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Defining the MVP

At Agilx we throw around the term “MVP” a lot. But we aren’t referring to our most valuable player, we are referring to the “Minimum Viable Product” or the bare basics you need to make your software usable. Part of the agile methodology is building...

Marketing Your eCommerce Site

More and more retailers are moving to eCommerce platforms. 80% of shoppers compare prices online before ever visiting a store. The move just makes sense. The development of an ecommerce platform is a large undertaking with lots of moving pieces. One that...

Website or Web App

Websites and Web Apps. What’s the difference? They are both accessed through a browser using the internet, so aren’t they the same thing? The answer is a bit more complicated than you might think. Understanding the difference can be vital to your business;...

How to Create a Successful Mobile App

So you’ve got a great idea for an app. Where do you start? Taking an idea from start to finish can be tricky. Every developer has their own process that they have perfected with each project. Most of these processes include the following six phases: Planning. Every...

Agilx 2017 in Review

The end of the year is a time to reflect and look back on how things have changed over the past 12 months. In 2017 we continued to grow, we worked with 20+ clients, pushed 30+ apps to the web, Google Play and App store, added new employees, and so much...

Mobile App Design Trends of 2017

The styles you find in apps on your phone have changed drastically over the years, and yet somehow many of them have similar qualities. So what is the "in" look these days? We asked our UI/UX designer, Kristen Vogler, to come up with a list of what she thinks are the...

Pre-Built vs. Custom Software

You’re ready to upgrade your business operations, either from your current software or maybe this will be your first delve into in the software realm. There are a lot of options to consider but most will fall into two categories; Pre-built Software and Custom...

What are UX and UI and Why are They Important?

Image from Career Foundry Have you ever visited a website, or used an app, only to close it 30 seconds after you started? Chances are you became frustrated trying to find whatever it was you were looking for, maybe the path didn’t make sense, or the site just loaded...

The Agile Methodology

The software development industry has two main methodologies used to guide the planning and execution of every project. Waterfall and Agile.The Waterfall method breaks a project down into smaller sections and builds each of them in a sequential order. Typically...

Hiring In-House vs. 3rd-Party

The Pros and Cons to hiring in the development field. In-House Pros 1. Communication Face-to-face conversation can offer more engagement on the project, which may help propel progress. 2. Intellectual Property In-house may mean additional confidentiality. Non-compete...