Digest #8: December 2022

How do we save about ~$10,000 a year using Self-Hosted GitLab?

Top articles of December from the blog:

Top BNPL Companies

BNPL Unicorns That Are Changing the Fintech Industry

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) is a Fintech solution that allows consumers to purchase items now without having to pay instantly. There are two main differences between it and a regular credit card. In contrast to a credit card, BNPL arrangements often don’t charge interest or fees. Second, BNPL providers have a fixed repayment schedule — usually several weeks or months — unlike credit card providers that require monthly payments.

The Coronavirus pandemic accelerated online shopping growth, making BNPL increasingly popular. Let’s figure out what it is, and, using examples, we will analyze why this system has become popular.

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White Label App vs Custom App vs Low-Code App Development

White Label App vs Custom App vs Low-Code App Development

According to estimates, the mobile app market will grow to over $935b. in 2023. This is a huge opportunity for small businesses as it allows them to connect with their customers.

Due to the emergence of the on-demand economy, various techniques have been introduced to the app development industry. While some companies focus on creating applications for individual consumers, others have been able to disrupt the industry by developing clones of established leaders.

So are you interested in developing an app similar to some popular apps like Uber, Netflix, and Amazon? Check our article first to understand clone applications’ benefits and potential risks.

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Leading Payment Gateways in Vietnam to Start Your Business

Leading Payment Gateways in Vietnam to Start Your Business

According to the SEA 2022 report, the SEA digital economy could reach up to $1T GMV by 2030. However, it is worth giving credit to Vietnam for its awareness of the region’s potential and for actively promoting its development. According to the same report, Vietnam is one of the frontrunners in this growth, and the capitalization of its digital economy could rise to $49B by 2025 and to $120–200B by 2030.

Get a deeper insight into the reasons and prospects for such active digitalization in Vietnam. In this article, we will delve into the digitization of financial services and which payment methods remain popular or are actively gaining popularity at the moment. We will also talk about which top solutions are already built on them.

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Self-Hosted GitLab CE vs GitLab Premium

How Do We Save About ~$10,000 a Year Using Self-Hosted GitLab

In October 2022, GitLab changed its subscription model. There are three types of subscriptions: Free, Premium, and Ultimate. So, switching to a paid subscription or looking for alternatives became necessary in large teams and projects.

Like other IT companies, we always look for ways to optimize costs and improve efficiency. This blog post will describe how we moved to Self-Hosted GitLab and saved about ~$10,000 a year for a client.

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Clutch’s Top 1000 Global Companies for 2022

Mad Devs Named Among Clutch’s Top 1000 Global Companies for 2022

Mad Devs Has Been Listed as One of the Top 1000 Global Companies by Clutch for 2022

We’ve been recognized as a Clutch leader in the custom software development industry and one of Clutch’s Top 1000 Global Companies for 2022. For context, Clutch is an independent B2B review and market research platform and a company ranking site dedicated.

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Mad Devs Trusted Sources

McKinsey: Economic conditions outlook during turbulent times

Sentiments on the global economy have lifted after a negative turn in June, though executives remain uneasy. They continue to see geopolitical conflicts and inflation as top economic threats.

BCG: Share of Emerging Technologies in IT Budgets To Grow 3x, Driven by Focus on Innovation and Higher Efficiency

NASSCOM and BCG collaborate to unveil the disruptive technologies likely to emerge as the winner in the evolving tech landscape, potentially delivering growth for the technology industry.