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HOW TO EARN MONEY FROM ANDROID APP

...Regardless of the app platform, every app is expected to generate some considerable amount from it. There are numerous articles, questions, and blogs circulating on the internet “how to earn money from an app,” it is indeed one of the most sensitive and widely asked questions by app developers and business owners.

https://goo.gl/pqEJ9P
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by:Daniella Barion
It's not an easy journey. The users need to see value on the functionalities offered and have a good experience. Some good luck might speed up this process.
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Apple is no longer just for the tech-savvy millennial and professional crowd. Check out today's product release, where developers as young as 7 and as old as 84 are releasing new apps to the App Store. https://www.apple.com/apple-events/june-2017/
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by:Joseph Hornsey
Wait... Apple users are "tech-savvy"?  Huh.
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by:Brian Matis
Glad to see it happening! There's a lot of room for improvement in this area...
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by:Daniella Barion
I think this is related to the importance of the user's experience.
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This is an amazingly simply way to make an Electron desktop application from a webpage. I love it :D
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by:Brian Matis
And I wonder if it works with browser notifications? Those notifs can be pretty handy for something like Hipchat.
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Electron has a notifications API so it could probably work if one decided to add that. I can't tell if Nativifier does that or not and I haven't tried yet.
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Was happy to have a tool like www.newrelic.com. Had an issue where only certain users were experiencing a slow load time. Turned to be code executing too many unnecessary queries that was exposed by looking at long transactions on new relic. Made it a lot easier to find something that otherwise might have taken awhile to narrow down.
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I'm glad to see Liquidweb is a new topic here. They have been my web host of choice since about 2008 or 9 and I have twenty some posts here on why I like LW https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28434976/recommend-a-hosting-provider.html#a40069498

They completely helped me from migration from a previous host and through several critical server upgrades VPS -> dedicated windows server 2003->2008->2012.  Whenever I have an issue, the person that takes the ticket is friendly and very knowledgeable. Other hosting services I have used, a help call or ticket starts at a low level and has to get escalated. At LW, 99% of the time, the person that you initially contact is the person that fixes the issue be it by submitted ticket or a panicky phone call.

One of the add on services I use for my dedicated server is continuous back up on my SQL Server drive. I have client billing systems on this server and one time did encounter a crash. Because of the continuous back up, no data was lost and everything was restored in quick manner.
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Raise the IQ of Your IT Alerts
Raise the IQ of Your IT Alerts

From IT major incidents to manufacturing line slowdowns, every business process generates insights that need to reach the people required to take action. You need a platform that integrates with your business tools to create fully enabled DevOps toolchains.

You need xMatters.

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Nice! Thanks for the tip :-)
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For the past few months I've been a Beta tester for a new service called DNS Spy.  It's a service that Monitors, validates and verifies your DNS configurations.  

It might be worth a look if you are looking for something that monitors your External DNS.  Link below:
https://dnsspy.io/
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by:Craig Kehler
One could say this was very "Brave" of them ;)
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@Lucas - Gotta wonder if Google will start to run afoul of some of the anti-trust / monopoly issues that hit Microsoft in the late 90's/early 00's. Definitely seeing some similarities here... They could potentially have a strong enough browser monopoly to stop other ad provider systems. But then again, I don't think Chrome has a strong enough position to really be considered a monopoly the way that Windows was.
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Alrighty... You've piqued my interest! Will have to give this a try some weekend soon. Saved for later!
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I remember this like it was yesterday, being in a new position.  It always helped to try something and improve on that until it became well streamlined.

Coming into a new position expecting the work to be the same as you were taught in school or experienced it in your last position is problematic, said Gene Richardson, COO of Experts Exchange. "Each company is different, and each company will implement or code their own technology solutions," Richardson said. "Essentially, you need to drop all old habits and approach the job with an open mind while trying to both embrace and understand why they do what they do. Once you are there for at least 90 days, you can then start making suggestions on how things could be improved. Be sure you know what you are talking about and can back your stance up with facts."

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/10-bad-habits-to-break-if-you-want-to-become-a-great-developer/
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Used html5 progress bar for the first time the other day. Really easy to use and makes a pretty cool looking progress bar. Don't know why I didn't take advantage of them earlier.
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Ran across this article a while back.  http://stevehanov.ca/blog/index.php?id=132 . I have been wanting to try it out for a while now. It looks like a great way to do A/B testing.
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Native apps are dead!!??? Progressive apps seems to be the future. It takes a lot user effort to chose and download a native app. Therefore, users will be more likely to use a progressive app. Besides, it is more cost efficient than native apps. Do you think progressive apps are going to be the new trend?

If you haven't heard about them. Check out this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQLyhcMoZUQ 
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by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
Although the video sounds like an ad for Firebase, I 100% agree with the idea that creating and managing native apps for multiple platforms is not worth the effort for most businesses.  

