Web Application Development

Practices for Software Developers

Software Development Programs

Software Development Programs

There is a seminar conducted by Macwill on 06/08/2014 (Saturday). I (Harjit Singh) delivered a lecture to software Developers. Following points were discussed during the seminar. Let’s discuss them briefly.

Practice

What is practice?

  • Practice is habit, a routine, doesn’t need to remember and need dedication and commitments.
  • When practice makes a person perfect in driving, swimming, singing etc. similarly practice makes a software developer to legend.

What practices a developer should do?

Read software code

  • Every Developer should read Source code written by other experienced Developers. It will improve writing skills of code as well as remove the mistakes. By reading source code of others, one will know which source code is the best one.
  • There are many attributes of software codes i.e. Indentation, Commenting, History Headers, function structure etc. these attributes makes your code the beautiful.

Complete documents before start coding

  • There are some essential documents in software development. These are Software Requirement Specifications (SRS), Impact Analysis Document, Design Document Specifications (DDS), Assumptions and limitation Lists etc.
  • Do not jump to direct coding. Work out for the above mentioned documents before start coding it will enhance your performance of software development

Create and follow coding standard

  • Every organization should have a set of defined coding standards.
  • File Naming Conventions, Function and Module Naming Conventions, Variable Naming Conventions, History , Commenting etc. are few area for which we should create and follow coding standards.

Code should be written to be revised

  • While writing your source code keep in mind that someone will review your code.
  • Bad Coding, Not following coding standards, Not keeping performance in mind, readability is poor etc. are some points for which you can be criticized.
  • Every developer should review his code at least once; it will remove 90% mistakes.

Testing to be followed like religion

Do not trust yourself while developing, no matter how small the change or how senior you are. You have to perform testing if you have tight schedule or change is very small then even No compromise.

Celebrate every bug you find

  • Bugs are your enemies so you have killed one. Now your software have one bug less.
  • Do not criticize any developer in case of bug arises, there is no programmer who can write bug free source code. That is why in SDLC there is a phase called Testing.

Keep your code and documents safe

  • Make a habit to take back up on daily basis. Otherwise when a machine crash it will also crash you.
  • Method to take backup should be clear and files or folder names should written with date and time as multiple files may confuse.

Sharp your axe frequently

  • We always learn from Books or internet but it IT sector we learn lot of things from our colleagues. Urge your peer friends to give you a lesson and be thankful to him after getting the lesson.
  • Follow technical forum, magazines, bulletin boards, conferences, training workshops to get knowledge for latest technologies.

Stress management

  • As you grow in organization so will your responsibilities and also your stress. Open communication is the effective weapon to kill stress at some extent.
  • There may be many reasons for stress but take it professional way. Just make aware your manager about your issues he will definitely give you a solution.
  • Create a list of your pending works and then prioritize them. This will definitely reduce your stress.
  • Stress is a part of job so keep moving on. Just do a little more extra overtime to finish your delivery.
  • Exercise, Morning Walk, Yoga or meditation, spend good time with friends or family are some more remedies to reduce stress.

Managing manager

  • Do agree with the saying that ‘Boss is always right.” Try to give fast deliveries it does not matter to put some extra overtime.
  • Reduce your demands in terms of salary, promotions etc.
  • Be neutral as much as possible, do not criticize any other peer in front of your manager.
  • As managers always need great resources so things will come automatically just have patience. Just realize your manager that you are the important and brightest resource for project then your manager never like to lose you.

Summary: It is easy to do just coding but to become a good Developer needs some hard work and dedication in doing lot of practice.

Resource: http://blog.macwill.in/2014/09/practices-for-software-developers/

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Web Designing – Web of Creativity

Web Designing & Developing - Macwill

Web Designing & Developing – Macwill

Web designing is the collection of planning and creativity by the designer. As well experienced designer has the complete knowledge about HTML, CSS and familiar with the principles of the Web Designing. Principles of the web designing are as follows:-

  1. Methods
  2. Balance
  3. Hierarchy
  4. Scale/proportion
  5. Dominance/emphasis
  6. Similarity and contrast
  7. Contrasts

Macwill a web design and web development company in Mohali. They have well experience in this field and have many satisfied customers. They have great team of web designers and developers with lots of experience, who work by keeping the major elements of designing in mind. Follow are the elements.

Layout: This is the way the graphics, ads and text are arranged. In the web world, a key goal is to help the view find the information they seek at a glance. This includes maintaining the balance, consistency, and integrity of the design.

Color: The choice of colors depends on the purpose and client; it could be simple black-and-white to multi-colored design, conveying the personality of a person or the brand of an organization, using web-safe colors.

Graphics: Graphics can include logo Designing, photos, banners, clipart or icons, all of which enhance the web design. For user friendliness, these need to be placed appropriately, working with the color and content of the web page, while not making it too congested or slow to load.

Fonts: The use of various fonts can enhance a website design. Most web browsers can only read a select number of fonts, known as “web-safe fonts”, so your designer will generally work within this widely accepted group.

Content: Content and design can work together to enhance the message of the site through visuals and text. Written text should always be relevant and useful, so as not to confuse the reader and to give them what they want so they will remain on the site. Content should be optimized for search engines and be of a suitable length, incorporating relevant keywords.

Responsive: Response website is that which can response to any smart device according to their resolution. As we all know that today’s world is very fast and full of technology. Everyone has their own smart phones, Tablets due to that the method of designing has been changed. Now, client wants their website to be easily compatible on any device without any problem and with full accessibility.

For more information about web designing visit http://www.macwill.in

Software Development – Gives Power to your Business

The process of Computer programming, documenting and testing that involved in creating and maintaining application is known as Software Development. Therefore, it may include research, new development, prototyping, modification, reuse, re-engineering, maintenance, or any other activities that result in software products.

Macwill

Macwill

Macwill is the IT professional company in Mohali, India that deals with the Software Development, Web Designing & Development & Web Hosting and Domain Registration. Their main focus is on the Software’s. They usually develop software for Schools, Colleges, Restaurants, Accounting Software and many more. Follow are the Software which you can use to make your work easy.

Bell - Macwill

Bell – Macwill

Bell: Bell is user friendly software for schools through which they can easily shares student records across all offices- administrator, Registrars, Faculty and parents.

Hammer - Macwill

Hammer – Macwill

Hammer: Hammer is an integrated solution specifically designed for College which help them to manage every aspect of the College administration.

Readywear - Macwill

Readywear – Macwill

eReadyPro: eReadyPro is a software which gives the suitable way to Readymade Garments owners of keeping record of sales and purchases, printing bills or alteration slips, making estimates, managing salaries and commission of employees and maintaining financial accounts.

Cablesoft - Macwill

Cablesoft – Macwill

eCable: eCable is brilliant software for cable operators. This software basically targets automation of operation management of a cable operator.

There are many other software’s which you can easily get on http://www.macwill.in/