Ryan Nead

Ryan is the VP of Operations for DEV.co. He brings over a decade of experience in managing custom website and software development projects for clients small and large, managing internal and external teams on meeting and exceeding client expectations--delivering projects on-time and within budget requirements. Ryan is based in El Paso, Texas. Connect with Ryan on Linkedin.

Creating Wireframes for Web Development

Creating Wireframes for Web Development: A Guide to Wireframe Mockups

The formatting and layout of a webpage will directly contribute to the way in which users process the information on your website. You must consider this when designing virtually any page for a website or app. This is a key reason web development specialists should familiarize themselves with wireframing. Wireframing essentially allows you to plan …

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Preparing for Mobile App Development Step-by-Step Guide

How to Prepare for Mobile App Development: Step-by-Step Guide

Mobile app development is an increasingly important technology sector, forcing developers to remain ahead of the curve in order to stay competitive. Proper preparation and project management strategies are key to achieving success when developing a mobile application. This article provides a comprehensive guide for putting together all of the pieces needed for app development: …

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Angular vs. React: Which is the Preferred Framework for Software Developers?

Angular vs. React: Which is the Preferred Javascript Framework for Software Developers?

Nowadays, it’s very common to see industry comparisons regarding Angular.js vs React.js. Both frameworks are highly popular among software developers, helping them to construct even the most complex applications without much time and effort. In this guide, we’ll break down the differences between Angular and React (& Vue) to help you make a more informed …

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Memory Usage Detecting and Preventing Heap Fragmentation in Rust Applications

Memory Usage: Detecting and Preventing Heap Fragmentation in Rust Applications

As a powerful systems language, Rust applications must pay special attention to memory optimization for optimal performance. Heap fragmentation leads to slower and more inefficient allocations which can quickly scale up as applications become larger and more complex. This blog seeks to educate developers on identifying and avoiding heap fragmentation, providing key strategies for minimizing …

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Next.js Unveiling its Advantages and Disadvantages

Next.js: Unveiling its Advantages and Disadvantages

Next.js is an open-source React framework designed for building high-performance production web apps and websites. It bridges the gap between the inflexibilities of client-side routes and SEO rankings needed for running a successful website. Next.js offers developers higher levels of performance through automatic code splitting, server-side rendering (SSR), and static site generation (SSG) leveraging popular …

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Component Development in Astro Embracing a File-Free Approach

Component Development in Astro: Embracing a File-Free Approach

Component development is critical to the success of any web application, and the efficiency of this process should be highly valued when selecting a framework. One such framework, Astro, showcases great potential – but its reliance on files for components has been met with challenges. This blog presents an alternate approach: file-free component development within …

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Efficient Software Testing Boosting Productivity with Batch Testing (1)

Efficient Software Testing: Boosting Productivity with Batch Testing

Software testing has become an integral part of the application development process, enabling software engineers and quality assurance teams to identify defects earlier in the cycles. But with technologies evolving quickly and processes becoming increasingly complex, traditional methods are not always sufficient for providing efficient product validation within limited timeframes. To this end, Batch Testing …

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Simplifying Dependency Management in Multimodular Projects with Gradle Version Catalogs

Simplifying Dependency Management in Multimodular Projects with Gradle Version Catalogs

The challenge of successfully managing dependencies in larger, more complex multimodular projects can be daunting. From defining and tracking different versions of the same dependencies to dealing with transitive ones, software development teams must stay organized throughout the entire process. This is where Gradle comes into play. As an advanced build automation toolkit, it simplifies …

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