Whenever I have said it's not worth the time and effort, there is always resistance with the default, "Mobile devices have over taken desktop... .... You have to have a mobile app today... ....yada yada yada"

There are enough platforms and libraries that can give you a native like experience at a fraction of the development time and cost.  Also, people forget about the increased effort for security of a native app.    I have a friend that built an app for a specific vertical and I tried to talk him into creating a web app first.  More than two years of development vs what would have been several months only to find the other issue I warned about.... users not willing to pay for apps on the Android platform.  A lot of wasted time and energy!
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by:Lucas Bishop
Cao's novel approach adopts OS and hardware levels features including graphic cards exposed by WebGL, audio stack by Audio-Context, and CPU by hardwareConcurrency.

These all require the user to have javascript enabled in their browser I assume?
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Don't Cry: How Liquid Web is Ensuring Security
Don't Cry: How Liquid Web is Ensuring Security

WannaCry is just the start. Read how Liquid Web is protecting itself and its customers against new threats.

uiAnimation.gif I have seen UI animation all over native apps. Sadly, I've been seen on the web only for micro-interactions. I wonder if this is the year where UI Animation becomes a must have. Here are some eye candy examples. Which one is your favorite one?

https://uimovement.com/ 
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by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
In my own travels, it's usually the site owner that wants moving things to the extent it annoy's the heck out of their actual users.  I keep going back to the old IBM commercial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cp9J0Szgxmo.  People just want things to work.  If there is animation that helps direct attention or let you know you did something correctly without getting in the way, it's all good. When it starts becoming a "cool" factor or a fun challenge to break through, that's when things go bad for the user.

Just like cooking, the right amount of salt will enhance the flavor of  food and go noticed until you add too much, then you can't stomach  the dish.

But I also don't think the type of animation you have on your smaller mobile device translates well to the larger screen.
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by:Juana Villa
@ScottFell, I love your analogy! It perfectly describes the balance between animations that hence and diminish the user experience.

By the way I LOVED the youtube video it is hilarious "The spinning logo"...  LOL

I agree it, the gif animation I placed as an images doesn't translate into web. There were two things that I liked on the gif animations. 1) When clicking the "sign up" button the spinning wheel came to indicate that data is loading and the user needs to wait. 2) When clicking the "plus" pink button it animates and gets bigger. I find this way of showing correlation/relationship interesting.
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Too much UX Research is bad. Lean UX focuses on constant user feedback and improvement rather than on intense preliminary feedback. Check out this article If you want to learn more about Lean UX.

https://blog.prototypr.io/the-benefit-of-using-lean-ux-7aeff7347e2b#.wf3b3wyeb
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I like the idea of getting everyone involved in testing to reduce the distance between those building the product and those actually using it.
This.
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Even though being technically correct is the best kind of correct, it doesn't always line up with end user's expectations. Turns out humans can be pretty bad when it comes to mathematical intuition and Spotify bumped into this a while back when they implemented their truly random shuffle algorithm. Sometimes a very simple and clean implementation just doesn't feel right when human biases are involved.
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by:Kyle Santos
Heh

"Pay for our better algorithm and no ads!"
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Here is a brief post by a game developer with a similar problem about random number generation. It's all in the distribution of the results. https://forums.warframe.com/topic/128402-rng-algorithm-bugschanges/
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Google has just made available their troll-fighting AI - a system that can determine the "toxicity" rating of online comments in order to help stop abusive behavior. Fascinating use of machine learning... Can it help bring more civility to internet comments sections or will it be a new form of censorship?

https://www.wired.com/2017/02/googles-troll-fighting-ai-now-belongs-world/
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by:Brian Matis
Perhaps that'd be the next phase of the project -- to start being able to recognize sarcasm or being more context sensitive? Also, I've seen a lot of use of a "/s" at the end of a statement to denote that it was sarcasm (since sarcasm is so difficult to detect in written text, even for humans) so I could envision a machine learning system being able to recognize that.
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Or maybe we can finally get <sarcasm></sarcasm> into the HTML spec ;-)
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Fascinating look at some top website navigation designs trends for 2017. Any that you particularly like or dislike?

http://www.creativebloq.com/features/10-website-navigation-trends-for-2017
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by:Michael Arciniega
I find it happens on news sites most of the time. Here is a random link from CNN: video playing behavior

It will start playing automatically and once it does it will jump to the top right if you scroll down far enough. It breaks my expectation that if I don't want to see something then I'll scroll it out of my window. You could argue that its a feature to allow you to read the details while the video is still visible but I'm not a fan.
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by:Rob Jurd (eenookami)
Really like sub nav on responsive for mobile.  Frustrating when you're trying to navigate a site and it keeps loading top level nav items faster than you can tap the sub nav items LOL

I also like the idea of small caps.  Makes it clear.
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Now that it's possible to comment on Quick Posts, I wonder what everyone's answer would be on this "would you rather" quandary I posted earlier this month...

https://www.experts-exchange.com/posts/125/Friend-of-mine-posited-this-amusing-would-you-rather-ques.html
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by:Gene Richardson
Can I have a third option which is pay 25% of the value of the 50-gallon drum of pennies to my grandkids if they sort them ?
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by:Brian Matis
Ha! Thinking out side of the box, eh?
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