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How Taxonomy Connects Healthcare Consumers With Content

We’ve all been spoiled by how easy Amazon and other leading e-commerce leaders have made it for us to find related items when we browse their websites. If I’m searching for a pair of shoes or a blender but not finding the exact item I want, I can often find related items that the site […]

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QA We-Tech Recap: Tips, Tools and Key Highlights

Two weeks ago, we hosted our QA We-Tech event where team members from Perficient Latin America shared great QA content. Our first session was led by three great speakers that shared their knowledge about exploratory testing, autonomous testing, and micro services-oriented component testing.   On day two, we covered topics such as skills for a […]

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Microsoft Teams Updates (October 2021)

It’s October! Temperatures are dropping, the sun is setting earlier, and sweaters are making their great return. Fall is here, and so are some great new Microsoft Teams updates, many of which you can already start using today! Jump to: Meetings Chat & Collaboration Management Frontline Workers Meetings Present from PowerPoint to Teams Presenting your […]

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Visual Studio debugging – Stop closing your browser

I prefer publishing my Optimizely CMS applications to a local IIS site. It gives me a better idea of a final application published to a DXP instance, and has other benefits. Optimizely CMS runs well directly from Visual Studio, though. Doing so makes it easier to debug startup tasks and initialization modules. However, when running […]

How to Maximize Your Skills for a Long-Term Career in Software QA

Nobody enjoys using broken software, especially customers who value a bug-free experience. Quality assurance (QA) teams are the unspoken heroes behind these reliable solutions. Once the developers work their magic, QA maintains a standard of excellence that people expect from their applications. At its core, QA is about preventing software from negatively affecting customers, so […]

An abstract take on the dependency injection pattern

This article will take a relatively abstract look at the design pattern called dependency injection (or inversion of control). I feel that most articles about dependency injection get too bogged down in the particulars of whatever example is being used to demonstrate the structure. In this article, we’ll present pure abstraction. Well, maybe not pure abstraction- […]

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Utilizing Static Analysis Testing for Infrastructure as Code

For those in the quality assurance (QA) field, one of today’s most complex challenges is testing infrastructure as code  (IaC- iac test). As a result, IaC deployments are not always tested correctly, or sometimes not at all, leading to multiple issues for many organizations. While software testing has always existed, automation testing related to infrastructure […]

Azure Application Insights for Sitecore Applications

Azure Application Insights, a feature of Azure Monitor, is a platform as a service (PaaS) offering from Microsoft Azure. It’s a lightweight Application Performance Management (APM) service for web applications used to monitor the live application, automatically detect performance anomalies, and provide analytic tools to diagnose issues and understand the pattern of usage for the web application.  It supports a wide variety of platforms including Sitecore, .NET, Node.js, and […]

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Kaizen Evolution of Your Healthcare Website

In this blog series, we explore experience design for the patient and member journey. Strategy to Improve Digital Experiences in Healthcare Continuous Change, Always Consumer-Centered Designing and creating content for a website is not a one-and-done deal. It’s an ever-evolving venture. Your website is your largest and most expensive marketing tool – you’d be remiss […]

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Content Creation Tips for Healthcare Marketers

In this blog series, we explore experience design for the patient and member journey. Strategy to Improve Digital Experiences in Healthcare Patient- and Member-Centered Content and Experience Design A hallmark of poorly-considered healthcare content is the tendency to create definition-based pages in isolation of one another. Before you write a word, make sure you understand […]

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Software Attack Surface Analysis

All software systems exist in an insecure state, which creates the need for a way to conduct software attack surface analysis. This is because any useful system must connect in some way with the outside world and therefore contains at least one point of interaction with that world. These communication paths accept data / instructions […]

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Angular and Spring Boot as a Single Application

Angular and Spring Boot as a single application Prerequisites: Experience in Spring Boot, Gradle and Angular. Concept: This blog will let you understand how to build Angular and Java Code as a single WAR/JAR using Gradle. What is Spring Boot? Spring Boot is a Standalone application that reduces several tedious development steps and boilerplate code […]

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