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Mobile App Development - Technologies/ Frameworks and Steps to Develop Mobile App

Today, the focus area in eGovernance, to cover larger user base, is through Mobile Apps because of the availability of smart phones with majority population in India and extensive mobile connectivity. A forecast of smartphone users in India in 2021 is 76 crores which will make more than 50% population coverage. Therefore, quick development of mobile apps using appropriate technologies/ frameworks is the need of the hour. The broadly categoried mobile app development frameworks are Native, Progressive web and hybrid (Cross platform).

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BYOB- Build Your Own Bot - BYOB + VANI = Single window destination for Bot lifecycle

As was mentioned by multiple speakers in RAISE2020, BYOB aims to democratize AI beyond the realms of technical personnel. BYOB aims to empower change-makers in the government domain like Mr. Ranjitsinh Disale (Global Teacher Award Winner 2020), a simple school teacher, who used technology to revolutionize education in the village he was posted to. With this platform we are making a paradigm shift in NIC chatbot services VANI (Virtual Assistance by NIC) by automating the entire integration & business logic evelopment through giving the control in users hands.

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Overcoming Cyber Security challenges during COVID-19 Pandemic - Cyber Security issues during the pandemic and their solutions

Remedies for cyber security challenges cannot be uncertain as they pose a serious threat in all sectors such as governance, health care, finance, and transport. Just as the corona virus can be kept away by simple steps like social distancing and the use of masks and sanitizers, cyber threats amid the pandemic can be overcome by keeping cyber hygiene and following the best practices

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Load Testing as a Service Self - Service model for application load testing

Modern day G2C services expect

very high concurrency in production.

In order to ensure that the quality

of service matches the expectations

of end user, it is vital to perform a

thorough load testing of application

prior to its release. Load testing

of such application requires

considerable investment in setting

up a cluster of load generator

servers, which may not be possible

for all the projects. Load testing

service makes it possible to test

any application with desired user

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Securing Mobile Applications - Best practices in Mobile Application Development

Android, iOS and hybrid apps

are vulnerable to a range of

threats, and businesses need to be

protected from the risk associated

with running mobile apps in an

unprotected environment. This

becomes more important when it

is about the Apps for government.

Platform-specific security best

practices must be followed

for robust and secure mobile

application development.

 

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Changing the Paradigm of Mapping - UAV/ DRONE with AI/ ML Innovations

Drone enables topographic
surveys of the same quality as
highly accurate measurements
collected by traditional methods,
but in a fraction of time. This
substantially reduces the cost of
a site survey and efforts. Today
drones coupled with Artificial
Intelligence (AI) and Machine
Learning (ML) can use large data
sets (such as aerial images) for
processing in a semi-automatic
manner. This has become possible
due to an immense and rapid
increase in processing power,

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Cloud Computing Infrastructure in NIC Assam

Cloud computing is simply a set of pooled computing resources and services delivered over the web. When you diagram the relationships between all the elements it resembles a cloud. Cloud computing-not to be confused with grid computing, utility computing, or autonomic computing-involves the interaction of several virtualized resources. Cloud Servers connect and share information based on the level of website traffic across the entire network.

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Mobile enabled citizen services through 2D Barcodes

Barcode is used to encode Edited by R.Gayatri data for variety of purposes. 2D barcode can be used in e-governance applications to benefit the Government and the citizen at large.The 2D barcode is readable using mobile camera, web camera and scanners alike. As the mobiles have the GPRS/3G connectivity to Internet, the barcode encoded with the details of any ID card, driving license, ration card, certificate etc. can verify the details through the Internet.Thus anywhere, anytime service can be enabled to the citizen to know the status of the transaction.

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Aspect Oriented Programming

There are already a lot of robust programming methodologies like "Object Oriented Programming", "Procedural Programming" and "Distributed OOP". So, is it really a necessity to have another programming methodology named "Aspect Oriented Programming"? Is "Aspect Oriented Programming" is a substitute for "Object Oriented Programming"? What is an aspect? Many questions come in mind and the mystery gets more puzzled when Googling in the internet.

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