5 reasons why you should invest in custom software development

Buying off-the-shelf business software is tempting – it’s accessible, quick and, on the face of it, relatively cheap. In reality, off-the-shelf software can actually cost your business more in the long run and even harm your growth potential.…

What’s the best way to monetise your mobile app?

Got a great mobile app idea? Sweet. Sadly that’s just the beginning. Not only do you have to build it (we can help you with that) you also need to generate money from it...unless you’re just doing this for fun. We looked at the most popular…

What are the benefits of cross-platform mobile app development?

Cross-platform mobile app development offers some big benefits. But what are they? And how does this affect your project? In a nutshell, speed, cost and efficiency. But there's even more to it than that – we talked to our tech experts to…

What makes Python the best programming language?

It doesn't take much to get us talking tech. We were recently asked for our expert opinion on "why Python is the king of programming languages" and – as prolific and proud Python users – we happily obliged.Python is renowned for its power,…

JavaScript named favourite for Salpo front-end development

What's the best programming language for front-end development? For Salpo's Head of Software Architecture, Thimal Jayasooriya, JavaScript is the natural choice, as he explained to iFour Technolab recently.  Thimal was posed the question,…

How to choose the right custom software development company

Choosing a software developer can be tricky. There are many factors to consider, and the right choice for one project may not work for another. Thankfully, we've been around the block a few times so we've got a good handle on this.  Here's…

3 things you need before starting a software development project

Got a great software idea? Awesome. Sadly, that’s just the start. If we had a tenner for every great idea that went nowhere, we’d...you get the idea. The point is, you need some other fundamentals in place before beginning any custom software…

45 billion records and counting – Salpo builds giant data lake

This is big. We've built one of the largest elastic search clusters in the world, having processed more than 45 billion (you heard right) records at time of writing. And this figure is growing all the time. The project is being completed…

9 software development trends to follow in 2020

As we enter a new decade, technology advances continue to gather pace, with software developers scrambling to embrace, enhance and innovate. Here’s our insight into the latest software development trends to look out for in 2020. Back in…

Salpo GoldenTache £10K Giveaway – we have a winner!

Remember our GoldenTache £10K Giveaway? If not, here's a recap – we're giving away £10K in Salpo professional services to help someone bring their app or custom software idea to life. And we just picked our winner. After a long and…