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Best Tips for Building Massively Scalable Web API Platforms

"Will you be able to build a web platform that can deliver 60,000 requests per second, with a sub second response time?" This was the requirement given to us in a customer meeting.   This was our opportunity to build a challenging project from scratch and I think I can say very confidently that, very few companies and people get such opportunities....

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How to do Data Extraction from PDFs – for First Timers

How to do Data Extraction from PDFs - for First-Timers Data Extraction from PDFs can feel like a locked vault sometimes. You might end up googling multiple times and still end up nowhere. Don’t worry, we have been there and done that. That’s why in this Blog we share our learning to save you a ton of time! Our Approach When PDF...

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Going Global with Amazon MWS-API

Introduction Amazon provides a complete (well, almost complete!) web-based solution for retailers and makes it very easy to handle operations. However, a significant number of challenges emerge as one starts selling on multiple marketplaces. It is not just about localization and formats, there are a lot more differences in the way different marketplaces provide information. Getting a global view of...

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Code bloat and Performance

Code bloat and Performance Best Line of code written is … the one which is not written. Background Computers in various forms and shapes are increasingly touching everyday lives. Various applications and software solutions to support these are churned out every day, resulting in a huge amount of code. In such applications, performance is an un-written, but a basic need. If it’s not...

NoSql Databases – Document Stores

In the last article, we analyzed the concept of key-value stores. Moving ahead, let us now go into the details of document stores or document datbases. What is a document store/ document database? In the introductory article on NoSql databases, we discussed that the relational models are not suitable for domain driven datamodelling or aggregate oriented data modelling. An aggregate is a collection...

NetSuite : Getting off the blocks…

Recently I have had a chance to work on NetSuite. It took me some time to get familiar and then start doing development in NetSuite. In the process of learning NetSuite I referred to a lot websites, NetSuite documentation. I have now started getting a better handle and confidence of how things work in NetSuite & what can/cannot be...