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Microservices: why less is more

With microservices, development experiments are not dependent on modifications to both the frontend and backend code, and therefore less risky. This gives developers more experimental freedom to try new development methodologies and easily conduct A/B testing.

5 ways to improve enterprise security

By utilizing these five strategies, small, medium, and large companies can ensure that the devices and platforms within their network system are safe from hackers and criminal activity. The simple fact is, companies can no longer access the web and neglect enterprise security.

7 ways to combat chargebacks from “friendly” fraud

34% of merchants experienced "friendly fraud" and along with banks, lost a combined total of $31 billion dollars in 2017. Here are 7 tips found to be effective at combatting friendly fraud.

What specifies a web application as a Progressive Web App (PWA)

This second installment in the Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) series will explore the browser technologies that make PWAs possible, including what specifies a web application as a PWA.

Security & Android apps: why automated testing matters

Given the widespread adoption of Android as an efficient mobile operating system (OS), there is an increasing need for proper testing of its applications based on the specificities of the platform’s development model. Due to Android’s distribution ecosystem that is porous to poorly-tested applications. To this end, it has become imperatively important for app developers to ensure that they sufficiently test their Android applications before releasing them into the market.

Closing the mobile conversion gap with PWAs

Of the three approaches to deliver commerce PWAs, an API-led approach offers the ability to have a true customer-first strategy.

Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) enough for ecommerce fraud management?

In an effort to prevent ecommerce fraud, businesses need to evaluate the advantages and shortcomings when it comes to incorporating AI into their prevention strategies. Ultimately, businesses should implement a comprehensive fraud management solution that combines AI technology with expert fraud analysis.

Leveraging microservices for your business, Part 3: The backend for frontend pat...

In this third and final installment, Bishop will address one of the most critical challenges microservice implementations face, the backend for frontend pattern.

5 steps to prevent ecommerce fraud

This article highlights five steps to preventing and reducing malicious behavior on your site that can lead to ecommerce fraud.

Leveraging microservices for your business, Part 2: The good and the bad

This article reviews the benefits and difficulties with a microservice architecture. While avoiding the "anti-patterns" and horror stories that are prevalent while sticking to the architecture qualities themselves.

Leveraging microservices for your business, Part 1: Why microservices matter

Microservices are a new paradigm for commerce backends among many practitioners. This series will explore if microservices are right for your business.

What’s all the hype with Progressive Web Apps (PWAs)

Progressive Web App (PWA) has been the latest buzzword for tech and mobile practitioners, but it’s more than just jargon – and it’s not all just hype.

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Microservices and payments: what you need to know

With their smaller, independent code bases and robust APIs, microservices allow you flexibility to extend commerce to new touchpoints and satisfy unique requirements. But should Payments be built as microservices?

B2B industry expert, Brian Beck on why flexibility in an ecommerc...

In the video, Beck advises organizations to carefully think about their customers' use case when they're first evaluating a B2B ecommerce platform or thinking about replatforming. It's critical to center that on the customers' needs.

The anatomy of a top-notch ecommerce website [infographic]

Your customers should always be at the center of your business decisions. With that being said, the user experience (UX) you offer when building your ecommerce site needs to take precedence. Check out this infographic on the anatomy of a top-notch ecommerce website.

The truth about Apple Pay for ecommerce

Apple reports retail giants J. Crew and Lululemon have raised mobile conversion with Apple Pay by 20% or more. Yet both retailers have since removed the mobile wallet from their websites and apps. Is Apple Pay right for you? Read on.

10 best practices for a successful ecommerce homepage [infographi...

Ecommerce sales are projected to grow to almost $3.5 trillion this year; and grabbing only a tiny portion of the market share means generating some serious profit. Your homepage is the one chance at a great first impression.