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Managing JSON Taxonomy with Laravel and MongoDB

Managing a preformatted taxonomy (JSON Data) in a tree format with nth level nodes has never been easy, especially with MongoDB. Although there is no rocket science involved, while manipulating a nested array or tree in MongoDB having limited (up to 2) levels of nodes. Moreover, manipulation of multilevel trees requires some additional code implementations….

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SystemJS vs WebPack

Angular applications can use SystemJS to load application and library modules. However, there are alternatives that work just as well, specifically Webpack. SystemJS is often the popular choice, but it is important to understand the pros and cons of both SystemJS and Webpack so that we can make an informed choice. So, Which of the two is better? We….

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Using Optimizely for A/B testing of Stripe Payment Gateway Forms

vteams #335 recently built an e-commerce site powered by WooCommerce, using Stripe as the payment gateway. Stripe provides pop-up forms and inline forms to perform the payment process. The team set up both forms for A/B testing directing 50% of the traffic on site to each type of form. The client wanted to engage users and see what form best fit….

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Implementing Caching and Pagination to a Web Based Application

vteam #679 was required to implement caching and pagination of a UI, within tabs and across tabs, to decrease latency in the client’s UX as per given requirements. The client’s project was a Django based web application, able to sift through the vast amounts of information available to users through social media, news and blogs to identify trends….

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Redeveloping a Collaborative Application for Architects & Manufacturers

SYNOPSIS: Team span: June 2015 to August 2016 Duration: 1 Year and 2 Months Technology: Core PHP, Laravel 5 framework Development Manager: Mobeen Zafar Engineer: Usman Mahmood Reason for closure: Successful Project Completion vteam #538 was hired to work on a project concerned with the manufacturing industry and focused on all types of….

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Setting Up Doctrine2 ORM with Laravel 5

The Object Relational Mapper (ORM) for PHP sits on top of a powerful DataBase Abstraction Layer (DBAL). One of its key features is the option to write database queries in a proprietary, object oriented, SQL dialect called Doctrine Query Language (DQL), inspired by Hibernates HQL. This provides developers with a powerful alternative to SQL that maintains….

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Developing a Java Application to Fetch the Data from Untangle Server

vteams helped out a client to fetch the data from Untangle Server through PHP. The client wanted to achieve this by creating a crawler which could gather the data from the server. However, vteams engineer knew that this is not a viable solution and hence an alternative solution was proposed. Solution The first step was to analyze the PSQL database….

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Developing a Windows Application for Automobile Industry

SYNOPSIS: Team span: October 2015 to May 2016 Duration: 8 Months Technology: Windows Form, VB.NET, MS SQL 2014, MS SQL 2000, MS Access, ASP Classic Development Manager: Haseeb Ahmad Engineer: Rehman Gull Khan Reason for closure: Successful Project Completion vteams #496 was hired to automate a data capturing system for a client. The….

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Using ImageMagick to Enhance Tesseract OCR Accuracy

An aviation manufacturer wanted an online repository to manage PDF and Image format documents. The fundamental function of the application was to extract data from the documents using OCR (Optical Character Recognition) and transfer it into the database. Following were the major requirements: The application should be able to save the….

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Using Third Party API to Send Mass Emails

The client of vteam #472 wanted to reach out to all their affiliates and invite them to join under a new affiliate program. For this purpose, the client chose a third party API to send mass transactional and marketing emails. The client also requested that the API be integrated, which would allow their system to send emails without compromising server….

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