Five reasons why hosting on Heroku benefits our customers

At DabApps, we are enthusiastic customers of Heroku, a cloud-based platform-as-a-service company. If you commission us to build you a web application, or any system that includes a backend server…

Jamie Matthews

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Women in tech - Django Girls, London 2019

Hi, I'm Rose, a member of the Project Management team at DabApps. My days are usually spent channelling the skills of my team in the creation of fantastic products that…

Rose Morgan

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The problem with laziness: minimising performance issues caused by Django's implicit database queries

Django's object-relational mapper (ORM) is a huge part of the reason for the framework's massive success. The ORM makes talking to databases easy by abstracting away the details of connections,…

Jamie Matthews

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Design discovery techniques for app success - making something the best it can be.

Often people start with ideas for projects and apps (both web and mobile), confident that their pre-existing knowledge, experience and project goals are enough to get going - however this…

Alistair Power

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Programming and Cognitive Load

This post is about how we can take inspiration from cognitive psychology in order to write better code. It gets a little technical in places (especially in the examples), but…

Jamie Matthews

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Under The Hood

How we engineer our applications. Keeping up with the latest technologies in the rapidly changing world of web development can be challenging. You hear terms such as “single-page application”, “API”…

Narani van Laarhoven

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What's The Purpose Of Your App?

In this post I'd like to consider the importance of a solidly defined purpose in the world of apps.
An entire feature in the Evening Standard appeared a while back…

Chris Palk

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Doing Business In Cardiff

Hi, I’m Nathan Drave, Business Development Manager at DabApps, and I lead the Cardiff office. Cardiff is an exciting choice for us as opportunities presented by the high technology sector…

Nathan Drave

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We’ve Opened A New Office

Photography by Thomas Klee Welcome to DabApps, Cardiff! We are really excited to enter a new phase in the growth of DabApps in 2018, as we expand our business opportunities…

Chris Palk

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Please Adjust Your Set

When we decided this year to revisit how effectively we communicate our company values and what sets us apart from other software agencies, we knew immediately where to turn for…

Caroline Pickering

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