January 5, 2023
NativeScript vs. React Native in 2023 - Which One to Choose?
Cross-platform development has always been tricky—in exchange for lower costs and shorter development timeframes, developers had to sacrifice either some of the performance or some of the user experience. With the...
• December 22, 2022