One hot topic in today’s web test automation is regression testing. A regression is a bug introduced into a system after certain changes have been made.
These changes can include patching, new functionality development, integration of third-party components, and so on.... more
Online education isn't the newest trend in the world, but it's been evolving quickly and thoroughly. The following infographic highlights the key e-Learning history facts starting from the introduction of the computer and the Internet in the late 20th century. Also, you can learn the evolution of Learning Management Systems (LMS) described by Bersin and dive into e-Learning trends.
In the last... more
The problem of load balancing has always been a hot issue when managing large systems. Load balancing aims to optimize resource use, maximize throughput, minimize response time, and avoid overload of any single resource, so solving this problem is crucial for performance. In this article we'll take a look at the possible solutions to the problem.
For better understanding of WS load balancing... more
We all know page speed is important — both in terms of SEO and user experience.
A slow site also means lost customers. In 2010, Akamai and Gomez found that 47% of consumers expect a page load time of two seconds or less, while 40% abandon a page that takes over three seconds to... more
Basically, when one needs an Erlang/OTP application to communicate with the World via HTTP or WebSockets it’s really great idea to use Cowboy webserver. So, here are a couple of advantages of using it:
It’s modular, small but yet powerful. Cowboy includes different basic handlers for http, rest, spdy and websockets. All you need it just update your application dependencies, configure... more
WebRTC allows for video calls and screen sharing through a web browser, without the need for a plugin. This advancing technology is improving the effectiveness of e-learning, customer support, and just about any service that relies on real-time communication (RTC.)
And a brilliant way to improve how users communicate is to augment RTC with annotations. In fact — it’s the nitty-gritty of... more
Choosing the right platform can be difficult. There is no single leader in the LMS sector, and solutions do not always align with user requirements. In many cases, organizations choose to customize an existing platform or create their own through, for example, outsourced development.
Five of the leading LMS platforms are Moodle, Totara, Docebo, Blackboard Learn, and SumTotal. For the sake of... more
Today, more and more players on the market add WebRTC support into their solutions. More applications in various business domains, for instance in e-Learning, are based on WebRTC technology.
Oxagile became one of the earliest adopters of WebRTC technology, having started exploring and testing the possibilities of this innovative technology back in 2013.
“Overall, WebRTC technology has... more
Many Christmas holiday traditions have persevered in the face of time, so did our annual summary of the top 10 memorable moments of the outgoing year. Check out what we have been up to in 2015 and share with us our little moments of glory!
1. Oxagile Received 2015 United States Excellence Award
Oxagile was singled out from the competition by the US Commerce & Trade Research Institute... more
The client is a hospitality company utilizing a custom front of house LMS to train restaurant staff. The learning system is designed to increase restaurant sales by training servers to become salespeople rather than simply take orders.
From a technical standpoint, the LMS is based on Open edX, a Harvard- and MIT-backed course management system created to address the... more