Why is swift faster

Introduction

Swift was in limelight during last 2 years and was ranked #1 most loved programming language of 2015. It is a general purpose, multi-paradigm, statically typed language. Developed by team led by Chris Lattner at Apple.

While introducing Swift in WWDC14 Tim Cook described it using four words which are:

  1. Fast
  2. Modern
  3. Safe
  4. Interactive

In this blog, I will be explaining why and how swift achieves above mentioned qualities. Continue reading

Top 4 Questions To Answer Before Product Scaling!

On a recent trip to Europe, a prospect meeting reinforced a notion that I held to be important anyway! While most founders are quite confident in their product development capabilities, when it comes to scaling many of them are fundamentally unclear over how to go about it.

I have come across many entrepreneurs who believe that scale is something they need to factor in, at the very beginning. Be it their MVP or a major milestone release, I see most of them scurrying over the product scaling quandary from day 1. Unfortunately, this leads most of them to fail. Continue reading

Top 5 Reasons Why Startups Fail

I’m no VC, but I’ve been running a company that helps startups build products for the last 12 years. We’ve worked with 100+ startups during this time – some exited through profitable acquisitions while some shut shop. But in the process, they’ve given me a few interesting insights. Some of these should be valuable to entrepreneurs starting off with their own new ventures.
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Edge Side Includes (ESI)

Traditionally web applications were meant to serve static content, wherein the server generated an HTML response to the client’s request (typically HTTP) and sent it back to the client. The response was then rendered on user’s screen (browser window) by the client (browser). In order to increase user-perceived performance, such static content was cached at the edge of Internet so that it could be served faster. Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) have been used commercially for such purposes.