Restaurant App – The Luxury Restaurant Guide new App

April saw the release of the long-awaited and freshly updated hospitality and restaurant app for the Luxury Restaurant Guide. Perfectly timed to coincide with the lockdown easing and re-opening of restaurants, the Luxury Restaurant Guide app is the digital destination for gastronomic fans and restaurant connoisseur alike. With a directory including some of the UK’s …

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Lightflows add to their quality assurance team

Lightflows welcome Harvey Massey-Ayling to the Lightflows team in a quality assurance role.  One of a number of new hires this year, Harvey joined the team in August. Having recently added Unity development to our services, the scale and complexity of our projects have increased. Harvey joins the growing team, helping bolster our testing services to …

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The Benefits of Automated Acceptance Testing

Quality is paramount – Quality assurance can only be delivered by thorough process and product testing.  Testing takes time and effort and adds costs to projects, but is something we absolutely recommend to clients and something we at Lightflows build into our product and software development cycle. For a complex or business-critical web application the …

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What Are Progressive Web Apps?

Progressive Web Apps, otherwise known as PWAs, are web pages or websites specifically designed to look and behave like native mobile apps. They are built to be responsive, high functioning, and to create a smooth user experience. The concept was first introduced by Google in 2015 and has become an entirely new software development paradigm. …

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How Voice Technology Is Disrupting Business

Voice activation technology | Google home

If you’ve ever answered the phone to an automated sales call, you might be forgiven for having a poor opinion of voice technology. In reality, voice recognition is an emerging technology growing in user base, supported hardware and integrations, and (most importantly) ability. We thought we’d explore what improving voice technology means for us as …

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Gutenberg: A WordPress Revolution

Laptop with WordPress Open | Gutenberg

Over the years, WordPress has undergone countless changes, updates and patches. Gutenberg, however, has already made a name for itself as the editor with the power to either make or break the popular CMS. So, let’s dive in and explore how Gutenberg could forever change how we manage, upload and create content online. What Is …

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Social Media For Business: Getting Started

Phone with apps displayed | social media marketing

Social media is a vital element of modern day marketing and brand awareness. Its speed and flexibility offers a unique way for businesses to communicate with their target audiences, and allows us to gain real insight into our customer base. If you choose to engage in social media marketing, you will quickly find that there …

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The Benefits of Accelerated Mobile Pages

Finding new ways to increase engagement; better business performance; and have more flexibility in getting results; are all business goals we continue to pursue on a daily basis. One way of achieving these goals is through implementing Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) for your website. What is an Accelerated Mobile Page (AMP)? AMP is an open-source initiative …

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Luis Joins Lightflows

We’d like to give a big Lightflows ‘Hola’ and warm welcome to our new member of the team, Luis. He’s not long moved over from Spain and we’re happy to have him as our new Backend Web Developer. Maybe he can teach us all a bit of Spanish too. To get to know him, we …

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